Step 1: Prepare for Success
Take the time to find out if your idea is viable. Who will buy your product or service? What’s happening in your industry?
Step 2: Plan Your Business
Good business planning keeps you focused, and can be the difference between failure and success.
You’ll need to go through several steps to make sure your business can operate legally.
Other helpful resources:
- Maryland Checklist for New Businesses
- City of Baltimore Business Permits and Licenses
- City of Baltimore City Agencies, Quasi-Agencies & City Affiliates; use the Baltimore SourceLink Resource Navigator for even more business development resources
- City of Baltimore industry specific business guides listed on the homepage.