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Starting a Business in Hebron, Nebraska

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

What Type of Business Should You Start?

An important decision is what kind of business you want to start. To help you decide on a business type, we encourage you to read Good Business Ideas.

For step-by-step instructions on starting a variety of business types, visit the Good Businesses to Start section of our site. For example, you might be interested in our How to Start an Exterior House & Building Washing Business guide or our How to Start a Snowboards Wholesale & Manufacturers Business guide.

Always keep in mind that Hebron is the place where you are starting a business. Think about what needs are currently being underserved in Hebron. Make sure you fully understand Hebron demographics before you lock in on your business idea.

Hebron, Nebraska Demographic Information

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

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

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 Hebron Businesses

As a new Hebron entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Hebron 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
Cheese Manufacturing
Child Day Care Services
Civic and Social Organizations
Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaners
Electrical Contractors
Elementary and Secondary Schools
Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
Floor Covering Stores
Food (Health) Supplement Stores
Full-Service Restaurants
General Automotive Repair
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores
Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Graphic Design Services
Hardware Stores
Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
Jewelry Stores
Landscaping Services
Machine Shops
Natural Gas Distribution
New Car Dealers
Nursing Care Facilities
Offices of Lawyers
Offices of Optometrists
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
Savings Institutions
School and Employee Bus Transportation
Tire Dealers
Used Car Dealers
Veterinary Services
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers
Wired Telecommunications Carriers

Is Franchising a Better Option?

As you drive around Hebron, you'll notice that many local entrepreneurs have gone the franchising route. So, it probably makes sense for you to consider franchising too.

Most business experts recommend that you investigate buying a franchise. On our site, you can read many articles about franchising, such as Franchisees Versus Licensees. Get a thorough education on franchising by browsing all of our Articles on Franchising.

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

Sample franchise opportunities include Property Damage Appraisers and Companion Connection Senior Care. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Children's Fitness Franchises and Party Supply Franchises.

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

Is Buying an Existing Hebron Business a Good Strategy?

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 Hebron.

For anybody who wants to buy a business, we recommend reading this useful article: Buying a Business.

Startup Financing Basics

Raising money to fund your new Hebron 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 finding startup capital, such as Getting a Small Business Loan.

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

Marketing Your New Venture

Whether your goal is to attract Hebron customers or you plan on selling elsewhere, you'll need to have a good marketing plan.

We have some helpful resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. How to Market to Accountants and CPAs is a good read to get your marketing creativity flowing. There are many more articles on marketing on our site. Visit our Small Business Marketing resource section to see them all.

The Art of Selling

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

Not knowing how to sell can result in lost customers and minimal market share. Fortunately, we've got plenty of good advice to help you improve your selling skills.

Hiring Telemarketing Firms to Generate Sales Leads offers some helpful tips on how to sell. It's one of several good articles on our site regarding Entrepreneurial Selling.

Never Give Up

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

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

Our goal here is to promote the vitality and growth of small businesses in Hebron and throughout the United States . We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Hebron entrepreneur who is just getting started or you are already up and running with your new venture.

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