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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
Performance standards will be of little value if the entrepreneur never measures actual performance against the standards. Ongoing measurement assures that a business stays on track.
This article discusses the Operations Plan as an action document to coordinate the activities of the company towards achieving the overall goals and mission.
Your workflow--processes, procedures, and policies--need to be communicated verbally and written. Written communication should include job descriptions, performance standards, performance reviews, and controls.
The people working for you will be the ones to determine your success. This article will help you discover what motivates them.
Developing niche markets can be a successful marketing technique as it can save resources, time, and money.
How do you know if your pricing strategies are helping you meet your goals? This article reviews the pricing process and provides guidelines to re-evaluate the prices of your products and services.
Developing effective marketing strategies can be the difference in the success of roughly equal products and services.
This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of an external sales method and helps entrepreneurs evaluate the most common types of external sales methods--licensing, existing distribution channels, and sales or manufacturer's representatives.
By measuing the cash cycle--the time it takes to receive cash from sales after investing in products/services--entrepreneurs can monitor and improve internal cash flow.
As your company grows, you'll need to obtain specialized and technical advice on a regular basis. Consider using outside professionals because they are usually less expensive than hiring full-time staff when you have a project needing outside expertise.
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