Small Business Start Up
Making the decision to go solo and start your own small business requires great bravery and now that you have set your mind to it, here are a few key steps that will guide you along the way and me your work easier. You can even create a small business startup check list so that once you have done one thing and want to move on to the next, you tick and move on.
The first step after deciding on the type of small business you would like to start up, is to come up with a name for your small business. If you have a partner, it is wise to consult before registering the name. Acquire all legal documents required to run a small business in your local area including a license to run the business and
Secondly, design or create a business plan and a proposal to present to your financier (if you are looking for startup capital from the bank as a loan.) This is where you will determine how many employees you will hire and create a price list for your goods/services.
After you have settled on a convincing business plan, look for a financier that suits your requirements, one who can help your business start off on the right foot and continue to help it grow. Remember that if your small business startup is on a high note, chances of it becoming a success are high. Depending on how the capital search goes, get down to preparing your office space; buy furniture and lease or buy equipment that you will need.
Look for a lawyer to handle your small business’s legal issues. When it comes to lawyers, you would be on the safe side if you decide to work with referrals. At least then you will have testimonials from the people they have worked with.