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Join us in congratulating iRock Resume Services for being named in the Top 100 of the 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners in the “Recession Busters Category!”

iRock Resume Services in the Top 100 and in the Top 10 of the “Recession Busters” Category

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Congratulations to iRock Resume Services, located in Dallas, Texas, for being named in the Top 100 for 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and in the Top 10 of the Recession Busters Category. We caught up with business owner and entrepreneur Nickquolette Barrett and asked her to answer some questions and share some words of advice and inspiration with our StartupNation audience.

Tell Us About Your Journey

StartupNation: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Nickquolette: The reward of helping people gain employment in a field they desire.

StartupNation: To what do you attribute your success as an entrepreneur and business owner?
Nickquolette: My family

StartupNation: What ignited the spark in you to start/select your particular business as an entrepreneur?
Nickquolette: Encouraged by others who saw my talent and suggested I do it as a business.

StartupNation: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

  • Tenacity
  • Resourcefulness
  • Organizational Skills

Words of Wisdom – Inspiration for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

StartupNation: If you had one piece of advice for someone just starting out, what would it be?
Nickquolette: Don’t go it alone. Save money to have working capital to make the proper investments in your business like a real website developer, equipment, and a business coach.


StartupNation: Where do you find your greatest inspiration?
Nickquolette: My family and the Bible

StartupNation: What is your favorite motivational/business quote as an entrepreneur?
Nickquolette: Believe that you can and you will.

StartupNation: A motto you live by?
Nickquolette: Live a life of excellence; not perfection.

Tell Us About Your Business, Experiences, & Funding Your Startup

StartupNation: How did you get funding for your startup?
Nickquolette: Self-funded

StartupNation: Recommendations for others starting out?
Nickquolette: Save, save, save!

Marketing and Building Their Customer Base

StartupNation: How do you market and build your customer base?
Nickquolette: Social Media

StartupNation: Recommendations for others starting out?
Nickquolette: Social Media

Changes in the Business Market

StartupNation: What changes have you seen in your business market since starting?
Nickquolette: None at this time as my business is only 6 months old.

StartupNation: What do you see coming that will impact your business?
Nickquolette: None at this time

Learn more about Nickquolette’s resume services and view other businesses that entered and placed in the competition by clicking here for the top ten and a full list 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and entrants.

Do you have a startup? Are you a passionate entrepreneur with an idea that has taken off and want to share your success with others? Would you like your business to receive priceless exposure in the media and be positioned to take your business to the next level? Then join us this fall for the 8th Annual StartupNation Home-Based 100 Competition which ranks outstanding home-based businesses and the amazing people behind them! Watch for your change to enter! In the meantime, be sure to visit us daily for new content to support and grow your business!

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