You’re starting your own business. How exciting!
As you’ve done your research, I’m sure you’ve discovered that the casualty rate among start-up businesses is high. It’s just a fact of life in American commerce.
We hope that we are able to provide some tips and advice you can trust to help your business avoiding becoming a first-year casualty. We want our community to benefit from your endeavors. We want your enterprise to thrive, prosper and grow.
And yes, after you have been in business for a year and have established a good customer service track record, we hope that you will consider applying for BBB Accreditation.
In the meantime, we have compiled a variety of articles, tips and other resources that we hope you’ll find helpful. They may answer some of the questions and situations you will encounter during your daily operations. Please feel free to share any of the information in this resource if you feel it may be helpful to others, either as a business owner or as a consumer.
But please note: while we seek to provide information to help you in your operations, we are providing general information only. Although the material has been compiled from reliable sources, it should be considered only as generic background on any particular topics. We are not attorneys and this is not legal advice.
Before making any decision that affects your business, please consider seeking the advice of an attorney, certified public accountant or other appropriate professional. If you don’t have an existing relationship with these professionals, you can always start with bbb.org to find businesses you can trust in these industries and more. With nearly 1,600 BBB Accredited Businesses in over 1,800 industries in northwest Florida, we can help you find professionals you can trust.
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