Strategic Planning

Creating a Carwash Business Plan

Business, Strategic Planning
When creating your own carwash business plan you must first take in account what type of services your business will be performing. For most carwash businesses this will include deciding from one or more of the following: Exterior car washing Interior cleaning Car detailing (exterior and interior) Next, identify your competition in the area that you wish to start your business. If there are multiple car washes in the same area, you should look into an area that is still heavily populated, but has few or no car washing businesses already there. You will have to determine how many employees you will require to run your business efficiently. Your customer base should include individual car owners, local car dealerships, and other local businesses that have fleet vehicles. If you...

Pet Grooming Business Plan

Business, Strategic Planning
If you believe you would enjoy both owning your own business and working with animals, perhaps a career in pet grooming is right for you. As many of us already know, pet grooming businesses undertake much more in a day than simply bathing dogs and cats. In fact, a typical day at a pet grooming business may include nail trimming, ear cleaning, brushing teeth and styling an animal's coat in order to look stylish or for summer months. And grooming animals can also take place in either your traditional business setting, at your home or you may decide to start a mobile grooming company. You should begin researching local dog grooming schools and pick the one which fits in with your needs the best. And if it is possible, find a school offering grooming business management instruction as well. Yo...

Dog Day Care Business Plan

Business, Strategic Planning
One of the fastest growing home based businesses is pet care. Forty million families in the United States own no less than one dog, and 47 percent of these families have more than one pet. You can understand why the dog day care business is a prosperous industry for a person wanting to own their own business. Dog day care is to make available a safe and healthy environment with plenty of contact with other dogs and humans. Dogs can take part in group play, gnaw on a favorite chew toy or just relax on a sofa and look at television. Dog parents will love the idea of their dogs getting socialization and exercise in an impartial area. This way, the owner can go off to work and not feel guilty about leaving their dog at home, by themselves and probably sleeping all day. They do not have to c...

Major Trends in Corporate Knowledge Management

Business, Strategic Planning
What criteria will dictate a future into which some corporations will survive and prosper while others will wither and die? It will be how they create, distribute and utilize knowledge for business success. Of course, what you know and how you use it is not a new paradigm. Man struggled with these questions since the dawn of time since the answers have either ensured his survival or guaranteed his demise. Now, in a universe of change at the speed of light and the geometric growth of new ideas and models, how companies deal with their intellectual assets is a primary driver of corporate survival. This is why getting a handle on global trends affecting corporate knowledge is what will allow a company to make accurate market and financial predictions that will separate it from less able co...

Janitorial Business Plan

Business, Strategic Planning
If you have a corporation, or plan on opening a one, you should develop a business plan. A plan is an essential item for any corporation. There are many benefits that a properly developed plan can bring to your business. Below is a short discussion regarding what a plan is and how it can help your corporation. What is a Business Plan? A plan is a statement of a business' goals. It also contains information regarding how the corporation will attain these goals. A proper business plan will integrate the corporations' financial statements and projections as well as state the strengths and weaknesses of the corporation. Getting Help Writing a Business Plan! Chances are that you have little experience writing a plan. Fortunately, there are many resources to help you prepare an effective pla...

Laundromat Business Plan

Business, Strategic Planning
Are you currently running a cleaning service, or interested in starting up a laundromat business? One might think that running this business is as simple as wash, rinse, and dry; however, there is much more to it than that. It's a Business! A laundromat is a business, just like any other. The goal of a business is to make a profit for its owner. However, if proper care is not given to implementing a plan, your finances may be what are eventually taken to the cleaners. What is a Business Plan? Before creating a business plan, one must know what a business plan is. Simply stated, a business plan is a statement of business goals, or the reasons why these business goals are attainable and the plan for achieving said goals. The plan may also contain background information about the specific...