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Seven revenue priorities when you start your business

1. Generate sales as quickly as possible Your first priority when you launch your business is to gain some traction in the market as quickly as possible. Some tips: Ensure you have a compelling point of difference Build and promote...

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Five top ways to research your market

It’s easy to come up with a number of business ideas but to make sure your idea is viable and can be run at a profit, you’ll need to do quite a bit of market research. The good news is...

Pricing options for your business

The prices you charge for your products or services can have a dramatic effect on sales and profits. Your pricing strategy also determines how customers view and respond to your product or service. Consider the different options when it comes...

Grow your business by raising your cash potential

Growth has its risks but a well-designed strategy can deliver stability, security and long-term profits. When it comes to expansion, it’s not always necessary to borrow money. You’d be surprised how your own internal resources can be maximized to provide...

Planning for disaster recovery

Anyone who has been through a major earthquake, flood, fire or other disaster can confirm that a lot more could have been done – and should have been done – to lessen the impact. Forethought is the key to recovery....

Should you lease or buy assets?

Finding money for the essential assets you’ll need to run your business efficiently can be a challenge. You’ll need to decide whether leasing or buying is best for your business. Is borrowing money essential? Whether you need to purchase a...

Testing the market before taking the plunge

Coming up with new ideas for your business is essential for growth. And it’s exciting when you’ve got a new product or service to offer. But before you launch your new offering, it’s important to find out if there’ll be...

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