August 3, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Oregon Entrepreneurs  
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Opening a Business in La Pine, Oregon

Contemplating starting a business in La Pine, Oregon? We walk you through the process of opening a business in La Pine.

La Pine, Oregon Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
1-4 Employees 471
5-9 Employees 129
10-19 Employees 54
20-49 Employees 30
50-99 Employees 12
100-249 Employees 0
250-499 Employees 0
500-999 Employees 0
1000+ Employees 0
All La Pine Businesses 696

As a new La Pine entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in La Pine 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
Architectural Services 1
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 1
Beauty Salons 1
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 1
Book Stores 1
Bowling Centers 1
Business Associations 1
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services 1
Child and Youth Services 1
Child Day Care Services 3
Civic and Social Organizations 5
Construction Sand and Gravel Mining 1
Convenience Stores 2
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 1
Drywall and Insulation Contractors 2
Electric Power Distribution 1
Electrical Contractors 5
Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 2
Fine Arts Schools 1
Finish Carpentry Contractors 3
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 1
Flooring Contractors 3
Florists 2
Framing Contractors 1
Full-Service Restaurants 10
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 1
General Automotive Repair 1
Glass and Glazing Contractors 1
Golf Courses and Country Clubs 1
Hardware Stores 1
Home Centers 1
Home Health Care Services 1
Homes for the Elderly 4
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 4
Investigation Services 1
Landscaping Services 1
Limited-Service Restaurants 4
Logging 2
Masonry Contractors 2
Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers 2
Motion Picture and Video Production 1
New Housing Operative Builders 2
Offices of Chiropractors 1
Offices of Dentists 5
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 5
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 1
Professional Organizations 1
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing 2
Recreational Vehicle Dealers 1
Residential Property Managers 1
Residential Remodelers 4
Retail Bakeries 2
Sawmills 1
Securities Brokerage 1
Septic Tank and Related Services 1
Siding Contractors 1
Site Preparation Contractors 1
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars 2
Solid Waste Collection 1
Sporting Goods Stores 3
Support Activities for Forestry 1
Surface Active Agent Manufacturing 1
Tile and Terrazzo Contractors 1
Tire Dealers 1
Title Abstract and Settlement Offices 1
Tobacco Stores 1
Travel Trailer and Camper Manufacturing 1
Used Household and Office Goods Moving 1
Used Merchandise Stores 2
Veterinary Services 1
Video Tape and Disc Rental 1
Water Supply and Irrigation Systems 1
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers 1

Have You Considered Franchising?

As you drive around La Pine, it's apparent that franchising has become a very popular way to start a business. But is franchising the right option for you?

We highly recommend you look into purchasing a franchise. This site has dozens of articles on franchising, such as How Franchises Work. Become a franchising expert of sorts by reading more of our Articles on Franchising.

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

Sample franchise opportunities include Realty Executives International and A Digital U. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Video and Photography Franchises and Hardware Store Franchises.

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

Have You Considered Buying an Existing La Pine Business?

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

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

Naming the Business

Making the right decision when choosing a company name is very important. There are many decisions you'll make now that you can change later, but changing a company name years down the road is not very easy. So, choose a good company name at the outset.

Before you decide on a company name, run it by some prospective customers and see what they think. If they don't like it, it's probably a good idea to go back to the drawing board.

Numerous company naming issues are discussed in more detail in this article: Naming a Business.

There's one other important factor when naming a business. Since you are starting a business in La Pine, it's critical that you ensure that no other Oregon company is using the business name you want to use.

Marketing Your New Venture

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

You can learn quite a bit about marketing on our site. Holiday-Powered Marketing is an article that will stimulate a few thoughts on your marketing plan. That's just one of the many useful articles we have on Marketing a Small Business.

The Art of Selling

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

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.

Sales Training offers some helpful tips on how to sell. It's one of several good articles on our site regarding Entrepreneurial Selling.

Next Steps

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

If you choose the right business and love what you do, you will greatly increase your odds of success.

We are here to help La Pine businesses to be successful. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new La Pine 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 La Pine, Oregon

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