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Why is summer the best season to start a new business?

On Behalf of | May 28, 2024 | Business Formation |

Baton Rouge Legal Blog

If you’re interested in starting a small business, you can do it in any season that you want. Often, business owners simply decide to open based on when the business is ready, when they can secure financing, when they have hired the appropriate staff and things of this nature.

But it is worth noting that the summer is, in some ways, the very best time to launch a new business. That means it may be wise to get things in order in the next few months if you’re looking to become a business owner. Below are three reasons why summer works so well.

Customers may try a new business

For one thing, the summer is a time when people tend to be a bit more relaxed and carefree. This means that they are often more likely to try a new product or service, rather than something they’re already familiar with. This can help you build up some name recognition over the summer months.

Students are not in school

If your small business is going to utilize part-time labor or seasonal help, then the summer is an ideal time to open. College and high school students have a three-month break. It may be easier for you to hire these temporary workers during the summer than it would during the fall or the winter.

You have more time

Finally, you may personally have more time to work on the business. The days are longer during the summer, and your schedule may be a bit more open. You don’t have to contend with all of the holidays and family events that tend to happen during the fall months.

If you do decide to start a business over the summer, be sure you know what legal steps to take to set everything up correctly.