First and foremost, our Brand Development Team has develop a business startup checklist for entrepreneurs to follow for success. Entrepreneurs have a lot going on when they launch their startup, sometimes things get overlooked. With that in mind, our team has developed this list to be a great help so important items don’t get overlooked.
We’ve been told, this tool is a great help by a number of different entrepreneurs. Don’t skip the checklist, everyone misses something in the launch phase, this list helps you tick off all the boxes.
Before you launch, make sure you can answer “yes” to each of the questions for a start-up areas below.
The Name for your Business or Startup:
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you developed a powerful name for your start-up? Your company name should support your company’s unique strategic positioning objectives to create a lasting, self-sustaining engagement with your target market. Let Brandings help find the right name for you. Name Search Tips
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you secured the dot-com domain name? In business today you must own the dot-com domain name. Your customers will expect it. All names in Brandings inventory include the dot-com domain name. Learn More About Domain Extensions
[ ] Yes [ ] No Has the company name been trademark screened? Be sure you can legally use your name. Brandings trademark services can screen your name selections through national and global databases. Trademark Issues
Visibility and Online Identity of your Startup Business:
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you created a strong visual brand identity for your start-up? You need a “public face” for your start-up. Create a robust consumer brand experience by incorporating logotype, tagline, icon, color palette, and other design elements. The Brandings Design Team can help build a visual brand identity that meets your strategic objectives. Contact Our Design Team
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you created a website and developed collateral material? You’ll need a clean, content-rich and easy-to-navigate website as well as letterhead, stationary, business cards and brochures for your business. Get started today. Quote Request
The Legal Side and Future of your Startup Business:
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you decided on the legal form of ownership for your business? You’ll need to decide on the legal structure of your business — sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, limited liability corporations (LLC). Need help deciding? Ask Brandings
[ ] Yes [ ] No Have you secured all licenses and permits? Make certain you are in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and have all the necessary licenses and permits. Brandings can help. Ask Brandings
[ ] Yes [ ] No Do you have a blueprint for your start-up? Successful start-ups begin with a practical, step-by-step guide. Develop a plan for all the functional areas of your start up. We’ve put together a list of questions to get you started. Start-Up Blueprint
Next we’d like to state that were not the only ones with a checklist to help entrepreneurs. With that said, we’d like to direct you to a checklist we recently found at Inc. Magazine. This checklist for startup success references so super successful entrepreneurs, which, is inspirational in itself and it’s well worth the read.
Lastly a word of advice from our team. We’ve developed this Business Startup Checklist for Entrepreneurs as a helpful tool for anyone launching a business or product. Work your way step by step through it and as stated earlier, make sure you can check “yes” at each and every point.