This page is for your personal use to document your research. You don’t have to complete it right now. Come back to this page to record the results of your research as you progress. This information is confidential and is emailed to you. This completes Module 2. Research Next Module 3. Practicals Back to … Read morej) Research Notepad
Take your time initially gathering information and doing research. Keep in mind that research is an ongoing process. Items such as figuring out what prices to charge should be done yearly to ensure that you’re not undervaluing your services or products. Once you’ve collected your research then you must analyze it. Are there any patterns … Read morei) What does your research show?
What would challenge or threaten the success of your business? Research and ask other business owners in your field how they manage challenges. How could you prepare to avoid or overcome these four challenges? Personal Challenges These things effect you personally: Health Family Schedule Fear Divorce Stress Diet Financial Challenges These things effect your businesses’ … Read moreh) Consider Challenges
Listen to segment about similar businesses [jwplayer mediaid=”5725″] Next Consider Challenges Back to Module 2 Outline
We have included an example script that you can use to start a conversation with potential customers. This is to help you get started. You can change it so that it applies to your situation. Customer Chat Script Next Connect with Similar Businesses Back to Module 2 Outline
Go where your customers are and talk to them. Find out what are their needs. Needs are problems that you can solve with your services or products. When you discover what your customers need you can offer additional services for a fee that you may not have thought of. Example Your potential customer is a … Read moree) Talk to Customers
There are many ways that you could use a survey. Think about what information you would need to assess. Below is just an example survey form…do not complete this form. Survey about Doula Services Next Talk to Customers Back to Module 2 Outline
Online surveys are an easy tool to ask questions and find out what potential customers are thinking. Once you get your survey created you can email, text message, or post the link to your survey on Facebook and other social media sites. Survey results can help you make decisions like fine tuning what services you … Read morec) Create a Survey