The WBC walks clients through the basics of starting a business. Those include: evaluating their business idea, brainstorming possible sources of revenue, various types of capital investment for their business, legal entity structure, validating their business model, registering and licensing their business and their launch. We help women build confidence in themselves and their business viability.
Steps to Starting Your Business:
- Get clear on your business idea & location (Training Topic: Start Your Business)
- Evaluate your market & industry (Training Topic: Marketing)
- Setup a legal entity (Training Topic: Legal & Taxes)
- Get funding, if needed (Training Topic: Financing & Accounting)
- Launch Your Business!
Frequently Asked Questions
The first step to writing your business plan is understanding the business climate and potential by researching your market, industry and competition. Succinctly write 8-10 pages in 3rd person, clearly describing the aspects of business that show potential for success. Meet with our business consultant for help starting, reviewing, and editing your business plan.
If you do plan to sell online, you absolutely need a user-friendly website. Make sure you have an online location that is accessible and helpful to your target audience to maximize sales. Website can be an easy way to gain exposure and accessibility 24/7. Remember that a website needs Search Engine Optimization and that social media is driving website traffic.
Demographics: Gender, age, marital status, location, education etc.
Psychographics: Lifestyle, habits, passions, preferences etc.
Salt Lake Chamber
175 E 400 S Suite 600
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free, One-On-One Business Consulting
Our professional business counselor provides individual counseling sessions that are tailored to the specific needs of the entrepreneur. These informal sessions provide guidance and practical business knowledge that will help to increase the client’s potential for success.
Counseling sessions cover specific areas ranging from concept feasibility and business planning to startup assistance and business growth. If you are just starting your business, please attend our Jump Start training before scheduling a consultation.
In-Person & Online Training
The WBC strives to provide free or low cost trainings on Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, Management, Government Contracts, International Trade, and Finance.