If you are planning to start a new business, you can reduce your risk and optimize your chance of success by proper research and planning. You need to have lots of information about the business, location, regulations, technical know how, potential customers, wages, costs, expenses and more. Fortunately today, many of the information you need are available online. Following are some of the resources I recommend:
- Small Business Policy Index (by sbecouncil.org) allow you to compare different states and decide which one is best for your business idea.