Posts by OCDave

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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Trademark, Copyright, Service Mark — What your business needs to know

Protecting your Business Name, Logo, Design, and Intellectual Property We are still working on this article.  Please let us know that we’re missing. Disclaimer: We are not attorneys, and what follows is our understanding of the law. It might not be correct. You should consult a lawyer if you have any questions.  What follows is basic info and should not be a substitute for legal advice. This is a big issue when starting a business or...

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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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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.)

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