Answers to Your Common Business Questions

For over 22 years, our professional Business Advisors have helped women entrepreneurs start or grow businesses. Here are answers to the business planning questions that we get most frequently.

If your question isn’t answered below, check out our free, online Business Resource Library, sign up for our free Starting a Business Info Session or call us at 1.800.643.7014 for personalized support.

1. Does Women’s Enterprise Centre have a grant program?
2. What do you think of my business idea?
3. Why do I need a business plan?
4. What are the major parts of a business plan?
5. What is the difference between primary and secondary market research?
6. How do I do a survey to get information about my market?
7. How do I figure out how much money I'm going to make?
8. Do you think I should incorporate?
9. How do I register my business name?
10. I've invented / written something that I want to secure. How do I get information on patents/copyrights/trademarks?
11. I am looking for a networking group in my area. Do you have recommendations or contact information?

Cheryl Farmer, WEC Business Advisor

Cheryl Farmer
Business Advisor

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