Starting a new business can be daunting. Where do you begin? Do you really have the drive to make a “go” of it? What legal issues do you need to address? What about the tax ramifications—on your personal finances? What kind of business structure should you consider? Do you need insurance? Are there financing resources to help you get started? How can you attract customers with a limited-to-non existent marketing budget? This introductory workshop answers these questions and more and will help you determine if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner over the long haul. You’ll learn about the various legal forms of business organization, how to market on a small budget, business taxes and record keeping, small business insurance and types/sources of business loans. Recommend for anyone who is about to start a new business or just thinking about it.
This workshop is presented by local professionals from the legal, accounting, marketing, and insurance fields, as well as a SCORE Mentor and a representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration.