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A business plan is a very important part of creating a business. This plan includes things such as marketing strategies, an analysis of the competition, development plans, operation and management plans, an explanation of your legal structure, and financial projections.

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You will need to have a genuine interest and enthusiasm for the business, to begin with, and will need to research your material before setting out; ask yourself some questions: Is there a need for it in your local area? Is there any competition for this service, and how could I compete? Do I h…
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One of the most important aspects of your wedding will be your emcee. A good emcee means a good time for you guests. You can hire professional emcees that are very talented and will make your wedding memorable. I found a great website where you can browse wedding emcees to book for your wedding: bit…
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Haynes is good. Advanced and Auto Zone have them. I think Chiltons is better. Car-Quest has a good selection.
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Here is the answer to this question, although it was asked previously. (My responses are in parenthesis as I am sure that this was copied from another site, as there is a lot of missing common sense) Here are some tips to consider before you start, when you're at the car repair shop, and after the …
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In Football the standard is incredibly high with it being the worlds biggest sport.. so talent required to make it is huge... in EPL literally hundreds at each teams academy don't make the level ever year. Do some homework on the matter and if you have any concerns talk to those in charge.  Gr…
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#1 qualification is GOOD SENSE, Patience and a cool head under fire. 21 to drive under commercial insurance. Some companies require HS diploma, but some don't. #1 is most important. Age is not a barrier to learning, second driver(helpers) start young. A lot depends on the company. CA and FL have tig…
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Curt,these links should get you on your way. However, you will need some CLIENTS first. North DakotaTITLE STATE: Yes SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by lien holder. LICENSE REGISTRATION: North Dakota Motor Vehicle Department, 608 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 58505. Tel.:(701…
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MissouriTITLE STATE: 1975 and subsequent years. SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by lien holder. LICENSE REGISTRATION: Missouri Motor Vehicle, 301 W. High St., Jefferson City, Missouri 65105. Tel.:(573)751-4509. RECOVERY REQUIREMENT: After Twenty Day Right To Cure Letter from lien holder to d…
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Does the word M-O-N-E-Y ring a bell? LOL Decent truck=$25K,INSURANCE(IF you can get written)$15Kper year office= phone lines,computer,faxes,cell ph,files,5-10K. AFTER you get all that, do you have CLIENTS???? Are there other repo companys servicing your area? You dont want a price war to start with.…
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Amanda, I would start by working for an established company and LEARN everything possiblr about the job. You might decide after 2 weeks that it is NOT the job for you. A business of any kind has customers/clients,equiptment/inventory(trucks,phones,storage lots), KNOWLEDGE of the territory, LAWS,acco…
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Maria, there are some books on the market, mostly you spend money to learn something you can get FREE if you dig a little. Your best way to learn is work fo another agency for a year or so and let them pay for your mistakes. Mistakes in this business can be DEADLY and COSTLY or both. Good Luck First…
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how would i start a repo. business in arkansasMissouri 2002 Title State: License and Registration information refer to: Missouri Motor Vehicle, 301 W. High St., Jefferson City, Missouri 65105. Tel.: (314) 751-4509. Fee for search of records: $3.00.Recording: Uniform Commercial Code adopted July, 196…
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Your options are to be sued for judgement, or file Bankruptcy or PAY. Fairly simple plan.
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TITLE STATE: Yes SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by lien holder. LICENSE REGISTRATION: Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, 100 N. Senate Ave., #401, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. Tel:(317)233-6000. RECOVERY REQUIREMENT: As per UCC, repossession allowed without committing a breach of the pea…
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Is there a place to find rules and regulations for repossessing vehicles in the state of Indiana? Popularity: 4 Question asked by Jason McClain on September 22, 2004. How do you go about starting a repossession business in Indiana? Popularity: 3 Question asked by Jesse Hamilton on September 25, 2004…
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I suggest you do a little reading befor you go out in the repo world. Read this first and then, this Take your time, the more you know, the better your chances of success.
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Print you some buisness cards up and go lot jumping talking to each car lot and if they do not have in-house finance ask them for their finance company names and numbers and try contacting them. Once you get a car to find you can use the internet for some good research for address and telephone num…
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Ask him why, it could be a tax or welfare fiddle?or hes cheating.
