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Starting a Company in South Africa

Ask any successful entrepreneur and they will tell you that the most exciting part was when they were Starting a Company. But do not be fooled, this is also one of the most challenging parts. Nevertheless, Starting a Company could be a crucial part of your success story...

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When you know what to expect, it will go easier starting a company. A more effective strategic plan can be drawn up and you will then be able to create the best way possible to launch your company and give yourself the best chance to earn the highest profit possible.

Starting a company will ask a lot of time and energy. There are a lot of things that you will need to consider. During the planning proses it is possible that you might miss something but that is not the end of the world. There will always be time to get something in place in due time. To help ease the starting procedures, we have outlined some of the things that you will need to consider when you are thinking about starting a company.

Choosing your Company’s name

Before starting a company, you first have to choose a name to make your Company under. This name must be wisely selected to ensure that the customers will be able to associate a product of service with your name. The right company name will also aid when you are starting to build a reputation for your company. You should also consider the names of your competitors when you are choosing your company name. Your Company name should stand out above the rest and should sound more appealing to customers.

Identify your target market

One of factors that have a major impact on your overall success is the selection of your target market. When you have identified a target market, you will easily be able to determine the need of your customers. You should also consider the location of your target market. This will have quite a large impact on the needs of your customers. You can do market research by means of customer surveys and census information. For more tips on how identify your target market, click here

Determining your competition

Once you know your competition, it will be easier for you to set a standard of service delivery that will exceed the standards of your competition. You should also do research on the products and services that your competition offers their clients. You should always try to top that. Creative thinking will enable you to identify something that will lead to you having the edge over your competition. This will differ from company to company. Here is an interesting article showing 10 Tips on How to Research your Competition.

Choosing a company form

You should thoroughly do research on the type of company you would like to have. There are quite a lot of different types of company structures, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. You will have to establish which of these company structures will be to the advantage for the company you would want to open. You should consider thing like expansion of your company, how many people will be able to have a share in the company and if the owner(s) of the company will be liable for the debts and creditors of the company.

These are just some of the things that you will need to consider. Once you have established these points, you can start to draw up a strategic Business Plan.  When you feel overwhelmed by the entire process of starting a company, you can always contact Pty Company Registrations. They will be glad to assist you to help you achieve your goal of starting a company.



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