how to soft launch a business

How to Master the Soft Launch of a New Business

Launching your business can be a nerve-racking time.
If, however, you’re not quite ready to fully launch just yet, why not try testing your product or service out in a more controlled environment?

Both beta testing periods and soft launches are highly valuable learning procedures. You can gain some insightful customer feedback and iron out any kinks in your business before you fully go to market.
In this article, we’ll guide you through each stage of these processes to help you gain the most value out of this experience.

financial projections guide for a startups business plan

Financial Projections Guide for a Startup Business Plan

In part 3 of our business planning series we tackle the dreaded financial forecast head on. You’ll pull together everything you’ve learnt in the 90 day challenge to create compelling, realistic financial projections for your startup. It’s not as scary as it seems and we’ll show you exactly what you need to do.

how to plan cash flow ahead for the off-season

8 actions to fix off-season cash flow woes in a seasonal business

If you’re a seasonal business owner you’re probably all too familiar with the feeling of uncertainty, especially during the dreaded off-season.

Sound like you? Well, you’re in luck!

Today, I’m here to help you to plan ahead so your business survives throughout these quieter periods, reducing your off-season anxiety.

By the end of this article, you will know how to forge a plan of action that will allow your business to get through the off-season without any cash flow problems.

A Guide to Business Insurance, Structure, Licenses & Permits

As a startup, you need to think carefully about the type of business insurance you will require.

However, the first step before you go much further is that you will need to decide what structure the business is going to take, and register it accordingly. Your company must be legally registered for you to begin operating.