Business Planning

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Business plans are the foundation on which successful businesses are built.

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Business Canvas Model

You can use the Business Canvas Model to describe, design, and challenge your business model.

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Are you looking to start a new business? Launch new products and/or services? Revamp your existing business model?

The Business Model Canvas is a global standard used by millions of business leaders in companies of all sizes. It utilizes a strategic template for developing new or documenting existing business areas.

In a nutshell the Business Model Canvas:

1. Improves focus and execution.

2. Is visual, practical, and intuitive.

3. Provides a venue for structured and practical outcomes.

Develop a blueprint for your entrepreneurial success! For more information:

– Check out the Business Canvas Webinar With ONB Rivers Corbett on YouTube.

– Check out Canvanizer to create your own canvas.

– Check out Strategyzer for even more resources.

– Look for business ideas/insights from Entrepreneur.

– How about a nice PDF version of the Business Canvas Model or the PDF Business Canvas Model Cheat
Sheet?

Marketing Plan

Planning for Success: Your Guide to Preparing a Business and Marketing Plan.

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Canada Business is a joint initiative between the federal and provincial governments. The team provides free and confidential services that aim to help you with all of your research needs and questions related to the world of business, at all stages of the business lifecycle (starting, planning, financing, managing, and growing). Canada Business Canada Business processes its information requests by phone or e-mail. Common Requests

 What type of financial support is available for my business?
 Which permits or licenses do I need to launch my business?
 Could you help me find distributors or suppliers?
 Could you provide me with market information?
 Is there a program for…? Services Offered
 Startup Guides
 Information on business structures
 Information on registration and related procedures (information on incorporation, sole proprietorship,
business number, GST, and HST, etc.)
 Information on government regulations, permits, and licenses
 Document templates (e.g., contracts, memorandums of understanding, legal documents, etc.)
 Business plan templates and examples
 Information on copyright, patents, and trademarks
 Information on importing and exporting
 Financing information
 Information on procurement
 Market research and demographic reports
 Information on competitors
 Information on suppliers and distributors
 Benchmarking  Industry reports
 Business plan and marketing plan reviews
 And many more!

Canada Business / Entreprises Canada – Check out Canada Business Toll-Free Number / Numéro sans frais: 1-888-576-4444  E-mail/Courriel: info.cb@acoa-apeca.gc.ca Fax / Télécopieur: 506-789-4737  TTY / ATS: 1-800-457-8466 – website: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Website Development

In today’s business world, the website is a powerful business tool that can be the life of your business.

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  • 1 Domain Name .com
  • 5 Emails
  • SEO Friendly
  • Responsive Mobile Sites
  • SSL Certificate
  • Support 24/7
  • Social Media
  • Sign up & Contact Forms

Search Engine Optimization

Maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website.
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Ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.
“the key to getting more traffic lies in integrating content with search engine optimization and social media marketing”
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Naming Your Business

Performing a name search is the most important first step.

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Startup Support Plus offers NUANS searches. I conduct a FREE preliminary NUANS search prior to proceeding with the full search on any name. Business Name Search Form

It is an advanced search system that searches corporate and business registries across Canada, with over 8,000,000 records of corporation names, business name, and trademarks. In order for you to register or incorporate your business, a “NUANS Report is required by the Federal & most provincial governments. Call 506-854-6490 or email: debbiecollins@startupsupportplus.com

Links to help with name searches – Remember that you get a free domain.com when you set up your free website. These are links to check out names. When you have your name and Nuans report and have registered your company,  then you need hosting for your website.
Find a domain name for your website in seconds. – Lean Domain Search Discover a perfect company name –  Naminum Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs. –  Domainr

To register your company name: go to snb.ca select preferred language under most requested on the right side of screen select corporate registry select product and services scroll down past electronic submission under business, names select business name registration to choose the middle option register a business name if you are a sole proprietor resident of New Brunswick follow the prompts

Business Plan

A good business plan will help you to build the profitability of your new product or service.

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CBDC  Community Business Development Corporations, also known as CBDCs, are non-profit organizations that offer a variety of programs and services to help you start, expand or modernize a business. We offer valuable business counseling, training, and advisory services. Anyone looking to start or purchase a new or existing business can apply for a loan – to a maximum of $150,000. CBDCs serve rural and semi-urban Atlantic Canada.*  CBDC Business Plan CBDC Fillable Business Plan

ACOA – Planning for Success: Your Guide to Preparing a Business and Marketing Plan  ACOA – Building a good Business Plan

Canada Business is a joint initiative between the federal and provincial governments. They provide free and confidential services that aim to help you with all of your research needs and questions related to the world of business, at all stages of the business lifecycle ( starting, Planning, financing, managing and growing). Download PDF on Canada Business Common Requests and Services Offered. One-Pager.Canada Business.June 2018.V2

Workshops & Training

Need training open 24/7. We can adapt our training to meet your team’s needs.

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Our experts are also available to come and speak at your location. They’ll inspire your team while offering real stories and best practices.

Audience Analytics

Audience Analytics you need to effectively understand and engage your audience.

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Google Analytics on your website –  You will have access to valuable information about your audience demographics

Email Marketing

Learn how to create an email marketing plan.

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Email marketing is one of the most cost-effective ways to promote your business, whether your goal is to build your brand or sell more stuff. … Learn how to create an email marketing plan, design effective emails, and test them.

Email Marketing – MailChimp

https://mailchimp.com/email-marketing/

Accounting

Need QuickBooks set up.  Startup Support Plus is a GOLD PROADVISOR. QuickBooks Online Accountant.

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Quickbooks

  • Work from anywhere -Run reports, send invoices, organize expenses, and more from any device—PC, Mac, tablet, or phone.
  • Capture receipts on your phone Snap a photo of your receipt and attach it to any transaction using the QuickBooks mobile app.
  • Back up data automatically – Every time you make a change, we back it up instantly. So you don’t have to.
  • Share books with your accountant – Your accountant can access your books remotely to help you keep on track and ready for tax time.
  • Do less data entry – We’ll automatically download and organize your bank and credit card transactions.2

Need Quickbooks, I can set you up.