Many of us have the dream of owning a business, but few of us take that step. In the case of starting a consulting business it may be a short step from the work world to the self-employed world. In some cases your skills can be transferred easily from your current job to your own consulting business.
You’ve got an idea, one that you think could be a great business. But you don’t want to limit yourself to one location, you’re not looking for a brick-and-mortar store, you’re thinking online. That’s not a bad idea since online shopping and spending is predicted to grow at exponential rates. Get the advice, tips, tools, and pointers you need here.
Communications between a small business and its customers is a multi-lane highway. Navigate this highway successfully and you increase customer numbers and profits. Set out on this highway unaware, ill-prepared, or unconvinced of its importance, and you will lose ground to your competitors.
E-commerce has been a part of the world’s financial landscape since the mid-1990s. It’s big and it’s getting bigger every day. E-commerce hasn’t replaced brick and mortar stores like some had predicted it would but it is a major part of today’s business world. Learn the skills here to manage your e-commerce business to success.
An Intrapreneur is someone within a company that takes risks in an effort to solve a given problem. Intrapreneurship has been described as a great way to make beneficial changes to your organization. People can choose to continue with the status quo, or they can work to make a difference in the lives of themselves and others within the company. This course will help you become energized and ready to push your ideas forward.
Marketing is about getting your business known and building your position within the marketplace. This course will show you how small businesses can leverage traditional marketing tools to grow their presence, increase results, and meet business goals.
Public relations has changed with the evolution of computers and the speed with which information can spread. However, the need for public relations to be clear, concise, and accurate while being completely appropriate for the situation has not changed.
A good strategic plan describes what the owners want the business to do and how to get there. This course will help you identify all the pieces of a strategic plan and how to put them together to create something meaningful.
A business plan will help your business get started on the right track, stay focused on priorities, and move forward. This course is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business plan.