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An Outline on How to Start-up a For Profit Small Business

small business1)      OPTION 1: Go to your local county and apply for an assume name certificate.

a)      DALLAS:http://www.dallascounty.org/department/countyclerk/asmdname_procedures.php

b)      TARRANT COUNTY: http://www.tarrantcounty.com/ecountyclerk/cwp/view.asp?A=735&Q=435718


3)      Apply for an Employer Identification Number from IRS.Gov
a) http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=102767,00.html

4)      Go a landline for at least 3 months until you get properly listed in the directory

5)      Go to a local bank and open an small business account – suggest no fee type bank

6)      Apply for a domain and 5 page website for your small business

  1. GoDaddy.com (any website and mobile app capability) small monthly fee and wordpress for free with a subdomain
  2. Submit your business to directories – use godaddy plan for marketing for your small business

7)      Create an Small Business Development Business Plan and Capability Statement – your local SCORE OFFICE can help.

8)      Apply for DUNS# as a government suppliers for your small business

  1. http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do;jsessionid=81407B1F03F2BDB123DD47D19158B75F

9)      Register with a CCR.gov  if Central Contractor Registration for your small business

  1. https://www.bpn.gov/ccr/

10)   Apply for a Small Business Merchant Credit Account with a credit card processor along with google and paypal payments. A Merchant account for a business no more than $10

  1. PAYPAL https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/merchant
  2. GOOGLE https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin?service=sierra&continue=https://checkout.google.com/main?upgrade%3Dtrue&hl=en_US&nui=1&ltmpl=default&sacu=1&gsessionid=GzWKqcSGuE-bfj0VWFPCLw

11)   Register a Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube and Twitter account for social marketing for your small business.

12)   Register with State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for Reseller Certificate

  1. http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/sales/ GO INTO THE OFFICE
  2. http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/taxforms/01-3392.pdf NON PROFIT FORMS

13)   Go to Yourbuzz.com to register all your social links and watch to edit local directories listing

14)   Make videos for your tube, take picture for website and write a blog on your site

15)   Do your business with passion.

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