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Having a great business idea is just the first step toward being a business owner. The second step, which is the most crucial, is having a business plan. The business plan outlines what your business will be, the market, your customer base, your marketing strategy, your startup and running...
So you have a business idea, great! Now you simply have to actualize it, starting with a business plan. A business plan helps you get funding for your business idea. Business plan outline The key to a good business plan is the outline. It gives an overview of exactly what is...
When you're writing a business letter, especially to colleagues or other people in your field, you may tend to write in a very dry, jargon-filled manner. Though you may not be able to avoid the jargon trap in this case, there is another trap that you can jump over...
Business reports vary in content and style. However, the structure and method of creating business reports are more or less similar across the board. Of course, you must structure a business report in a professional and concise way, but it's a mostly simple method to follow. It's the content of...
You finally have the guts to leave your job, be it for a better opportunity, a new business venture, personal time, or simply because you can't take it anymore. So what's next? The dreaded letter of resignation, of course. Writing a letter of resignation is tricky and can cause a lot...
The pre-written email response may sound like an irresponsible or impersonal choice. You want to believe that you'll have the time to respond to every one of your client’s emails personally. The reality? You won’t. You want to make a good, lasting impression, but it’s just not practical to spend time...
When writing for business, you need to be clear and concise, delivering your message without confusion. Like any other style of writing, the quality of the document can make or break its success. An ineffective piece can mean a contract falls through, your boss will ignore your business solution, or a...
Writing for business can be tricky. Because you must maintain a professional manner, this can often cause some people to become too formal in how they write. Although business writing should be more formal than other casual types of writing, such as emails between friends or social media articles, it still needs to maintain a friendly...
Understanding how to give constructive criticism is one of the most fundamental skills in the business world. It is essential in reconsidering marketing initiatives, improving employee performance, and even conducting self-assessments as a manager or company owner. When offering criticism to an individual, you must be both courteous and frank, which is...
In today's business world, using Zoom chat messaging has become the norm. What makes Zoom so popular is its easy-to-use user interface and how simple it is to sign up for an account. Unlike Skype, you don't have to pay anything out of pocket to make a call. This makes...