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A SWOT analysis helps identify Strengths and Weaknesses and examine the Opportunities and Threats you or your competitors may face. This tools helps you learn more about your competition gain greater insight into the market.
Although the type of distribution channel you choose depends on your industry, type of products or services, and the business model, many entrepreneurs slightly adapt their distribution strategy to better meet the needs of customers.
Along with this sample Balance Sheet for a year old business, this tool provides a line-by-line explanation of the most common categories used to report the value of the company's assets, liabilities, and equity.
Review this sample Cash Flow Report and Cash Flow Statement for this year old business to understand the primary differences in these two reports and the value in using them in reporting financial information.
As you are determining the right executive compensation program, you might find this tool helpful in establishing and communicating an overall compensation philosophy for your company.
This document is a sample executive employment agreement covering base salary, incentive bonus, equity incentives, benefits, termination, restrictive covenants, intellectual property, and more.
This tool was designed to assist an entrepreneur who set up a bonus system that keyed off the company's EBITDA. By having a bonus program tied to EBITDA, top team members were forced to think like an owner thinks about expenses, opportunities, and investment.
This is a sample term sheet for a Series B round of financing.
This document is a sample of an actual filed patent, and includes key sections such as product abstract, diagrams, and detailed description of the invention.
Using the four basic growth strategies--Market Penetration, Market Expansion, Line Expansion, and New Business Development--this tool helps identify potential growth opportunities for a business.
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