Small Business Checklist

How to Start a Small Business

Starting a Small Business can feel daunting, but don’t worry, we will walk you through the process. Here is an overview of what you will need to do. Plus, be sure to print out our How To Start a Business checklist to ensure you don't miss anything important. If, at any point in the process you need help, don't forget  the BizLaunch team is here to help when ever you need them!

Research iconStep 1. Research and Write Your Business Plan

Do your homework and put your business idea down on paper.
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Diversity-Icon.pngStep 2. Fund Your Business

Determine how you will fund your business and start tracking down your financing.
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Workforce-Icon.pngStep 3. Hire Professional Advisors

Bring in savvy legal and financial advisors to create a strong foundation for your business.
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Tech-Industry-Icon.pngStep  4. Learn What Licensing and Tax Requirements May Apply to You

Track down any licensing or tax requirements that could impact your business.
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Why-Arlington-Icon.pngStep 5. Market Your Small Business

Define your audience and map out a detailed marketing action plan.
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Launch Your Business

Congratulations! You are ready to set a date and officially "open" your doors! 

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Need assistance? We can help

Starting a business is a daunting task. But you don’t have to go it alone. We can help. Schedule a free, one-on-one appointment with a BizLaunch counselor for help getting started.

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