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Start a Business in Vian, Oklahoma

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

Which Business to Choose?

Choosing a business that is right for you is very important. To stir your creative juices on what kind of business to start, take a look at Free Business Ideas.

For in-depth how-to guides on how to start specific businesses, browse our Good Businesses to Start section of our site. For example, you might be interested in our Starting a Crushed & Broken Limestone Business guide or our How to Start a Physical Therapists Information & Referral Services Business guide.

Remember that you are opening your new business in Vian. Some businesses will do better in Vian than others. Only by spending some time analyzing Vian demographics can you decide if there will be strong demand for your business idea.

Vian, Oklahoma Demographic Information

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

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

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 Vian Businesses

As a new Vian entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Vian 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
Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services
Child Day Care Services
Convenience Stores
Dimension Stone Mining and Quarrying
Electrical Contractors
Full-Service Restaurants
Golf Courses and Country Clubs
Hardware Stores
Limited-Service Restaurants
Newspaper Publishers
Nursing Care Facilities
Office Administrative Services
Offices of Dentists
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Site Preparation Contractors

Picking a Company Name

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.

Company names need to be easy to spell, easy to pronounce, and easy to remember.

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

There's one other important factor when naming a business. Since you are planning on starting a business in Vian, it's very important that you make sure your company name has not already been claimed by another Oklahoma business.

Raising Funding for Your Venture

Raising money to fund your new Vian business will be harder than you might expect. The reality is that there is very little funding available for new small businesses, and you have to explore every possible alternative.

To learn about raising money, we recommend you read the fundraising articles on our site, such as SBIR Funding.

For Vian entrepreneurs who need startup capital, you'll want to take a look at our List of Oklahoma Angel Investors and our List of Oklahoma Venture Capital Firms.

Getting the Word Out About Your New Company

To grow your Vian business, you'll need to have a good marketing plan.

We have some great resources on this site for entrepreneurs who are working on marketing plans. Introduction to Advertising is a good read to get your marketing juices flowing. There are many more articles on marketing on our site. Visit our Small Business Marketing resource section to see them all.

Advancing Your Entrepreneurial Skills

The best entrepreneurs recognize that they don't know everything.

As an entrepreneur who lives in Vian, Oklahoma, you should get information on some of the learning programs at local Oklahoma educational institutions. You should also check if there are any networking organizations for Vian entrepreneurs.

Now It's Up To You

You have a dream -- starting a business in Vian. 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.

We are here to help Vian businesses to be successful. We believe entrepreneurship is an amazing engine for job creation in Vian, neighborhood development and overall economic health.

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