Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Top 10 Things Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Need to be Successful

1. Support and recommendations from Chief and Council
2. Advisory services from Economic Development Department
3. Access to community services and resources
4. Ongoing guidance from Community Tourism Officer from planning to implementation
5. Access to proposal writing to secure funding for capital costs
6. A clear and cohesive business plan that provides guidance for implementation
7. Well researched and realistic business financials to ensure success
8. Product development, refinement and testing to guarantee a product-market match
9. An effective and defined marketing strategy that utilizes technology
10. Coaching and training from a professional on business management skills