written document describing all steps necessary in opening and operating a successful business.
a letter that explains or provides more info about a document or set of documents.
organizations that promote certain types of businesses.
the people who buy the products or services companies offer.
the data that describes a group of people in terms of their age, marital status, family size, ethnicity, gender, profession, education, and income.
competition from a business that makes most of its money selling the same or similar products or services as another business.
an interview with groups of target customers who provide valuable ideas on products or services.
competition from a business that makes only a small amount of money selling the same or similar products or services as another business.
a system for collecting, recording, and analyzing information about customers, competitiors, goods, or services.
groups of customers that share common characteristics.
individuals or companies interested in a particular product or service and willing and able to pay for it.
items of value owned by a business.
the amount owed to others.
property that the borrower forfiets if he/she defaults on the loan.
the one time only expenses that are paid to establish a business.
expenses incurred by a business each month.
money loaned to a business with the understanding that the money will be repaid, with interest, in a certain time period.
money invested in a business in return for a share in the business's profits.
pro forma financial statements
financial statements based on projected revenues and expenses.
the lowering of the value of an asset to reflect its current worth.
individuals or companies that make a living investing in start-up companies.
stock of goods a business has on hand for sale.
person who owns and rents out buildings or space.
person who pays rent to occupy space owned by someone else.
companies that sell products and services to businesses.
paid form of communication sent out by a business about a product or service.
prices determined by subtracting an amount from the retail price of an item.
written statement meant to inform the media of an event or product.
free promotion generated by media coverage.
refund offered to people who purchase a product.
act of offering an incentive to customers in order to increase sales.
financial reward in addition to a regular wage or salary.
percentages of a sale paid to a salesperson.
to let other people share workloads and responsibilities.
written statement listing the duties and responsibilities of a job.
to look for people to hire.
people who provide services to businesses on an hourly basis or by the job.
students who will work for little or no pay in order to gain experience in a particular field.
plan that shows how the various jobs in a company relate to one another.
payments for labor or services performed on an annual basis.
payments for labor or services that are made on an hourly, daily, or per-unit basis.
using the phone to market your product or service.
a description of the characteristics of the person or company that is likely to purchase a product or service.
information collected for the very first time to fit a specific purpose.
data that descrive a group of people in terms of their tastes, opinions, personality traits, and lifestyle habits.
data found in already published sources.
the act of knowingly taking items from a business without paying.
sections of land that can be used for industrial business locations.
price determined by adding an amount to the wholesale cost of an item.
establishing informal ties with people who can help your business grow.