August 8, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Florida Entrepreneurs  
  Belleview, Florida Resources for Entrepreneurs is a daily online magazine covering small business news. We help entrepreneurs transform ideas and innovations into greatness.

Open a Business in Belleview, Florida

Need help starting a business in Belleview, Florida? We've got the information you need to open a business in Belleview.

Are You Sure You Want to Do This?

Most startup businesses fail, in part because the business owner did not have the perseverance and abilities that are necessary to succeed. So, before you open a business, consider all of the implications of being an entrepreneur.

Before you move forward with starting a business, be sure to do these three things:

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Belleview. Ask them candidly what it's like to run a business.
  • We recommend reading Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs. For aspiring new entrepreneurs, it's a must read article.
  • Seek the advice of somebody who knows you well. The people who know you best are often in the best position to tell you bluntly whether you will be a good entrepreneur.

Belleview, Florida Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
1-4 Employees 729
5-9 Employees 213
10-19 Employees 168
20-49 Employees 60
50-99 Employees 33
100-249 Employees 9
250-499 Employees 0
500-999 Employees 0
1000+ Employees 0
All Belleview Businesses 1212

As a new Belleview entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Belleview 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
Appliance Repair and Maintenance 1
Automobile Driving Schools 1
Automotive Exhaust System Repair 2
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 7
Baked Goods Stores 1
Barber Shops 1
Beauty Salons 4
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 1
Boat Dealers 1
Book Stores 1
Business Associations 1
Car Washes 2
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 1
Charter Bus Industry 1
Child Day Care Services 1
Civic and Social Organizations 4
Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaners 1
Commercial Lithographic Printing 1
Computer Systems Design Services 1
Convenience Stores 1
Custom Roll Forming 1
Diagnostic Imaging Centers 1
Direct Title Insurance Carriers 2
Discount Department Stores 1
Display Advertising 1
Drafting Services 1
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 4
Drywall and Insulation Contractors 6
Electrical Contractors 5
Engineering Services 2
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 3
Family Clothing Stores 1
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1
Finish Carpentry Contractors 5
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 1
Flooring Contractors 2
Florists 1
Food (Health) Supplement Stores 1
Framing Contractors 2
Full-Service Restaurants 13
Furniture Stores 2
General Automotive Repair 10
General Freight Trucking, Local 3
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores 1
Graphic Design Services 1
Hardware Stores 3
Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores 1
Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 1
Home Health Care Services 1
Homes for the Elderly 2
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 9
Investigation Services 1
Investment Advice 1
Janitorial Services 2
Land Subdivision 1
Landscaping Services 6
Lessors of Other Real Estate Property 3
Limited-Service Restaurants 14
Local Messengers and Local Delivery 1
Locksmiths 1
Marketing Consulting Services 1
Masonry Contractors 3
Meat Markets 1
Motor Vehicle Towing 1
Motorcycle Dealers 1
Nail Salons 2
New Housing Operative Builders 1
Newspaper Publishers 2
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 1
Offices of Chiropractors 5
Offices of Dentists 3
Offices of Lawyers 1
Offices of Optometrists 2
Offices of Real Estate Appraisers 1
Optical Goods Stores 2
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores 1
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 4
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 3
Photography Studios, Portrait 1
Quick Printing 1
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing 1
Real Estate Credit 1
Recreational Goods Rental 1
Repossession Services 1
Roofing Contractors 4
Securities Brokerage 1
Siding Contractors 2
Site Preparation Contractors 3
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars 2
Solid Waste Collection 1
Sporting Goods Stores 3
Tile and Terrazzo Contractors 3
Tire Dealers 2
Tobacco Stores 2
Translation and Interpretation Services 1
Used Car Dealers 2
Used Household and Office Goods Moving 1
Used Merchandise Stores 1
Veterinary Services 1
Video Tape and Disc Rental 2
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems 2
Window Treatment Stores 2
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 3
Women's Clothing Stores 2
Wood Window and Door Manufacturing 1

Should You Franchise?

As you drive around Belleview, you may be surprised to see how many franchises there are in the area. But is franchising the right option for you?

We advise the entrepreneurs we work with to investigate buying a franchise. We have many articles on franchises, such as Protecting Your Franchise Territory. Gain a solid understanding of franchising by scanning all of our Articles on Franchising.

To learn about specific franchise opportunities, check out our Franchise Directory.

Sample franchise opportunities include Pearle Vision and Quik Drop. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Rental Franchises and Dating Service Franchises.

Note on Belleview Franchise Opportunities: You will need to contact franchisors directly to see if their franchises are available in Belleview.

The Role of the Business Plan

A business plan is essential in maximizing the prospects of your new company. Simply put, 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.

If you want more information on writing business plans, we recommend reading Business Plan Software. A great resource for business planning assistance is the face-to-face free consulting available from your local SCORE chapter in Florida.

Marketing Your New Venture

To grow your Belleview business, you need a excellent marketing plan.

We have some useful resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Customer Loyalty Programs discusses marketing strategy and tactical marketing in a way that should get you thinking about how to creatively promote your business. That's just one of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

How to Improve Your Entrepreneurial Abilities

Successful entrepreneurs recognize that what they know now may not be enough to ensure their future success.

Given that you are starting a business in Belleview, Florida, you should investigate some of the many programs available at nearby Florida universities, colleges and community colleges. Another way to keep up on your learning is to investigate networking organizations for Belleview entrepreneurs.

Next Steps

Most new Belleview businesses underestimate the number of challenges they will face.

From this point on, you control your own destiny.

Our goal here is to promote the vitality and growth of small businesses in Belleview and throughout the United States . We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Belleview entrepreneur who is just getting started or you are already up and running with your new venture.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Belleview, Florida

Here are more links that we believe will help you be successful in starting a business in Belleview.

  • Resources for Belleview, Florida Entrepreneurs - Browse a variety of resources we've collected to assist Belleview entrepreneurs.
  • Florida Entrepreneurial Resources - We've gathered state-level entrepreneurial resources to help new entrepreneurs who are based in Florida.
  • Florida Small Business Development Center - The Florida Small Business Development Center Network (FSBDCN) is a statewide economic development partnership between higher education and other stakeholder organizations dedicated to providing entrepreneurs and established businesses with the assistance needed to start, grow and succeed, contributing to the Florida economy.



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