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Answer They Make cartoons They Make Some That Make You Think Like Political And Some To Make you Laugh Like Garfield Cartoons Advertise And Entertain.
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Try to separate the work into periods to fit in the standard "reverse chronological" format. Then invent descriptive job titles to fit each period. Don't worry about "official" job titles. It's more important to describe yourself correctly. An occasional employer will get upset by this tactic. Don't…
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Well it seems like you are asking how you should go about repaying debts for your business correct? First and foremost, you should take care of any debts you owe where you loaned money. Those tend to have the highest interest rates which means the longer you delay paying it off, the more you'll end …
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%DETAILS% Answer There are state and federal laws that govern who your personal(including financial) information can be given to. Given that premise, if you can prove that such info. was released to unauthorized sources and you have been harmed by this act. You may very well have the makings …
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That's not what actually happens, even though it appears that way. When a collection agency rep. calls you about repayment, they will seldom (if ever) use the "real" company name. The reason being, if they violate federal collection laws, they want to make it as difficult as possible for you to file…
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It is never your fault you are being abused. That is a form of abuse for him to tell you that. You both need to get into counseling; couples and by yoursleves. Or you need to end the relationship. It isn't healthy to be abused in any way. that's a tough one. I recommend cutting ties with this pe…
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Owning your own business Everything in this answer is accurate to some extent but, the first thing you need to do to someday own your own business is: decide the day on which you are going to own your own business. Once you make the decision, commit to a course of action and you will own your own bu…
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Writing a business plan can be the most fun part of starting a new business. First you must think of what your business will be, what do you want it to do for you and what do you want it to provide for others. Next set yourself some goals and work towards them one at a time, for instance, getting yo…
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To operate a business legally one needs to meet all the laws for operating a business in your country and local community. In the United States that means the laws of the federal government, state governments of every state in which you do business, and in many locales, even city and/or county laws …
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Small Business GrantsWe've all seen the headlines: "Millions in free government money for your business." Late-night infomercials and Internet advertisements promise grants to start or expand a business. Sound too good to be true? It is.  Facts About Government GrantsThe federal government doe…
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www.Nolo.com is a small publishing company located in Berkeley, CA with a variety products to help people open businesses. They publish books such as Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business and software such as Quicken Legal Business Pro. They also offer free articles on their websit…
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I believe this falls under the purview of Packaging.If your question is competitive pricing of services....then utilize ABC (Activity Based Costing) to determine the Cost per activity related to the service.Accumalate all such activities into a package and arrive at Cost per Package. Analyse the ove…
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How to Start a Small Business For Teens Starting and managing a business takes motivation, desire and talent. It also takes research and planning. Small business sucess starts with decisive and correct opening moves. And, although initial mistakes are not fatal, it takes skill, discipline and hard…
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Go to your local newspaper, and search for the right place for you or use your local craiglist.
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1. You should have a site shows your products, the site including products information and your contact 2. Use the international B2B, such as alibaba.com and so on; 3. As your know, the buyer have some consideration on the products price, so they will find some manufacturers, and you are their sup…
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The question itself is very broad. Exactly what service is the plan being put in effect for? With voluntary and community sectors this covers a magnitude of areas and items of business concerns.
