what to do to start a business | how to startup a company

The best business to start is one where customers want your product or service at a price that enables you to make a profit. Ideally, new customers are easy to attract and there are few competitors. Finally, it should be a business in which you have experience (or can be trained) and enjoy the work. […]

creating a small business | how much to start a small business

Simply put, dropshipping is a modern take on the oldest form of business: Buy an item for a low price and sell it for a profit. Except in this case, the supplier you’re buying it from is also the one responsible for getting it to the customer. Do you love sports? Officiating non-professional games held at community […]

how to start a small business at home | opening up your own business

Follow the naming guidelines: Your entity name must contain the words Limited Liability Company or the abbreviation L.L.C. or LLC. Restricted words (e.g. Bank, Attorney, University) require additional paperwork and may require a licensed individual, such as a doctor or lawyer, to be part of the LLC. Prohibited words are those that would confuse the […]

starting a business plan | starting up your own business

Substantively contribute to refining Spotlight’s Communications Strategy and 2018 Plan, including email and newsletter communications, social media, website and blog content, and media alerts, press releases and other outreach materials. Contract. I believe that every business, even a lemonade stand, should have a business plan. But many people either hesitate to create a plan or […]

good business to start | setting up a new company

Make your pitch to partners, friends and family or silent investors if you are seeking that type of money. Use your business plan to demonstrate that you have done your homework, have objective data that shows your concept is likely to work, and can project your income and expenses with hard numbers. Bankers and investors […]