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Well it seems you need people to hear about you your business now right? I would start with hiring a web designer, My wife can help you with a design??? She can also do your website where it can be seen by everyone who types into Google ' towing ' so your website is seen. I am not sure how much you understand about websites or web traffic but she is more the willing to give you some free advise and free consultation. 619-303-0378. I look forward to hearing from you. In the mean time i would go on free advertising websites and post your business information so at least people know your out there. Also take advantage of business mixers you may hear abotu in your area as they are a great way to expose your business word of mouth. . Take care! http://www.pandorasdesigns.com/1 of 1 people found this helpful
When you say that you "need help getting the start up", are you referring to:
- Securing financing
- Developing a business plan
All the Best,
I NEED HELP WITH SECURING FINANCE , DEVELOPING A BUSINESS PLAN , SALES AND LEGAL , I ALREADY HAVE SOMEONE TALKING TO ME ABOUT WEBSITE DESIGN .I AM CURRENTLY TAKING CLASSES FOR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND AM TRYING TO GET IT FINISHED. I HAVE 6 MORE LESSONS. ANY HELP THAT YA'LL CAN GIVE ME WOULD GREATLY BE APPRECIATED.....
Need help starting a towing company
Beverly, If I was starting a towing company, I would contact SCORE. SCORE is FREE
I would also develop a business plan.
Happy New Year and good luck, LUCKIEST
Can you be a little more specific? That is a big task to ask for just any help.
You need a business plan - try SCORE or find a SDBC in your area. There help is free and they can help you with your plan, your licensing if you need it, your marketing (which you will need), your insurance requirements, etc, etc.
If you need financing - you need to be more specific. How much do you need? What will the funds be used for? There are many financing options but most lenders want specifics. Plus, it is hard to point you in the right direction without knowing a bit more. I don't want to point out about equipment lenders when you are seeking an unsecured loan or I don't want to tell you about a program that only provides $50K when you need twice that amount.
If you can be a bit more specific, I or someone else here can be more helpful.
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Hi there - Good luck with starting your company. I would also recommend Business Owner's Toolkit - http://www.toolkit.com/. It is a free site that has a guide to starting a small business and tools to help you get started. They have thousands of pages of content organized like a guide (getting financing, hiring, your office and equipment, marketing, etc) It's a good resource when you run into a question. For help with licenses and incorporating, I'd suggest BizFilings as well. There is also a company called The Payroll Company that works with companies that have a payroll of less than 8 employees and they do all the withholding and payroll taxes, etc. I think you will also need a bunch of liability insurance - try NetQuote.
You probably can't get a business bank account without filing a DBA or incorporating - depends on the Bank. QuickBooks has the best small business accounting software. And don't forget a website. You may want to put together a startup checklist. Here's a good one to start with-http://www.bizfilings.com/Learn_About/#How_To_Start_A_Business
This day and age the internet is slowly becoming the new phone book, so investing in a website wouldn't be a waste in my opinion, and every business needs marketing materials and a logo...That's my two cents but I am a designer so my money is weighted toward my industry lol. I'd be happy to talk about a website etc. though if you were interested.
Will you be towing boats, if so I use usship and towing companies bid on the job. I transport my boat two times a year from Va to Fl & back.
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ME AND MY HUSBAND ARE STARING A TOWING COMPANY AND NEED HELP GETTING THE START UP. WE ARE IN GA.... WE ALREADY HAVE DRIVERS THAT ARE RELIABLE AND CAN OPERATE THE TOW TRUCKS .... THEY ARE ALSO CAPABLE OF FIXING JUST ABOUT ANYTHING WRONG ON A VEHICLE......ANY HELP OR ADVICE WOULD GREATLY BE APPRECIATED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND GOD BLESS......