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Small Business Owners, Tell Us About One Major Lesson You've Learned

Whether you run your biz full time or hustle on the side, we want to hear all about it.

Running your own business can be sooo fulfilling, but it comes with its own unique set of challenges. Fortunately, these hiccups can turn into learning opportunities — and can even strengthen your business in the long-run.

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So if you own a small biz, we wanna hear from you! Tell us about some lessons and tips you learned while running your own business.

Maybe you didn't realize how overwhelming marketing your business yourself could be.

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Starting your customer base at zero can be tough, but maybe hiring a marketing assistant to take that off your hands wound up paying off.

Or perhaps it was too easy for your business to consume almost your entire day — wearing multiple hats as a business owner, taking calls, and answering emails well into the evening kinda blurred the lines between work and life.

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But as your business grew, you were able to delegate some responsibilities and make more time for yourself.

Orrr maybe you didn't think bookkeeping would be so hard until it actually came time to keep track of all your financial transactions.

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But then using bookkeeping software like QuickBooks totally simplified the process.

Tell us about the lessons and tips you've learned as a small business owner. You could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.