You want to start a small business, now what?
You’ve researched the market and decided to start a new business, congratulations! Once you figure out how you are going to fund it, you need to get a business name, location and get your federal and state tax IDs. The most important thing to help your business succeed, will be the steps you take with your marketing efforts.
Every business has different needs to reach potential customers, but here is a marketing task list that most new small businesses can follow.
Purchase a domain name for your website.
For example, our domain is dotmarketingsd.com. You only need one domain that is easy for your potential customers to remember.
Have a logo created.
Logos should be simple and easy to identify, this will be your brand. You want the logo to be able to be easy to duplicate on signs, embroidery and any other promotional items.