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EBV 2013 second presentation

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EBV 2013 second presentation

  1. 1. ENTREPRENEURIAL BOOTCAMP FOR VETERANS THE PARRISH LIBRARY AS YOUR RESOURCE Ilana Barnes Business Information Specialist Parrish Library
  2. 2. YOUR PARRISH LIBRARY ACCOUNT • AVAILABLE FOR ONE YEAR • INCLUDES LIMITED PRINTING • INCLUDES BOOK CHECKOUT • INCLUDES DATABASES (ON AND OFF CAMPUS) • INCLUDES LIBRARY HELP (CHAT, PHONE, IN PERSON)
  3. 3. WHAT MAKES YOUR IDEA DIFFERENT?
  4. 4. PROVE IT.
  5. 5. WAYS TO PROVE IT • Find a similar company that has been successful • Find a new trend • Find a niche in a larger market • Find where the customer is • Find an article about an emerging business practice • Show that people are invested in the industry • Find a growing industry • Find an industry without much competition • Find an industry with weak competition • Find a new market for an existing product • Find areas where the industry is not serving • Create a completely new market by combining markets
  6. 6. UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET Who is going to buy this?
  7. 7. UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET Who is going to buy this?
  8. 8. UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET • Where are consumers spending their money? • What is influencing their behavior? • Do they have preferences? • Are there buying habit trends?
  9. 9. UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET • Primary Research • Secondary Research
  10. 10. LEXISNEXIS COMPANY DOSSIER
  11. 11. REFERENCE USA
  12. 12. BUSINESS PLAN RESOURCES
  13. 13. BIZMINER
  14. 14. WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU!

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