Making The Most Of Starting A Company With Limited Capabilities

Making The Most Of Starting A Company With Limited Capabilities

Anas Bouargane 29/10/2019 4

There are so many concerning components of running a business, especially when it comes to the financial aspects. But when you're looking to start a business, and make significant inroads, but your resources are limited, regardless of the industry you're in, it can feel like you are wading through treacle. Starting a company with limited resources is something that can be achieved, especially with the DIY ethic of the modern-day, as well as the ability to communicate more directly to clients and customers through the internet. But what are the nuts and bolts of starting a company with limited resources?

Second-Hand Supplies 

There is a lot of focus on making a business fresh, and, in our minds, this means we've got to purchase brand new supplies. This really isn't the case. Regardless of the company you're setting up, there are always good-quality second-hand supplies, whether it's laptops and devices so your marketing agency can take off or it's Franna cranes for sale so your construction business can make a significant impact, using second-hand equipment doesn't mean that you are settling for second best. There are plenty of suppliers out there that can provide second-hand equipment, and we have to remember that even though they've been used, they still have to pass rigorous tests to ensure they are compliant. They may be old, but they are never inferior.

Look At Providing A Better Solution 

If you are innovative, it doesn't necessarily matter how little resources you have. Because if you have an innovative idea, it's possible for you to borrow existing equipment, because people will believe in your idea. Providing a better solution is one of those things that we are all looking to achieve, but if you can identify an area where you can capitalize, your limited resources won't hinder you for very long. A lot of businesses have started with minimal implements, even bigger ones. A good example is Apple; they entered the mobile phone market as an underdog, but now everybody is aware of the iPhone!

Discover Your Niche By Copying Other Businesses

Of course, being innovative is a very difficult thing to achieve. And if you aren't at the forefront of technology, it's very difficult to become unique. But what you can do is discover a niche that hasn't been tapped as much. Everybody is looking for a niche to corner a market. But what you can do is look at areas that are niche businesses, and copy them. But by having an analytical eye on the process, you can see where they are falling down so you can improve on what they've done.

Every business has, to an extent, started with limited resources. In order to make the most of the beginnings of any business we should have a solid idea but also, realize how much we can achieve with limited resources. You don't necessarily have to have a major bank loan behind you in order to make a significant impact. And at the very beginning, when you are stuck for time, workers, as well as money, it is a challenge for you to find the right way to develop a company with major limitations. This will serve you well later on.

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  • Arnav Banerji

    Small businesses invest time to create and manage budgets

  • James Rowan

    Structured planning can make all the difference to the growth of any business.

  • Samuel Duff

    Good article

  • Wayne O'connor

    Thank you for the tips

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Anas Bouargane

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Anas is the founder of CEF Académie, a platform that provides guidance and support for those willing to study in France. He previously interned at AlphaSense. Anas holds a bachelor degree in applied economics from the University Paris Sud.

   

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