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How To Start A Business: Business Ideas To Success

How to start a business: stop procrastination, learn from 300,000 entrepreneurs & create YOUR successful business

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Instructor: Alex Genadinik 


Are you building your first business and feel lost or unsure of what to do at each step?


That is how millions of first-time entrepreneurs feel, and it is how I felt when I started my first business. In this course, I walk you through every step of the way from selecting the best business idea to pursue, to business planning, registering your business, raising money, and starting your business with correct fundamentals to give you and your business the best chance to succeed long term. 


By the end of this course, you will no longer be ranked among the thousands of "wantapreneurs." You will have taken your first, positive steps to business success. You'll know exactly where you are going in business - and how you are going to get there. Able to make confident decisions. That's the secret behind every successful entrepreneur.


This course covers all the key things holding you back. We cut the confusion and show you exactly how to gain focus. That's what business strategy is really all about.


We will look at ways to generate new business ideas. How to test the water. How to pitch your ideas to others.


I'll show you how to protect your intellectual property. How to raise funds for a fast-track launch - and how to mastermind your launch. Just as importantly, I'll reveal all the possible pitfalls, so you can navigate safely around them.


Use this course as a step-by-step guide to go from business ideas to starting a successful business. 

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Curriculum

  • Course Introduction
    Introduction
    1:25
    Two Exercises to Start the Course
    2:35
  • Business Idea Fundamentals
    How to Brainstorm Business Ideas
    6:46
    Getting Feedback on Your Ideas
    3:35
    How to Get Industry Experts to Help You
    4:39
    How to Tell if an Idea is Good
    8:05
    How to Pitch Your Business Ideas to Investors
    8:26
    3 Types of Business Risks You Must Be Aware Of
    8:00
    What to Do if You Have Too Many Ideas
    8:11
    Different Kinds of Business Ideas
    6:52
    How to Build Momentum
    3:42
    Abundance Mentality to Help You Avoid Stress and Make Better Decisions
    4:47
    My Mistake of Choosing a Business Niche When I Started as an Entrepreneur
    4:14
  • How to Protect Intellectual Property
    How to Protect Business Ideas and Your Company's Intellectual Property
    3:14
    How to Build a Moat Around Your Business
    3:12
    Create Barriers to Entry
    4:08
  • How to Write Business Plan
    What is a Business Plan Exactly?
    8:02
    When You Need a Business Plan
    5:41
    What is a Business Model
    5:38
    How Long Should a Business Plan Be?
    3:14
    The Executive Summary of a Business Plan
    1:06
    The Product Section of a Business Plan
    3:04
    Product Considerations for the Real World
    3:36
    What Stage is Your Company in?
    1:02
    Your Market Size and How to Calculate Target Market
    10:24
    How to Identify Your Target Market
    7:30
    The Marketing Plan Section of Your Business Plan
    8:31
    Your Revenue Stream
    7:15
    Your Founding or Management Team
    8:37
    Your Business Competition
    7:28
    The Cash Flow Statement
    3:54
    Your Business Unit Economics
    4:46
    Your Previous Funding
    1:55
    How to Calculate the Gross Profit, Net Profit and the Bottom Line
    3:14
    How to Calculate Your Company Profit Margin
    0:51
    SWOT Analysis
    3:39
  • How to Raise Money
    Understanding How Much Money You Need to Raise
    5:05
    Bootstrapping Your Business
    5:41
    Raising Money from Loans
    6:21
    Raising Money from Grants
    5:07
    Raising Money from Investors
    6:41
    Raising Money from Donations and Crowdfunding
    8:31
    Earning Money from Your Own Revenue
    4:19
    Creative Way to Raise Money from Future Customers
    2:40
    Creative Ways to Raise Money by Hosting Events and Workshops
    2:40
    Funding Your Business from Part-Time or Full-Time Work
    2:53
    Website to Find Investors and Best Ways to Contact those Investors
    6:48
  • Business Registration
    Should You Register Your Business?
    3:11
    How to Register a Business?
    3:26
    What is an EIN?
    1:13
    What is an S Corp?
    2:03
    What is a C Corp?
    2:03
    What is an LLC and How Can It Benefit You?
    2:06
    What is Double Taxation?
    3:01
    Doing Business as Yourself
    2:34
    Why You Need a Commercial Bank Account
    1:25
  • Bringing Your Idea to Reality
    2 Sites to Find Technical Co-Founders
    2:30
    3 Ways to Do a Great Product Launch
    7:20
    Being First to Market, Pros and Cons
    4:49
    The Lean Start-Up Model with Eric Ries
    4:23
    Customer Development By Steve Blank
    3:36
    How to Choose a Great Business Name
    6:07
    How to Choose a Great Website Domain Name
    5:18
    What to Do if You Have No Business Experience
    3:59
    Tips to Learn to Code on Your Own
    6:05
    Increasing the Lifetime Value of a Customer
    7:15
    My Strategy for How to Handle Hagglers and People Who Want Big Discounts
    2:54
    How to Increase Your Productivity
    3:00
  • My Current Business from Idea to Failures to Success
    The Failure Stage
    3:07
    Finding Growth
    6:02
    Struggles with Generating Enough Cash
    4:46
    My First Business Mistake
    6:48

Skills

  • Business Planning
  • Entrepreneurship

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