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Resources for Starting a New Business in Wisconsin

Share! 11/12/2020

Is there a business concept budding in the back of your mind but you aren’t sure how to make it take shape? Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available for turning your dream into a reality. Read on for tips and resources with that very goal in mind.


Cover Business Essentials

Certain aspects of your business can’t be left to chance. Cover the essentials for a solid start.


  1. Firm up your idea with a well-written business plan.
  2. Consider establishing an LLC to protect your personal assets.
  3. Create a realistic budget for your new venture.
  4. Apply for startup funds if you need help getting things off the ground.
  5. Establish healthy spending habits right off the bat.


Start On Your Home Turf

You could establish your dream business in Wisconsin with a safe, simple plan of starting out home-based.


  1. Minimal overhead is just one of several reasons to start a home-based business.
  2. Explore proven methods for developing a successful business out of your home.
  3. Prepare your property for hosting your new venture.


Consider the World Wide Web

In some ways, it takes very little to turn a home-based business into a global enterprise. Establish a web presence to help your company grow.


  1. It behooves any business to have a website in this day and age, as it allows customers from anywhere and at any time to connect.
  2. Regardless of whether you sell a product or service, embracing e-commerce is a wise endeavor.
  3. A mobile application means your small business is a simple tap away for your customers.
  4. Whenever you’re working online, make sure to keep your devices secure and protected.


Stay Locally Connected

Whether you decide a brick-and-mortar store is in order or you’re simply needing support, connection with your local business district will be a boon.


  1. Support businesses in Wisconsin by buying local!
  2. Join Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce for increased credibility and referral services.
  3. Plug into Wisconsin-based business resources.
  4. A home-base is a great way to start, but don’t rule out a brick-and-mortar store.
  5. Networking can benefit your business with fresh ideas, ongoing support, and broadened connections.


Do you have a budding business idea? Don’t be afraid to act on your inspiration! Whether you decide to work from home or take on a brick and mortar, let Wisconsin host your business.


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