You have heard employee layoff news lately and you might be wondering whether you will be able to retain your day job during this economic downturn. Every one of us needs security in which means getting better salary, job promotion and brighter prospect. In this moment, you are feeling insecure about your future as you are required to work more than usual and you are still getting the same salary.
If you have web development skills, you are capable to prosper by setting your own business. Initially, it requires proper planning and procedures if you want to start your own business within short period of time.
Step 1: Start researching for information from related resources
You have to use your internet search engine browser to seek suitable information about setting up your new business. Therefore, you need more time to filter out irrelevant information as well as gather all the relevant information in your computer. It could probably takes few hours (perhaps less than 48 hours) to compile the important information about small business startups.
It is plausible to set up an emergency fund first so you can have some money aside for the dry spells which can occur in any business. You can also try not to leave your day job before the business is well set and brings you a regular amount of money. This will also help you gain more leverage over clients because you will not sound desperate.
Step 2: Start doing freelancing work in the beginning
Operating your business can be done at home and it is not necessary for you to rent an office. You have to reduce your startup cost as low as possible and renting a small office room can be indeed costly. In this moment, it is normal that you work at home and you will be able to have a casual working environment that can boost your productivity at work.
Step 3: Start looking for clients
You need to start searching for clients via internet marketing forums. This is how you promote or offer your service to the forum members. Other than that, you can also advertise your web development service via free classifieds website like Craiglists.