If you want to build a successful business, you need several building blocks in place. Some things, like your initial idea and incorporation, happen early on. Others, like sales and marketing, evolve over time. These tips from the online small business community can help you create a successful foundation.
Learn How to Incorporate Out of State
Some businesses opt to incorporate in another state to save money or facilitate multi-state operations. Going this route can have complications. But there are ways to navigate them and successfully incorporate a new business. Nellie Akalp of CorpNet goes over them here.
Consider the Purpose of Your Website
A website is an essential building block for any business. But if your website doesn’t have a clearly defined purpose, you could be missing out. In this Mostly Blogging post, Janice Wald explores website purposes. And members of the BizSugar community dive into the concept further here.
Keep Franchises and Small Businesses Open
This year has been tough on many small businesses. And winter may be even more difficult for some. During this season, simply keeping your local business from closing may be a feat. Joel Libava of The