Looking to Startup? Check our list of to-do’s first


When it comes to starting your own business, it may seem a little daunting! But it doesn’t have to be that way; below is a list of objectives that may need to be carried out to make your idea saturate into a realistic form.

Advertising

  • Create Business Cards
  • Determine Branding Guidelines
  • Develop a logo
  • Hire a salesperson
  • Newspaper Ads
  • Perfect your pitch
  • Plan a launch party
  • Request feedback from current users
  • Request products reviews

Finances

  • Apply for a loan
  • Determine budget
  • Find an accounting system
  • Get a business bank account
  • Register for business insurance

Market

  • Check for existing trademarks
  • Create a business name
  • Determine the viability of the business
  • Establish competitors
  • Get feedback on ideas by experts
  • Identify market opportunity
  • Research idea(s)
  • Select demographics

Office

  • Create a sign
  • Determine storage needs for products
  • Fittings and furniture
  • Get computers for staff
  • Purchase necessary software
  • Quality coffee machine
  • Reserve parking spaces
  • Select an office or use home
  • Set occupational health and safety standards
  • Set up utilities
  • Stationery
  • Trendy standing desks

Online

  • Convince friends and family to share your page
  • Create company email addresses
  • Create email footer
  • Prepare social media content
  • Purchase data storage
  • Set up an email registration page
  • Set up an online phone account
  • Set up website
  • Strengthen IT Security

People

  • Assign responsibilities to staff
  • Establish a culture
  • Find a mentor
  • Give yourself a sweet jib title
  • Hire an accountant
  • Identify your strengths
  • Look into attorneys
  • Network
  • Plan for recruitment
  • Purchase company phones
  • Train staff
  • Update LinkedIn

Planning

  • Create emergency and recovery plans
  • Create a succession plan if you ever leave
  • Define business success
  • Determine legal structure
  • Develop a financial plan
  • File for trademarks and patents
  • Set growth targets

Registrations

  • Apply for any business licenses
  • Purchase website domain name
  • Register business name
  • Register for a trademark
  • Reserve social media accounts
  • Set up tax

If you think we have missed anything out, or you are looking to start-up your own company and you need guidance- then get hold of one of our team members and we will be very happy to help you out.

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