Templates & Guides
5 Steps to Starting a Business
We were able to simplify starting a business into five straightforward steps. Read on for more on writing your business plan, choosing a location, financing your business, figuring out your business structure, and finally, registering your business.
You’re going to need to know a little about managing money in order to be able to run a successful business. In the Finances section, we get you started with accounting, budgeting, estimating startup costs, and more.
Marketing & The Internet
Taking advantage of the Internet is absolutely crucial. From building a website, to taking control of your profile on social search sites like Yelp and Google Places, this section has plenty to get you started online.
Once you have the basics down, you’ll need to start thinking about your operations. Topics include understanding the intricacies of hiring employees, making the most of technology for your business, and knowing what types of insurance you may need.
Green Guide for New Businesses
Adopting environmentally friendly and energy efficient business practices provides numerous benefits to new business owners looking to control costs, attract customers and become socially responsible. These 10 steps will help you develop an environmental strategy for your business, and get you on your way to becoming energy efficient, compliant with environmental regulations and a recognized "green business."