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"The Small Business Planner" provides a detailed check list for new entrepreneurs to ensure that important tasks and processes are not overlooked. The Feasibility Analysis will let you know if your business idea will be profitable and competitive. The 3 major business modules of Marketing, Finance and Operations are covered in detail. More than half of "The Small Business Planner" is dedicated to generating revenue. Essential Marketing topics include: Planning and Research where the author introduces his own easy to use model to create an effective message, Advertising basics, Choosing the Right Media, Databases, Selling Skills, along with Customer Service. Finance covers: Bookkeeping Basics, Financial Statements, Setting Goals and Measuring Results, and Receivables Management. Operations topics include: Creating Effective Web Sites, Employee Relations and Contingency Planning.
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