Can You Be The Next Tech Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurial flare is something which can’t really be taught. It sits within us from a young age and forces us to make certain decisions regarding our education and career within our lifetime. However, if you do have that spark for business and an eye for detail, you might just be able to hone your skills and become the next successful CEO.

You may have already heard of some experts in the field; Issa Asad, Elon Musk and Kevin Rose. And at one point or another you may have tried to come up with that perfect money making idea of your own. But don’t worry, here are some tips if you really want to make it in the tech world as a tech entrepreneur.

  1. Have an Idea

You can’t start a business without a business idea. Make it a habit of keeping a notebook with you at all times so that when you do come up with ideas, they stick. You can then begin to figure out how to make your idea a reality. Try to stay up to date with the latest in the tech industry by following social media accounts and groups on LinkedIn. You’ll eventually see a gap in the market, and you can use your technological knowledge to make it real.

  1. Spread The Word

Once you’ve got your idea figure out, you need to share it with other people in your professional network. This will be where you gain feedback and advice on how to put your project into action.

  1. Open A Kickstarter

If you haven’t already got money saved up, you can go down the crowdfunding route instead. As long as your idea is solid and you can provide proof of its attributes, you will be able to gain a fund for the project as well as building up a loyal following along the way.

  1. Know Your Own Strength

It’s not arrogant to know what you are good at, it’s smart. You need to identify where your strengths lie in order to be able to utilise them where needed. It might be that you have a keen eye for analytical detail and you can problem solve very easily, or maybe you are a people person and enjoy networking with others. Whatever your strengths, play to them. The same can be said about your weaknesses. Know where you are weak in order to be able to employ people who are strong in that area. This way you will build a team of talented individuals who all hold a unique role in your business.

  1. Learn How To Lead

The key to being a successful business person is to be a great leader. Don’t just delegate tasks to your employees and then disappear, teach them about your creation and how things work. Hold classes on technology to bring your workforce closer to you and your thought processes. Leading this way will make your workers feel more appreciated and will also let them help you come up with new ideas for the business later on down the line.

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About Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc., is a small business marketing coach who shows women entrepreneurs how to use solid marketing strategies to turn their life’s passion into a profitable, service-based business. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog, Entrepreneur-Resources.net.

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