Thinking about starting your own business, or already headed down the entrepreneurial path? The Business Start Up Blueprint covers the first steps toward making your new business a success.
4 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Business
- Should I Start a Business?
This assessment tool from the U.S. Small Business Administration is designed to help you better understand your readiness for starting a small business.
- How Much Does it Cost to Start a Business?
Estimate startup costs based on your current and potential assets, expenses, and inventory, so you have a number in mind before you apply for funding.
- What Does it Take to Launch a Business?
Start Up: Information for Small Business Owners introduces some of the first decisions and plans you’ll need to make, along with federal tax registration and licenses, insurance needs, and important startup concepts.
- How Do I Write a Business Plan?
A well-written business plan may help you secure loans, obtain grants and/or funding, find business investors or partners, and keep you focused on your goals.