In honor of National Small Business Week, we're sharing some tips and tricks we've picked up while growing Gundalow Juice and Gundalow Gourmet. As you may know, Gundalow Juice was born out of Gundalow Gourmet, Dana Sicko’s personal chef service. Both businesses have grown over the last several years, and they remain small and mighty. We believe that all ships rise with the tide, so it’s important for us to connect with fellow small businesses so that we can grow together.
Whether you're thinking about starting your own business or looking to sharpen your skills, Skillshare is a great resource. You can learn about everything from photography to calligraphy and even how to sew. This can be a good resource for anyone who wants to develop new strengths or even share his or her best practices as a teacher.
Are you looking for a side hustle? Or, maybe you're looking to outsource some of your administrative work. Upwork is a way to hire people to create your website, find an accountant or even a virtual assistant.
If you feel like you're going in a few different directions, this is a good one: use Getplan to plan your day. It’s nice because it's a to do list meets calendar. You can drag your action items from morning to afternoon or slide to the next day-- but they don't go away unless you actively click to cross it out.
Are you looking for some inspiration? We love the How I built this podcast. All of the Founders who are interviewed on the podcast at some point ran a small business-- you have to start somewhere! We also love listening to books like You Are A Badass to get motivated.
Finally, our favorite digital resource is the social media unified platform, Falcon.io. We love using it to engaged with our fans, followers and friends! It’s great for getting organized over social media!
Do you run a small business or thinking of jumping into entrepreneurship? Come on in, the water is rough but we wouldn’t have it any other way. We’ve run this business on grit and love to remind everyone to #sailwindward through the storm. You’ve got this!