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Building a Successful Marketing Plan
Every business, small or large, will be more successful with a business plan. One key component of a business plan is the marketing plan. A good marketing plan summarizes the who, what, where, when, and how much questions of company marketing and sales activities for the planning year.
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Business Financial Planning
This section provides an overview of the essential components of financial planning and management. Used wisely, it will make the reader - the small business owner/manager - familiar enough with the fundamentals to have a fighting chance of success in today's highly competitive business environment.
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Business Forms & Templates - From Entrepreneur Magazine
A link to many forms and templates for your business.
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Business Life Cycle
Whether you’re just thinking of a business idea, launching a new business, going to the next level with an existing business, or thinking of selling your business, the Alaska SBDC offers different options to help you in your journey.
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Business Plan Outline Guide
A guide to creating and outlining your business plan.
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Business Plans
Tips on creating a business plan from the Washington SBDC.
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Business Start Ups
This intensive three-hour workshop will assess the feasibility of your business idea and provide you with the tools and tips needed to plan for entrepreneurship.
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Business to Consumer Marketing
An article on business to consumer marketing from Marketing-Schools.org.
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BUYING & SELLING A Small Business
Starting a company from scratch can be daunting. Maybe that’s why the idea of being able to “turn the key” and walk into a business that’s already in full operation is so appealing. The new owner instantly gains a name, employees, vendors, customers and income. But buyer - and seller - beware. The sale of a business requires time, research and careful planning, even if professional advisors help with the process.
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Calculating Startup Costs
Looking at startup costs through the example of a coffee shop.
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Capital Compass
Capital Compass® was designed to help you understanding the factors that affect what type of business loan or investment might best fit you and your business - debt, equity or royalty. Capital Compass® is not designed to make decisions for you. It was developed by the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and its Vested for Growth program.
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Capital Connection
If you're looking for money for starting a business you've come to the right place. More business start-ups fail from not having enough money for business financing than any other reason. Business start-up financing is available but sometimes isn't easy to find.
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Cash and Accrual Accounting: 3 Parts
A simple example of cash accounting.
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Cash Flow Excel Sheet Template
This cash flow Excel sheet includes formulas for cash on hand and received, total receipts, cash available, cash paid out, and cash position.
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Cash Flow Management for Small Businesses
Not the strongest at managing your cash flow? Kabbage is here to help! In this informative video, they'll teach you how to manage your cash flow in just three easy steps.
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Cash Flow Statement Tutorial
Cash flow statement tutorial & cash flow statement analysis & free cash flow explained.
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Cash Flow Template - 13 Week
Template to project cash flow for a quarter (13 weeks and to project for 6 months).
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Chart of Accounts
A chart of accounts is a listing of the names of the accounts that a company has identified and made available for recording transactions in its general ledger. Learn all about it in this module from Accounting Coach.
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Choosing the Right Business Record-Keeping System
Should your business use a manual or computer-based recordkeeping system? Find out with this article from Nolo.
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Closing Techniques
A list of different techniques to close the deal.
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