a website and make sure that it looks presentable. Social media is
important too. Show your projects on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest
and similar sites. See about participating on Houzz, Angie’s List and
related sites. LinkedIn is also a great network for businesses.
Apart from these tips, the most important thing is to be good at
what you do.
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1. Make a business plan: The SBA offers good tips for developing a
business plan. It should include: executive summary or mission statement,
company description, a market analysis, organization/management
structure, service or product line, sales strategy and funding request. Also
include your financial projections, such as income statements, balance
sheets, and cash flow statements for the last few years.
2. Create a brand: It needs to be something people will remember
and also something they will associate with your service. Once you’ve
got the name, it’s important to register and trademark your brand.
3. Stock up on tools: Quality work needs quality tools. You should
supply yourself with the best ones available, yet still affordable.
4. Get insured: A construction business should insure as much
as possible. Get tradesman liability insurance — this will ensure any
income you earn is protected. And of course your vehicle is essential
for on-site work, so it’s important that you get that amply insured too.
5. Have a presence online: You need to be multi-channel. Have
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