STEP 1: Plan your Business
What are the costs involved in opening a makeup artist business?
What are the ongoing expenses for a makeup artist business?
Who is the target market?
How does a makeup artist business make money?
How much can you charge customers?
How much profit can a makeup artist business make?
How can you make your business more profitable?
What will you name your business?
STEP 2: Form a legal entity
STEP 3: Register for taxes
Register for an EIN number
STEP 4: Open a business bank account & credit card
Open a business bank account
Get a business credit card
STEP 5: Set up business accounting
STEP 6: Obtain necessary permits and licenses
State & Local Business Licensing Requirements
SBA’s reference to state licenses and permits.
STEP 7: Get Business Insurance
STEP 8: Define your brand
How to promote & market a makeup artist business
How to keep customers coming back
STEP 9: Establish your Web Presence
Resources to Help Women in Business