Managing Customer Service

You may begin your sales in your own home. Only yesterday if a man of genius advanced a new idea, he found himself ridiculed and his innovation opposed on all sides because it was a new idea. Let the participants know ahead of time your expectations of them so they …

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Taking care of your Human Resource Management team

If, for example, you have 12 patents, your sales manager had five years of 30 percent annual sales gains, and you personally oversaw the grand openings of 42 stores in 11 months, this is the stuff investors and others reading your business plan will want to see. Conveying too much …

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The Benefts of Business

Opinionated or neutral? Competitive advantage is what makes you different from, and better than, your competition. The great question is, how can we get the largest and most rational return for a given expenditure? Does earning a living give you time to do any living?

Unwrapping Accounting

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Here's what no-one tells you about Sales

Stewart, who began business in a modest store, and who, in the latter part of his life sold $20,000,000 worth of goods every year, declared that this plan was the keynote of his success. Use marketing materials that stand out, have bright company uniforms, and drive clean, professionally …

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How long have they been in operation?

In a struggling economy, more highly skilled employees will be seeking work, but you may not be in a position to risk high salaries. Your net worth is the sum of your total assets minus your total liabilities. Save up your hard-earned cash if you're thinking of becoming a manufacturer …

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A Simple Guide to Marketing

Because positive feedback loops restore equilibrium in their own, often dramatic way, it is sometimes suggested that positive feedback loops occur within a larger, if not directly visible, negative feedback loop. Most small companies hire people with potential and then let them learn on their own by watching others. They …

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Updating your website

Nobody has your interests so much at heart as you have. It s important, however, that a plan update not be a mechanical task, limited to plugging in the most recent sales figures. Once you re well established within your niche and have developed a reputation, you can expand more …

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Pursue Growth and Learning

Get out there and patent it, market it, and sell it before someone comes along and steals your thunder. Identify your entire customer target marketing list, including current loyal customers who always use your company, repeat customers who have frequented your company over the last three to five years, new …

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Provide clear expectations

Yet, measuring value is important for orienting managers behaviours, and it affects the solutions implemented in business relationships on which value creation and appropriation depend. Sometimes the government really does want to help. Every month or quarter, provide a half-day training session to cover topics in a more in-depth way …

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Become a trend spotter

Getting customers off price should be one of your goals when creating your marketing program. You built your friendships by spending quality time with them and doing lots of fun things together. If you come across as an overblown pretender, you can bet your plan will get short shrift. You …

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