A comprehensive business plan is invaluable for any business, but if you’re trying to grow your business in a crowded marketplace it could be your biggest asset.
Creating a co-ordinated plan for boosting online demand increases your chances of success by positioning your business and its products and services in the marketplace.
In too many businesses, debt management takes a back seat to the excitement of building sales and securing orders. The result can be disastrous and is usually revealed through a cash flow crisis and poor financial results. This interactive lesson explains how you can avoid debt problems in the first place and how to collect debt more efficiently.
If you can crack foreign markets, the world really is your oyster but it does come with downsides. You wouldn’t travel abroad without a map or a sat nav, so if you're looking at trading overseas for the first time this roadmap has been designed to help you avoid getting lost.
If your business is growing, at some point you'll find it necessary to take on staff. Becoming an employer can be a time consuming process, but the more you're prepared to invest, the more chance there is you’ll get the perfect candidate.
This Action Plan has been designed to help you get it right first time and enable you to clearly define the role that needs to be filled, plan your budget, write job descriptions, job advertisements and make sure you hire the best person for the job.
This lesson helps you increase the number of leads you're generating, improves your sales conversion rate and helps you increase the size of each order.
Raising funds for your business can be difficult. The two types of funds for businesses are loans, such as bank loans, and equity investments, such as those from angel investors.
You think you have a good business idea, but how do you really know if it's worth pursuing?
Understanding cash flow is key to running your business, let us show you how best to crunch the numbers.
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