Before Starting your Business



Before Starting your Business

Have you thought through what it is all going to cost? Before you start do a little homework. Here are some questions to ask yourself. Will you start up or buy? Is there a demand for what you are offering? Are you sure you suit the type of business? Do you have basic business or financial knowledge? What are the pitfalls?



Plan your Business

Just as a small child needs to learn to crawl before they walk, so a new small business must do its research and put in a plan before it starts to run. Everyone knows the saying that ‘If you fail to plan, you will be planning to fail’.


Research your Business

Market research is about finding out whether there is a market for the product or services of a business. Market research helps provide answers before you start. It provides info on the quality and prices of products already in the market.



Finance your Business

Your business will need money to finance its operations. Before venturing into your new business conduct a review to make sure you have the best chances of succeeding. One of the main areas to investigate is the cost required to run your business.