So you think you would like to start your own business one day, but how do you get started? Where do you begin? Here are a few steps to get you started.
Do your market research to make sure your idea is viable. Gather information on potential customers and similar business offerings in your area. If you aren’t sure where to start, there are businesses out there that can help you do this.
Make a business plan. Decide how your business will operate, make money, and grow incrementally.
Secure funding. Securing startup funding can be a daunting task, but you can’t get anywhere without it. You will need to raise or borrow capital. There are several ways to go about this. Check out the infographic below for a fun breakdown of how funding can be dished out and served.
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