If you’re planning on opening a business soon there are a couple of things that you should know first before you make the decision to launch it. Among them is the importance of investing in a strong business foundation. A strong foundation could mean the difference between a good start for your business and getting it off on the wrong foot as a strong foundation can help improve the survival rate of your business.

One of the first things you as a future entrepreneur must do is create and implement your business plan. A business plan is the blueprints for your business that can be used as a guide even after you’ve already built your business. A business plan can increase your chances of reaching your goals and increase your chances of securing capital for future projects. More information on how to create the perfect business plan can be found here.

The next step would be creating boundaries between your personal life and your business life. As a business owner, you have the freedom to set your own schedule to make sure you have time for your business and time for your family, friends and yourself. This also means keeping your personal finances separate from your businesses which means having opening two different bank accounts. This would be the perfect time to consider having a business credit card.

The final step would be managing your finances which you could start by pricing your services, setting aside a cash reserve for slow business days/emergencies and creating a budget that would account for the future expenses for your business which includes money for rent, merchandise, equipment, marketing expenses etc. Once your business expands, you can enlist the help of an accountant to manage your business’s finances in the future.

After all, is said and done and you manage to keep your business operational past the first year, you can qualify to receive further assistance financially from banks and other traditional lenders or apply to receive money from alternative lenders such as us at Smart Business Funding. If your business is at least 3 months old, you can qualify to receive between $1,000-$500,000 from us and get it in less than 2 days. Neither good credit or collateral is required to receive money from us and applying online is a short, simple process.

To reach us, call or text us at 917-533-2979 or visit our website at  www.smartbusinessfunder.com.