“Startup” is the buzzword these days, yet a fact most people ignore usually is that everyday essentials and consumables we possess were too once a startup with an uncertain prospect for the future. Although there are numerous tips and tricks for success in a startup venture, a core advantage to possess is a framework from the beginning.

Visualizing and specifying a coherent shape and structure of not only the idea, but the vision

You want people buying or using your product so, you need to learn all about these people, especially from these people. Your business will hang in balance on their interest to the product or service.

The quicker you learn about your customers; the sooner you'll be able to serve them better

Project’s life cycle, influx of investments, workforce management, technical support, logistics and financial feasibility are critical areas that should be consolidated in the next phase of a startup, the incubation. This phase is the best opportunity to seek expert advice on the project to work out the kinks in the system and to gain valuable feedback prior to the public announcement of business operations.

When an issue arises, and you don't have the answer, find someone who does

Then, when this expert gives you a solution – whether business advice, manufacturing/logistical support, design, accounting, whatever it be-ask that person to do it. Your business needs way more help, knowledge and professional skills which will only come from people other than you. So, get people to work for you.

A strong well defined project requires a sustainable investment to lift off the ground and begin operations to penetrate the market

This juncture is the trickiest one, since growth is essential for financial sustainability. Marketing is one of the greatest things that you can do for your business. When you market your product or service, you are offering it in front of the consumers who will actually buy it.

Marketing is not a waste of time. It's one of the best early investments to make in your business

Keeping a steady and positive flow of finances and balancing growth is the task that tests the mettle of most start-up businesses. Preparation of a well defined plan for growth at the time of incubation is the critical component, which can make all the difference between a business that burned out in short run and a startup which steadily scaled market share and profits. However, just start!