August 3, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for California Entrepreneurs  
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Start a Business in Sanger, California

Are you starting a business in Sanger, California? This article discusses the most important things to consider when opening a business in Sanger.

Are You Ready for Life as an Owner?

Being an entrepreneur is hard work, much harder than working as an employee. Are you positive you have the stamina and skills to succeed on your own?

While entrepreneurship has become a popular career choice, we recommend you do the following before you take the plunge:

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Sanger. Listen closely to their experiences and see if you think you too can be successful.
  • We recommend reading Why Small Businesses Fail. For aspiring new entrepreneurs, it's a must read article.
  • Get feedback from somebody whom you trust. Ask them directly: Do I have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Listen carefully to their answer, as they presumably know your strengths and weaknesses.

Sanger, California Demographic Information

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

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

Business Size# of
1-4 Employees 1278
5-9 Employees 408
10-19 Employees 300
20-49 Employees 186
50-99 Employees 54
100-249 Employees 36
250-499 Employees 0
500-999 Employees 0
1000+ Employees 0
All Sanger Businesses 2262

As a new Sanger entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Sanger 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
Automotive Exhaust System Repair 1
Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores 4
Book Publishers 1
Business Associations 1
Car Washes 1
Caterers 1
Child Day Care Services 5
Civic and Social Organizations 1
Commercial Lithographic Printing 2
Community Food Services 1
Construction Sand and Gravel Mining 1
Convenience Stores 1
Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing 1
Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing 1
Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing 1
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 5
Drywall and Insulation Contractors 2
Electrical Contractors 3
Electronic Shopping 1
Engineering Services 2
Exterminating and Pest Control Services 1
Family Clothing Stores 1
Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders 2
Farm Management Services 1
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers 1
Florists 1
Flour Milling 1
Food Service Contractors 2
Framing Contractors 1
Freight Transportation Arrangement 1
Fruit and Vegetable Canning 1
Full-Service Restaurants 16
Funeral Homes and Funeral Services 1
Furniture Stores 3
General Automotive Repair 6
General Freight Trucking, Local 2
General Warehousing and Storage 1
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores 1
Golf Courses and Country Clubs 1
Hardware Stores 1
Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 1
Home Health Care Services 1
Homes for the Elderly 2
Ice Manufacturing 1
Industrial Building Construction 1
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages 4
Investment Advice 1
Jewelry Stores 1
Land Subdivision 1
Landscaping Services 4
Lessors of Other Real Estate Property 3
Limited-Service Restaurants 9
Logging 1
Masonry Contractors 3
Meat Markets 3
Metal Household Furniture Manufacturing 1
Mortgage and Nonmortgage Loan Brokers 1
Motor Vehicle Towing 1
New Car Dealers 3
New Housing Operative Builders 1
Newspaper Publishers 1
Nonresidential Property Managers 1
Nursing Care Facilities 1
Offices of Certified Public Accountants 2
Offices of Chiropractors 2
Offices of Dentists 9
Offices of Lawyers 2
Offices of Optometrists 3
Packaging Machinery Manufacturing 1
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors 7
Payroll Services 1
Pharmacies and Drug Stores 3
Photography Studios, Portrait 1
Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing 2
Real Estate Investment Trusts 1
Recreational Vehicle Dealers 1
Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage 1
Repossession Services 1
Residential Property Managers 2
Residential Remodelers 3
Retail Bakeries 1
Roofing Contractors 3
Savings Institutions 2
Sheet Metal Work Manufacturing 1
Shoe Stores 1
Site Preparation Contractors 4
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars 1
Solid Waste Combustors and Incinerators 1
Specialty Canning 1
Sporting Goods Stores 1
Tax Preparation Services 1
Tile and Terrazzo Contractors 5
Tire Dealers 3
Truss Manufacturing 2
Used Car Dealers 1
Veterinary Services 2
Video Tape and Disc Rental 2
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 2
Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers 3
Wineries 4
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 1
Women's Clothing Stores 1

Should You Franchise?

As you drive around Sanger, you'll see that franchises make up a large percentage of local businesses. Would going with a franchise be a good idea for you?

We advise the entrepreneurs we work with to consider franchising as an option. On our site, you can read many articles about franchising, such as Questions to Ask Franchisors. 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 Tony Roma's and Maui Tacos. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Vending Franchises and eBay Franchises.

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

Have You Considered Buying an Existing Sanger Business?

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

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

Naming the Company

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.

Companies like Starbucks, Apple, Target, Microsoft and Intuit all have strong company names that are easy to remember and have become well-loved brands. Wouldn't it be nice if your new company name got on a similar track?

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

As a final piece of advice, remember that because you are planning on starting a business in Sanger, it's critical that you ensure that no other California company is using the business name you want to use.

Getting Money to Start a Business

Getting your Sanger business the capital it needs to succeed requires strong organization skills and perseverance. The reality is that there is very little funding available for new small businesses, and you have to explore every possible alternative.

The good news is this site contains dozens of articles on raising money, including one we recommend entitled Choosing VC Firms.

For Sanger entrepreneurs on the hunt for startup funding, check out our List of California Angel Investors and our List of California Venture Capital Firms.

Increase Your Entrepreneurial Knowledge

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

As an entrepreneur who lives in Sanger, California, you will want to take advantage of the many programs available at nearby California universities, colleges and community colleges. It's also smart to see if there are any networking organizations for Sanger entrepreneurs.

Never Give Up

As an entrepreneur in Sanger, 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 Sanger businesses to be successful. We want to be there for you to answer your business questions, whether you are a new Sanger 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 Sanger, California

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



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