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8 GIFs to Help You Survive Your First Year as a Small Business Owner

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

Your first year in business can be a scary time for even the most prepared small business owner. Funding, promoting, and sustaining your small business are all challenging while your business is still young—you might have heard the statistic that one in four small businesses fail within their first year.

Power through your first year with a few of our favorite GIFs, which we’ve handpicked to keep you charging ahead.

1. We see you powering through uncertainty—cited as one of the biggest challenges small business owners face—and we salute you.

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2. We know cash flow and client retention can get scary …

Got this one here.

3. But remember: You’re the boss.

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4. Keep advocating for your business, even when self-promotion feels hard.

Got this one here

5. Be the voice of inspiration your employees need.

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6. The road ahead may be bumpy …

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7. And your confidence might sometimes feel like a front …

Got this one here.

8. But hang in there. You’ve got this, boss.

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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