How to Start a Business

1. Refine your idea.

Learn what current brand leaders are doing and figure out how you can do it better. 

2. Write a business plan.

A lot of mistakes are made by new businesses rushing into things without pondering these aspects of the business. You need to find your target customer base

3. Assess your finances.

Starting any business has a price, so you need to determine how you’re going to cover those costs.

4. Determine your legal business structure

Before you can register your company, you need to decide what kind of entity it is. 

5. Register with the government and IRS

To become an officially recognized business entity, you must register with the government

6. Purchase an insurance policy

 your business provides a service, you may also want to consider professional liability insurance.

7. Build your team

Unless you’re planning to be your only employee, you’re going to need to recruit and hire a great team to get your company off the ground. 

8. Choose your vendors.

Running a business can be overwhelming, and you and your team probably aren’t going to be able to do it all on your own

9. Brand yourself and advertise

Before you start selling your product , you need to build up your brand and get a following of people ready to jump when you open your literal doors for business.

10. Grow your business

Your launch and first sales are only the beginning of your task as an entrepreneur.