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Starting on the Right Path


Starting on the Right Path
Seven Steps for Help You Start Your Business

1. Take a Good Look at Yourself
2. Identify Your Customers
3. Build a Support Network
4. Make it Official
5. Facilities and Staff
6. Write a Business Plan
7. Obtain Financing

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Starting on the Right Path

Starting your own business is exciting. But there is lots you need to know.

Starting and maintaining a successful business is one of the most rewarding ways to make a living. The independence that comes with “being your own boss,” and the satisfaction of building something from the ground up and making it grow is what makes a business career so attractive


So where do you start? Who do you talk to?

This guide will help you find the right path. It describes seven basic steps you should complete to get your business started. You will see lots of tips and suggestions to help you as you go. You will find many references to the resources – accessible by telephone or via the Internet – that will give you more information about starting a business. The more you know, the more likely you are to succeed.


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