January 14, 2021  
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  Clemmons, North Carolina Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Open a Business in Clemmons, North Carolina

Need help starting a business in Clemmons, North Carolina? We've got the information you need to open a business in Clemmons.

What Type of Business Should You 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 Good 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 Starting a Public School guide or our Starting a Telemarketing Equipment Business guide.

Don't forget that you are starting a business in Clemmons. The business you want to start may already be well-represented in Clemmons. Only by spending some time analyzing Clemmons demographics can you decide if there will be strong demand for your business idea.

Clemmons, North Carolina Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
1-4 Employees 1202
5-9 Employees 288
10-19 Employees 213
20-49 Employees 162
50-99 Employees 36
100-249 Employees 12
250-499 Employees 6
500-999 Employees 3
1000+ Employees 0
All Clemmons Businesses 1922

As a new Clemmons entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Clemmons 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
Advertising Agencies 3
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 4
Automotive Transmission Repair 1
Baked Goods Stores 1
Beauty Salons 6
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 1
Building Inspection Services 1
Car Washes 2
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 1
Caterers 2
Cemeteries and Crematories 1
Child Day Care Services 4
Civic and Social Organizations 4
Commercial Lithographic Printing 1
Commercial Photography 1
Computer Systems Design Services 7
Consumer Lending 1
Continuing Care Retirement Communities 1
Convention and Trade Show Organizers 2
Credit Unions 2
Custom Computer Programming Services 8
Dental Laboratories 2
Direct Life Insurance Carriers 1
Discount Department Stores 1
Drafting Services 1
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 2
Drywall and Insulation Contractors 2
Electric Power Distribution 1
Electrical Contractors 9
Electronic Shopping 1
Engineering Services 2
Environmental Consulting Services 1
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 4
Family Clothing Stores 2
Fine Arts Schools 1
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 9
Floor Covering Stores 2
Florists 3
Framing Contractors 6
Freight Transportation Arrangement 1
Full-Service Restaurants 29
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 2
Furniture Merchant Wholesalers 1
Furniture Stores 1
General Automotive Repair 9
General Freight Trucking, Local 2
General Rental Centers 1
General Warehousing and Storage 2
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores 3
Glass and Glazing Contractors 2
Golf Courses and Country Clubs 2
Graphic Design Services 3
Hardware Stores 1
Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores 1
Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 1
Homes for the Elderly 4
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 9
Interior Design Services 2
Investigation Services 1
Investment Advice 2
Janitorial Services 2
Jewelry Stores 1
Landscaping Services 13
Limited-Service Restaurants 22
Locksmiths 1
Machine Shops 2
Mail-Order Houses 1
Marketing Consulting Services 5
Masonry Contractors 2
Mobile Food Services 1
Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers 1
Motorcycle Dealers 3
New Housing Operative Builders 3
Nursing Care Facilities 2
Office Administrative Services 3
Office Supplies and Stationery Stores 1
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 1
Offices of Chiropractors 5
Offices of Dentists 7
Offices of Lawyers 5
Offices of Optometrists 4
Offices of Other Holding Companies 1
Offices of Real Estate Appraisers 1
Packaging and Labeling Services 1
Packing and Crating 1
Paint and Coating Manufacturing 2
Paint and Wallpaper Stores 2
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 2
Parking Lots and Garages 1
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 6
Photography Studios, Portrait 4
Private Mail Centers 1
Professional Employer Organizations 1
Professional Organizations 1
Public Relations Agencies 1
Quick Printing 1
Real Estate Credit 3
Record Production 1
Reinsurance Carriers 1
Remediation Services 2
Residential Property Managers 1
Residential Remodelers 6
Reupholstery and Furniture Repair 1
Roofing Contractors 2
Sales Financing 1
Savings Institutions 1
Securities Brokerage 4
Security Guards and Patrol Services 1
Shoe Stores 3
Siding Contractors 3
Silverware and Hollowware Manufacturing 1
Site Preparation Contractors 2
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars 3
Software Publishers 1
Solid Waste Collection 1
Sporting Goods Stores 4
Tax Preparation Services 2
Taxi Service 1
Temporary Help Services 1
Testing Laboratories 1
Tire Dealers 1
Tobacco Stores 2
Travel Agencies 1
Used Car Dealers 3
Used Merchandise Stores 3
Vending Machine Operators 1
Veterinary Services 4
Video Tape and Disc Rental 2
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers 7
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 1
Women's Clothing Stores 3
Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing 1

Is Buying an Existing Clemmons Business a Good Strategy?

We've created a helpful website page for those who want to Buy a Business in North Carolina. Follow that link and you can assess several good businesses for sale in Clemmons.

If you are serious about buying a business, you may want to read this article: Buying a Business.

Make Sure You Have a Business Plan

A business plan is critical in laying a solid foundation for your business success. Indeed, a business plan is a written description of the future you envision for your business. Starting a business without a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

To learn more about business plans, read Business Plan Contests. A great resource for business planning assistance is the face-to-face free consulting available from your local SCORE chapter in North Carolina.

Raising Money for Your New Venture

Getting your Clemmons business the capital it needs to succeed is a difficult chore. In fact, financing your new business may be the hardest challenge you ever face.

To learn about raising money, we recommend you read the fundraising articles on our site, such as 504 Loans.

For Clemmons entrepreneurs on the hunt for startup funding, check out our List of North Carolina Angel Investors and our List of North Carolina Venture Capital Firms.

Promoting Your New Business

Whether your goal is to attract Clemmons customers or you plan on selling elsewhere, you need a excellent marketing plan.

We have some helpful resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Viral Marketing discusses marketing strategy and tactical marketing in a way that should get you thinking about how to creatively promote your business. That's just a sampling of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

Now It's Up To You

Most new Clemmons businesses underestimate the number of challenges they will face.

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 Clemmons and elsewhere to achieve real success. We have a wealth of experience in business start-ups, financing, marketing, sales and more...and we've made all of our knowledge available to you.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Clemmons, North Carolina

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