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Open a Business in Greeley, Nebraska

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

Greeley, Nebraska Demographic Information

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

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

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 Greeley Businesses

As a new Greeley entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Greeley 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
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
Electrical Contractors
Elementary and Secondary Schools
Finish Carpentry Contractors
School and Employee Bus Transportation

Is a Franchise Opportunity Right For You?

Examine a list of Greeley businesses and you may be surprised to see how many franchises there are in the area. Is franchising maybe a better way for you to start your business?

We advise the entrepreneurs we work with to consider franchising as an option. On our site, you can read many articles about franchising, such as Common Franchisee Mistakes. Become a franchising expert of sorts by reading more of our Articles on Franchising.

A comprehensive list of franchisors is available via our List of Franchise Opportunities.

Sample franchise opportunities include Subway Franchises and Starbucks Franchises. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Accounting Franchises and Moving Franchises.

Note on Greeley Franchise Opportunities: You will need to contact franchisors directly to see if their franchises are available in Greeley.

Is Buying an Existing Greeley Business a Good Strategy?

An excellent way to get started in business is to Buy a Business in Nebraska. Follow that link and you can assess several good businesses for sale in Greeley.

Before buying a business, be sure to read this article: Hold Harmless Agreements When Buying Businesses.

Where to Get Money to Start a Company

Finding the funds to fuel the growth of your Greeley business is very difficult due to the ongoing business credit crunch. To obtain business financing, you will need to hear a lot of rejections before you finally find a funding solution that works for you.

Take advantage of our many articles on raising capital, such as Business Incubators.

For Greeley entrepreneurs in need of startup financing, you'll want to take a look at our List of Nebraska Angel Investors and our List of Nebraska Venture Capital Firms.

Marketing Your New Startup

Whether your goal is to attract Greeley customers or you plan on selling elsewhere, having an excellent marketing plan is fundamental to your beating the competition.

We have some helpful resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Technology 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 one of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

Ramping Up Sales

Mastering the art of selling is priority one if you want your new Greeley business to do well.

Why should customers buy from you instead of buying from competitors? Fortunately, we've got plenty of good advice to help you improve your selling skills.

Compensating Sales People 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.

What's Next?

Most new Greeley 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.

Our goal here is to promote the vitality and growth of small businesses in Greeley and throughout the United States . 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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