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Dry skin cream products are no different than other products. The idea is always two fold, brand name and it's price association. Every product has to separate it's self from all the other products. Your price range alway goes: high, mid level, low. In tangible goods the higher price often times res…
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You may want to call your local county building and find list your business name. Then go to your "State web sit" and type up under search "Limited Liability Company" and "Corporation" Then read and even call them if you have any Questions. By opening a business you will have a lot more advantages t…
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Answer Unless you have had direct experience working for a tracing operation, I wouldn't suggest starting your own business, you will starve. With out direct work experience..........Try looking for a office that is willing to hire you for minimum wage, plus a percentage for successfull "locatio…
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this is an AGE OLD question and the answer is - it does not.The fact is that computers are fast, people are not. So they can make whatever process fast but if the actual process is improper or slow or wrong then all you get is more junk faster.As far as other technology is concerned -it now requires…
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Logo Development Here are opinions and recommendations from FAQ Farmers: It should be easily recognizable. A simple design is best, if it is too complicated it is distracting and unprofessional looking. It must not resemble too closely the logo of another company - trademark infringement could…
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There are a lot of things to consider when starting a snow cone stand. Step 1. Check out your local city regulations to see how hard it is to get a permit to start a stand. Your next step is to get a tax ID and apply for a city permit. Step 2. Next you need to look for a stand. Compare options an…
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Depending on the kind of business, I would say yes, it is possible. $250.00 is approximately 2,250,000.00 Ghanaian Cedis.In Ghana, selling cold water [Ice water] is regarded as a business, and there are a lot more smaller businesses that you can get into.If you are the kind that get on easily with f…
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Product promotion is a very complex process. Prior to doing any promotion, you have to know your product, your competitors, and your target market. Knowing these will enable you to determine the most appropriate marketing plan. I suggest that you pick up a book on the subject to get you started. You…
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Just say "Many things can change from now to five years so i won't predict the future" But if you have to say something then you could just say "I see you as my boss, and me as your employee So in answering to your question and the interviewers, I would be honest and say, "I hope to be successful",…
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I think we have to see both the phases of the cin. or putting this in a way" putting your leg in others shoe give you better understanding of the situation" whetther customer is right or wrong. we have to understand that in a industy where we are dealing with the end user their is no room of right …
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A paper route, babysitting, flyer delivery.If you have completed Grade9 it is possible to get job at some fast-food places.Most fast food resturants. Like Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Burger King, etc. I don't think you can work at grocery stores, or Shoppers Drug Mart. You have to be 16 for that.
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You can discover work transforming composed and spoken words from one language to another if you're proficient in a 2nd language. Expanding worldwide ties and a boost in the variety of non-English speakers in the United States make this a fast-growing field, with the Bureau of Labor Services anticip…
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There's no easy answer to this, of course. However, I think almost all businesses have the potential to succeed. Unless you're trying to sell ice cream at the North Pole, there's a way to make your business work. You just need to figure out what you need to do. Growing a business is a constant pro…
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Strategic Human Resource Planning According to experts, there is no single approach to developing a Human Resources Strategy. This will vary from organization to organization. However, here are the steps most commonly used in developing an HR strategy: Setting the strategic direction Designing the …
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There may be an inverse relationI recall reading an article in the New York Times that suggested an inverse relation between IQ and "boldness," or risk-taking. Highly intelligent people frequently have the foresight to envision all that can go wrong with a project or an endeavor, become intimidated …
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That depends on your definition of "successful". But if you are talking about how long it will take to become profitable then that is a question that should have been addressed in your business plan, developed prior to the opening of the business. Your business plan serves as the model and will sho…
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Answer The human resources term is mostly used in businesses and corporations. The term is used for the individuals who work in a firm. Therefore, Human resources appealed to me wherein I can deal with hiring, firing, training of employees and other employee issues.
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Computers are essential today. We check our email with it, find answers to questions, watch media, bank and more using computers. There for we need systems that can organize, and serve information when people around the world request it. Servers do the task. Each website has a server. A computer th…
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I see myself 5years from now having a own Porsche car then i have a big big business accesories merchandising then sitting in a wide beach with my happy family, and serving GOD with joy and happiness in my lips.
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Finding Restaurants that are Closing Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: www.businessesforsale.com www.WorldBusinessforsale.com
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Farm Business Plans This is an excellent place to start and links to your state and local resources - The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) (csrees.usda.gov) - offers research and educational programs that help individuals learn new ways to produce income t…
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Strictly speaking, you don't need a degree. An entrepreneur makes his own destiny and doesn't need a good looking resume. That said, education might help you get started in certain businesses. Not only will you learn a few things in your classes, college can help teach you discipline, and you might…
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Contact mike wiley at 419/476-8200 however if your any where near Toledo he may not want to help its a competition thing good luck.
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Information Tech has revolutionized the phase of business around the world. Local businesses have become international due to a simple website. I.T. has helped businesses in advertising. People who check their email may suddenly have a pop up at their page ends with sales up to 60% at JC Penny's! I…
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I don't think you need to be in this business since you need to be smart, and if you had done your home work then you would know that Ohio doesnt require a collection license like mich. does so if I was you I wouldn't quit my day job.
