RICHLAND, Wash. Learn how to start a business in Benton and Franklin counties at a workshop presented next Monday, Nov. 14, by the Washington State University Tri-Cities Business LINKS program.
The Start Smart workshop will answer questions focusing on business plan basics, such as:
How much money will you need to start and run the business until it is profitable?
What are your options for getting money for your business?
What do you need to do to legally launch your business licenses, taxes, and other issues?
How will you market your business?
This practical and interactive workshop helps you save time and money by planning ahead. Participants develop an action plan and receive a step-by-step workbook.
The Start Smart workshop is at 6:30 p.m. at the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive, Richland. Registration for this two-hour workshop costs $25 for up to two people. Pre-register online at www.tricity.wsu.edu/links or call 372-7101.
The Start Smart workshop is repeated the second Monday of each month the next workshop is scheduled for Dec. 12. Start Smart is co-sponsored by the Small Business Development Center/Columbia Basin College, SCORE, the City of Richland, and the four Chambers of Commerce.