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Start a New Business

Where to start?

Surfing the Internet for information can be overwhelming.  Our staff can help to wade through all the information and give you a straight path to becoming an entrepreneur.

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Want to be your own boss? The idea of starting a business is appealing to a lot of people and can be very rewarding. This information will help you plan for a successful start to your entrepreneurship journey.

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Find out how to write a business plan and access templates, sample business plans, market research information and statistics.

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Entrepreneurs often report that getting financing is the most challenging aspect of starting or growing a business. If you are looking for money for your business, you should start by learning about the different types of financing that are available. You can then decide which one best suits your needs.

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Managing your business includes a wide range of activities, from day-to-day operations to long‑term planning. It is important that you understand what you are responsible for, and what you can do to make your business run efficiently. This section covers topics such as budgeting, protecting your business, hiring and training employees, and marketing and sales.

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Expanding your business requires preparation. How do you want to grow? Do you have the resources to take on new challenges? Discover ways to expand your business — from innovation, to joint ventures, to exporting.

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For more information please contact:
Charles Speirs
Business Advisor
Phone: 807-274-3276