Help and guidance for StartUps
Microsoft is committed to helping startups and small businesses to start out. Microsoft technology provides a range of great resources to help you start a business, build a plan and to ensure the right technology is in place. Even if you want advice, we have an active community on social, have an excellent group of articles from the business specialists, and if it is support you need, the Small Business Support Portal will become a great resource.
How to start a business
A business plan is not only essential for starting a business or for raising funds, but it is vital for running the business. Get tips on how to write one for your company.
Create a website with Office 365
Many online businesses need a good website. A new website can make or break a business in the early months. This is often challenging and time-consuming; however, with Microsoft Office 365, you are able to build a website with minimal fuss, and get reliable, professional-looking email alongside it. Not only that, but through Office 365 cloud subscription services, it gives you access to the familiar Office applications as well as business-grade email, shared calendar and video-conferencing.
Choosing a business location
Choosing a business location can be the difference from real productivity, and spending life in the slow lane. Whether you work from home, or need an inspiration work station like Modern Jago, it is important to be in the position to expand and to be inspired. However, Microsoft technology enables you to work from virtually anywhere.
Get networking and build your profile
Networking and getting yourself known is a huge part of starting up. Not only do you have to deal with the painstaking tasks of sorting money, resourcing, finding business, but you have to build your profile and get yourself well-known. That’s the fun part. Build a community or become an online influencer, and get yourself big. Use technology to help.