Taking a leap of faith to pursue your small business dream takes courage—and cash. Before you take it, project your startup and ongoing operational costs and learn all the state and municipal regulations that will affect you. Stay focused on the right growth factors, like identifying when you can expect significant profits. Designing a business plan with achievable goals will enable you to measure progress and celebrate successes.
Annuity.org provides a guide with topics including:
- The Cost of Starting a Business
- Becoming an Entrepreneur
- Your Business Plan
- Getting Cash for Startup Costs
- Requirements for Owning a Business
- How Soon Will Your Business Show a Profit?
- Building Up Credit
- Staying Focused