A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net beneath them
It’s been an exciting journey so far for Glasgow Interactive. In just over 2 years, we have grown from just 3 people in one city, to 3 offices in 3 cities across the UK.
We now boast a strong team who work closely towards our one common goal and we are able to deliver quality results to our broad range of clients on a nationwide basis.
Now, we are thrilled to announce that our expansion plans are becoming a reality as we are set to open up a brand new office space in Edinburgh next month. It’s such an exciting time for our Four Partners, as another office means more business for our clients, more services for our customers, more events and more career opportunities for our team.
To find out more about our latest career opportunities across the UK, get in touch with our recruitment team today!
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Glasgow Interactive: “One Common Goal 100/100”
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for improvements in existing products. That said, the biggest issue for most founders is finding these painful problems and matching them with the best solutions possible.
Here are a couple pieces of insight to get you started.
Focus on building a must have not a nice to have product.Consumers are overwhelmed with the paradox of choice on daily basis. Attention spans are getting shorter in the age of multi-tasking and only few products are getting noticed – with many being a solution for a must not a want. The demand for quicker and faster results make it difficult to fully satisfy the needs of consumers. You need to be doing something different and better to make it in this world, as donsumers expect and demand more than just another product.
Solve real painful problems. Google made search better. Amazon simplified online buying and selling. Netflix solved on-demand streaming media. Uber is trying to make on-demand car service better. What can you make smarter or better?
What is the one painful problem you can solve without struggle? To grab your customer’s attention, start by solving their needs, wants rarely make the cut. If your product is not a must-have, you could still find a way to repurpose it to solve a pressing need. If you have been able to identify a crucial problem that you can effectively execute and deliver to market, you will be able to create a real business that matters.
Your business should be your passion. Some entrepreneurs look to solve problems they identify with or feel passionate. They choose this path because work because less about work and more about enjoying the journey.
You will need all the inspiration, commitment and the perseverance you can get to make it as an entrepreneur, hence the need to start a business you are passionate about.
"The happiest and most successful people I know don’t just love what they do, they’re obsessed with solving an important problem, something that matters to them," Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston said during the 2013 MIT commencement address.
Coupled with passion, is the ability to execute. If you can’t deliver, you are not in business. Products with a real need are easy to market and you won’t have to convince people about the existence of the problem and the need for your product because they identify with it.
You don’t want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for your idea. Don’t just start another business, solve a real problem people actually have to increase your chances of success.
To find out more about how we, at Glasgow Interactive, had made our business a success, or to learn more about our latest career opportunities, get in touch today!
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