Starting a Business in Arkansas
Get Your Arkansas Business Started on The RIGHT Foot
Starting a new business can be exciting and challenging. There is much to be done during the idea and planning phase of opening a new business.
This stage of business development is critical to the long term success of the business. It is common knowledge that failure rates for new businesses are high. However, business owners that plan properly before opening the business increase their chances of success.
- Choosing the Legal Form of Ownership for Your Business
- Grant Information
- Hiring Employees – What You Need to Know
- Marketing – Do’s and Don’ts
- Marketing for Small Businesses
- SBTDC Loan Packet Information – PDF File
Starting a new business requires extensive planning and preparation which is quite time consuming. To assist in this process, Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center offers a variety of services to assist new business owners.
Recommended Action Steps for Starting a New Business
For those of you who are planning to start a new business, the ASBTDC recommends that you follow these action steps. These steps will help you as you determine whether or not you want to start a business as well as consider the feasibility of your chosen business. These steps are designed to help you learn about the critical issues related to starting a new business and guide you through the planning process.
The ASBTDC offers a wide variety of live and online classes to those who are interested in starting a business. The first course recommended to those who are considering starting a business is “Starting a Business in Arkansas”.
The ASBTDC provides answers to common questions often asked by those who are considering starting a business.
Arkansas Residents - If you need additional assistance in answering questions about starting a business, please contact your local SBTDC office.