December 15, 2017  
 
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These tips are ideal for those of you who plan on opening a legal copying service. Read this advice before you begin your venture.

Wondering how to start a legal copying service? We take you step-by-step from start to success.
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How to Write a Simple Legal Copying Service Business Plan

If you're putting off writing a business plan because you're intimidated by the process, here are the words you've been dying to hear: Business plans for legal copying services don't have to be complicated.

At Gaebler, we advise new business owners to keep your business plan simple. Ultimately, your business plan is intended to be a resource for you, the business owner.

Instead of investing countless hours in a lengthy business plan, put pen to paper now and document the essentials with the understanding that your plan will be revised as you move forward.

Evaluate Competitors

Well in advance of opening a legal copying service in your area, it's a smart move to find out how strong the competition is. Try our link below to get a list of local competitors nearby. Simply enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of legal copying services in your town.

How are you going to successfully complete with existing firms? It's important that you never underestimate the competition.

Find Good Remote Business Advice

After you've evaluated your local competitors, be sure to learn as much as you can from somebody who is already in the business. It's very unlikely that the local competition will talk to you. The last thing they want to do is help you to be a better competitor.

However, a fellow entrepreneur who has started a legal copying service on the other side of the country can be a great learning resource for you, as long as they don't view you as a competitive threat. 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.

How would you find an owner of a legal copying service in another community?

Simply, try our helpful link below, type in a random city/state or zipcode, and start calling.

Why You Should Buy (Instead of Start) a Legal Copying Service

Spurred on by dreams of a future big money buyout and an undeniable entrepreneurial impulse, many would-be legal copying service owners are driven to pursue startup strategies.

Yet a healthier and safer strategy may be to purchase an existing legal copying service.

Existing legal copying services are proven operations with dependable revenue streams. And that's not to mention the fact that a purchase let's you avoid the trial-and-error mistakes that are common in startups.

Consider Franchising

If you want to tap into an existing brand name and a proven system, you ought to think about purchasing a franchise.

If you planning on starting a legal copying service, you would be wise to assess whether purchasing a franchise might make it easy to get started.

The link below gives you access to our franchise directory so you can see if there's a franchise opportunity for you. You might even find something that points you in a completely different direction.

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