Category Business Model

WinWeb Updates Business Planning App To Make Your Business Execution More Coherent!

WinWeb has updated its Business Planning App to allow business startups and established business to have a fresh look at their business plan. A Business Module Canvas has been added to the existing modules of cash-flow planning, SWOT analysis (no allows for multiple SWOTs) and the more traditional vision, mission, action plan, etc. components. The…

Mafia Offer

Gloomy news everywhere, apparently the world economy is heading for another recession, the Euro leders still can’t get it together, more austerity on the way and so on…. How can a SME/SMB survive in these circumstances? Answer: ‘Mafia Offer – An offer a customer can’t refuse!’ In my last post I wrote about value propositions…

Value Propositions

Especially in the current climate, you need to be clear about what value you deliver to your customers? Which of the customers problems are you solving? Which customer need are you satisfying? This requires focus and time to think ABOUT your business and not in your business, that comes later. After all, every sale needs…

Are UK politicians missing an opportunity to turn RBS/Natwest into the sort of bank that works for its customers?

On Monday, Ed Miliband made a speech about banking at the Co-operative Bank in London. In the speech he made a couple of comments that caught my eye (Source: BBC): Mr Miliband told an audience of financiers it was time to move from “casino” to “stewardship” banking. Mr Miliband said the country had endured a…

Five Ways To Handle The Big Boys

All that glitters…. Keep Up won’t you? I learned a new Brit word yesterday. Yes, regrettably I’m still in the sad land of fleeces and dodgy haircuts. The word I learned was ‘institutionalised’. I was at the home of my hopeless and hapless agent, the inept, fashion disaster, Tony Robinson OBE. I was helping his…

Upper Class Virgin.

I’m sitting here waiting for my flight to the US to depart and I’m flying with Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. I’m thinking back a few decades to when it was I heard the name Virgin or Richard Branson for the first time. I remember listening to him when he was asked why he started Virgin…

The Long Tail. A Business Model.

Not so long ago I was asked to give a keynote about how ‘cloud computing’ is changing the world. The keynote I delivered was on how the Internet had changed the world – or as Steve Jobs would put it, ‘made a dent in the Universe!’ I believe it is important to understand, that cloud…

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