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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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 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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How to increase business efficiency or reduce inventory

Entrepreneurs always have the question of how to increase business efficiency. Efficiency in a small business needs to be increased constantly, looking for new ways and opportunities. And one of the possible ways to increase efficiency in your business is to reduce inventory, however strange it may seem. We’ll talk about this today.

Why less inventory is a more efficient business?
First, inventory is a cost. First you need to purchase them, and then store them in a warehouse (which, by the way, is most likely for rent, no?). Continue reading

How to do a SWOT analysis (part 3)

Step 3. SWOT matrix
Having calculated all the factors influencing the business and grouping them into four squares, we get the SWOT analysis matrix, as in the photo below. Thus, we classified all possible impacts on our business in 4 categories: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. Thanks to this matrix, we better understand our own business, and, accordingly, it is easier for us to make competent decisions.how to do swot analysis
SWOT analysis matrix

Step 4. SWOT Strategy
Stroking the matrix on the SWOT, it is easy to see that in each square two elements intersect. From this “intersection”, in fact, we can extract a separate business strategy and, on the basis of it, develop a business. Continue reading

The main tasks of an entrepreneur, or what and how to do if you are an entrepreneur (part 2)

8. Foresight
Are you not a psychic? Sorry. Well, let’s do it, then somehow differently. OK stop, seriously. No superfluous feelings are meant. Remember, we have already called control one of the main tasks of an entrepreneur. I said there that everything needs to be measured and controlled. So, from these your measurements you must draw some conclusions. To analyze and draw real, practical conclusions. And on this basis, try to give some kind of forecast. What can change, which way, when, etc., in your business, of course, you understand. The task is not easy, but nonetheless.

In general, taking this opportunity, I’ll say that, of course, you can not perform all the main tasks of an entrepreneur that are listed here. Just like at school, you know, they made 7 out of 10, you get a solid three. Continue reading

Mistakes of novice entrepreneurs - 10 most dangerous (part 1)
The mistakes of start-up entrepreneurs are a real part of starting your own business. And you can’t get away from it, dear entrepreneurs, beginners and not really :-). Mistakes are…

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Breeding quails as a business
The other day I received a letter asking why there are no articles with business ideas on our site. Well, because I do not have time to write :). But…

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Addresses of tax inspections in Moscow (part 1)
Inspectorate of the Federal Tax Service of Russia No. 1 - Central AO Address: 105064, Moscow, Zemlyanoy Val St., 9. Help desk phone: 8 (495) 400-00-87. Fax: 8 (495) 400-01-66.…

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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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