20 Questions Before Starting

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20 Questions Before Starting

So you’ve got what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Now, ask yourself these 20 questions to make sure you’re thinking about the right key business decisions:

  1. Why am I starting a business?
  2. What kind of business do I want?
  3. Who is my ideal customer?
  4. What products or services will my business provide?
  5. Am I prepared to spend the time and money needed to get my business started?
  6. What differentiates my business idea and the products or services I will provide from others in the market?
  7. Where will my business be located?
  8. How many employees will I need?
  9. What types of suppliers do I need?
  10. How much money do I need to get started?
  11. Will I need to get a loan?
  12. How soon will it take before my products or services are available?
  13. How long do I have until I start making a profit?
  14. Who is my competition?
  15. How will I price my product compared to my competition?
  16. How will I set up the legal structure of my business?
  17. What taxes do I need to pay?
  18. What kind of insurance do I need?
  19. How will I manage my business?
  20. How will I advertise my business?

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Toby Milroy is highly sought after business and marketing strategist, consultant, copywriter, coach, author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He’s helped thousands of business owners in more than 28 countries around the globe grow their existing businesses and launch new ventures. Toby is dedicated to helping small business owners grow and systematize their businesses so they can live the life of their dreams. His direct response marketing campaigns have generated millions of dollars in profits for his clients and his own companies.

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