Make Good Plans Before You Shake Hands

Make Good Plans Before You Shake Hands

Whether it’s a contract with a supplier or a deal with an important partner, negotiating is essential to small business success. But if you’re negotiating with someone you want to have a lasting relationship with, a vendor, a client or other business owners, you shouldn’t negotiate to get only what you want out of the […]

How Can Telling Your Story Establish Your Brand?

How Can Telling Your Story Establish Your Brand?

Brand storytelling is known by a different name, today. These days it goes by the name of Content Marketing. Many consumers have stopped falling for the traditional world of marketing. Consumers need consistently creative, relevant and valuable content delivered on new media with the intention of explaining or enhancing the customer’s beliefs or purchasing practices. […]

How Can I Plan for My Business’s Future?

How Can I Plan for My Business’s Future?

Entrepreneurs and small business owners hear a lot of talk about preparing for the future, or “looking at the road ahead.” Even here at Wise Business Plans, we’re always telling clients to make sure they have a map to guide them through the twists and turns of starting and running their own company. But what […]

Is Your Website Just a Website?

Is Your Website Just a Website?

Running an online website can be challenging, but once you know a few guidelines, you’ll be ready to decide on a plan and set up an online store that brings in sales and custom caters to your customers’ needs. Businesses large and small have discovered that e-commerce is the answer to reaching all of their […]

When Should I Review My Business Plan?

When Should I Review My Business Plan?

Almost all entrepreneurs should consider updating the strategies and tactics section of their business plan to meet constantly changing market realities. Creating your business plan may have been a pain, but updating a plan is easier because you already have a framework. During your business launch, you probably had little experience, and many of your […]

Your Road Map to Business Success Starts With, Well, A Map

Your Road Map to Business Success Starts With, Well, A Map

Business owners rarely have a problem coming up with ideas. The problem is deciding on the best ideas and then saying no to the others. Many veteran small business owners believe the following business plan road map can help prospective entrepreneurs quickly weed out the bad ideas and get to the best growth initiatives faster. First, […]