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Start a Business in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

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

Will You Be a Good Entrepreneur?

Most startup businesses fail, in part because the entrepreneur did not have the entrepreneurial skills and traits needed to succeed. So, before you start your business, consider all of the implications of being an entrepreneur.

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

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Schofield Barracks. They are usually very willing to share their insights on the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur.
  • We recommend reading Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs. For aspiring new entrepreneurs, it's a must read article.
  • Seek the advice of somebody who knows you well. Others sometimes know you better than you know yourself.

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 Free 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 Uniform Retail Business guide or our Opening a Steel Wool Business guide.

Remember that starting a business in Schofield Barracks has some implications. The business you want to start may already be well-represented in Schofield Barracks. Don't forget to review Schofield Barracks demographics to see if there's a market for what you want to sell.

Schofield Barracks, Hawaii Demographic Information

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

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

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 Schofield Barracks Businesses

As a new Schofield Barracks entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Schofield Barracks 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
Computer Systems Design Services
Credit Unions
Engineering Services
Facilities Support Services
Food (Health) Supplement Stores
Food Service Contractors
Optical Goods Stores
Travel Agencies

Have You Considered Buying an Existing Schofield Barracks Business?

We've created a useful website page for those who want to Buy a Business in Hawaii. Follow that link and you might discover several good businesses for sale in Schofield Barracks.

Before buying a business, be sure to read this article: How to Buy a Business.

Picking a Company Name

A big decision when starting a company is choosing a company name. Believe it or not, choosing a good company name can be a big contributor to your business success.

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?

For other considerations regarding naming a company, we recommend this article: Naming a Company.

On a final note, given that you are planning on starting a business in Schofield Barracks, it's imperative that you check now that no other Hawaii company is using the business name you want to use.

Do You Need a Business Plan?

A business plan is essential to the health of your new business. Indeed, your business plan is your game plan for how you hope to grow your business. Failure to write a business plan is a recipe for disaster.

Before you start writing a business plan, we suggest you skim Business Presentations. A great resource for business planning assistance is the free counseling sessions provided by your local SCORE chapter in Hawaii.

What's Next?

Most new Schofield Barracks businesses underestimate the number of challenges they will face.

From this point on, you control your own destiny.

This site is all about helping entrepreneurs in Schofield Barracks and elsewhere to achieve real success. 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.

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