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Start a Business in Callaway, Nebraska

Are you starting a business in Callaway, Nebraska? This article discusses the most important things to consider when opening a business in Callaway.

Do You Have What It Takes?

Before quitting your day job, consider 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.

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Callaway. Get their candid feedback on what it takes to start a successful 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. A support network of family and friends can be a great sounding board for good advice before you decide for sure to go into business.

What Business to Start

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. To stir your creative juices on what kind of business to start, take a look at 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 an Advertising Layout, Design & Printing Business guide or our How to Start an Individual Retirement Accounts Business guide.

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

Callaway, Nebraska Demographic Information

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

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

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 Callaway Businesses

As a new Callaway entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Callaway 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
Child Day Care Services
Electrical Contractors
Full-Service Restaurants
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Hardware Stores
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Libraries and Archives
Nursing Care Facilities
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Savings Institutions
Tax Preparation Services

Forming a Company in Callaway, Nebraska

A critical step is ensuring that you choose the right legal structure for your new entity. 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.

Incorporating 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 Nebraska, you don't necessarily have to incorporate in Nebraska. In fact, you can 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. We recommend you read some of the educational articles about company formation that are availabe on our site, such as Getting an EIN. You may also want to seek the advice of an lawyer. Finally, if you are starting a business in Callaway, Nebraska, our information on Incorporating in Nebraska may be a useful resource if you decide to incorporate in Nebraska.

The Art of Selling

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

Why should customers buy from you instead of buying from competitors? The good news is we can help you to make selling a big competitve advantage for your new firm.

Compensating Sales People offers some helpful tips on how to sell. It's one of several good articles on our site regarding Entrepreneurial Selling.

How to Improve Your Entrepreneurial Abilities

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

As an entrepreneur who lives in Callaway, Nebraska, you will want to take advantage of the many programs available at nearby Nebraska universities, colleges and community colleges. It's also worthwhile to see if there are any Callaway networking organizations.

Now It's Up To You

You have a dream -- starting a business in Callaway. 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.

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

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