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Business plan diagnostic

This diagnostic is an easy-to-use tool designed to assess the health of your business plan. It won’t take long to complete (as little as 10 minutes) and at the end of the process, we will prepare a downloadable list of recommended actions for you to take. You will also get plenty of information and templates to help you implement the recommended changes.

Buying a business – how much should you invest?

How much should you invest when buying a business? This article outlines the factors you should consider.

Competitor analysis

All businesses have competitors – and not just the rival down the street. With so many goods and services sold online your competitors could be scattered around the world.

Competitor analysis (Video)

All businesses have competitors – and not just the rival down the street. With so many goods and services sold online, your competitors could be scattered around the world.

Delivering World Class Customer Service (Video)

Business Seminar Series
Featuring Denis Snow, former Walt Disney World Executive

How to grow your small business with online marketing (Webinar)

How to grow your small business with online marketing low budgets gain high yield

Managing external factors (Video)

Many first-time business owners are so occupied getting their business sorted for their grand opening they forget to look to the challenges ahead. Having a clear plan of attack for the months and years post-launch will help protect your business as you progress and set you up for future growth.

Preparing a business plan

Sitting down to write a business plan can be quite daunting. Find out how to structure, write and present your business plan.

Ten marketing priorities when you start your business

1. Build credibility quickly Why should people buy from a new business? Your first challenge is to overcome their doubts by building trust and credibility quickly. Some tips: Promote your skills and experience, plus those of your staff and associates.

The importance of business planning

A business plan is an essential management tool that allows you to plan and execute your goals – no matter how big or small. Find out how to make a business plan that sets you up for the future.

Undertaking your own market research

Market research helps to ensure you make the right decisions for your business. Find out how to undertake your own market research.

Why it can pay to buy an existing business

Why start a new business when buying an existing one can prove to be more cost-effective and time-efficient? Find out how buying a business instead of starting one could be a great decision.

Will your business idea work?

Most people start a business in a flush of enthusiasm. While enthusiasm is an important ingredient for business success, it is not the only one. You need to find out if there is demand for your product, and whether there is enough demand at a price that ensures your business will be profitable.

Your plan for success

A business plan is like a road map: as your business takes new pathways you need to recognize the milestones along the way and take a reliable route to the planned destination.