August 3, 2020  
 
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  Horsham, Pennsylvania Resources for Entrepreneurs  
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Open a Business in Horsham, Pennsylvania

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

Horsham, Pennsylvania Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
Businesses
1-4 Employees 1028
5-9 Employees 426
10-19 Employees 285
20-49 Employees 327
50-99 Employees 120
100-249 Employees 69
250-499 Employees 42
500-999 Employees 30
1000+ Employees 9
All Horsham Businesses 2336

As a new Horsham entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Horsham 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
Businesses
Advertising Agencies 7
Architectural Services 1
Automotive Exhaust System Repair 1
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 3
Ball and Roller Bearing Manufacturing 1
Barber Shops 1
Beauty Salons 6
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 2
Building Inspection Services 2
Business Associations 1
Camera and Photographic Supplies Stores 1
Car Washes 2
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 2
Caterers 2
Child and Youth Services 1
Child Day Care Services 4
Civic and Social Organizations 1
Claims Adjusting 2
Collection Agencies 1
Commercial Lithographic Printing 4
Computer Systems Design Services 7
Convenience Stores 1
Convention and Trade Show Organizers 2
Couriers 4
Credit Card Issuing 5
Credit Unions 2
Curtain and Drapery Mills 1
Custom Computer Programming Services 10
Diagnostic Imaging Centers 1
Diet and Weight Reducing Centers 2
Direct Life Insurance Carriers 4
Direct Mail Advertising 1
Direct Title Insurance Carriers 5
Discount Department Stores 2
Document Preparation Services 1
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 3
Drywall and Insulation Contractors 1
Electrical Contractors 5
Electronic Computer Manufacturing 1
Electronic Shopping 2
Engineering Services 12
Environmental Consulting Services 2
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 3
Facilities Support Services 2
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2
Fine Arts Schools 1
Finish Carpentry Contractors 4
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 3
Florists 2
Food Service Contractors 8
Footwear and Leather Goods Repair 1
Footwear Merchant Wholesalers 1
Full-Service Restaurants 16
General Automotive Repair 7
General Freight Trucking, Local 1
General Warehousing and Storage 2
Glass and Glazing Contractors 2
Golf Courses and Country Clubs 1
Hand and Edge Tool Manufacturing 1
Hardware Merchant Wholesalers 2
Hardware Stores 1
Heating Oil Dealers 1
Historical Sites 1
Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 2
Home Health Care Services 1
Household Appliance Stores 2
Industrial Building Construction 1
Industrial Mold Manufacturing 1
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 14
Interior Design Services 2
Investigation Services 1
Investment Advice 7
Janitorial Services 7
Jewelry (except Costume) Manufacturing 2
Land Subdivision 1
Landscape Architectural Services 2
Landscaping Services 15
Limited-Service Restaurants 19
Machine Shops 2
Mail-Order Houses 3
Marketing Consulting Services 3
Masonry Contractors 3
Media Representatives 1
Medical Laboratories 1
Metal Can Manufacturing 1
Miscellaneous Intermediation 1
Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers 3
Motion Picture and Video Production 1
Nail Salons 2
New Car Dealers 1
New Housing Operative Builders 3
Newspaper Publishers 1
Nonresidential Property Managers 2
Office Administrative Services 5
Office Equipment Merchant Wholesalers 11
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 10
Offices of Chiropractors 2
Offices of Dentists 4
Offices of Lawyers 3
Offices of Optometrists 2
Offices of Podiatrists 1
Offices of Real Estate Appraisers 1
Outdoor Power Equipment Stores 1
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 4
Payroll Services 1
Periodical Publishers 3
Pet and Pet Supplies Stores 1
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services 2
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 4
Portfolio Management 1
Prepress Services 2
Professional Organizations 1
Quick Printing 1
Real Estate Credit 28
Remediation Services 1
Residential Property Managers 1
Residential Remodelers 3
Retail Bakeries 1
Roofing Contractors 3
Sales Financing 6
Satellite Telecommunications 1
Savings Institutions 5
Securities Brokerage 5
Semiconductor Machinery Manufacturing 1
Sign Manufacturing 3
Site Preparation Contractors 1
Software Publishers 4
Solid Waste Collection 1
Sporting Goods Stores 5
Storage Battery Manufacturing 1
Tax Preparation Services 1
Telemarketing Bureaus 1
Temporary Help Services 13
Title Abstract and Settlement Offices 3
Tobacco Stores 1
Tradebinding and Related Work 1
Travel Agencies 2
Veterinary Services 2
Video Tape and Disc Rental 2
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers 10
Wineries 1
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 1
Women's Clothing Stores 1

Should You Buy an Existing Horsham Business?

If you have some capital to play with, you may want to Buy a Business in Pennsylvania. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Horsham.

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

Getting Money to Start a Business

Finding the funds to fuel the growth of your Horsham business is not an easy task. Bootstrapping, which means growing the business without outside funding, is the best alternative, but that's not a viable option for many startup plans.

To learn about raising money, we recommend you read the fundraising articles on our site, such as Bank Credit Lines.

For Horsham entrepreneurs who need startup capital, check out our List of Pennsylvania Angel Investors and our List of Pennsylvania Venture Capital Firms.

Promoting Your New Venture

Whether your goal is to attract Horsham customers or you plan on selling elsewhere, having an excellent marketing plan is fundamental to your successs.

There are myriad resources on this site to help you with your marketing plan. Music on Hold is an article that will stimulate a few thoughts on your marketing plan. That's just a taste of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

Bring in Revenues

Do you know how to sell? In order to attract customers to your new Horsham business, you need to focus on sales.

Why should customers buy from you instead of buying from competitors? The good news is we can help you to make selling a big competitve advantage for your new firm.

Effective Sales Presentations is a good article to read, one of dozens in the Selling for Entrepreneurs section of our site.

Learning More About Entrepreneurship

Successful entrepreneurs recognize that what they know now may not be enough to ensure their future success.

With your business being located in Horsham, Pennsylvania, you will want to take advantage of the many programs available at nearby Pennsylvania universities, colleges and community colleges. We also recommend you look into networking groups or organizations in which Horsham entrepreneurs get together to network and trade their business experiences.

What's Next?

As an entrepreneur in Horsham, you won't be working for the boss anymore. You are the boss.

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

We are here to help Horsham businesses to be successful. 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.

More Entrepreneurial Resources for Starting a Business in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Here are more links that we believe will help you be successful in starting a business in Horsham.

 

 

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