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Before You Launch

Here are some important questions to consider before launching your homebased business.

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  • Is the population base large enough to support the homebased business?
  • Does the community have a stable economic base that will promote a healthy environment for your business?
  • Are the area's demographic characteristics compatible with the market you wish to serve?
  • Is the market well-served or saturated by similar businesses?

Excerpted from Starting a Home-based Business

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