Have a great product or service idea but not sure how to start a new business with it? We want to simplify the process for you with a checklist to follow.
How To Start A New Business Checklist:
1. Company Name
Find a unique and meaningful company name that appeals to both you and consumers. Then get the name licensed with the state you will be running the business in.
Make a logo that incorporates the story of your business. This will help you stand out and show what your business is about to new audiences. Here are the logo trends one graphic designer found through extensive research: Fast Company. If you need assistance creating a logo perfect for your company, our designers are here to help.
A key aspect of your new business is a website that gives users insight on products/services, the company, and how to contact you. It also allows you to convert users into customers.
4. Google My Business
Google My Business is important to let audiences see your business information whether you have a website yet or not. Users can find your location, business hours, reviews, and more through GMB.
5. Social Media Accounts
Social media is a great way to validate your new company and engage with audiences. Here are some useful tips as you navigate the social media world for your business: 3 tips for social media marketing.
This checklist does not include any financial or legal requirements you may need to complete, but can be a great starting point for the journey ahead. We can help you with everything listed above and more if you don’t have enough time, energy, or knowledge in these areas. You can reach out to us here to help you answer the question: how do I start a new business?