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St. Johns Public Library - Main Branch 
1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

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Kelly Wilder 
SCORE Jacksonville 

SCORE Workshop - Business Launchpad 

SCORE’s FREE two-session Business Launchpad Workshop includes important information for start-ups. Topics cover establishing your business idea, developing a pitch, financial planning and business plan basics.

Whether you're just thinking of opening your own small business, or maybe ready to launch- attending this workshop is a MUST. It's also highly recommended to those established small businesses that need new ideas to grow their sales and profit margin.

In this two-part series, you will develop an Operational Plan, Marketing & Internet Plan & Financial Plan- which when pulled together is your Business Plan!

Did you know? One of the top 3 reasons why businesses fail is lack of a written business plan! Spend 3 hours with SCORE and increase you business' liklihood of survival by over 50%.

Your Operational Plan + Marketing Plan

Know Your Business Where Are We Going – Your Idea? What Are the Challenges? Legal, Regulations, Credit Position. Other things we'll consider and discuss:
  • Personal and Business Elevator Pitch
  • Market Situation/Trends 
  • Customers and Potentials 
  • Level of Unmet Need 
  • Be Unique-No Copycat Competition
  • Suppliers 
  • Online Marketing
  • Programs
  • Personal/Personnel 
  • Capabilities

Your Financial Plan

Know Your Books What Makes the Biz Tick? Does It Make Financial Sense? Things we'll consider:

  • Income Costs
  • Cash Flow A/R --- A/P Timing
  • Keeping Track SCORE Templates on Web

Your Business Plan

Know Your Backers: How to Fund? What Do They Expect? Should We Do It? We'll consider:

  • Preparation Is Key
  • The 6 C’s (Credit Score Counts) 
  • Sources/Uses of Funds – Pro/Con
  • Financial Projection Method 
  • Your Personal Investment