Do This One Thing Before You Start Building Your Business

If you haven't gotten in front of your customer base and received feedback, you should.

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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Grigori Mikayelyan, the CEO and founder of Forkspot. Mikayelyan's best advice for entrepreneurs is to prepare before you ever get started with your prototype or business by going to your customer base -- in person -- and receiving feedback from them. Are the people you want to eventually sell to excited about your idea? Is there something about your concept that would prevent them from using your product or service?

Every industry is highly competitive, so if you're missing something, odds are that someone else will swoop in and take advantage.

Click play to learn more.

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