Length: 60 minutes
Summary: Hobby with not-so-humble origins or an industry built on Big Data? Genealogy and family history represent a growing business in the United States and around the world. What does it take to run your own genealogy-related business?
Description: There are many steps to the process of creating a genealogy business. While the basics of starting a business will give a solid foundation, there are some special “twists” peculiar to the genealogy industry that you’ll have to watch out for in order to find success.
Audience Level: Beginner.
Requirements: Projection for computer on large screen; internet connection.
Content: 4 pages.
- Why Do You Want To Start a Genealogy Business?
- Set Goals and Create a Business Plan
- Read, Write and THINK
- Financing, Investors and Loans
- Legal and Tax Issues
- Product Development
- Networking and Professional Development
- Marketing and Selling
- Dealing with Growth and Expansion
- Resource List
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