August 8, 2020  
 
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Texas Entrepreneurs  
  Blue Ridge, Texas Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Open a Business in Blue Ridge, Texas

Need help starting a business in Blue Ridge, Texas? We've got the information you need to open a business in Blue Ridge.

Choosing the Right Company to Start

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. If you are struggling with what type of business to start, read Free Business Ideas.

To view an extensive list of business types, complete with startup instructions, spend some time in the Good Businesses to Start section of our site. For example, you might be interested in our How to Start a Used Appliances Business guide or our Starting a Computer Peripherals Business guide.

Don't forget that your new business will be in Blue Ridge. The business you want to start may already be well-represented in Blue Ridge. Don't forget to review Blue Ridge demographics to see if there's a market for what you want to sell.

Blue Ridge, Texas Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
Businesses
1-4 Employees 336
5-9 Employees 60
10-19 Employees 0
20-49 Employees 0
50-99 Employees 12
100-249 Employees 0
250-499 Employees 0
500-999 Employees 0
1000+ Employees 0
All Blue Ridge Businesses 408

As a new Blue Ridge entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Blue Ridge 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
Businesses
Electrical Contractors 1
Electronic Shopping 1
Finish Carpentry Contractors 1
Full-Service Restaurants 3
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 1
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 2
Investment Advice 1
Janitorial Services 1
Offices of Dentists 1
Roofing Contractors 1
Used Household and Office Goods Moving 1
Video Tape and Disc Rental 1
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems 1
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers 1
Wood Window and Door Manufacturing 1

Have You Considered Buying an Existing Blue Ridge Business?

We've created a helpful website page for those who want to Buy a Business in Texas. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Blue Ridge.

If you are headed down the path of buying a business, you may want to read this article: Buying a Business.

Marketing Your New Venture

Whether your goal is to attract Blue Ridge customers or you plan on selling elsewhere, having an excellent marketing plan is fundamental to your doing well.

You can learn quite a bit about marketing on our site. Buying Radio Ads 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.

Bring in Revenues

Being able to sell is critical to your business success. Whether you are focused on selling local customers in Blue Ridge or are selling to customers throughout Texas, the United States or even the world, you have to be able to sell.

Good selling involves demonstrating that your wares meet your customer's needs. Let us help you refine your selling techniques through our many useful sales advice tips.

Selling on the Phone is worth reading, as it may give you some good ideas on how to sell your products or services. We have many more good articles on selling that you may enjoy reading.

Improving Your Entrepreneurial Skillset

Good business owners recognize that what they know now may not be enough to ensure their future success.

Given that you are starting a business in Blue Ridge, Texas, you will want to take advantage of the learning programs at local Texas educational institutions. We also recommend you look into Blue Ridge networking organizations.

Never Give Up

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

If you choose the right business and love what you do, you will greatly increase your odds of success.

This site is all about helping entrepreneurs in Blue Ridge and elsewhere to achieve real success. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Blue Ridge 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 Blue Ridge, Texas

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

 

 

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