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Answer 1. Type of Pearl (ie: South Seas are much more valuable than Freshwater) 2. Size of Pearl: the larger the pearl, the more valuable it will be. 3. Quality of Pearl: the rounder and more clean the suface of the pearl, the more it will be worth. Round pearls are more valuable than baroq…
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BP Industry Data The best place to start your research is online. Try typing in the name of your industry, followed by the search word "industry". This will usually bring up a host of industry associations, publications, etc., which are all prime sources of industry stats and data. For instance, …
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Strategic Plans A strategic plan should not be confused with a business plan. Essentially a strategic plan provides the foundation from which to build a full long-range plan. It is simply a document that summarizes, in about ten pages of written text, why a business exists, what it is trying to a…
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Benefits of Having a Business Plan Entrepreneurs often ask, "Why do I need a business plan?". Well, let's put it this way. Do you want a successful business? Because, writing a well-thought-out and organized business plan dramatically increases your odds of succeeding as an entrepreneur. Runnin…
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Business Planning Software No, no and no. Absolutely not. Not only are these software packages a waste of time and money, they are also very confusing and make the planning process much more difficult for a first time entrepreneur. They really serve no purpose, as no two business plans are alike. Th…
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Time it takes to write a business plan The time it takes to research and write a business plan is contingent upon a number of factors including the concept, the intended audience, status of business (start-up or existing) and number of people on the planning team. If you're flying solo and it's an…
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SWOT Analysis A SWOT analysis is a tool that business planners use to gauge an organization and its environment. SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Strengths and weaknesses are internal factors. Opportunities and threats are external factors. To perform a SWOT analy…
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Competitive Information Well, if you're thinking about starting a business, you should already have a pretty good idea who you will be competing against. If not, open up your local yellow pages. If you will be competing on a national or international level (i.e. online business), then do an online s…
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Definitely! I have friends who started online businesses as teens. You can make things and sell them on website like etsy.com. My Paper Crane is a company that started on Etsy, and now, they're being commisioned by KidRobot! Another pretty famous example of two teens who started their own online bu…
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Bonding will cover you against employee theft. If you do not have employees it is not necessary. Many clients do not realize this, so a lot of business owners just get it anyways as a marketing tool and to just make the answer to the "are you bonded" question easier. It is fairly cheap to purchase a…
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Answer a business usually only has two real risk in the short run. making enough sales to generate a profit and cover the cost of goods sold and making your short fixed and variable cost- which translated into bills. You need sales to generate money to pay bills. Focus on sales, sales, sales…
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Opening a Repo Business The repossession field can be very rewarding and extremely lucrative once a clientele has been established. But there are some pre-qualifications to consider. Before launching a repo business, you should have some experience in property recovery, private investigation or t…
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Restaurant Business Plans No two business plans are alike, so the answer to this question is YES! A business plan for one restaurant - say a casual, fast-food establishment - will be much different than that for another restaurant - such as a formal sit-down dinner club. Like any business, it is …
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Breakeven Analysis Break even is the the difference between revenue what is made through services or what it costs to manufacture a product. This is the prime costs, direct costs the difference of both revenue and total prime costs is called contribution. This contribution needs to cover fixed costs…
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Updating a Business Plan All business plans should be regularly updated - whether weekly, monthly, semi-annually or annually. Every 8-10 months is what the experts recommend, as long as things have remained fairly stable. A business plan should always be updated when there are any major changes taki…
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Financial Statements in a Business Plan As a rule of thumb, you should always include financials as part of a complete business plan package. Financial components are a must when creating a business plan that is going to be presented to bankers or investors. They need to evaluate your financial p…
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BP Power Point Presentations Often a business plan is not only written, it is also presented - whether to investors, shareholders or fellow employees. Therefore, a Power Point presentation is not a bad idea. But don't jump the gun. Many first-time entrepreneurs mistakenly think they have a choic…
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Improving the Layout of a BP Once your business plan has been drafted, you should carefully review its presentation. Nobody wants to read a business plan that looks like it was written by a five year old. It is important that your business plan conveys a professional, yet subtle image. Once the …
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Implementing a Business Plan A business plan includes all sorts of milestones, objectives, goals and action plans. It is important that dates accompany each of these. Once a date has been assigned to a specific task, goal, etc., it becomes a target. Everyone involved in carrying out the activitie…
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Three Steps Assuming your definition of a finance company is a company that lends money to consumers, the following may be helpful: 1)Find a short term source of cash for the Company - Company can not lend money to others if the Company has no money itself. Sources of financing are (1) the owners' …
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Licensing & Bonding Delivery ServiceQuite often, the terms bonded and insured are very misunderstood. Both involve coverage in case of loss or exposure to risk. Bonding usually refers to a type of surety guarantee that a specific project, service or act will be financially covered if performance…
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Foundations of Contractual Liability Contractual liability is defined as liability that does not arise by way of negligence, but by assumption under contract or agreement. Although it is frequently misunderstood, this type of liability is critical in the insurance and risk management industries. …
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I would like to start a drivers education business in Kansas, where do I start?
