Industry Analysis through 40 Questions (part 2)
Competitors and Competitive Industry Analysis 22. How many competitors in this industry? Analyze your piece of the market, i.e. those with whom you are really competing. But be aware of…

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How to establish a business (part 1)
On the topic of how to establish a business, I already wrote in an article on how to organize your business. But since setting up a business is not the…

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Selling freshly squeezed juices as a business
Everyone began to take care of their health, everyone has heard about vitamins and minerals, about natural and environmentally friendly products. The time has come when people are really trying…

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How to increase profits in your business (part 1)

If you are an entrepreneur, then you simply have to constantly ask yourself the same question – how to increase profits? Profit – this is business. The whole point of the business is to increase profits. I don’t know other reasons for doing business. Whoever says anything. There are only five ways to increase profits in business, according to business expert Paul Lambert (the so-called Formula Five). Further we will consider them.5 ways to increase profits
1. Increase Margin
The same Paul Lambert said that business is not to sell more, but to earn more for yourself. And the more you can get from your business, the more successful your business is. And vice versa. As you understand, there are two ways to increase margins and, accordingly, increase profits: either sell more expensive, or buy and / or produce cheaper. Continue reading

Copying a business, or how to capitalize on other people’s ideas (part 2)

How to capitalize on other people’s ideas, or how to copy a business?
Firstly, a little reservation. I do not want to say that the world does not need new products, and no one will invent them. Will, of course. I already said that those who can do it can and will do it. So take good successful examples and copy them. On its own scale, of course. Copying someone else’s business is fine, don’t worry. And this is the key to success if you correctly complete your part of the task.

In this case, of course, do not expect someone to come up with a new successful business, and you will copy it. Take any existing successful business, analyze it, ask the following questions: Continue reading

Copying a business, or how to capitalize on other people’s ideas (part 1)

Copying a business is a really powerful tool for creating a truly solid business. And let them say that it’s bad, that originality and creativity are valued higher, that copying a business is inefficient, etc. More than 95% of fundamentally new businesses fail. Yes, there will be those who shoot, of course. But their number as a percentage of the number of attempts is negligible. And that is a fact.

Starting a business in a non-existent niche is not a business risk, it is just a hope that maybe you will be lucky. And building a business on one hope is at least unreasonable. There is no way to plan, analyze, make informed decisions. Everything will be based on the same assumptions. And you won’t build a business like that, friends. Yes, maybe lucky. There are chances – true, a maximum of 1%. Want to try it. Continue reading

Common Small Business Mistakes
The topic of today's material is small business mistakes. A couple of days ago, I began to think, and what are most often mistaken? I mean us - small entrepreneurs.…

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How to study the market and why is it needed? (part 2)
5 steps to explore the market 1. Set the goal of market research. Do not just collect information, but decide (or rather, understand) what do you want to know? Why…

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Learning business by watching others succeed (part 1)
6 business lessons from the Barack Obama campaign Barack Obama is not the first presidential candidate to use the Internet in his campaign. But Barack Obama is the only one…

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How to make money on tea?
In order to open your own business you need a business idea, of course. Today we’ll talk about one interesting thing - we’ll call it “how to make money on…

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