How to start a business: step by step roadmap from business ideas to business success Premium class

Alex Genadinik, Entrepreneur, marketer, mobile app developer, busi

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71 Videos (5h 46m)
    • How to brainstorm business ideas

      6:45
    • All my business and marketing courses

      1:29
    • How to get feedback on your business ideas

      11:12
    • How to get industry experts to help you and give you feedback on your business ideas

      4:38
    • How to tell if an idea is good cheap market validation of business ideas

      8:04
    • How to pitch your business ideas to investors or during any conversation

      8:25
    • 3 Types of different business risk you must be aware of

      7:59
    • What to do if you have too many ideas

      8:10
    • Different kinds of business ideas what you must be aware of with each

      6:51
    • Top reasons businesses fail how to decrease chance of failure

      11:14
    • One of the most important videos how to build momentum

      3:41
    • Abundance mentality to help you avoid stress make better business decisions

      4:46
    • My mistake of choosing a business niche when I started as an entrepreneur

      4:13
    • How to protect business ideas and your companys intellectual property

      3:13
    • How to protect your business by creating a moat around your company

      3:11
    • Create barriers to entry to protect your business from competitors

      4:07
    • When you need a business plan

      5:40
    • What is a business model

      5:37
    • What exactly is a business plan How to view business planning

      8:01
    • How long should a business plan be

      3:13
    • The executive summary of a business plan

      1:05
    • The product section of a business plan

      3:03
    • Product considerations for the real world

      3:35
    • The stage of your business

      1:01
    • Your market size section of the business plan

      10:23
    • How to identify your target market

      7:29
    • The marketing plan section of your business plan

      8:30
    • Your revenue stream section of your business plan

      7:14
    • Your founding or management team

      8:36
    • Your business competition

      7:27
    • The cash flow statement for your business

      3:53
    • Your business unit economics

      4:45
    • Your previous funding

      1:54
    • How to calculate the gross profit, net profit and the bottom line

      3:13
    • How to calculate your company profit margin

      0:50
    • SWOT analysis

      3:38
    • Understanding how much money you need to raise

      5:04
    • Bootstrapping your business

      5:40
    • Raising money from loans

      6:20
    • Raising money from grants

      5:06
    • Raising money from investors

      6:40
    • Raising money from donations and crowdfunding

      8:30
    • Earning money from your own revenue

      4:18
    • Creative way to raise money from future customers

      2:39
    • Creative ways to raise money by hosting events and workshops

      2:39
    • Funding your business from part time or full time work

      2:52
    • Website to find investors best ways to contact those investors

      6:47
    • Should you register your business How to register your business

      3:10
    • How to register a business

      3:25
    • What is an EIN. How to get an EIN for your business

      1:12
    • What is an S corp

      2:02
    • What is a C corp

      2:02
    • What is an LLC and how it can benefit you

      2:05
    • What is double taxation and how to avoid it

      3:00
    • Doing business as yourself

      2:33
    • Why you need a commercial bank account for your business

      1:24
    • 3 ways to do a great product launch

      7:19
    • 2 sites to find technical co founders

      2:29
    • Being first to market, pros and cons

      4:48
    • The lean start up model with Eric Ries

      4:22
    • Customer development by Steve Blank

      3:35
    • How to choose a great business name

      6:06
    • How to choose a great website domain name

      5:17
    • What to do if you have no business experience

      3:58
    • Increasing the lifetime value of a customer

      7:14
    • My strategy for how to handle hagglers and people who want big discounts

      2:53
    • How to increase your productivity

      2:59
    • The failure stage

      3:06
    • Finding growth

      6:01
    • Struggles with generating enough cash

      4:45
    • My first business failure the show search engine business

      6:47

About This Class

Are you building your first business and feel lost or unsure of what to do at each step?

That is how millions of first-time entrepreneurs feel, and it is how I felt when I started my first business. In this course, I walk you through every step of the way from selecting the best business idea to pursue, to business planning, registering your business, raising money, and starting your business with correct fundamentals to give you and your business the best chance to succeed long term.

LATEST COURSE UPDATE: April 2016 (now 7 hours and over 70 lectures!)

New lectures:

  1. Case study and step by step insight of how I built my own business
  2. How to build momentum and stop procrastinating by building good habits
  3. New lectures on how to raise money for your business!
  4. Three strategies for doing a fantastic product launch

By the end of this course, you will no longer be ranked among the thousands of "wantapreneurs." You will have taken your first, positive steps to business success. You'll know exactly where you are going in business - and how you are going to get there. You will also be better able to make correct business strategy decisions. 

