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Open a Business in Cheyenne, Oklahoma

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

Are You Ready for the Challenges of Being an Entrepreneur?

Running your own business is hard work, much harder than working as an employee. Are you sure you have the stamina and skills to succeed on your own?

To determine whether you have what it takes to run a business, we recommend these three steps to help you decide:

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Cheyenne. Listen closely to their experiences and see if you think you too can be successful.
  • We recommend reading Why Small Businesses Fail. For aspiring new entrepreneurs, it's a must read article.
  • Get feedback from somebody whom you trust. Ask them directly: Do I have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Listen carefully to their answer, as they presumably know your strengths and weaknesses.

What Business to Start

Choosing a business that is right for you is very important. To stir your creative juices on what kind of business to start, take a look at Good 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 Starting a Bingo Business guide or our Starting a Car Stereo Installation Business guide.

Don't forget that starting a business in Cheyenne has some implications. Some businesses will do better in Cheyenne than others. Study Cheyenne demographics and do a competitive analysis as part of your startup planning process.

Cheyenne, Oklahoma Demographic Information

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

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

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 Cheyenne Businesses

As a new Cheyenne entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Cheyenne 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
Business Associations
Child Day Care Services
Community Food Services
Convenience Stores
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services
General Automotive Repair
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Historical Sites
Home Centers
Household Appliance Stores
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Newspaper Publishers
Nursing Care Facilities
Offices of Bank Holding Companies
Offices of Dentists
Offices of Lawyers
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Political Organizations
Title Abstract and Settlement Offices
Veterinary Services
Wired Telecommunications Carriers

Choosing a Company Name

A big decision when starting a company is choosing a company name. Believe it or not, choosing a good company name can be a big contributor to your business success.

Company names need to be easy to spell, easy to pronounce, and easy to remember.

Numerous company naming issues are discussed in more detail in this article: Naming a Company.

On a final note, given that you are opening a business in Cheyenne, it's critical that you ensure that no other Oklahoma company is using the business name you want to use.

Bring in Revenues

Do you know how to sell? In order to attract customers to your new Cheyenne business, you need to focus on sales.

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.

The Art of Customer Referrals 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.

Advancing Your Entrepreneurial Skills

The best entrepreneurs know that they need to continually improve.

With your business being located in Cheyenne, Oklahoma, you will want to take advantage of the many programs available at nearby Oklahoma universities, colleges and community colleges. It's also worthwhile to see if there are any networking organizations for Cheyenne entrepreneurs.

Never Give Up

As an entrepreneur in Cheyenne, you won't be working for the boss anymore. You are the boss.

Owning your own business will be a daunting task, but you can do it.

We are here to help Cheyenne businesses to be successful. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne, Oklahoma

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

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