Start It

STEP ONE

It all starts with creativity and a little imagination. Brainstorm ideas about something you have passion for, or ways to solve a problem.

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Plan It

STEP TWO

How will you bring your vision for your business to life?  What is its mission? What is its purpose?

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Prove It

STEP THREE

What makes your idea successful?  How do you communicate that?  Study your marketplace, know your competition and learn the balance between trusting your instincts and implementing outside feedback.

Build It

STEP FOUR

This is where it all takes shape. Figure out your budget and solidify your business plan. And remember, making and using your connections is key.

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Brand It

STEP FIVE

Give your business its personality. From brand name to logo and tagline, this is where you identify your voice, your company culture, messaging, and who you’re talking to.