The issues small business owners might encounter, when starting their business.

Essay by lovebug6914College, Undergraduate May 2004

download word file, 4 pages 4.1

Downloaded 324 times

When thinking about starting a business there are many topics to discuss. The first step in starting a business is the business plan. Business owners must think about

their financial status. They must consider how they plan on financing their business. It is essential to study all the legal issues that they might come across. Another thing to think about is do you want your spouse helping you with your business? Entrepreneurs are faced with many issues, but they must overcome every issue to make their business run successfully.

What is the purpose of a business plan and why is it an essential first step for a start-up firm? A business plan is basically the backbone for a business. It will state clearly what kind of business you're starting. An entrepreneur can test their business to make sure it will work before starting it. You can save money and time if everything goes right the first time.

(intuit. 200. Intuit Inc.) When an entrepreneur wants to start a business they must consider their business type, the legal

structure, getting a license or permit, the location they want, if the business will need a checking account, or if it will need a business phone line. Entrepreneurs who need a loan will need a business plan to prove that their business will generate enough revenue to cover their expenses. The most important part of a business plan is the cash flow. The plan usually changes over time due to business development. Planning is the key factor

in the success of any business. (SBA. 2004. SBA online. ) the failure to plan adequately is one of the quickest ways a business fails.

What are some of the sources for financing? There are a lot of different ways to finance your business.