The first thing to do in forming
a new business is to set up the legalities and structure of
the business, as well as do some business planning. Here we'll
give you free tips and resources to help you in this process.
First you must choose a legal
business structure, whether it is a sole proprietor, partnership,
LLC, etc., so check out the Business
To make your business legal,
you'll need a business name (DBA) and possibly a tax ID number.
See the Business Name article
to find out how to do this.
If you want to give your business
a clear direction to begin with, you may want to write a business
plan. For tips on this, check out the Business
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