Your business journey starts here
Seeing your great ideas come to life and turning your passion into a successful business can be exciting. But if you’re ready to make your business dreams a reality, how do you know where to start? At the Federation of Small Businesses, we’ve put together this handy guide to help you take the first steps towards becoming your own boss.
From finances and legal paperwork to business plans and marketing, you’ll learn step-by-step how to start a small business. Get it right from day one with advice and guidance from industry experts.
In this free start-up guide, you'll find out how to:
- Step 1: Do your research
- Step 2: Decide on your structure
- Step 3: Brand your business
- Step 4: Write your business plan
- Step 5: Figure out your finances
- Step 6: Work out where you’re working from
- Step 7: Set up your technology
- Step 8: Market your business
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