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Explore the Entrepreneurship.org Resource Center to find resources. Designed with entrepreneurs in mind, our resource center allows you to find materials to grow great ideas.
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.
This tool allows entrepreneurs to assess their progress developing their companies' technology and to create a plan to ensure its viability and protection.
Use this tool to identify your major customer groups, their distinguishing characteristics, and the market research needed to develop a customer profile.
This tool helps entrepreneurs determine the best means to distribute their products and services.
Distribution strategies help entrepremeurs meet the demands of their customers and increase sales.
Before building a detailed line-by-line budget, entrepreneurs should prepare a preliminary forecast, projecting estimates of the primary components of profitability--sales, cost of goods sold, and operating expenses.
This tool provides questions to help entrepreneurs consider the strategic and tactical pluses and minuses of investing in new product/service development.
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.
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.
This sound advice will help entrepreneurs better manage inventory and improve profitability and cash flow.
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