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How to write a business plan: A step by step guide

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Learning how to write a business plan before you dive right in and start (potentially) making mistakes is a smart move. Whether you need it for formal reasons – perhaps for trying to secure an investment – or not, a business plan will help you to consolidate your thinking, set clear goals and keep moving in the right direction.

There’s no doubt that it’s a big job and one that you might find daunting, but without a solid plan in place, you run the risk of failing before you even really get started.

Thankfully, this step by step guide will walk you through the whole process, teaching you how to write a business plan that sets you up for success.

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Marketing your business online: The 7 essential steps every small business owner must follow

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There are endless opportunities you can take advantage of when it comes to marketing and promoting your small business.

A quick search online brings up thousands of hits for exciting ideas that will send your mind into overdrive.

But, before you get too creative, follow these 7 essential steps to small business marketing first and you’ll be setting yourself up for success.

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A snapshot of social media for Q4 2017 [infographic]

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We've created this handy social media statistics infographic showing some of the most recent demographic and usage data for the top social media channels right now. When developing a social media strategy it's really important to have a good understanding of who uses each channel, and how they use them, so we hope you find these insights helpful when planning yours!

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