January 26, 2021  
 
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Opening a Business in Borger, Texas

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

Will You Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

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

While entrepreneurship has become a popular career choice, we recommend you do the following before you take the plunge:

  • Reach out to other entrepreneurs in Borger. They are usually very willing to share their insights on the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur.
  • Peruse Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs. This is one of our more popular articles for folks who want to go into business for themselves.
  • Seek the advice of somebody who knows you well. Others sometimes know you better than you know yourself.

Borger, Texas Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
Businesses
1-4 Employees 627
5-9 Employees 270
10-19 Employees 186
20-49 Employees 108
50-99 Employees 42
100-249 Employees 15
250-499 Employees 3
500-999 Employees 3
1000+ Employees 0
All Borger Businesses 1254

As a new Borger entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Borger 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
Automotive Exhaust System Repair 1
Automotive Glass Replacement Shops 1
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 3
Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers 1
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 1
Book Stores 1
Bowling Centers 1
Business Associations 2
Cable and Other Program Distribution 1
Car Washes 1
Carbon Black Manufacturing 2
Cemeteries and Crematories 1
Child and Youth Services 2
Child Day Care Services 5
Civic and Social Organizations 2
Claims Adjusting 1
Community Food Services 1
Consumer Lending 3
Continuing Care Retirement Communities 1
Convenience Stores 1
Credit Unions 2
Curtain and Drapery Mills 1
Discount Department Stores 1
Display Advertising 1
Drilling Oil and Gas Wells 2
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 3
Electric Power Distribution 2
Electrical Contractors 2
Emergency and Other Relief Services 1
Engineering Services 1
Environmental Consulting Services 1
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 1
Family Clothing Stores 2
Family Planning Centers 1
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 1
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 5
Floor Covering Stores 1
Florists 1
Food (Health) Supplement Stores 1
Food Service Contractors 1
Full-Service Restaurants 6
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 3
Furniture Stores 3
General Automotive Repair 7
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores 3
Golf Courses and Country Clubs 1
Hardware Stores 1
Home Health Care Services 4
Homes for the Elderly 2
Household Appliance Stores 2
Industrial Gas Manufacturing 1
Industrial Valve Manufacturing 1
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 6
Janitorial Services 3
Jewelry Stores 1
Landscaping Services 2
Limited-Service Restaurants 16
Machine Shops 3
Metal Heat Treating 1
Natural Gas Distribution 2
Natural Gas Liquid Extraction 1
New Car Dealers 1
Newspaper Publishers 1
Nitrogenous Fertilizer Manufacturing 1
Nonresidential Property Managers 1
Nursing Care Facilities 1
Office Administrative Services 4
Office Supplies and Stationery Stores 1
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 4
Offices of Chiropractors 1
Offices of Dentists 6
Offices of Lawyers 4
Optical Goods Stores 1
Petrochemical Manufacturing 1
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals 1
Petroleum Refineries 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 2
Photography Studios, Portrait 1
Private Mail Centers 1
Quick Printing 1
Radio Stations 1
Real Estate Credit 1
Roofing Contractors 1
Securities Brokerage 4
Septic Tank and Related Services 1
Site Preparation Contractors 2
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars 2
Special Needs Transportation 1
Support Activities for Coal Mining 1
Tax Preparation Services 1
Temporary Help Services 2
Tire Dealers 2
Travel Agencies 2
Used Merchandise Stores 1
Video Tape and Disc Rental 1
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems 1
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 2
Women's Clothing Stores 1

Is Franchising a Better Option?

As you drive around Borger, you'll notice that many local entrepreneurs have gone the franchising route. So, it probably makes sense for you to consider franchising too.

Our advice is to consider franchising as an option. We have many articles on franchises, such as Understanding Franchise Contracts. Gain a solid understanding of franchising by scanning all of our Articles on Franchising.

You can review hundreds of franchise opportunities by browing our Franchise Directory.

Sample franchise opportunities include Checkcare Systems Inc. and Beauty Brands Salon Spa Superstore. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Tax Preparation Franchises and Donut Shop Franchises.

Note on Borger Franchise Opportunities: To find out if a franchise you are interested in is available in Borger, you will need to get in direct contact with the franchisor.

What About Buying an Existing Borger Business?

We've created a useful 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 Borger.

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

Naming the Company

Making the right decision when choosing a company name is very important. There are many decisions you'll make now that you can change later, but changing a company name years down the road is not very easy. So, choose a good company name at the outset.

Companies like Starbucks, Apple, Target, Microsoft and Intuit all have strong company names that are easy to remember and have become well-loved brands. Wouldn't it be nice if your new company name got on a similar track?

For other considerations regarding naming a company, we recommend this article: Branding Advice.

There's one other important factor when naming a business. Since you are opening a business in Borger, it's very important that you make sure no other Texas company is using the business name you want to use.

Do You Need a Business Plan?

A business plan is essential in maximizing the prospects of your new company. Indeed, a business plan describes what you plan to do with the business and how you plan to do it. Not having a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

To learn more about business plans, read Business Plan Contests. You can also get free counseling sessions provided by your local SCORE chapter in Texas.

What's Next?

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

From this point on, you control your own destiny.

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

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Borger, Texas

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

 

 

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