Women owned businesses are growing, but many who want to throw their hat in and feel that they are stuck. They can’t yet get that loan, and due to that or other reasons they are struggling with making their business a reality. Here are 3 things women, or anyone looking to start their own business, can do now to pave the way into the future.
Even if you are nowhere close to being ready to get started with anything else related to your business, you have to start networking, now. Attend business afterhours events, join relevant, related Facebook groups, and simply make an effort to become acquainted with those in the community. You never know how the connections you make now could help in the future. They could be clients, lenders, marketers, or even future partners.
There is plenty of small business help for women available. Start looking now for business startup loan help for women so that when the ball comes your way you are ready to grab it. Begin to write an outline for your business plan and research lenders to get yourself ahead of the game.
Find out everything you can about potential locations. For instance, investigate renting vs. buying real estate or office space in your area. Research the local competition, customer base, demand and more. The more you know on the front end, the better. Leave no stone unturned.
Biz2Credit will host The Venus and Mars of Small Business Finance webinar on Thursday, March 6, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET, during which small business owners can learn about topics including business structure formation, financing, and marketing. Anita Campbell, founder of Small Business Trends, Biz2Credit CEO Rohit Arora, Lisa Cook, economist and former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and John Meyer, Director of Education at The Company Corporation. Register here.