Business Startup Costs
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Top 5 Business Startup Costs

Essential to the startup effort is the creation of a business plan – a detailed map of the new business to be created.

Careful research of the industry and consumer makeup must be conducted before starting up a business. Some business owners choose to hire market research firms to aid them.

In most areas, businesses are expected to submit to obtain certain business licenses and permits, insurance, and authorizations.

Every business type requires some form of equipment and basic supplies. Before adding equipment expense to the list of startup costs, a decision has to be made: to lease, or to buy.

Marketing the business is much more than ad placement. It also includes branding, social networking, and promoting – everything a company does in order to attract clients to the business.

Starting up any kind of business requires an infusion of capital. There are two ways to acquire capital for a business: equity financing and debt financing.

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is the Creative Development and Marketing Director at QAT Global. She has over 20 years of proven success leading corporate marketing, communications, IT, and business strategy development. Karie is responsible for driving creative strategy and execution to develop and produce quality creative technology and marketing solutions that meet internal and external client’s business objectives and goals.