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First Steps to Start a Business

Starting a business is never easy, nor is success a guarantee. Confidence is important but so is an honest evaluation of your business plan, an understanding of the legal aspects of entrepreneurship and a realistic expectation of how your business will make money (and when). The following articles cover the critical first steps every entrepreneur should take before starting a business. For an overview of steps in starting a new business, you can download FindLaw's Guide to Starting a Business [pdf].

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