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"A one and a half day business start-up workshop incorporating: business planning, finance, marketing and market research."
Argyll & Bute
This workshop aims to help you identify your customers, understand your competitors and plan an effective marketing strategy.
This workshop will help you create a robust business plan.
This workshop will help you create a realistic marketing plan. It is designed to improve how you market your business and increase sales.
This workshop aims to make you aware of the various requirements involved in setting up a business
This workshop looks at the basics of creating the right image. It also looks to identify the right media channels to promote it.
Every successful business regularly reviews its business plan to ensure it continues to meet its needs and responds to variations in the market, the economy and customer base.
Writing a marketing plan helps you decide which customers to target and how to reach them. A marketing plan includes factors such as: deciding which customers to target; how to reach them and how to win their business.
If you run a start-up business as an entrepreneur, you may be able to get extra support if you’re a woman, over 50, disabled, from a minority ethnic group, young or on a low income.
Technology has revolutionised small and medium sized businesses. It improves efficiency and is a channel to access a national and global base of customers.
Grants can help you fund a specific project. Grants usually cover only part of the total costs involved, so you will probably need to provide match funding alongside any grant.
If you’re getting Jobseeker’s Allowance and can show that you have a business idea that could work, you can apply for New Enterprise Allowance.
North East businesses can support the local economy with the help of a new website.
An outdoor learning specialist has secured funding to create more events in 2017.
A social enterprise that arms women with traditional textile skills is looking to establish a permanent manufacturing base in Eyemouth.
Discovering yoga helped Jackie Patterson launch a business that is helping others.
A young entrepreneur from Dunoon is aiming to help students throughout Scotland save thousands of pounds this academic year.
A Falkirk mum hopes her new website will become the go-to place for Scottish parents and carers
Scottish business case studies
An Edinburgh macaron business has invested in a new manufacturing base.
An Orkney based software development company has undergone a rapid expansion since launching last year.
This gin maker is set to increase the production five-fold in time for the festive rush.
A Stirling business has seen its turnover increase by 80%
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