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Opening a Business in Crofton, Nebraska

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

Which Business to Choose?

There are many businesses that you can start. How do you know which type of business is right for you? To stir your creative juices on what kind of business to start, take a look at Evaluating Your Idea.

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 Opening a Basement Waterproofing Business guide or our Opening a Health Insurance Business guide.

Don't forget that your new startup will be located in Crofton. Some businesses will do better in Crofton than others. Study Crofton demographics and do a competitive analysis as part of your startup planning process.

Crofton, Nebraska Demographic Information

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

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

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 Crofton Businesses

As a new Crofton entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Crofton 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
Bowling Centers
Community Food Services
Convenience Stores
Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
Electrical Contractors
Engineering Services
Environmental Consulting Services
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Full-Service Restaurants
Furniture Stores
General Automotive Repair
Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Limited-Service Restaurants
Offices of Dentists
Offices of Lawyers
Residential Remodelers
School and Employee Bus Transportation
Siding Contractors

What About Buying an Existing Crofton Business?

We've created a handy website page for those who want to Buy a Business in Nebraska. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Crofton.

If you are serious about buying a business, you may want to read this article: Hold Harmless Agreements When Buying Businesses.

Don't Forget to Create a Business Plan

A business plan is critical in maximizing the prospects of your new company. In effect, your business plan is your game plan for how you hope to grow your business. Failure to write a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

To learn more about business plans, read Business Presentations. You can also get face-to-face free consulting available from your local SCORE chapter in Nebraska.

Ramping Up Sales

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

So what does it take to bring in more prospects and close more business? Let us help you refine your selling techniques through our many useful sales advice tips.

Selling on the Phone 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

Successful entrepreneurs recognize that they need to continually improve.

As an entrepreneur who lives in Crofton, Nebraska, you will want to take advantage of the many programs available at nearby Nebraska universities, colleges and community colleges. It's also beneficial to see if there are any networking groups or organizations in which Crofton entrepreneurs get together to network and trade their business experiences.

Never Give Up

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

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 Crofton and elsewhere to achieve real success. We believe entrepreneurship is an amazing engine for job creation in Crofton, neighborhood development and overall economic health.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Crofton, Nebraska

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