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    OUR MISSION: To connect & educate entrepreneurs and micro enterprises to support their pathway to success. This blog is a member-driven blog, and we seek to provide informational articles on a variety of topics that our member businesses will find valuable. Although moderated by the Micro Enterprise Council, the opinions and advice given in these posts may not reflect the opinions of the Micro Enterprise Council or the Fauquier Chamber. Please be sure to vet all information you read in this blog and consult with those you trust on any topic before taking action for your business. If you would like to submit an article for publication to the Micro Enterprise Council blog, please use the form found here: http://bit.ly/submit-blog . Thank you! We hope you will find this resource of benefit as you grow your business.
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    Gary Grenter
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Far too many entrepreneurs start a new business based on what they think is a great idea or product. It often seems obvious to them that if they build it, the customers will be knocking down their door to buy it. Unfortunately, this traditional approach has led to a failure rate of 30% of new businesses during the first two years and 50% within five years and the #1 reason for failure is that the startup was building something that nobody wanted to buy. How can your new business avoid becoming a statistic? Read more
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