Starting your own business provides the unique opportunity to make a living and be your own boss while pursuing your passions—but it isn’t easy. Many business owners agree that the first year is the toughest. However, if you’re diligent from the start, you’ll put yourself in a much better position for success.
To help, QuickBooks asked 965 seasoned small business owners if they had any advice for people who are about to start their first business. The top two recommendations were to:
In this article we will cover how to conduct research for your new business—with the help of a simple planning template—to give your new business the greatest chance of success.