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Ok, so you've been funded and no it's time for the actual planning to begin! This is probably the most challenging part of the whole thing. There are so many options, where do you begin looking? PurpleFruit's guide can help you.
Going into business is scary . Having a plan B, means a lack of belief in plan A. Burn your bridges!
Business Creation membership with the FSB will probably be the best step you take towards your future.
Find out what Headline tags are (H1, H2, H3 etc.) and implement them properly throughout your websites pages and content. No WordPress, or other platforms, themes tags are setup correctly for SEO, the tags are generally used for styling which is basically an easy way for the theme designers and developers, also most SEO companies to layout a page BUT all it does is ruin the pages targeting and ranking possibilities.
Prepare by research and study as much as you can about what you want to do. Then make a cash plan. Prepare a simple summary of where and when you expect to receive cash in to the business and compare those figures with a simple summary of where and when you expect to have to spend cash. If you are spending too much refine the plan or consider if its worthwhile pursuing at this stage. Would you start building a home without a plan? Do not start a business without a plan. Do not sign up long term commitments to rent property or assets without being sure you have money coming in to cover these costs.
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