Production of decorative stone as a business idea
We will begin our consideration of this business idea with a short history. The first building material that was used by our ancestors thousands of years ago, and only in…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

How to become a successful entrepreneur: 30 tips
How to become a successful entrepreneur? I don’t know, I’ll tell you straight. If you wanted to hear the answer directly, it is unlikely to succeed. Successful entrepreneurs become working,…

Continue reading →

consumers

Mistakes of novice entrepreneurs – 10 most dangerous (part 2)

Mistake # 5: impatience
A common mistake of aspiring entrepreneurs is impatience. Business takes time, be patient. If you want to earn a million in the first month, hmmm … I don’t know, maybe :-). But it may not be … At the same time, of course, if you understand that nevertheless this is not it, do not wait for years … rebuild. In simple words, close this business and start a new one. I think this is understandable.

Mistake # 6: business alone
The sixth mistake of beginning entrepreneurs is that they do not hire employees. It’s not easy for one to cope with all business tasks, understand. Continue reading

How to increase profits in your business (part 2)

How much will profit increase?
Above, we have listed five methods for increasing profits. How much profit will increase depends on how effectively we implement all the changes in the business and how much we are able to “work” them together. Let’s look at a specific example of how much we can increase profits if we improve each of the 5 indicators by 10%. At the same time, of course, it will be difficult to do this, but it can be done gradually and in turn.

So, we are analyzing not a real, but a fictional, but still a concrete example, with numbers. Let’s see what we get, how much profit will increase.

Our initial figures are as follows: 500,000 rubles revenue, 1,000 potential customers, 10% conversion (100 real buyers), 25% repeat sales (i.e. 25 additional sales to old customers), we sell goods with a margin of 100%. It is easy to calculate that we have only 125 sales for 4000 each. Continue reading

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 the overall competition in the industry too.

23. Who will be (or are) your main competitor in the market?

24. How long have your competitors been in the market?

25. What market share do they own? In general, and each individual. Naturally, these will be indicative definitions.

26. Where are they and where do they work (that is, they offer their services and / or goods)? Continue reading

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…

...

How to do a SWOT analysis (part 1)
SWOT analysis is a very important tool for opening, planning and running a business, respectively, and the question “how to do SWOT analysis” is of particular importance in the life…

...

How to study the market and why is it needed? (part 1)
First, let's figure out what a market is. I say again, I write about my concepts, which do not have to correspond to textbooks. Therefore, the market for me is…

...