When Does Owning a Small Business Totally Rock? These 9 GIFs Say It All

Ben Rashkovich

Ben Rashkovich

Content Strategy Manager at Fundera
Ben is a former content strategy manager at Fundera. He has a bachelor's degree in English literature and is currently enrolled in Yale Law School. Ben has also written for eBay's curatorial team.
Ben Rashkovich

We talk a lot here about the struggles of becoming a small business owner: the funding hurdles, the red tape, and all the risks that come with starting your own company.

But what about the times when being a small business owner totally rocked?

1. The first time you got to say the words: “My company”

Got this one here.

2. Whipping out that business card with your name on it

Got this one here.

3. Snagging that sweet, sweet domain name

Got this one here.

4. Making your first sale

Got this one here.

5. Getting your first glowing review

Got this one here.

6. Booking that vacation… On your own terms, for as long as you please

Got this one here.

7. Hearing your mentor say “I’m proud of you!”

Got this one here.

8. The time you got to say “Because I’m the boss”

Got this one here.

9. Watching your dream become a reality

Got this one here.

It might be tough, stressful, and filled with challenges, but running your own business is worth all the work for moments like these.

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Ben Rashkovich

Ben Rashkovich

Content Strategy Manager at Fundera
Ben is a former content strategy manager at Fundera. He has a bachelor's degree in English literature and is currently enrolled in Yale Law School. Ben has also written for eBay's curatorial team.
Ben Rashkovich

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