Posts Tagged: planning

Market Analysis in 4 Steps
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Market Analysis in 4 Steps

Understanding your customers is the key to success for any startup—and this is where a market analysis comes in. It may sound like a daunting and complex process, but fortunately, it’s not.

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Use Your Plan to Better Manage your Business

The problem with “old-school” business plans The knock against the classic business plan document is that it has a short shelf life. You do all this work to produce a “finished” plan, but then things in the real world go differently than you expected, and important parts of your plan become outdated and unhelpful. What’s… Read more »

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Pitching Your Business vs. Planning Your Business

I feel like recently, as the Lean Startup movement gains more and more traction (I love the Lean Startup principles) and there are more incubators, accelerators, innovation centers, etc. helping startups get off the ground, that I’m hearing more and more this idea: “you don’t need a business plan, you need a great pitch” While… Read more »