7 Steps to Starting a Business January 19, 2017, 1:00pm EST

In this informative webinar, USA TODAY columnist, author of The Small Business Bible and Small Business Connection editor-in-chief, Steve Strauss will walk you through the steps to start your own business. Real-world and practical, these tips are the key to the success of any new startup venture:

  1. Self-evaluation: Are you cut out to be an entrepreneur?
  2. Business Evaluation: How viable is your idea?
  3. Legalities and Formalities: The nuts-and-bolts are critical
  4. The Business Plan: It’s your roadmap for a successful journey
  5. Get Funded: There are a lot more options than you may know about
  6. Set Up Shop: This is the fun stuff!
  7. Trial and Error: Learning from your mistakes, and successes, is important

About the Presenter(s)

Steve Strauss

Steve Strauss is one of the world’s leading entrepreneurship and small business experts. He has been seen on CNN, CNBC, The O’Reilly Factor, and his column, Ask an Expert, appears weekly on USATODAY.com.

USA TODAY Senior Small Business Columnist and Best-Selling Author
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