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David & Robin Huff
Fayetteville, NC
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03/11/2020
If you're planning to start a small business, you may be feeling overwhelmed with all the preparation for it. To make this much more manageable, use this checklist to get started right away.



What You Need to Start Your Small Business

Starting a small business requires more work than some people may realize. If you're considering starting a business on your own but aren't sure how to do it, there are plenty of guides that will make it easier. Below are some basic but essential tips to help you start your small business.

Solve a Problem

When you start a business, you have more of a chance at success if you're solving a problem that exists in the market. Whether you're providing a good or a service, you want whatever you're selling to offer something of value. You very likely already have an idea of what sort of business you want to start, but try thinking about from this angle to understand what it is you're really offering. Rather than thinking about it as selling synthetic oil to car owners, for example, think about it as providing customers with a time-saving option. Since synthetic oil offers the benefits of longer oil change intervals and better engine protection, sell them the idea of saving time and money on oil changes rather than just oil.

Identify Your Target Audience

Along with knowing what problem you're solving, it also helps to know who your target market is. Think about who needs what you're selling, what their needs are, and how they can identify with your product or service. Think about the gender of the person who will buy your product, the age range of your customers, and other defining characteristics. It can really help to develop buyer personas so that as you prepare your business, you can think of a specific person as you finetune things.

Create Your Brand

Once you've established these first steps, it's time to start developing a cohesive brand. Your brand is more than just your logo, although this is an important part of it. Create a logo that clearly shows what your business is about. Think about the color palette, your brand's name, and the look of the logo. You want it to be simple and memorable while still being very unique. Look at other logos for inspiration before you start. Beyond this, think about what your storefront or online store will look like, what sort of communication you will use, what the voice of your brand will be, and what sort of feeling you want your customers to get when they hear your name. If you want to start a small business that you can run on the side, consider becoming an AMSOIL dealer. For more information, contact Huff Oil Group. You can contact them at (978) 259-5463 to get your questions answered or request more information here!

Reach Your Audience

The next step is to ensure your target audience sees your brand and interacts with it. You will have to do a bit of promotion and marketing to get them to pay attention to you, so work out a marketing plan. Think about the sort of customers you're trying to reach and which means of communication will reach them best. This may be flyers around town, television ads, or a website. Get to know your audience so that you can develop a strategy that will reach them easily.

Establish an Online Presence

Nowadays, no matter what sort of business you run, you definitely need to have an online presence. Establish social media profiles for your business so that everyone can contact you easily and find your business online. Through your social media profiles, you can reach a wide audience and communicate important information to them, from business hours to promotions. On top of this, you can also share reviews from previous customers and start a communication with potential customers checking out your page.

Stand out Among the Competition

Finally, there will likely be some strong competition in the market. In order to stand out, you'll need to do some research on the competition to figure out what makes you different. As you do your research, take note of what you offer that others don't. Focus on these things to ensure they stand out as you build and market your business.

Become an AMSOIL Dealer

If you're looking for a good option for a side business, becoming an AMSOIL dealer is a great way to go. If this sounds like a good option for you, contact Huff Oil Group at (978) 259-5463. You can request more information online and decide if becoming an AMSOIL dealer is the right choice for you.
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