4 Tips for Dorm-Based Businesses

These days, with the barriers to entering the business world lower than ever, countless companies are getting their start not in a boardroom but in the dorm rooms of their business-minded founders. Getting started in college doesn’t mean you’re going to be a success, mind you: As with traditional businesses, most dorm-based businesses fail, says Ryan Caldwell, an online entrepreneur who runs College-Startup.com.

1. Make schoolwork a priority.

2. Identify your unique selling point.

3. Think outside your dorm room.

4. Enjoy the freedom to fail.

Click here to read the full article by Susan Johnston, a freelance writer and blogger who specializes in writing about business and personal finance.


Perlinger Consulting, Inc., is a firm that provides QuickBooks® Consulting and Training services to small to medium sized businesses in a variety of industries. It is owned and operated by Glenn Perlinger, a QuickBooks® Certified ProAdvisor. Glenn has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems Management from Colorado Christian University.

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