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The Photographer's Market Guide to Building Your Photography Business, 2nd Edition by Vik Orenstein

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CHAPTER 9:

BREAKING IN: STARTING A NEW BUSINESS

Your very first step in starting your new business should be to go to the U.S. Small Business Administration website: www.sba.gov. They have a wealth of information on every aspect of small business from the planning stage on through to your exit strategy. Your next step should be to enter “starting a small business” along with the name of your state in your search engine. Most states have free guides to setting up small businesses, along with other resources including such things as low-interest loans. When searching, look specifically for government sites and avoid sponsored sites (the ones that appear at the top of the page highlighted in yellow boxes that run down the right side of the page). ...

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