Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Pre-advertising flyers at OU MedFaire
Get a cell phone for pre-opening business.
Determine how much of the equipment can be leased or bought on payment plans - and how much that will cost per month.
Contact a realtor for commercial properties and begin the search for the right place. We have one location we really, really like, and three alternative locations - each has at least 3-4 properties for lease or sale.
Determine if leasing or buying is the right option.
Apply for loans and grants, see what other financial options are available to us.
Purchase office computer.
Set up business accounting software and begin financial accounting.
Rent the building.
Get a business phone and answering service.
Set up the web page.
Complete interior design and work flow areas - including purchasing or leasing all equipment except counter computer.
Be sure all forms are filed with appropriate agencies.
Print employee and entertainer contracts and other necessary business forms.
Hire rest of employees.
Purchase counter computer.
Print menus and coupons.
Put coupons in paper.
Ramp up advertising.
Have pre-opening Press Party.