Successful Business Research

Successful Business Research

Straight to the Numbers You Need-- Fast!

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
The author draws an many years of successful experience in business to show readers how to find the most useful quantitative information, walking readers through the steps necessary to locate the vital statistics they need to run a great business. Original.

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Creating or growing a successful business depends on finding critical numbers: market size, industry trends, forecasts, analysis, sales numbers, and more. People need data for business plans, to raise money or writer reports, but trying to locate such numbers can be overwhelming, and few resources exist to show readers how. Now this distinctive book guides readers through each step of the research process.

Publisher Group West
Creating or growing a successful business depends on finding critical numbers: market size, industry trends, forecasts, analysis, sales numbers, and more. People need data for business plans, to raise money or writer reports, but trying to locate such numbers can be overwhelming, and few resources exist to show readers how. Now this distinctive book guides readers through each step of the research process. Providing step-by-step guides to the numbers people need, it reveals how to find free data on Internet sites and in libraries, how to navigate them quickly and thoroughly, and then how to interpret and use the data. Screen shots show what the raw data will look like and worksheets further simplify learning and doing. For entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and business school students, Successful Business Research Step-by-Step expertly meets the demand for an easy-to-use business research guide.


Ingram Publishing Services

Whether you’re seeking outside financing for your business or not, you need well-researched, verifiable numbers to support your business plan. But the process of finding that data has been painful and expensive—until now. This one-of-a-kind product will take you step by step through the process of gathering critical, totally customized information and data about your business's industry, target market, and competition. Harnessing the often difficult-to-master power of the nation's leading public and private data sources, this book not only takes you to the information, but shows you how to filter it, interpret it, and use it to your business's advantage.

From the Publisher
 
Whether you need convincing data for a business plan, to raise money for your business, or for a report, you need it in a hurry. Successful Business Research shows you how to get the right info, right now. From stats on industries to the inside scoop on companies to detailed numbers on target markets, you’ll find the info you need—fast!
Key features include:
·         How to find key data about your industry, market, and competition
·         Up-to-date hot lists of the leading research sources
·         Shows you in “cookbook” fashion how to grab the data you need quickly and interpret it
·         Dramatically reduces the time spent on research and improves the quality of results
·         Can save you hundreds, even thousands, of dollars in research expenses


Publisher: Palo Alto, Calif. : Planning Shop, c2006
ISBN: 9780974080130
0974080136
Characteristics: xvii, 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Planning Shop (Firm)
Alternative Title: Business research

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