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Opening a Business in Anson, Texas

Contemplating starting a business in Anson, Texas? We walk you through the process of opening a business in Anson.

Are You Ready for Life as an Owner?

Before quitting your day job, assess your entrepreneurial instincts and capabilities.

To determine whether you have what it takes to run a business, we recommend these three steps to help you decide:

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Anson. Listen closely to their experiences and see if you think you too can be successful.
  • We recommend reading Should You Become an Entrepreneur?. For aspiring new entrepreneurs, it's a must read article.
  • Have a candid conversation with friends and family. Ask them directly: Do I have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Listen carefully to their answer, as they presumably know your strengths and weaknesses.

Which Business to Choose?

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. We recommend that you read How to Evaluate a Business Idea.

For in-depth how-to guides on how to start specific businesses, browse our Good Businesses to Start section of our site. For example, you might be interested in our Starting a Sand & Gravel Handling Equipment Business guide or our How to Start an Engine Parts, Equipment, & Supplies Retail Business guide.

Don't forget that you are opening your new business in Anson. Some businesses will do better in Anson than others. Don't forget to review Anson demographics to see if there's a market for what you want to sell.

Anson, Texas Demographic Information

Anson has an active business community that includes small businesses, mid-sized businesses and large businesses.

To give you a better feel for Anson demographics for small businesses, we have tabulated the small business sizes, based on number of employees, for business in Anson.

Business Size
# of
1-4 Employees
5-9 Employees
10-19 Employees
20-49 Employees
50-99 Employees
100-249 Employees
250-499 Employees
500-999 Employees
1000+ Employees
All Anson Businesses

As a new Anson entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Anson for each business category. By looking at this chart, you can get a general sense for how much competition there is in the business niche that you are pursuing.

Business Type
# of
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores
Business Associations
Child Day Care Services
Civic and Social Organizations
Community Food Services
Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Cotton Ginning
Electrical Contractors
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Full-Service Restaurants
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services
General Freight Trucking, Local
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Libraries and Archives
Limited-Service Restaurants
New Car Dealers
Newspaper Publishers
Nursing Care Facilities
Offices of Lawyers
Residential Property Managers
Residential Remodelers
Savings Institutions
Travel Trailer and Camper Manufacturing
Video Tape and Disc Rental

What About Buying an Existing Anson Business?

If you have some capital to play with, you may want to Buy a Business in Texas. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Anson.

Before buying a business, be sure to read this article: How to Buy a Business.

Make Sure You Have a Business Plan

A business plan is vital to the health of your new business. Indeed, a business plan is a written description of the future you envision for your business. Not having a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

To learn more about business plans, read The Art of the Executive Summary. You can also get face-to-face free consulting available from your local SCORE chapter in Texas.

Marketing Your New Venture

To grow your Anson business, you'll need to have a good marketing plan.

We have some excellent resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Creating a Press Kit is a good read to get your marketing juices flowing. There are many more articles on marketing on our site. Visit our Small Business Marketing resource section to see them all.

Increase Your Entrepreneurial Knowledge

Good entrepreneurs know that they need to continually improve.

With your business being located in Anson, Texas, you should get information on some of the learning programs at local Texas educational institutions. You should also check if there are any networking groups or organizations in which Anson entrepreneurs get together to network and trade their business experiences.

Never Give Up

You have a dream -- starting a business in Anson. To achieve your dream, you have to persevere, even when the odds are against you.

Owning your own business will be a daunting task, but you can do it.

Our goal here is to promote the vitality and growth of small businesses in Anson and throughout the United States . We believe entrepreneurship is an amazing engine for job creation in Anson, neighborhood development and overall economic health.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Anson, Texas

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