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  • The 4 Components to Analyzing Business Opportunities

    The Small Business Development Center has a new resource called the ESRI Business Analyst Online, which helps identify and analyze business opportunities. The four components to analyzing business opportunities are: Market Planning Territory Design Customer Segmentation Marketing Each component is designed to help you throughout the entire process of starting, enhancing, or expanding a business. Following these simple steps will help you to make sure you and your business are on the right track to success. Your SBDC consultant can serve as your guide in this process. Market Planning: Getting Started Starting a business can be a confusing, and rather

     
  • Longwood Small Business Development Center to offer FREE Confidential Small Business Health Checkups

    Longwood Small Business Development Center to offer FREE Confidential Small Business Health Checkups

    Do you really know how well your business is doing? Do you wonder how your business compares with other similar businesses in your industry? Start 2014 productively with a “health checkup” for your small business. The Longwood Small Business Development Center, as a service to support existing small businesses, is offering free, confidential, and personalized financial analysis consulting. Each confidential analysis includes a benchmark of your performance against real-time private company industry information using Profit Cents software, developed by Sageworks. With Profit Cents, your SBDC analyst can provide you with a comprehensive, user-friendly report for immediate use in business management.