Business planning

The business planning section covers a broad range of information to help you in starting, running and growing your business.

Key sections of the topic include:

Business planning

Marketing and social media planning

  • Write your Marketing plan and strategy, including researching your market, promotion and pricing of your products and services.
  • Find market research and statistics to better understand your market, competitors and industry.
  • Decide whether to use social media in your business and developing a Social media strategy to help you connect with customers.

Environmental, water and energy management

  • Find out about Environmental management, including environmental auditing systems and minimising your environmental impact.
  • Read about Energy management, including how to reduce your energy usage and negotiate your energy contract.

Innovation and Intellectual property

Succession planning, emergency management and recovery

What to do...

  • For advice and support when business planning, use Advisor Finder to find business advisory and support services in your local area.
  • Download our free templates and guides to assist with business planning.
  • Search our Event Finder for seminars and workshops on how to start a business.
  • Watch our videos to find out about business.gov.au tools to help you start and grow your business.
  • Certain industry associations and government agencies may be able to help - Search our directory for contact details.
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