August 11, 2020  
 
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Starting a Business in Bremen, Georgia

Thinking about starting a business in Bremen, Georgia? This step-by-step guide walks you through the major decisions you should consider before opening a new business in Bremen.

Will You Be a Good Entrepreneur?

Before quitting your day job, take inventory of your entrepreneurial instincts and capabilities.

Here are three things we recommend you do before you fully commit to starting a new business of your own.

  • Grab a meal or cofee with other entrepreneurs in Bremen. They are usually very willing to share their insights on the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur.
  • Take a look at The Entrepreneurial Personality. It's a short article but it's a good reality check for those are about to jump into the world of entrepreneurship.
  • Reach out to a trusted acquaintance. Others sometimes know you better than you know yourself.

Which Business to Choose?

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. You might get some good ideas about what kind of business to start by reading Free Business Ideas.

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 How to Start a Central Vacuum Cleaning Systems Wholesale & Manufacturers Business guide or our Starting a Dorms Business guide.

Always keep in mind that starting a business in Bremen has some implications. The business you want to start may already be well-represented in Bremen. A critical consideration is whether Bremen demographics mesh well with your startup concept.

Bremen, Georgia Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
Businesses
1-4 Employees 1532
5-9 Employees 672
10-19 Employees 384
20-49 Employees 324
50-99 Employees 24
100-249 Employees 60
250-499 Employees 24
500-999 Employees 0
1000+ Employees 0
All Bremen Businesses 3020

As a new Bremen entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Bremen 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
Ambulance Services 1
Architectural Services 1
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 2
Beauty Salons 1
Boat Dealers 1
Child and Youth Services 1
Child Day Care Services 3
Civic and Social Organizations 1
Collection Agencies 1
Commercial Lithographic Printing 1
Computer Systems Design Services 1
Confectionery and Nut Stores 1
Consumer Lending 2
Continuing Care Retirement Communities 1
Convenience Stores 3
Direct Mail Advertising 1
Discount Department Stores 1
Electric Power Distribution 1
Electrical Contractors 4
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 1
Finish Carpentry Contractors 1
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 2
Flooring Contractors 1
Florists 1
Framing Contractors 3
Full-Service Restaurants 11
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 1
General Automotive Repair 4
General Freight Trucking, Local 1
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1
Glass and Glazing Contractors 1
Hardware Manufacturing 1
Homes for the Elderly 1
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 3
Investigation Services 1
Janitorial Services 2
Landscaping Services 2
Limited-Service Restaurants 12
Manufactured (Mobile) Home Dealers 1
Masonry Contractors 1
Medical Laboratories 1
Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers 1
Musical Instrument and Supplies Stores 1
New Car Dealers 4
Newspaper Publishers 1
Nursing Care Facilities 1
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 3
Offices of Chiropractors 2
Offices of Dentists 3
Offices of Lawyers 4
Offices of Optometrists 1
Offices of Other Holding Companies 1
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 1
Perishable Prepared Food Manufacturing 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 5
Photography Studios, Portrait 1
Radio Stations 1
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing 1
Residential Remodelers 1
Roofing Contractors 1
Sales Financing 1
Site Preparation Contractors 3
Sporting Goods Stores 1
Sports and Recreation Instruction 1
Tax Preparation Services 1
Testing Laboratories 1
Tile and Terrazzo Contractors 3
Used Car Dealers 1
Veterinary Services 1
Video Tape and Disc Rental 2
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 3
Women's Clothing Stores 1

Forming a Company in Bremen, Georgia

It's very important that you are forming a legal entity that operates independently from you. Doing so will shield you from personal liability for business debts and obligations.

The entity you form can be a traditional C-corporation, a Limited Liability Company (LLC), or an S-corporation.

Incorporation is a very popular way to form a business. Of course, you have to decide which type of corporation to form and where to incorporate. If you are starting a business in Georgia, you don't necessarily have to incorporate in Georgia. In fact, you are allowed to incorporate in any state you would like to. However, if you do incorporate in another state, you'll have to register as a foreign corporation in your home state.

There are many nuances to forming a company. To learn the basics of company formation, browse articles on our site, such as Where to Incorporate. You may also want to seek the advice of an lawyer. Finally, if you are starting a business in Bremen, Georgia, our information on Incorporating in Georgia may be a useful resource if you decide to incorporate in Georgia.

Don't Skip the Business Plan

A business plan is essential to the health of your new business. In effect, your business plan is your game plan for how you hope to grow your business. Not having a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

If writing a business plan is on your to-do list, be sure to read Business Plan Contests. You can also get free counseling sessions provided by your local SCORE chapter in Georgia.

Letting the World Know You Exist

To grow your Bremen business, you need a solid marketing plan.

We have some helpful resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Business Logo Design is a good read to get your marketing ideas flowing. That's just one of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

What's Next?

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

From this point on, you control your own destiny.

We are here to help Bremen businesses to be successful. We believe entrepreneurship is an amazing engine for job creation in Bremen, neighborhood development and overall economic health.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Bremen, Georgia

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

 

 

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