Starting your business right with planning.
- Write a business plan.
Organize your goals, why they are important, and how you plan on attaining them.
- Seek out Training.
There are many free course you can take that will help you gets started on become business savvy.
- Find your space.
Are you going to be a brick-and-mortar business? An office only? Can you start off in your garage or basement?
Find out about zoning laws in your area.
- Find your funding.
Grants are only one of many options.
- Choose your business structure.
Sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, corporation?
- Register your business.
Find the Secretary of State office in your state.
- Register for state and local taxes.
Not the most fun step, but definitely a necessary one!
- Obtain any necessary business licenses and permits.
- Decide when you need to hire employees.
Apply for an Employer Identification Number.