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Starting a Business in Arizona? This powerpoint was used during the Small Business Development Center Start Up Lab. It addresses the top concerns for start ups and the resources we recommend to …

Starting a Business in Arizona? This powerpoint was used during the Small Business Development Center Start Up Lab. It addresses the top concerns for start ups and the resources we recommend to address them. Funding, Legal Structure, Business Pl

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  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
  • (Nancy)Relationship Build trust - Basis of social media – people to connect with other peopleValue Online strategy needs to establish expertise Have a finite value for people using tool (YOUR client – not you!) This is NOT the benefits you offerStrategy Big picture goal – how these pieces fit together for your goals – revenue How and who will execute
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    • 1. Start Up Presented By:Kristin Slice, MA, Business Analyst
    • 2. Small Business Development CenterPart of a Nation Wide NetworkOffices Across Arizona with 8 officesin PhoenixBusiness Planning, Funding, Marketing,Technology Start Ups and Financial Analysis3,000 Business Served1,364 Jobs Created in 2011268 Business Starts$45,000,000 Capital Formation$85,000,000 Increased Sales
    • 3. HP LIFE ProgramLearning Initiative for Entrepreneurs.Hands On, Interactive, Designed to help expand businessesOpen Source Software and Online ResourcesStats:45 countries across the globeHP LIFE has more than 340 partner organizations.Delivered in more than 20 languagesOver 500,000 people have participated world wide
    • 4. AgendaIntroductionsV.E. Story: Board Context – 5 mins.Business Scenario: Specific Problem- 20 mins.What support are you looking for?Hands on Activity: Open LabDebrief: Business application and Assigments
    • 5. Forming a Legal Entity - Filling a LLC If you want to move forward with filing your LLC yourself. Here is agood guide that is important to read that might answer yourquestion: http://www.azcommerce.com/services/small-business-services/ this is a step by step process. Also if you want to know about the ARS code that that sectionrefers to here is a good guide.http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=29The IRS site has some good information also, at:http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=158625,00.html
    • 6. Creating a Business PlanWhy create a business plan?Use the Building Your Winning Business Plan workbook.Use the HP Life Business Plan template .Complete the Financial Projection Excel SheetAll three documents are available on the desktop under a filelabels Start Up ToolsRemember to save the documents and email them to yourself.
    • 7. FundingPrior to starting to look for funding you will need a solid businessplan and financial projections.Articles and Links:http://www.toolkit.com/small_business_guide/sbg.aspx?nid=P10_0500http://www.entrepreneur.com/money/finance/index.htmlSBA Grant and Loan Finder:http://www.sba.gov/content/search-business-loans-grants-and-financing
    • 8. Marketing and Sales ToolsCreate a Marketing Plan and answer the assessment on thiswebsite:file:///G:/Marketing%20Plan%20Resources.mhtIn additional you can check out these tools, set up profiles and visittheir training sections:Marketingsplash.com templates to create Collateral and FlyersVistaprint provides cheap printing and template graphics Internet Marketing: Read the PDF Guide from Hubspot on desktopEmail Marketing: MailChimp.comSelf Website Creation: www.wordpress.org
    • 9. ResearchingResearching the statistical feasibility of your business andcompleting Marketing ResearchDemographics and Census:http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/04000.htmlEconomic and Housing:http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtmlResearch packets provide extensive background on your industry.They have vary in content. If you do not see your specific businesstell your business counselor and they can order one for you free ofcharge.http://www.sbdcnet.org/category/small-business-research-reportshttp://www.missouribusiness.net/sbtdc/industry/index.aspFinancial Benchmarks and Industry Ratio:http://www.bizstats.com/
    • 10. Best website for education on business challengesWWW.SBA.ORGWWW.AMEXOPEN.COMWWW.BUZZGATE.COM
    • 11. Where do we go from here…Complete your goals and email them toKristin in order to sign up for next Start Up Lab.Share what resources you need. Sign up for one-on-one counseling

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