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Opening a Business in Warren, New Hampshire

Contemplating starting a business in Warren, New Hampshire? We walk you through the process of opening a business in Warren.

Are You Sure You Want to Do This?

Most new businesses do not succeed, in part because the founder did not have the perseverance and abilities that are necessary to succeed. So, before you open a business, consider all of the implications of being an entrepreneur.

Here are three things we recommend you do before you fully commit to starting a new business of your own.

  • Talk to other entrepreneurs in Warren. Ask them candidly what it's like to run a business.
  • 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. The people who know you best are often in the best position to tell you bluntly whether you will be a good entrepreneur.

Warren, New Hampshire Demographic Information

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

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

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 Warren Businesses

As a new Warren entrepreneur, you may also be interested in the table below. It shows how many businesses there are in Warren 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
Construction Sand and Gravel Mining
Electrical Contractors
Full-Service Restaurants
Hardware Stores
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars

Should You Franchise?

Visit the business district of Warren and it becomes clear that purchasing a franchise is a common way to get started as an entrepreneur. But is franchising the right option for you?

Our recommendation is that you consider franchising as an option. To help you learn more about franchising, we've gathered a ton of articles on franchising, including Franchise Versus Business Opportunity. Gain a solid understanding of franchising by scanning all of our Articles on Franchising.

You can find franchise opportunities by browsing our Franchise Opportunities Directory.

Sample franchise opportunities include Subway Franchises and Starbucks Franchises. Alternatively, you can browse franchise categories, such as Accounting Franchises and Moving Franchises.

Note on Warren Franchise Opportunities: To find out if a franchise you are interested in is available in Warren, you will need to get in direct contact with the franchisor.

Should You Buy an Existing Warren Business?

An excellent way to get started in business is to Buy a Business in New Hampshire. Follow that link and you may find several good businesses for sale in Warren.

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

Getting Money to Start a Business

Getting your Warren 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.

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

For Warren entrepreneurs with great ambition but a shortage of investment capital, check out our List of New Hampshire Angel Investors and our List of New Hampshire Venture Capital Firms.

Bring in Revenues

Mastering the art of selling is a must if you want your new Warren business to do well.

The key to selling is to set sales goals goals and monitor your progress towards those goals. Fortunately, we've got plenty of good advice to help you improve your selling skills.

Mastering the Complex Sale is worth reading, as it may give you some good ideas on how to sell your products or services. We have many more good articles on selling that you may enjoy reading.

Next Steps

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

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

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

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