Step 1: Prepare for Success
Take the time to find out if your idea is viable. Who will buy your product or service? What’s happening in your industry?
- Research your market
- Take a startup class
- Talk to a startup counselor
- Participate in E for All’s pitch contests
- Watch workshops and tutorials
Step 2: Plan Your Business
Good business planning keeps you focused, and can be the difference between failure and success.
- Write a business plan
- Talk to a business planning counselor
Step 3: Register and License Your Business
You’ll need to go through several steps to make sure your business can operate legally in New Bedford.