The Small Business Administration offers many ideas on starting your own business.

We are going to explore their advice over the next few blogs and see how it pertains to purchasing a Cruise Planners American Express Franchise.

Step 1: Write a Business Plan - The Plan writes itself with Cruise Planners and the Brand name of American Express.

Step 2: Get Business Assistance and Training - Cruise Planners University is where you receive your valuable training from both experts and owners in the business.

Step 3: Choose a Business Location You can work from home, or if you prefer an office, it is your call.

Step 4: Finance Your Business For such a small investment, $9,999.00 you can take out a private loan, use a small portion of your 401k, Tap your savings, or ask a member of your family to partner with you or even a business associate.

Step 5: Determine the Legal Structure of Your Business For Cruise Planners; it is simply preparing the legal documents you need to own a business. Cruise Planners can provide the details for you or you can seek help from your own attorney.

Step 6: Register a Business Name (“Doing Business As”) You would want the Cruise Planners American Express Brand since it is the highest ranking and most sought after travel industry in the business.

Step 7: Get a Tax Identification Number Simple. Just apply for one.

Step 8: Register for State and Local TaxesThis would be covered in CPU Training.

Step 9: Obtain Business Licenses and Permits Again, the steps are all explained for you through Cruise Planners University

Step 10: Understand Employer Responsibilities You are your own boss, but of course, you have teams of experts and other Cruise Planners Owners, Conventions, Meetings, Planning Sessions there to assist you and in all parts of being a business owner.

Out of all the franchises you could invest in, this one exemplifies the professionalism, resources and brand concepts that will prove your business plan successful.