Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Daniel Tesler, Founder of Law Offices of Daniel A. Tesler, LLC, located in Beverly, MA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I am an intellectual property attorney. I provide patent and trademark drafting and prosecution for individual inventors along with local small businesses.

Tell us about yourself

I started my patent prosecution business as a patent agent in September 2013.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishments have been leveraging the intellectual property portfolios of highly successful clients.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Having to constantly look for a business is one of the hardest things as a business owner.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Having a clear picture of where you're placed in the marketplace is important to pitch your products or services.
  2. Keeping a close eye on startup costs and subscriptions can get you to become profitable more quickly.
  3. Often, with a small business, you're selling yourself, and having a public image of someone that you'd like to do business with can help you grow.

Where can people find you and your business?


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