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How to Start a Disc Golf Business

Starting a disc golf business is an excellent entrepreneurial opportunity as long as you separate yourself from the competition. We offer tips and advice on the startup process.

Thinking about opening a disc golf business? We tell you what you need to know to get started.
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Successful Business Plans for Disc Golf Businesses

By now, you're probably tired of hearing how important a good business plan is to your disc golf business startup.

Although it might seem like an unnecessary formality, your disc golf company's business plan is a document that will shape your goals and strategies on a go-forward basis.

If that's not enough, consider that business plans inoculate your business from common startup mistakes. While other startup disc golf businesses are floundering, your business will be on course for growth and profits, protected by a carefully conceived plan that reflects real world business conditions and your business's unique characteristics.

Investigate Competitors

Prior to launching a disc golf business within your community, it's a smart move to see how strong the competition is. Use the link below to get a list of local competitors near you. Just enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of disc golf businesses in your community.

Before you open up shop, make sure you know what you will offer to your customers that provides a significant advantage over your competition's offering.

Learning More About the Industry

As part of your due diligence on opening a disc golf business, it's essential that you have a conversation with someone who is in the business. If you think your local competitors will give you advice, you're being overoptimistic. The last thing they want to do is help you to be a better competitor.

However, an entrepreneur who owns a disc golf business in a different city may be more than happy to give you a few tips, once they realize that you are not going to directly compete with them in their community. In fact, they are often very willing to share startup advice with you. It can take a while to find an entrepreneur who is willing to talk, but it's well worth the effort.

Where do you find a disc golf business owner who is willing to talk to you but doesn't live nearby?

Here's how we would do it. Try the useful link below and key in a random city/state or zipcode.

Acquisitions vs. Startups

There is a lot of debate about whether it's better to start a new disc golf business or acquire a disc golf business on the business-for-sale marketplace.

Unless you have compelling reasons to launch a new business, buying an existing disc golf business may be the better choice.

The good news is that a disc golf business acquisition is a recognized name and usually comes with a loyal customer base. If you're diligent about finding the right acquisition prospect, you may be able to leverage a business buying strategy to rapidly propel yourself into a position of industry leadership.

Don't Rule Out Franchising

Startup small business owners are under enormous pressure to achieve profitability quickly.

Small business franchises simplify startup routines and can be the shortest path to both profitability and long-term success.

Our golf franchise directory is full of disc golf business startup opportunities. Just clink on the link below to get started.

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Conversation Board

Have something to say about opening a disc golf business? Please post your thoughts below.

Randy Purcell 2/12/2010

I have wanted to start a disc golf buisness for a while and wasnt sure how to get started properly. This site has put me on the right path. Now i can research this and see if it is feesible to attempt in my area. I will be sure and let you know how this pans out. Thank you for your tips.

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