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12 Reactions to Turning a Profit for the First Time

Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith is Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. Specializing in financial advice for small business owners, Meredith is a current and past contributor to Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, SCORE, AllBusiness and more.
Meredith Wood

It’s been a long slog, getting your small business up and running. You’ve made sacrifices. You haven’t been taking a salary. Your books have been in the red. But then, one day…

1. First comes the shock.

Got this one here.

2. Then, the disbelief.

Got this one here

3. And then… it slowly dawns on you.

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Got this one here.  

4. You did it!

Got this one here

5. You’ve turned a profit!

Got this one here.

6. Your business is in the black!

Got this one here.

7. You’re ecstatic.

Got this one here.

8. You’re proud.

Got this one here.

9. You can’t seem to wipe that smug grin off your face.

Got this one here.

10. But wait—the anxiety hits.

Got this one here.

11. You’re going to have to keep this up!

Got this one here.

12. Meh… you’ve got this!

Got this one here.

Editorial Note: Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.
Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood

Editor-in-Chief at Fundera
Meredith is Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. Specializing in financial advice for small business owners, Meredith is a current and past contributor to Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, SCORE, AllBusiness and more.
Meredith Wood

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