MIS­TAKES EV­ERY EN­TRE­PRE­NEUR SHOULD AVOID

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1 I de­vel­oped a web­site be­fore I was ready to – don’t make that mis­take. I had to pay more than once to get the web­site up­dated when my range was even­tu­ally ready.

2 Not ev­ery sup­plier is trust­wor­thy. I trusted some­one to man­u­fac­ture for me and she dis­ap­peared with my money and fab­rics. Make sure sup­pli­ers un­der­stand your brand.

I had sup­pli­ers who man­u­fac­tured off spec­i­fi­ca­tions and de­liv­ered sub­stan­dard gar­ments af­ter full pay­ment.

3 Ask pho­tog­ra­phers for their port­fo­lios. I once paid a small for­tune on pho­tog­ra­phy to an­other start-up, but they were so bad I couldn’t use any of the im­ages. 4 Op­ti­mism is great but can be ex­pen­sive. I started with too many op­tions in my range and was left with a lot of stock that didn’t sell. 5 Save or make pro­vi­sion for trial and er­ror. I had size la­bels made three times over be­fore they were per­fect.

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