Market Research Results

February 11, 2016

For those who haven’t had a chance to fill out my questionnaire or would like to see what the formatting is like, you can find it here (Google Forms). As of writing this analysis I’ve got around 57 responses which is enough to make some graphs and have an understanding for the results. I’ve included … Read More

Business Plan 5

February 2, 2016

Right now I’m up in Scotland, working on a farm in the rain. While this means I have less time to work on my business plan it does mean I now have lots of time to contemplate and organize thoughts in my head which is really the best thing for this plan right now. As … Read More

Business Plan 4

January 30, 2016

Today I had my first meeting with my Business Plan Mentor at Prince’s Trust, he helped to answer some questions I had on the formatting and content as well as assure me that I’m on track with the business plan and that I should be able to get into Business Launch Group by March. This … Read More

Business Plan 3

January 28, 2016

Most of the last few days have been going over and over the market research I’d done as well as coming up with ideas for different marketing strategies to get in contact with my target markets. So far I’m going to be starting with a door to door flyer strategy so that I can keep … Read More

Business Plan 2

January 25, 2016

The last two days have been really insightful into the business world of horticulture as I have started undertaking the bulk of my desk market research. Exploring the ‘Do You Know What It’s Like Out There?” section of the booklet as well as a webinar from HMRC I looked at what sorts of information I … Read More

Business Plan 1

January 23, 2016

Today was the first day of developing my business plan. I’ve been working through the exercises in the Prince’s Trust book, exploring my business ideas on paper. Along with the business plan booklet I also started work on the Will It Work (WIW) Grant application which looks to providing £250 towards testing the business idea … Read More