Business plan


How can I plan ahead to ensure the business thrives all year round?

10:08PM | Tuesday, 5 October 2010 |  There are various things to consider here, including budgets, research and marketing.

How to write a successful business plan

9:31AM | Friday, 24 September 2010 |  The founder of start-up business Sweet Leaf Tea explains how to write a business plan.

Tech start-ups warned of funding shortfall

9:00AM | Friday, 24 September 2010 |  Leading Australian start-up claims there needs to be a better understanding of the potential of new technology firms after being forced to look overseas for funding.

I’ve quit my job to start my business. How do I get into the right mindset?

9:28PM | Thursday, 16 September 2010 |  Part of the reason for your difficulty in getting into the right mindset, may be due to a lack of structure and planning even before start-up.

Lessons in learning

9:23PM | Friday, 10 September 2010 |  Got the entrepreneur bug? There are plenty of degrees and courses you can do to finetune your skills.

Financial spring cleaning essentials for start-ups

9:05PM | Wednesday, 8 September 2010 |  A couple of months into the financial year is a good time to take stock of where your business is at.

The name game

9:50AM | Monday, 6 September 2010 |  What’s in a name? A lot, when it comes to small business success. After all, a dud name can relegate your business to obscurity and ultimately, failure. But the right name can elevate your business to greatness.

Enterprize finalists unveiled

9:44PM | Friday, 3 September 2010 |  The finalists of Enterprize, the University of Queensland’s Business School competition, have been unveiled.

What type of marketing should I use?

8:14PM | Tuesday, 31 August 2010 |  The type of marketing you use should be a critical part of your business plan. As part of that plan, you should identify who your key market is, and the demographics making up your customer base.

What goes in a marketing plan?

8:04PM | Tuesday, 31 August 2010 |  Your marketing plan identifies your key audience, the best marketing methods you should use to reach those particular demographics, and the amount you intend to spend on those methods.