The business development blog is about business planning 101 and beyond. It’s how to have a greater understanding when developing your finances (profits), your standard operating procedures (processes) and your relationships in your personal and professional life (people).
If you are an entrepreneur, business owner or manager, then you need to have systems put into place. This will help you to gain more freedom in your time, money and resources; so that, you are now working smarter and not harder. Plus, it gives you the opportunity for creating longevity and sustainability in your
Productivity Planning How Do You Eat An Elephant? Have you ever heard the question "How do you eat an elephant?" If not, the answer is one bite at a time. So let’s think about how one can become productive by the way they consume large tasks. To be efficient in you time blocking,
Learning Planning Who, What, When and How will you learn? When it comes to developing a learning plan, its first and foremost for you to develop as the owner of your company or the CEO, CMO, or COO, etc. You will never go further and lead others than the knowledge you possess. In
Marketing Planning How Will Your Customers Find You? When it comes to your ideal customers it’s important that you are where they are, this way they can find you. Let’s say your service business is an on-sight service company, serving the Hampton Roads area of Virginia; but you don’t market in that area.
Content Planning What Areas of Content Do You Need? When it comes to developing your content plan, there are many areas you need to consider in developing. Here is a list below and then we will expand on each of these. Your Credentials Graphics & Media Business Forms Website Copy Online Content Now
Technology Planning What Technology Will You Need? Whether you are an online or on-sight freelance service provider, in today’s times you will need to use various forms of technology to stay in business. You may get away with not using much technology in the beginning but for the long haul to stay in
Financial Planning What Are Your Wants? Think about what you want your monthly and annual revenues to be? If you want to earn a six figure a year salary then you will need to take that number and divide it by twelve to know what you need to aim for. Here is an
Vision & Goals What’s Your Big Why The first important step when it comes to setting goals for the vision you have is knowing your Big Why. What is the motivation for you wanting to start your freelance or service business? What are the reasons for you wanting to invest the time, resources,
Business Planning 101 Many people don’t know where to begin when it comes to developing a business plan or what should be covered. Think of a business plan like a map to a destination on where you want to go. And then what you will need for your trip and the destination itself.