Competitive analysis is the heart of every successful business. You need to know your biggest competitors and how your company actually performs in correlation with them if you want always to be one step ahead of competition. Because of that we have developed a competitive analysis template as a competitor analysis tool to help you define your position regarding your three biggest competitors.
Before more than three years, I’ve made a marketing calendar template that you can use for your daily marketing efforts in your small business. But, it was 2009, and many things were changed since then. Because of that, I feel that I must make a change and updates to that first version of the marketing calendar template.
This template is based on the following data:
Sales forecast template is one of the most useful entrepreneurial tools, because many of your future decisions will be based exactly on sales forecast.
One of the entrepreneurial task is to manage current business operations and prepare for the future business operations. These preparations include some predictions or forecasting the future trends in which the business will operate.
Sales forecast is a simple prediction of the future sales of products or services that your business offer. The sales forecast is a starting point of all next financial projections. Sales forecast is based mostly on selling performance from the past of your products or services and other factors that can have influence on the selling as unemployment, inflation rate, market trends, interest rates, customers spending patterns…
Previously we have two posts about how to create leads database and a case study for the cosmetics store that create leads database. This leads database template will help you to manage your leads and marketing activities related to those leads.
Do you want to know how your marketing efforts bring results to your company? How your customers respond to your promotional activities? Not everyone wants to be disturbed with your promotional activities. These are important questions for your small business.