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Difference Between Goals & Objectives People often use the words goals and objectives interchangeably. When it comes to drafting a business plan, it is important to understand that the two have very different meanings. Goals are what you would like to happen - they are general intentions with…
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Manpower Planning First make a list of your business work segments. In other words, make a list of what your business needs in order to accomplish its goals. Example: Opening an automotive repair business. Cars & light trucks. Goals: A/C, brake flushes, power steering flushing, transmission f…
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Mission Statements Every business has a purpose, a reason that it was created. Maybe it was to better serve the banking needs of lower income individuals. Or a business might have been launched to make pets feel at home while their owners are away. Whatever the reason, there is always a mission -…
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Substitute Goods and Services Are the things that you intend to sell the same as what others are all ready selling, or are they unique to you? The idea of the question is to find out if your goods are going to be "the same old stuff", or something new , that the public has NEVER seen before? When…
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To know the true cost in opening a Beauty Supply System you need to know inventory cost versus square foot of space you buy or lease. Keep in mind this does not include employees, insurance and other overhead cost. Learn about the tried and proven formula at beautysupplysystem.com
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I can't imagine such a thing. Politically, this would be someone saying "it's all safe now...". If anything happens at that time, their career is dead at the very least. Maintaining a higher level avoids this problem.
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Business risks are financial risks that are specific to a business entity. Financial risks are more general risks that can be taken by either individuals or businesses.
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Answer to start at an accounting firm you generally need a college degree with at least 15 upper level accounting hours. you can start out doing general bookwork, taxes, or cpa level work. pay varies accordingly. advice? get accounting degree and cpa, go work for public accounting firm and you ca…
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I'm assuming that you are not inquiring as to the stages of business planning, which can be found elsewhere on WikiAnswers under Business Plans FAQs. This is a tough question to answer, however, because the process you use really depends on the specific type of project you are about to undertake and…
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Well this is an interesting question. Debt and equity are diametrically opposed (i.e. the opposite) so they don't ever "mix". However the ratio of debt to equity (debt divided by equity) refers to the amount of cash risk a business carries relative to its ability to pay that cash back. If the goal i…
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Advantages of a Multi-National Business Entering a Mature Market There aren't many. A mature market economy, by definition, is one that has been around long enough to meet the needs of its consumers. For a multinational business (MB) to enter a market that has its needs already met is problematic…
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Hair salons are typically low cost business start ups. Basic costs (assuming you are your own hairdresser and are taking over a place that was previously a hair salon) involve building lease, insurance, and equipment. Roughly lease 30k per year, insurance 3k a year and equipment 25K. A lease is usua…
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50% UV protection Ball Cube Do not try to clean the baseballs. You will most likely do more harm to it. Restoration to any collectible should be left to the expert that has experience with that type of work, and to this day I have never heard of anyone that restores baseballs or signatures. Most…
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Difference Between Domestic and Global Marketing Plans There should never be 'one marketing plan' in a company. The difference is between the target markets. There should never be a cookie cutter style marketing campaign. Any successful firm internationally, should first obtain success locally. Coca…
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Proactive Planning It is the opposite of reactive, which is waiting for failure. Proactive is the changing of parts before they fail. As an example, on a scheduled down day, major components are checked for wear. Depending on the process, this can be very time consuming, but the efficiency a…
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well i am 13 and i babysit for about 5 dollors an hour. Also if your lucky you could get a family job (job your family owns they will let you work in). Also you could go around in the summer and cut peoples lawn for 10 dollors (depending on size).In the winter you and your buddies could shovel snow.…
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You could talk about how you were a supervisor that you had to manage paperwork, schedules and personnel as well as projects. You could talk about how successful you were at this in past jobs.
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