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Using mentors, advisers, and community resources can make the difference between success and failure for your business. The guidance of successful, seasoned entrepreneurs can help you gain access to knowledge and insider networks.
Customers may be motivated to purchase a product or service just by reading a price list.
The prices you charge of one of the most critical components of your product and service features set, and affects nearly every aspect of your business, including your cash flow, sales numbers, and profits.
This article describes a process to conduct primary market research, such as gathering information and data from customers, suppliers, vendors, as well as your own employees.
Entrepreneurs should articulate their purpose in a specific three-year vision statement with specific goals for growth.
As entrepreneurs plan for growth, they identify the key issues that provide useful information. Consider how one entrepreneur takes an indepth look at her business and uses this insight to clarify a vision and set clear goals for her business.
SWOT analysis provides an excellent tool for entrepreneurs to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of their business.
Exit strategies should be designed as a part of the overall plan for growth. The exit strategy plays a key role in determining the strategic direction for the company.
Thorough market research includes analysis of the customers and the competitive environment.
There are four basic strategies for growth--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Product Development. This article examines Line Expansion.
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