Skip to main content

Checklist - Where's Your Online Business Headed?

I would like to share this article that I got from SCORE.org website looking for business documents as I need one for my online business. I hope this help you build your business.

Setting realistic short-term marketing goals with help you clarify your long-range objectives. The list of questions will help you define the future of your online business.

I. What are your Internet marketing goals for the next year and the next three to five years in these areas?

- Dollar Sales
- Unit Sales
- Profits
- Market share
- Markets to enter
- Customer-base expansion

II. What are your six biggest marketing challenges, in order of urgency? (e.g., consumer trends, technology challenges, customer to mix, competition, staffing, margins, media, etc.)

1. ______________________________________________________________

2. ______________________________________________________________

3. ______________________________________________________________

4. ______________________________________________________________

5. ______________________________________________________________

6. ______________________________________________________________


III. What major threats and opportunities will your company face in the next three to five years, in these areas?

- Products and services
- Staffing
- Customer attitudes and trends
- General business conditions
- Competition
- Changes in technology

IV. What new competition do you expect within the next three to five years?
(Consider technological developments and product/service innovations, as well as alliances, mergers and acquisitions.)
______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

V. Which competitors do you expect will decline or disappear within the next year? Three to five years? Why?

1. ______________________________________________________________

2. ______________________________________________________________

3. ______________________________________________________________


VI. What proportion of your online sales a year from now will come from new products or services? _________________ %

From new market? ____________________ %

Sales from new products? ____________________ %

What about three years from now? ____________________ %

From new market? ____________________ %

Popular posts from this blog

Alternative Social Networks

If you are planning to create your social network e.g. similar to Facebook. Here's a short list of alternative software's:

Open Source and Free​
http://buddypress.org/ - Wordpress (Open Source and Free)http://elgg.org/ - (Open Source and Free)Commercial Social Networks software
http://www.socialengine.com/ ($299 Stand Alone, $29/mo Cloud)http://www.jomsocial.com/ (run with Joomla, need to know CMS)http://www.boonex.com/ (very expensive, $399 for Standard)http://www.anahitapolis.com/http://www.oxwall.org/http://sharetronix.com/http://www.moosocial.com/http://www.jcow.net/http://phpdolphin.comhttp://www.grou.ps (from free to Commercial, I left my networks and they are selling it http://www.phpfox.com/ (I used this before, it's hard to maintain. I moved to NING but left too after it was sold to another company)http://www.ning.com (I don't recommend using this service, it's hard to export your data when it's time to move)Something to check when selecting your next soc…

Example of Out of Office Reply for Terminated Employee

This is a sample message that I used for terminated employees, unless HR staff specified a different message.
=== Example for KING.NET Employee === John Doe (employee or consultant) is no longer with KING.NET effective June 1, 2008 (termination date). For matters relating to "Project Name here" please direct your concerns to John Smith at johnsmith@king.net (Manager or Supervisor). For all other matters, please direct your email to Mary Smith HR at marysmith@king.net.
Please call our main office 703-345-6789 if you have other concerns.
Thank you.
=== end of message ===

Frequent Account Lockout in Active Directory

I have a user in Windows Pro 7, and Windows Server 2003 environment that is frequently account locked out. I tried many different scenarios to resolve this account lockout issue, from resetting his password, changing a new password, remove and re-join the domain, rebooting the workstation and active directory servers.

I tried to use the command prompt utility to run "rundll32.exe keymgrdll, KRShowKeyMgr" (case sensitive) to delete the account in Windows 7 password cache, and still no luck.

Still searching for answer ... Let me know if you encounter a similar issue in Windows Pro 7 and Windows Server 2003.

Continue reading updated post here:
http://www.whaddya.com/2011/09/windows-needs-your-credentials.html