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Take your time. The more thorough your planning, the better your business. Opening too soon without a firm foundation is more likely to make the new business shaky.

You can do an online search for planning tools.

Make a professional business plan covering financing, marketing, anticipated needs and costs, and a reasonable timetable.

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