When you start a business, there are hundreds of questions that need answering. How much money do you really need to start a business? How do you register it with the government? How do you build a website? Who’s your target customer, and what tactics and messaging should you use to reach them? You’ll quickly find that coming up with the idea for a new business is the easy part. Actually executing on that idea is where it gets interesting.
Everyone wants more visitors, more qualified leads, and more revenue. But starting a business isn’t one of those “if you build it, they will come” situations. In order to build a successful company, you’ll need to create and fine-tune a business plan, assess your finances, complete all the legal paperwork, pick your partners, choose the best tools and systems to help you get your marketing and sales off the ground … and a whole lot more. We’re here to guide you through that process. This guide covers everything from the paperwork and finances to defining your business goals to building and growing your business online.
Starting a business involves a whole lot of moving pieces, some more exciting than others. Brainstorming business names? Fun! Filing taxes? … Not so fun. The trick to successfully getting your business off the ground is to meticulously plan and organize your materials, prioritize properly, and stay on top of the status and performance of each and every one of these moving parts.
From registering with the government to getting the word out about your business to making key financial decisions, here’s an overview of what you’ll need to do to start a successful business.
[Becoming a founder] wasn’t the plan, that’s for sure. I wasn’t a tech guy. I wasn’t a startup guy. But I’ll never forget the moment when my co-founder Justin and I looked at each other and said, ‘This has to happen.’Nick Rellas, Founder & CEO
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|Making Your Business Legal|
|1.1 Determining the Legal Structure of Your Business||00:00:00|
|1.2 Choosing & Registering Your Business Name||00:00:00|
|1.3 Seller’s Permit||00:00:00|
|1.4 Business License||00:00:00|
|Small Business Taxes|
|2.1 Small Business Taxes||00:00:00|
|Marketing, Sales, and Services Tips|
|3.1 Marketing Your Small Business||00:00:00|
|3.2 Selling Your Products or Services||00:00:00|
|3.3 Keeping Your Customers Happy||00:00:00|
|3.4 Free CRM||00:00:00|
|Small Business Funding|
|4.1 Seed Financing||00:00:00|
|4.3 Small Business Loan||00:00:00|
|4.5 Venture Capital Financing||00:00:00|