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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How to recover lost customers or 6 errors that make customers forget about you
One of the most important aspects of doing business is retaining your customers and working with them. Attracting new customers is always more expensive for small businesses than working with…

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How to make a marketing plan from 7 offers
Today a very short article will turn out, I think. Let's talk about how to draw up a marketing plan in 7 sentences. Perhaps the article will be voluminous, but…

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parameters

What a business depends on – 5 digits that an entrepreneur must know (part 2)

5. Lifetime value of the client / Cost of attracting one client

This indicator will allow you to understand how much you will get back from each invested ruble. In our case, it looks like this: 28750/500 = 57.5. For each invested ruble in attracting customers, you get in the long term (i.e. for the time during which the client buys goods or services from you) 57.5 rubles. Very good, by the way :-). But this is just an example, of course. By the way, this shows how important it is to work with regular customers.

This parameter very clearly shows the long-term prospects of your business. If every invested ruble brings you 2 or 5, then this is a bad business, you know. Draw conclusions and make corrections. 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

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…

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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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List of activities requiring a license (part 2)
20) Activities for the carriage of inland water transport, sea transport of passengers. 21) Activities in the transport of inland water transport, sea transport of dangerous goods. 22) Activities for…

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