WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL NEEDS OF MY BUSINESS?
So far, all I have
done is to sharpen my thoughts about my future
will I sell? Who will I sell to? How big is my
market and where is it located? What form will my business take? Logical and
necessary as these considerations are, they form, in fact, my business'
conceptual foundation. Now I have reached the
point of listing
what is actually required to start and run my
must choose and make decisions about different ways to set up and run my
business. Among the various alternatives open to
me, it is important
that I make informed and knowledgeable
decisions about the
specific details relating to how I will start
run my business. All my eventual choices will be
made in the light of what I have learned so far about this type of
business, the type of customer I have
defined and the practices of my
competitors, especially the successful ones, as I do not necessarily
want to reinvent the wheel.
The following checklist will
provide me with alternatives and my
be made according to the information I have, so far,
gathered and written down. However, there
might be limitations only I am
aware of, which might affect my choices. I might have to
choose between cost and function on equipment or machinery, or
between renting or buying to house my
business. This is why I need the following checklist.
On the following pages, I will be provided with choices on
housing the business, the equipment and machinery I will need, advertising
and promotion, purchases, service, delivery, etc.