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Top 4 Tools No Startup Should Start Without!

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by Startacus Admin


Getting your business off the ground will be a lot easier if you have these 4 tools in place...

jpegTaking the plunge and deciding to go ahead with your small enterprise is a momentous occasion. Whether your startup has humble beginnings at your kitchen table, or you’re already meeting and greeting passing trade in the public domain, creating a strong foundation for your business will ensure its stability for the months and years ahead.

Of course, the road to success isn’t easy, and as a business owner, you must have the tools and equipment you need to support your enterprise as it grows and to help you navigate those unexpected bumps in the road, effectively. In this post, we’ll explore the top 4 tools that no startup should start without! Read on to find out more.

A POS System

You might be selling handmade crafts at exhibitions and public events, serving food and drink from your mobile food truck, offering outdoor PT sessions or running a pop-up store in a centre wherever your small business takes you - you must be prepared to get a POS system for your business. A modern, user-friendly, and reliable POS system makes taking payments and handling transactions incredibly easy. Giving you more time to handle your customers, serve food, sell your products and focus on a customer-centric experience. From touchscreen and contactless technology to built-in receipt printers and barcode scanning capabilities, however, you take your payments, investing in a point of sale system that effectively streamlines and grows your business is an essential tool no startup should be without.

Digital Design Software

Creating striking and consistent visuals are essential to the branding and identity side of your business. Using free digital design software like Canva gives those with little experience and little time to create high-quality graphics, logos and more with thousands of customisable templates on an easy-to-use interface. Whether you’re creating graphics to use on your social media pages, or you’re trying to create presentations, business cards, posters, all this and more can be created on your desktop or your smartphone.

A Website

photo-1563986768494-4dee2763ff3fWhether you’re a PT or a cake maker, every business needs a website. It’s a basic requirement that your customers and potential clients expect as standard. You’ll find multiple platforms available online, which means you’ll be able to easily create a website that provides a platform for your customers to purchase from, or somewhere they can learn more about your company, the services you provide and how to get in touch with you. Make sure you keep your business website up to date!

Social Media

It’s easy to think that you won’t need a strong social media presence especially if you’re selling handcrafted goods or only serving your local community. However, social media is the perfect way to connect your business to your potential customers, share your latest products, share what you’ve been up to, and even build a network or community based around your business.

Final Thoughts…

Having all these tools in place before you begin your startup will ensure you can hit the ground running and start turning a profit as soon as possible. 


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Published on: 27th August 2021

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