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The Resource Business Planning Essentials For Dummies

Business Planning Essentials For Dummies

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Business Planning Essentials For Dummies
Title
Business Planning Essentials For Dummies
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Language
eng
Summary
All the basics you need to design a successful business plan Whether you're starting your first business or you're a serial entrepreneur, you know how important a good business plan is to your business's ultimate success. Bad or non-existent business plans are a primary cause of business failure. But don't fret! Business Planning Essentials For Dummies gives you all the essential, practical information you need to succeed-from deciding what your business is really all about to building a long-term vision of where your company will go. In between, the book covers budgeting and f
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Curtis, Veechi
Dewey number
658.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD30.28
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Business planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic planning
  • Success in business
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Business planning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic planning
  • Success in business
Label
Business Planning Essentials For Dummies
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Calculating hours in a working week
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Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go From Here; CHAPTER 1: Letting Your Plan Take Flight; Getting Your Feet Wet; Deciding who this plan is for; Choosing your dance partners; Looking at online planning tools; Scoping the Nature of Your Plan; Structuring your plan; Setting aside enough time; Deciding how far into the future you want to go; Scoring Your Business; CHAPTER 2: Figuring Out What's So Special about You; Understanding Strategic Advantage
  • Looking at examples of strategic advantageUnderstanding how risk relates to gain; Justifying Why You Can Succeed; Developing Your Strategic Advantage Statement; Drafting your statement; Growing your advantages over time; Looking Around for More Ideas; CHAPTER 3: Sizing Up the Competition; Understanding Why Analysing Competitors is So Important; Engaging in Cloak-and-Dagger Tactics; Doing a competitor profile; Mirror, mirror on the wall ... ; Choosing Your Competitive Strategy; Weighing up your options; Matching competitive strategy to your strategic advantage; Taking a Bird's-Eye View
  • Thinking about future competitorsObserving industry trends; Responding to industry trends; CHAPTER 4: Spotting Opportunities, Dodging Threats; Looking at Your Strengths and Weaknesses; Putting yourself through the griller; Prioritising where you need to do better; Identifying Opportunities and Threats; Pulling the Pieces Together; Putting theory into practice; Translating your SWOT analysis into action; CHAPTER 5: Separating Yourself from Your Business; Deciding What Path You Want to Take; Doing the thing you love to do; Getting help and delegating what you can
  • Building a business that's separate from youCreating a way of doing business; Wearing Different Hats; Building a Business with a Life of its Own; Defining your difference; Documenting and building systems; Setting goals for you and your business; Planning for a graceful exit; Appreciating the Limitations of Your Business; CHAPTER 6: Budgeting for Start-Up Expenses; Creating a Start-Up Budget; Purchasing materials and inventory; Listing your start-up expenses; Including expenses paid for out of personal funds; Adding enough to live on; Separating Start-Up Expenses from Operating Expenses
  • Assessing How Much You Really NeedUnderstanding Finance Options; Getting into bed with the bank; Offering up collateral; Seeking equity partners; Borrowing from family; CHAPTER 7: Figuring Out Prices and Predicting Sales; Choosing Pricing Strategies; Setting prices based on costs; Setting prices based on competitors; Setting prices based on perceived value; Building a Hybrid Pricing Plan; Offering a premium; Cutting back the frills; Getting creative with packages; Charging different prices for the same thing; Forming Your Plan of Attack; Building Your Sales Forecast
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9781118641293
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Label
Business Planning Essentials For Dummies
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Calculating hours in a working week
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go From Here; CHAPTER 1: Letting Your Plan Take Flight; Getting Your Feet Wet; Deciding who this plan is for; Choosing your dance partners; Looking at online planning tools; Scoping the Nature of Your Plan; Structuring your plan; Setting aside enough time; Deciding how far into the future you want to go; Scoring Your Business; CHAPTER 2: Figuring Out What's So Special about You; Understanding Strategic Advantage
  • Looking at examples of strategic advantageUnderstanding how risk relates to gain; Justifying Why You Can Succeed; Developing Your Strategic Advantage Statement; Drafting your statement; Growing your advantages over time; Looking Around for More Ideas; CHAPTER 3: Sizing Up the Competition; Understanding Why Analysing Competitors is So Important; Engaging in Cloak-and-Dagger Tactics; Doing a competitor profile; Mirror, mirror on the wall ... ; Choosing Your Competitive Strategy; Weighing up your options; Matching competitive strategy to your strategic advantage; Taking a Bird's-Eye View
  • Thinking about future competitorsObserving industry trends; Responding to industry trends; CHAPTER 4: Spotting Opportunities, Dodging Threats; Looking at Your Strengths and Weaknesses; Putting yourself through the griller; Prioritising where you need to do better; Identifying Opportunities and Threats; Pulling the Pieces Together; Putting theory into practice; Translating your SWOT analysis into action; CHAPTER 5: Separating Yourself from Your Business; Deciding What Path You Want to Take; Doing the thing you love to do; Getting help and delegating what you can
  • Building a business that's separate from youCreating a way of doing business; Wearing Different Hats; Building a Business with a Life of its Own; Defining your difference; Documenting and building systems; Setting goals for you and your business; Planning for a graceful exit; Appreciating the Limitations of Your Business; CHAPTER 6: Budgeting for Start-Up Expenses; Creating a Start-Up Budget; Purchasing materials and inventory; Listing your start-up expenses; Including expenses paid for out of personal funds; Adding enough to live on; Separating Start-Up Expenses from Operating Expenses
  • Assessing How Much You Really NeedUnderstanding Finance Options; Getting into bed with the bank; Offering up collateral; Seeking equity partners; Borrowing from family; CHAPTER 7: Figuring Out Prices and Predicting Sales; Choosing Pricing Strategies; Setting prices based on costs; Setting prices based on competitors; Setting prices based on perceived value; Building a Hybrid Pricing Plan; Offering a premium; Cutting back the frills; Getting creative with packages; Charging different prices for the same thing; Forming Your Plan of Attack; Building Your Sales Forecast
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1 online resource (195 pages)
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9781118641293
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