Develop your business plans

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

Key sections 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 Advisory Services to find business advisory and support services in your local area.
  • Download our free templates and tools to assist with business planning.
  • Search our Events for seminars and workshops on how to start a business.
  • Watch our videos to find out about tools to help you start and grow your business.

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