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13 Steps to Start a New Business

Part of the journey to starting a new business is not only deciding on which type of business you should start, but also to learn whether or not there's a viable market for your business idea.

Starting a new business can be overwhelming - and it's easy to get stuck in the quicksand of research, regulations and entrepreneurial anxiety.

Before you start your new business, you will need to have the essential things in place prior to your launch. It's important to make sure you don't allow fear or overwhelm hold you back from making your moves to start a business or side hustle.

To start a new business, you will need to:

  1. Decide on which idea would be the best business to start.

  2. Research the potential market opportunities for your business idea (and maybe create a business plan if needed).

  3. Learn about regulations and laws pertaining to your particular business.

  4. Brainstorm business names, and conduct research on whether that name already exists.

  5. Register your business name and decide which business type you will need.

  6. Decide and secure which kind of business insurance you will need for your business.

  7. Create a TAX ID for your business and open a bank account.

  8. Research your ideal client avatar (ICA) to discover who you will need to target.

  9. Create a logo for your business and create a brand identity.

  10. Create a website for your business, and any marketing materials you may need.

  11. Start to build the operational infrastructure of your business.

  12. Tell others - begin advertising and building your brand.

  13. Begin doing business. Yay!

We offer an online course to help you get your new business off the ground in only 30 days, check it out here.


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