Hi Folks: I just discovered these forums, and thought I'd introduce myself. I live in western Montana, and I'm starting a new business designing and manufacturing ultralight backpacking equipment. Here are some pictures of a prototype backpack that I made:
I'm looking for people to converse with ... to share experiences, advice, encouragement, constructive criticism, etc. Mentorship is extremely valuable, and it can run both directions.
Also, I have experience running a jewelry business my wife and I started 6 years ago:
If you need any help/advice, here are some things I have experience with:
- Visual Basic
- Access/SQL/MySQL databases
- Website search-engine optimization
- Integrating your website with Google Shopping
- How to Incorporate your business
- Tax planning
- Corporate and personal Taxes.
- Setting up retirement benefits [SEP-IRA and 401(k)]
- And lots of other things ...
Feel free to ask anything, and I'll give all the free advice I can. If I don't know something, I'll tell you! I think this website is a great idea!! People helping people is powerful.
Thanks for reading my intro, and I'm looking forward to meeting all of you!