Mini MBA

Steps to follow to get your business started

This is the traditional information that you would get in a business class

Let's start here:

Every business will need a name and a business license. If you are in the US, each state has its own process for obtaining a business license.

Most coaches decide to use either sole proprietorship or LLC. There are pluses and minuses to each, and certain requirements for each. Nerdwallet has a good graphic that compares the two, and it is included below.

Regardless of what you choose for your business' name, you can include a DBA name if you decide to use a different name later. My business is: Coach Wendy Cook with a DBA Evergreen Business Coach. 

What to name your business is