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Starting a Business in Haxtun, Colorado

Thinking about starting a business in Haxtun, Colorado? This step-by-step guide walks you through the major decisions you should consider before opening a new business in Haxtun.

What Business Are You Starting?

There are many businesses that you can start. How do you know which type of business is right for you? You might get some good ideas about what kind of business to start by reading Good Business Ideas.

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 Starting a Horse Trailer Rental Business guide or our How to Start a Soybeans & Soybean Products Business guide.

Remember that you are starting a business in Haxtun. Some businesses will do better in Haxtun than others. Don't forget to review Haxtun demographics to see if there's a market for what you want to sell.

Haxtun, Colorado Demographic Information

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

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

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 Haxtun Businesses

As a new Haxtun entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Haxtun 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
Credit Unions
Electrical Contractors
Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Full-Service Restaurants
General Automotive Repair
General Freight Trucking, Local
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Machine Shops
Meat Markets
Newspaper Publishers
Offices of Dentists
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Roofing Contractors
Site Preparation Contractors
Wired Telecommunications Carriers

Have You Considered Franchising?

As you drive around Haxtun, you'll conclude that many business owners have opted to buy a franchise, rather than starting a business on their own. Should you be giving franchising serious consideration?

Our recommendation is that you consider franchising as an option. This site has dozens of articles on franchising, such as Credit and Franchise Purchasing. Gain a solid understanding of franchising by scanning all of our Articles on Franchising.

To learn about specific franchise opportunities, check out our Franchise Directory.

Sample franchise opportunities include BurritoVille and M&M Meat Shops. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Tax Preparation Franchises and Child Safety Franchises.

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

Have You Considered Buying an Existing Haxtun Business?

An excellent way to get started in business is to Buy a Business in Colorado. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Haxtun.

For anybody who wants to buy a business, we recommend reading this useful article: Hold Harmless Agreements When Buying Businesses.

Raising Money for Your New Venture

Obtaining startup financing for your Haxtun business is a difficult chore. In fact, financing your new business may be the hardest challenge you ever face.

Take advantage of our many articles on raising money, such as Attracting Investors.

For Haxtun entrepreneurs who want to raise money for a new venture, we have assembled a List of Colorado Angel Investors and our List of Colorado Venture Capital Firms.

The Art of Selling

Being able to sell is critical to your business success. Whether you are focused on selling local customers in Haxtun or are selling to customers throughout Colorado, 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? Fortunately, we've got plenty of good advice to help you improve your selling skills.

Landing Big Customers 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.

Next Steps

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

From this point on, you control your own destiny.

We are here to help Haxtun businesses to be successful. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Haxtun entrepreneur who is just getting started or you are already up and running with your new venture.

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