Start Your Own Business Today

If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business…today’s the day!

Whether you want to start a home-based business, a retail store, or a huge corporation, we have the tools you need to get started, including a free fill-in-the-blank business plan, as well as free forms and worksheets for entrepreneurs.

The hardest part about starting a small business is getting started, taking those first steps toward making the dream come true. To support you in becoming an entrepreneur, we’ve included articles on this website, from how to find the money to finance your dream to the first 10 things you need to do to make your business official. You’ll also enjoy reading about how to turn a big dream into little action steps, and what nine things need to be included in a business plan.

A small business coach can help you be more successful! It’s also important to have an accountant or bookkeeper, to help you track and understand your financials.

If you’re in the discovery phase, simply testing a business idea, you’ll love the forms and worksheets we’ve compiled. These worksheets step you through start-up costs, monthly overhead, cost of goods, and cash flow. We’ve also included a personal budgeting worksheet so that you can determine how much money you’ll need to take from the business in order to pay your personal bills. You can also use this worksheet to determine whether you can afford to buy your first home. For fun, there’s also a self-employment assessment test that indicates whether you’re suited for entrepreneurship and if this is the right time for you to start your own business.

Starting your own business can be one of the most life-changing, empowering decisions you’ll ever make…if you do decide to move forward, best of luck in your new venture!

About Jennifer Croft

The information on this website was written and compiled by Jennifer Croft, co-founder of Simple Biz Planning. Jennifer has also written websites for a company in Denver that does cabinet painting and interior painting, and an implant dentist in Denver and sedation dentist in Denver, Colorado. She’s also written the copy for interior designers in Denver and a custom drapery workroom in Denver.

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