Author Archives: Chuck Bartok

Decide On The Start-Up Requirements of Your New Business

The Beginning Business will need to decide what is needed and either buy or finance the necessary items. For example, a retail store will need an inventory of goods to sell. A restaurant will need a kitchen and some food … Continue reading

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Deciding About Location

The Beginning Business will need to decide where to place equipment or operations and where to be in order to make sales. For example, a sawmill should be close to the forest, a bank needs parking and convenient access, and … Continue reading

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Pick the Legal Structure for Your Business

Your business needs to find the best legal structure to use. In a previous post we discussed a checklist of 29 steps when starting your Business. This topic was number 4. Pick a legal structure and file any necessary documents. … Continue reading

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Creating a Marketing Plan

Your business needs a marketing plan. In a previous post we discussed a checklist of 29 steps when starting your Business. This topic was number 3. Prepare a business and marketing plan that includes sales materials, distribution requirements, packaging details, … Continue reading

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Do You Have The Right Product To Market?

Do You Have The Right Product To Market? How Do You Find The Right Product To Market? The answer to product choice is complex and critical. The products of a business are going to be the key to the company’s … Continue reading

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Securing Your Business Name

A Beginning Business Needs To Secure And Protect The Business Name. Your business name is a valuable asset. In a previous post we discussed a checklist of 29 steps when starting your Business. This topic was number 1. Select and … Continue reading

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29 Business Start-Up Requirements List

These 29 Business Start-Up Checklist Items Are For Study and Each Is A Topic For Future Blog Posts. This business owner’s list of 29 start-up requirements will prepare for the reality of owning a business. Use this list to avoid … Continue reading

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Internet Marketing Works, Thanks to Social Media

By spending the time required, and a little money, a business owner can bring customers in the door using the internet, through Social Media. The use of “social media marketing” can actually allow some businesses to survive downturns in the … Continue reading

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Business Survival Requires Having Cash, So Watch Those Cash Flow Numbers

It’s all about the numbers. In business there is a whole profession actively working on the numbers important to measuring the business activities and position. This is Accounting. The person in business must understand and be ready to supply the … Continue reading

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An 8 Step Business Counseling and Guidance Method That Works

Successful business owners face problems which they solve with the help of family, friends, mentors, and business professionals like a business counselor. Business counselors should apply something like this 8 step business counseling and guidance method because it works. Most … Continue reading

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