Organize Your Business LLC Corporation C S B 501c Partnership

Consider your options for structuring your business You have several options on how your business is organized, and since it could take a couple of months to set some of them up you might as well accomplish this before you are paying rent, insurance, wages …  Your customers or employees won’t really care about organization.  Your creditors, landlord, CPA, the tax man, and possibly insurance carrier will care.  This topic is beyond our...

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Get the Word Out about Your Business– Orange County Newspapers List — Community News

Advertise Locally in Community Newspapers & Magazines We Believe this is the most complete print media list for Orange County California on the internet.  If you know of a local newspaper, magazine, or coupon book not listed, please let us know so we can add to the list.  Thanks to everyone who has told us what’s missing. Yes, people still read actually news papers, and advertising in a community newspaper can be effective because (1)...

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Welcome to OC Business Start Up

This Website is about getting you in business. We aim to give you all the basic knowledge you need to get started, and some business Ideas. Our sister site is also here to help. We are focused on small businesses with startup costs from $5,000 to around $200,000. Why concentrate on über-small businesses? A while back, we tried to help out someone get information on starting a small businesses. Although she had a masters...

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Is California the Right Place for your Business?

Is the sun setting on the California Dream? Thinking about Starting a Business in Orange County?  The first question you need to answer is: Should I move to a more Business Friendly State?   Editor’s Note: This article is a little old, but the infor is still relevant.  California won the lottery when many Silicon Valley companies went public, and founders paid huge one-time tax bills to the state.  We are currently projected to have...

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Top Business Ideas

These are the top five business Ideas people have been searching for at (1)Start a sandwich shop (We would like to thank the people at  Subway for giving us valuable information.) (2)Gold Prospecting around Orange County (3) Handyman Service/Do I need a contractor’s license  (We would like to thank the CSLB Public Affairs Department for their help understanding the rules.) (4)Sell stuff at a Swap Meet (5)Artisan Sell...

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List of Orange County Swap Meets, Farmers Markets, Art & Crafts Fairs has compiled a list of great places to start a business.  Swap Meets, Art Fairs, and Craft Fairs and Farmers Markets offer the business person a great place to start out.  There is no long-term commitment, and there is not a large financial outlay.  In fact, many Swapmeets will allow you to sell for a weekend before requiring that you get your business permit.  But many weekend business earn full-time income at these...

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New Orange County Business Ideas Added

See the drop down menu for new OC Business Ideas that have been added.  Let us know if there is a business that you interested in, and we will try to put up an article.   We might not have all the info, but someone else will eventually contribute.  Just use the contact link under the home menu. Based on your suggestions, we have put up Computer Repair and Environmentally Responsible Landscaping and we handyman service.  We have done an...

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Starting a business in the OC?

This site and our sister sites & are here to help. We are focused on small businesses with startup costs from $5,000 to around $200,000.

Feel free to contact us  with any suggestions.

This webpage is intended to be a starting point to give people ideas and basic information.

We are not business or legal experts. We just want to make information available to help you get in business.  If there is something incorrect, please let us know.  If you have an idea for a business we would love to put it.

Our information not influenced by any particular business. This site has no paid advertising, and we have not been paid to send you to other websites.  We are not paid to promote any opportunity; and we are not paid to promote a particular opinion. (We may make a small commissions on our Amazon recommendations.)