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Opening a Business in Haskell, Oklahoma

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

What Business Are You Starting?

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. You might get some good ideas about what kind of business to start by reading Good Business Ideas.

If you still are not sure what type of business to start, peruse the Good Businesses to Start section of our site. For example, you might be interested in our Opening a Fashion Design School guide or our Opening a Fencing Clothing & Equipment Business guide.

Always keep in mind that your new startup will be located in Haskell. If Haskell already has plenty of the kind of business you want to start, you might want to change your plans. Study Haskell demographics and do a competitive analysis as part of your startup planning process.

Haskell, Oklahoma Demographic Information

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

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

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 Haskell Businesses

As a new Haskell entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Haskell 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
Aluminum Foundries (except Die-Casting)
Child Day Care Services
Community Food Services
Electrical Contractors
Finish Carpentry Contractors
Flooring Contractors
General Freight Trucking, Local
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Iron and Steel Mills
Landscaping Services
Limited-Service Restaurants
Machine Shops
Marketing Consulting Services
Newspaper Publishers
Offices of Certified Public Accountants
Offices of Chiropractors
Offices of Dentists
Offices of Lawyers
Offices of Real Estate Appraisers
Residential Remodelers
Site Preparation Contractors
Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing
Solid Waste Collection
Tire Dealers
Used Merchandise Stores
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers

Naming the Business

A good company name can give a big boost to a new startup. It might seem like an easy thing to do, but there are many things to consider when naming a business.

We strongly advocate that you make sure the ".com" domain name is available for your company name. Every business needs a strong Web presence these days, and having a non ".com" domain means somebody else may outrank you in the search results for your own company name.

To get up to speed on what makes for a good company name, we encourage you to read this useful article: Branding Advice.

As a final piece of advice, remember that because you are starting a business in Haskell, it's imperative that you check now that your company name has not already been claimed by another Oklahoma business.

Promoting Your New Venture

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

There are myriad resources on this site to help you with your marketing plan. Working with an Advertising Agency 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.

Building Up Your Sales

Mastering the art of selling is essential if you want your new Haskell 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.

Landing Big Customers is a good article to read, one of dozens in the Selling for Entrepreneurs section of our site.

How to Improve Your Entrepreneurial Abilities

Good entrepreneurs recognize that they need to continually improve.

Given that you are starting a business in Haskell, Oklahoma, you should get information on some of the many programs available at nearby Oklahoma universities, colleges and community colleges. You should also check if there are any networking groups or organizations in which Haskell entrepreneurs get together to network and trade their business experiences.

Next Steps

Most new Haskell 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 Haskell and elsewhere to achieve real success. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Haskell 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 Haskell, Oklahoma

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