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Create a Personal Business Plan That You’ll Really Use

If you’ve got a great plan, it can and will inspire you every time you see it.
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How to Build a Business Plan for Investors

To secure funding, you need a business plan that meets financiers’ stringent requirements.

How to Research and Analyse Competitors

Who are your five most significant competitors? What is their point of differentiation? Some critical questions to ask to stay ahead.
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How to Write a Business Plan

There are ten basic elements that must be covered when writing a business plan. They include an overview, executive summary; general company description; the opportunity; industry and market; your strategy; the team; a marketing plan; operational plan; financial plan and an appendix.
Competitor Analysis

How to Conduct a Competitor Analysis

This simple, four step competitive analysis will help you rise above the pack.
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How to Use Your Business Plan to Attract Finance

How to build a business plan that inspires confidence in your potential backers and attracts investors.

How To Perform a SWOT Analysis

Many entrepreneurs find SWOT – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats – analysis almost intuitive.

How to Research Your Market

Do your homework before opening your doors to avoid business-busting mistakes.


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