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Open a Business in Dighton, Kansas

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

Dighton, Kansas Demographic Information

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

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

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 Dighton Businesses

As a new Dighton entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Dighton 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
Beauty Salons
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
Bowling Centers
Business Associations
Civic and Social Organizations
Community Food Services
Crop Harvesting, Primarily by Machine
Electric Power Distribution
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Full-Service Restaurants
General Automotive Repair
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Hardware Stores
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Landscape Architectural Services
Limited-Service Restaurants
Newspaper Publishers
Offices of Certified Public Accountants
Offices of Lawyers
Residential Remodelers
Small Arms Ammunition Manufacturing
Tire Dealers
Used Car Dealers

Have You Considered Franchising?

Browse the Yellow Pages for Dighton and you may be surprised to see how many franchises there are in the area. But is franchising the right option for you?

Our advice is to consider franchising as an option. On our site, you can read many articles about franchising, such as Credit and Franchise Purchasing. Get a thorough education on franchising by browsing all of our Articles on Franchising.

You can find franchise opportunities by browsing our Franchise Opportunities Directory.

Representative franchise opportunities include Sangster's Health Centres and KFC Corporation. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Accounting Franchises and Interior Environment Franchises.

Note on Dighton Franchise Opportunities: To find out if a franchise you are interested in is available in Dighton, you will need to get in direct contact with the franchisor.

Should You Buy an Existing Dighton Business?

An excellent way to get started in business is to Buy a Business in Kansas. Follow that link and you might discover several good businesses for sale in Dighton.

If you are going to be buying a business, you may want to read this article: How to Buy a Business.

Make Sure You Have a Business Plan

Writing 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 will greatly reduce your chances of business success.

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 Kansas.

Raising Money for Your New Venture

Getting your Dighton 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.

The good news is this site contains dozens of articles on raising money, including one we recommend entitled 504 Loans.

For Dighton entrepreneurs who want to raise money for a new venture, check out our List of Kansas Angel Investors and our List of Kansas Venture Capital Firms.

The Art of Selling

Mastering the art of selling is essential if you want your new Dighton business to do well.

So what does it take to bring in more prospects and close more business? The good news is we can help you to make selling a big competitve advantage for your new firm.

Cold Call Selling is a good article to read, one of dozens in the Selling for Entrepreneurs section of our site.

Learning More About Entrepreneurship

Good entrepreneurs recognize that they don't know everything.

With your business being located in Dighton, Kansas, you will want to take advantage of the learning programs at local Kansas educational institutions. It's also worthwhile to see if there are any Dighton networking organizations.

Never Give Up

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

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

This site is all about helping entrepreneurs in Dighton 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.

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