An overview of term “business”…… facts and some reality checks you should know about business

Generally, a business begins with a commercial concept (the idea) and a domain name. Extensive market research may be essential to determine whether converting an idea into a legit business is feasible or if the business can actually deliver value to the clients is totally depends upon the nature of the business. The business domain(name) is one of the most valuable assets of a startup business. While choosing a suitable and representable domain name careful consideration should be given as it may a valuable asset of a company. Businesses operating under fictitious names must be registered with the state. The business concept is the fundamental idea behind the business. The business model, plan, vision, and mission are developed based on this concept. Uber, for example, was started on the concept of aggregating taxi drivers and providing their services on demand under one brand. Every other business strategy was developed based on this concept.

For a startup, you should have strong understanding about the basis of the business and a complete plan for a good startup keeping in mind the business-related activities. The business startup includes a brief knowing the federal, local and state laws that refer to your business. Business Objectives:

All business activities are self-interested and inexpensive, business Organizations are economic in nature but they also have human and social aspects associated with them. Some of the main economic of any business enterprise are:

  1. Providing employment opportunities.
  2. Making innovations and improvements in goods and services or in hybrid business mode.
  3. Earning of suitable profits and a reasonable arrival on assets for investors.
  4. Creation of new clients and markets to sustain growth.
  5. Supply of high-quality goods and services at reasonable costs.
  6. Avoidance of abusive and unfair practices.
  7. Providing better working conditions and environment to the employees to lead a run a business more efficiently.

Types of business;

Business (activity) is a commercial activity which includes providing goods or services with a key motive of earning long term profits. Businesse can be classified into but are not limited to 4 types:

  • Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the business to produce and sale goods either directly or through middleman.

  • Services

 The business of service provision is about selling and earning through skills and experiences.

  • Merchandizing

It is also about selling goods but the difference is they don’t manufacture the goods itself but work as middleman who buy through manufacturers (on wholesale) and then sell in retail price.

  • Hybrid

It is a two in one business or a merged version of manufacturing and services business such as a restaurant (sell skills of cooking) which manufactures their own brand of utensils(manufacturing).

Business Structures

Many businesses organize themselves around some sort of ladder or administration, where spots in a company have well-known roles and responsibilities. The most common structures include:

A sole proprietorships:

 The sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business under which one can operate a business. The sole proprietorship is not a legal entity. It simply refers to a person who owns the business and is personally responsible for its debts. A sole proprietorship can operate under the name of its CEO (owner) or it can do business under a fictitious names. These fictitious names are simply a trade name that  does not create a legal entity separate from the sole proprietor owner.


 It is a business relationship between two or more people who join to conduct business. Each partner contributes resources and money to the business and shares in the profits and losses of the business. The shared profits and losses are recorded on each partner’s tax return.


Corporation is a type of business in which a group of people acts together as a single entity most commonly, owners of a corporation are stockholders who exchange consideration for the corporation. Incorporating a business release owners of the financial obligations of business requirements and available resources however, a corporation has unfavorable taxation rules for the owners of the business.


This information will also help you develop a strong business plan for a successful start in the marketplace. The above mentioned details will surely helps you to understands the basis of business and some brief knowledge about its types.

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