There are a lot of things working against any new business, and be sure that no matter which industry you're in, you'll face your fair share of challenges. But building a balanced, productive, and talented team is a great way to set yourself up for success and hit the ground running.
Being unafraid to put yourself out there and networking at every opportunity shows that you've rolled up your sleeves and are ready to get to work, that you've got big plans and big moves in your future and that you're a startup worth noticing.
Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple: four Internet companies that are, arguably, the best of the best -- global goliaths that leave little room for competitors. But the big question is whether they are too big, sucking out the competition from smaller players.
Uncertainty is an easier destination to arrive at than confidence, especially when the truth is, there's no such thing as making anything that's really new. Everything is an evolution of something else. But you can make something better.
For every company in the digital industry, there are hundreds of other shiny, young companies doing the same thing. They know they can provide the service and skills to accomplish a certain demand, but nobody knows who they are.