1. Find your market
2. How to advertise
3. LLC application.
Your most important step is getting a calendar. You need to know when every bill hits, and when money is coming.
Decide who can you help?
Just like with real estate rentals who are you looking for? College students? Families? Singles?
Once you narrow that audience down, then you can pick properties and areas that fit with your audience.
If you are trying to cut grass, paint, roofing jobs, etc your audience is working families who just getting behind on yard work or home repairs.
Where are you at currently?
Did you just lose your job?
Are you looking to grow your side business?
Are you needing to create financial freedom for yourself and family?
Get started. You will respect yourself more for it.
Its hard to tell if you are winning or losing IF YOU NEVER START. Endless planning adds up to years of regret.