Starting a business is not a cup of tea as it requires a number of things to be counted on like resources, manpower, time, effort, patience, persistence and focus. Doing business requires researches, strategies and to have a problem solving attitude. Even an entrepreneur, if starting his venture needs to have all the qualities of being one. Here we have a guide to provide you step by step of how to start your own business in this era.
- FIND YOUR BUSINESS IDEA- before entering into any business venture a person should first research on his idea to check its worth. Also, considering everything like start up costs, resources, any further opportunities. Explore more by hunting different ideas, places and people or do conduct surveys.
- WRITE YOUR BUSINESS PLAN- after getting settled on your plan write it down as to formalise the concept of what you have planned. A business plan is basically an idea or summary that details the future of your business, how, what and why intentions of your business. It will also help you to not only keep an outline but also to show something to your investors.
This consists of an executive summary, objectives, opportunities, team, monetary analysis and everything.
- ASSESS YOUR BUSINESS FINANCE- first thing after planning is to collect the finance and think if you have enough to start up your business or put a part of investment in it. Many business suffer as they fall short on their funding. It is a crucial point to arrange for the seed funding. It can be done through the help of different investors, business loans and also there are many crowd funders available for providing funds to small companies.
- REGISTERING YOUR BUSINESS- Now to get into the known line of business people and to establish your name, it is necessary to get yourself registered which helps in securing your rights against third parties. It helps in enhancing your business reputation, establishing a name and creating a license for it. Also, a firm name helps in the marketing and branding of the business.
- CHOOSE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE- PRODUCTS BASED- if you are running a product based company then you should assess some questions like what kind of products? Are you redefining any existing product? The determination of price, and to know how to gain and if there is no profit situation you should know how to break even.
SERVICE BASED- to provide this type of service you should have a prior experience and also this business needs more reputation to get expanded. It also needs less capital to be built on and are likely to have a long-term leverage.
- BUILD YOUR TEAM – the most important thing is to understand the need of manpower which means covering all basic needs like finance, marketing, production, operations, solution creation etc.
- GET FEEDBACK- obtaining feedback is must like conducting surveys, seeking advice from mentors and more stuff like this to accept positive and negative comments.
- BRAND YOUR BUSNIESS- now finally put your business out in play through emails or flyers or social media and even can have a website for your own business especially in today’s world where having an online presence is a must.
START YOUR BUSNIESS, it is tough but what is life without taking risks. If your business idea works for you, you can endeavour it for the rest of your life.