Saying goodbye to your boss and starting to work for yourself is a fantastic feeling, but many new businesses fold in their first year. I did not want to be one of those statistics, so I spent a lot of time researching what a new business needs to do to keep afloat during a year when it is at its most vulnerable. I looked into marketing, customer satisfaction and stock levels among other things. This blog is written to help make sure your new business idea stands a fighting chance against all the other competition out there. You don't have to be a statistic when these articles help you stand out from the crowd.