This course covers all the key things holding you back from starting your business. This course will cut the confusion and show you exactly how to gain focus and start a successful business. You will also learn business strategy, and how to think through many business challenges and find the right solutions to any challenge your business faces.

This course will guide you through ways to generate new business ideas, how to test the water, how to pitch your business ideas to others, how to raise money, how to write a business plan, and how to eventually start your business with solid fundamentals, and set your business up for success.

I'll show you how to protect your intellectual property. How to raise funds for a fast-track launch - and how to mastermind your launch. Just as importantly, I'll reveal all the possible pitfalls, so you can navigate safely around them.

Use this course as a step-by-step guide to go from business ideas to starting a successful business.

Personal Attention To Help You When You Need It

In addition to the course lectures, I provide personal help to students of this course via the course discussions and private messages. All students of this course are welcome to message me on Udemy and ask me questions about their business. I love helping students and I look forward to helping you!

This course contains over 5 hours of video in over 60 lectures!

HERE ARE JUST SOME PARTICULAR TOPICS COVERED:

  • BUSINESS IDEAS
  1. How to come up with business ideas
  2. How to pitch ideas and get feedback
  3. How to know if your ideas are good
  • PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  1. NDA, patents, copyrights, non compete agreements and more
  • BUSINESS PLANNING
  1. Business models,
  2. Revenue models,
  3. Marketing plan and understanding your target market
  4. Individual section for each part of a business plan to make sure that you start with great business fundamentals
  • RAISING MONEY AND FUNDRAISING
  1. 10 very different fundraising strategies and fundraising ideas to raise money for your business
  • BRINGING YOUR IDEA INTO REALITY
  1. Business registration and legal entity formation
  2. How to do sales
  3. How to improve and evolve your business idea and how to innovate 
  4. How to choose a great business name and how to get a good domain name
  5. How to quickly set up your website on your own

Who This Course Is For

This course is ideal for people who are either thinking about starting their business, are in the very beginning stages of starting their business, or have started and are struggling to make progress. You will get solid business fundamentals from the lectures, and personal help from me if you have particular questions on how to start your business.

Why This Course Is So Unique

There is a very unique story behind this course. I originally created the Problemio business apps which now have over 1,000,000 entrepreneurs who downloaded the apps. On the apps, entrepreneurs are able to ask business questions. I took all the questions that were ever asked on the apps, and summed them up into the issues covered in this course. That means that the issues covered in the course come from entrepreneurs just like yourself!

So if you are starting a business, this is a great way to guarantee that the material in the course will be very relevant to the things you are going through now, or things you will be going through soon.

So, why not join me, and my community of successful students, right now?

What are the requirements?

  • You want to start a business
  • You are in the very early stages of starting a business

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will know how to start a business
  • You will have a solid understanding what to do next at each step of starting your business
  • Get the instructor's personal help if you have specific questions
  • Understand how to raise money for your business
  • Understand how to protect your intellectual property
  • Learn how to get business ideas, and what to do with them after you get them
  • Get the benefits of 300,000 entrepreneurs who came before you, on whose experiences the curriculum for this course is based
  • You will be able to write a business plan
  • You will be able to better choose your business niche
  • You will be able to create a great business strategy
  • You will be able to come up with an intelligent business model
  • You will know what pitfalls and mistakes to avoid which will prevent you from making common mistakes and save you lots of time and money

What is the target audience?

  • First-time entrepreneurs
  • People who want to start a small business
  • Entrepreneurs who have business ideas and want to know how to open a business

This course also covers how you can get into the right business niche. The business niche is the foundation for your business model and your overall business strategy. If you are starting your business, this is the course for you so go ahead and enroll today and I wish you good luck turning your small business into a huge success.

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Alex Genadinik

Entrepreneur, marketer, mobile app developer, busi

Entrepreneur, marketer, mobile app developer, business coach

3-time best selling Amazon author, creator of top entrepreneur mobile apps, and host of a popular business and marketing channel on YouTube.

I am the creator of the Problemio business apps which are some of the top mobile apps for planning and starting a business with 1,000,000+ downloads across iOS, Android and Kindle.

I am also an author of three business books (marketing to reach 1,000,000 people, on starting a business, and on the mobile app business).

I am also a business coach. On my apps and in my private coaching practice I have helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs. That means I can probably help you quite a bit as well.

My areas of expertise are mobile apps, software engineering, marketing (SEO and social), and entrepreneurship.