Starting a business involves planning, making key decisions and completing a series of legal steps. Starting a business could be fun and easy to start but the problem lies in sustaining the business from pre-mature collapse A business plan forces you to review/evaluate your market plan, financial plan, market gap, available resources and capabilities, projected sales and also help to hold oneself to be accountable for the business finance.
The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) provides a 12-step guide to starting a business in Massachusetts, including details on business plans, choosing a location in Massachusetts, doing business as” certificates, financing, training, registering with the Commonwealth, and more.
To summarize Van Gelderen’s findings in terms of Gartner’s framework, the primary success factors associated with getting a business started are (1) the perceived risk of the market, an environmental factor (2)starting full time verses starting part time, an organizational factor (3) the initial capital requirements, an environmental factor.
He was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine as a young entrepreneur, launching his first successful business at the age of 15. Up until joining as an online marketing manager in 2012, he honed his skills working as a consultant alongside brands large and small, including LegalZoom, Clear Channel, eSolar, Dickies, and Urban Outfitters.
After reviewing these documents, you are invited and encouraged to contact your local Small Business Development Center (SBDC) SBDCs are staffed with highly trained and experienced business advisors who offer one-on-one, confidential, and no-cost counseling to help with your business needs.