Welcome to the course
  • Welcome to the course
Planning
  • What are your goals for the business?
  • The time shock & your new jobs
  • The benefits of starting part-time
  • The value of your own time
  • Planning checklist
Financial Matters
  • The absolute best source of business finance & why
  • The deadly shark spiral
  • Bookkeeping & Accounts
  • Taxation
  • Insurance
  • YOUR business plan - for money AND time
Your 'Office'
  • A productive working environment
  • Equipment for an effective business
  • Your contact details, hours & Virtual Assistance
  • Where will you meet your clients?
  • Utilising technology to maintain business during the coronavirus
  • Backups & security
  • Your 'office' checklist
Marketing
  • What do you do, exactly?
  • How do you reach your potential clients?
  • Websites
  • Blogging & Video
  • Face to face networking
  • Online networking / Social Media
  • Paid advertising?
  • Free marketing resources
  • Your marketing plan
Sales
  • The sales process
  • Response timescales
  • Sales checklist
Business Development
  • Your changing time allocation as the business grows
  • Continuing Professional Development(CPD)
  • Regular client contact
  • When to seek professional assistance
  • Using your accounts for planning
  • The importance of downtime for the self-employed
  • Your ongoing business plan
Course Completion
  • Course Completion Quiz
  • Thank you for taking the course
Additional Resources
  • Bonus Lecture - my own business
  • Twitter Guide