5 tips for starting your Gold Coast business


In this article we share our 5 tips for starting your Gold Coast business. Including choosing the right business name, registering your domain name and getting your website built by a professional.

1. Choose your unique Business Name

Choosing the name of your business is the first step in starting your Gold Coast business. The perfect business name can definitely help your business grow quickly. A good method in choosing your name is to make sure it is easy to remember and you can build a brand around it.

After choosing your business name, make sure to register at ASIC so it’s secured in your name. Also before registering your business name, check that your business name is also available as a suitable domain name.

2. Buy a domain name

The next step in the startup process is to register a domain name for your online presence. The domain name should be related to your business name or the services you provide. A handy tip when looking for right domain name is to make sure it’s simple and easy to remember, as well as search engine friendly.

3. Web Hosting

Now that you have purchased your domain name, you will need website hosting to have a website. When choosing the right Web hosting package it is important to remember that the cheapest package isn’t going to help your website be at it’s full potential. Look for value in the package and what does and doesn’t suit your needs.

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4. Get a professional website

With your domain name and hosting sorted, it is time to look at getting your website built. It is important to focus your online presence on the website as it is the perfect sales tool for your business services.

It is also crucial that you find the best Web design business to build your website, to help you make the right decision, read this blog post – Why should you hire a local Web Design Company?

5. Choose an Accounting software

For accounting we suggest Xero, it is easy to use and can save you lot of time when tax times comes. The key benefits of using Xero include:

  • Share access to your latest business numbers with your team & your accountant
  • Connect your bank accounts
  • Create and send professional invoices & get paid online.
  • Manage all aspects of your business
  • Login anytime, anywhere

We hope this article has helped you for starting your Gold Coast business.

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