- Retain a good attorney. Don’t just find a lawyer – do some research, interview several candidates, and select the one that you deem the most trustworthy and knowledgeable. If you go with the cheapest one, you might be sorry. Having a seasoned attorney with experience representing businesses similar to yours can make or break your company.
- Work with an accountant. It is important to get financial advice from the very start from a professional experienced in helping start-up businesses. A good accountant or CPA will prepare you for your financial obligations so you aren’t caught unaware. For example, your business can be running along smoothly until it gets hit with a large tax bill. Additionally, having a tax professional assist you with preparing your returns can help you find opportunities to save.
- Hire “up.” Don’t settle when it comes to hiring your team. This can be difficult initially when funds are low, but you should expect a certain level of quality when hiring. The team you work with can help your business soar, but the wrong group can cause your business to suffer. It is okay to be picky. You want to work with individuals who make you and your business better.
- Network. As a new business owner, you are on the job 24/7. Promoting your brand is a full-time job. Fortunately, social media is making this task easier, but don’t forget to target the professionals and organizations that can help your business. In short, be prepared to network at all times and connect with anyone you meet. You never know where your next client or big deal may come from!
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