New Business Checklist

Starting a New Business is Exciting

Here is a checklist on starting a new business in the Carolinas. Have suggestions? Contact us!

Coming Up With An Idea

  • Something that is meaningful to you
  • Something that is short and sweet for people to remember
  • Something memorable
  • Something not taken 🙂

Registering Your Business Name

Incorporating or Forming an LLC

  • Register with the secretary of state

Creating a Business Plan

  • What is your mission?
  • What is your purpose?
  • What is your goal in 1 year? 2 years? 3 years?
  • What will you sell?
  • How much will you sell it for?
  • What are your costs?
  • What is your market like?
  • How many potential customers could you get?
  • What is your marketing plan?
  • Do you need investors or loans?

Your First Website

  • Develop a website using WordPress
  • Find a real SEO agency that does good work
  • See if you can get a steady stream of traffic
  • Make it easy for people to sign up
  • Re-invest in your site when you know its working for you

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