What is a business plan? Simply put, a business plan is a written description of your business’s future – what are you going to do and how you’re going to make it happen. Business plans are often used to raise needed funds.… Read the rest
Opening a business in Washington State involves filing papers with the Secretary of State containing the details of your business’ legal structure, name, location, obtaining necessary permits and licenses conduct business. Below is a checklist of the items required to start a business in Washington State.… Read the rest
You’ve always wanted to go into business, but have never been sure your idea could carry the weight of what was already on your plate. Then one day, “the idea” for a business steps right in front of you, blocks your path, hands on hips, defiantly refusing to budge.… Read the rest
There are a lot of skilled and talented workers in Pullman, and with two major universities in our area, there are graduates from all over with many different educational backgrounds. Here are some resources to put in you touch with potential hires:
- Washington State University Career Expo
- WSU’s Online Employment Resource
- University of Idaho Career Services
Picture yourself as a freshly-minted graduate from the Entrepreneurship Program in WSU’s Carson College of Business who is chomping at the bit to start your own business and see a childhood dream “get legs.” What’s your next step? Most people in that position would get about opening their new business.… Read the rest
When Colin Campbell was twelve years old, his father started Decagon Devices, now METER Group, and it has been a family endeavor from the very beginning. He started helping out at age 14 by sweeping the floors and doing other menial tasks, knowing that he needed to do his part to help the fledgling business succeed.… Read the rest
Matching its scenic, agricultural and educational attractions are the Palouse’s business climate, well-educated workforce, and small-town feel; we have high tech, bioanalytical, and outdoor recreational industry clusters, as well as an emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem that is as unique as its natural beauties.
Videos to give you a feel for Pullman’s welcoming business climate:… Read the rest
A great business environment consists of many factors, and Pullman has the resources to enhance your business and provide a satisfying lifestyle for you, your employees and your families.
Here’s an overview of what’s involved in finding and securing a place for your business:
Don’t commit to a location or space until you know what you are getting into.… Read the rest