Plan a Business

 

You’ve come up with a great idea and want to turn it into a great business. What’s next? Learn more about what it will take to get your business up and running.

Create a Business Plan

Effective business plans help clarify and organize your business priorities. Writing a business plan will help you determine your roadmap to profitability.

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Choose a Business Structure

The legal structure you choose should suit the type of services or products you will provide. Consider your options to find the best fit for your business.

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Choose a Location

Do your research to find a great location for your business. Consider factors like demographics, lease terms, and whether your business is allowed by zoning and building regulations before you sign on the dotted line.

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Finance Your Business

Whether you're looking for startup capital or considering a loan to finance the expansion of your business, a variety of opportunities are available through various lenders and programs.

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Buy an Existing Business

Buying an existing business is one option to start your new venture. You can benefit from an operation that has an established customer base and is already generating cash flow and profits, but there are a few items you'll want to consider to make sure it's the right deal for you.

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