Guest Speaker for Episode #110 Nellie Akalp
Today we will be speaking to Nellie Akalp who is a serial entrepreneur and small business advocate! We will be talking to her about how to build your startup, be passionate about your vision, and create a solid road map and SWOT analysis. We will also be touching on going back to old-fashioned way of hustling for your business! She is going to share her story with us, her journey and help us get motivated so we can start our start up today!
Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker and author. Her first business was started with $100 and sold eight years later for $20 million. Today she is the founder & CEO of CorpNet.com, an online legal document filing service, where she helps entrepreneurs start a business, Incorporate, Form an LLC, set up Sole Proprietorships (DBAs) and more for their businesses. Nellie has been named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends the last five years and CorpNet.com has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately-held companies in America in 2015 and 2016.
TOP POINTS FROM THE EPISODE:
Building Your Startup
- Be passionate about your vision
- Create your road map, and build a SWOT analysis.
- Run and do sample test!
- Instant gratification at our finger tips however that does not work with building your company! You have to put the old fashion hustle in your company
- Find yourself a business consultant to help you launch your company.
- Are you setup correctly with paperwork and license
GOLDEN NUGGET: We often times as entrepreneur think that there’s a magic pill out there that will help us with our business. There is no magic pill, your sweat and determination will help you achieve success! Never chases the money! That will come if you’re doing great!
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STAY CONNECTED: Twitter.com/CorpNetNellie Facebook.com/TheNellieAkalp Linkedin.com/in/nellieakalp Instagram.com/nellie_akalp/ Corpnet.com
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