Upmetrics Blog

Tips and guidance to help entrepreneurs plan a better, smarter business

Significance of great workplace culture and how startups ace in this department

A good work culture holds a lot more significance than most people consider it too. A workspace that makes employees look forward to coming in every day, that fosters a supportive environment and alleviates stress instead of adding it on, is one that will prove to be the most productive.

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It's time to play KYC - Know Your Competitors!

Knowing your competitors inside out is one of the key gateways to success for your business. It will help you create the right marketing campaigns, develop appropriate pricing models, provide value to your customers and generally stand out from the crowd.

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What investors want to see in your business plan before writing the cheque?

Getting an investor on board is never an easy task. It can be highly intimidating and requires you to be meticulous in your homework. But once you find the right person or organization who can help you with financial resources, the rewards are absolutely worth all the hard work you put it.

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The Top 5 startup key metrics every business owner should track

Launching a new business can be both intimidating and overwhelming experience. For starters, tracking the data as soon as the business is launched might seem sterile, but not having substantial strategic planning only serves to create more confusion and penetrate the risk further. In simple words, you’re lost!

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How to write a business plan – Beginners Guide

Now that you have an exemplary business idea, it's time you spend some time gathering relevant information and facts that will help you create a sellable business plan. It's time to pull your socks up and talk numbers. Jot down how your business idea is going to solve the problem of your target audience and what strategies you are going to adapt to ensure you are able to achieve your vision.

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Is your business plan for the good or worst?

Everyone, whether an entrepreneur or not, understands that writing a Business Plan is a daunting task! A perfect business plan is a myth - in fact, if you're an investor, you know that there are all kinds of business plans - the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Make the change, go paperless with online business plan software

First things first – Do you really need your business plan on paper? How many copies would you print off? Let’s say, if you are to meet 10 investors in a month to pitch your business idea or a new project, you’d need a separate set of copy for each. That is a lot of paper we are talking about!

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John Hrzic has joined Upmetrics advisory board!

A highly acclaimed marketer and business consultant with more than 15 years of experience in the industry, Hrzic has worked with top executives and project teams as a strategy leader. His deep expertise in facilitating strategic thinking among executive teams has helped organizations improve future outcomes exponentially.

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