10 Steps to Starting a Business

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more.

Step 1: Write a Business plan:

Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide will help you map out how you will start and run your business successfully.

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Now, ask yourself these 20 questions to make sure you’re thinking about the right key business decisions:

  1. Why am I starting a business?
  2. What kind of business do I want?
  3. Who is my ideal customer?
  4. What products or services will my business provide?
  5. Am I prepared to spend the time and money needed to get my business started?
  6. What differentiates my business idea and the products or services I will provide from others in the market?
  7. Where will my business be located?
  8. How many employees will I need?
  9. What types of suppliers do I need?
  10. How much money do I need to get started?
  11. Will I need to get a loan?
  12. How soon will it take before my products or services are available?
  13. How long do I have until I start making a profit?
  14. Who is my competition?
  15. How will I price my product compared to my competition?
  16. How will I set up the legal structure of my business?
  17. What taxes do I need to pay?
  18. What kind of insurance do I need?
  19. How will I manage my business?
  20. How will I advertise my business

Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning, creativity and hard work.Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience., 

Consider whether you have the following characteristics and skills commonly associated with successful entrepreneurs:

  • Comfortable with taking risks: 
  • Independent
  • Persuasive
  • Able to negotiate
  • Creative
  • Supported by others

Still think you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur and start a new business? Great!  

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The Goal of a good entrepreneur is to find out their weak points, admit it and seek for resources to assist with their  weakness. XL POINT Software allows you to learn our software quickly and to do  what you do best and sell your products.

Don’t struggle with complicated POS systems  that don’t benefit you, your employees nor your business. XL POINT is there to make your business run smoothly, cut out long days of stocktaking and help with your marketing tools.
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Study your competition and anything they do better than you, you must improve on, don’t be the follower and wait for them to take action, be the leader!

We build Software and Solution to suit your needs and not sales staff that push software because they MUST sell it.

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Are you using the right POS system for your business?

At Turnkey Data we have a wide variety of systems that can suit your needs:
We strive to put together individually matched POS packages perfect for your specific business requirements.

The size of the business number of employees, product range, management set up, each and every element is crucial while selecting the best suited Cash register or POS System. Is your venue a dine in or a take away? Do you serve beverages? Do you take bookings? and many more...

Our range can cater to the smallest of your needs such as keying in orders and sending them to the kitchen printer right through to automated stock control, sales reports, etc. The key is in being able to recognise what exactly your business needs.

So, whether you are still using a cash register or have made the switch to POS, give us a call to assist you on (021) 683 6490.