What is the first thing you need to do when starting a small business?
you won't get any advice of off future competitors, however you can always contact them pretending to be a potential customer to get an idea of their prices and how they operate!
by ben - a day ago
First thing you need is a business plan. What will you sell? How will you sell it? Where is your market? How much will you charge? Will the price cover all your expenses? What are your expenses? Things like that. Never ask your competitors for advice. That's like asking a guy for tips on how to date his girlfriend. Rather ask people in similar lines of work. You want to sell shoes, ask someone who sells hats or other apparel. You know the basic questions. How do you know if your ideas work? I don't know, in my experience you never know for sure until you try. But ask a few friends that are interested in your products what they think. They'll give you some idea of the feasibility.
by wdy_67 - a day ago
if you live in wales you can go to the WDA they will help you in all aspects even pay for certain courses that are essential to your job, give you a personal adviser, but if you don't live in wales just do your home work go ltd this way you wont loose your home should it fail good luck
by scubs - a day ago
Think... Plan... Do!
by Xan - a day ago
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