Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Marketing My Business - Market Research

Information, topics, and links related to your business's marketing research efforts.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2008-01-30
Revised: 2011-10-14

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Marketing Research Tools
Demographics - United States, Pennsylvania, County, & Municipality
Market Research (Rutgers University Librarys)

Target Market (Analyze)
Demographics - Specific Topics
EasyGraphics Market Report (Login)
Easy Analytic Software, Inc Website
Demographic Report By Zip Code
Segmentation and Targeting (ACNielsen)
The Housing + Transportation Affordability Index (CNT)
US Religious Landscape Survey (The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life)

Developing Marketing Surveys
SurveyMonkey: Online marketing survey software using email. Free 10 question 100 response survey, Smart Survey Design: This guide form SurveyMonkey, provides information on writing successful and effective survey questions, creating survey flow and layout, calculating response rates, tips for increasing response rates, and the pros and cons of online surveys.

Other Market Research Tools
Cayenne Consulting
ClickZ Stats (Online Marketing Trends and Stats)
Marketing Research Roundtable (Forum)
Marketing Research Software
STAT-USA: The University of Central Florida Library has put together this guide linking you directly to the original sources of the data previously found in STAT-USA. Some sources are still fee-based, though many are free. Use this for market research reports, industry statistics, economic indicators of all sorts, and foreign trade information.
quirky.com: Social networking comes to new product development with Quirky. Registered members can submit ideas and have them evaluated by the community and Quirky staff. If a product idea “passes” with enough votes and support from staff, presales begin. Only if there are enough presales does a submission actually get put into production.
Wikipedia (Market Research)

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Training For My Business - PASBDC

These are training assistance and programs that are available through the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center System.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2008-01-29
Revised: 2009-02-20

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For training assistance, please contact:
State Director's Office
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers
University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton School
3819-33 Chestnut Street Suite 325
Philadelphia PA 19104-3106
Email: pasbdc@wharton.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.pasbdc.org/

The PASBDC system has the following training programs available:

Pennsylvania Statewide Workshop Schedule
Starting a Business Online Tutorial (Registration Required)
PASBDC Online Small Business Training (SmallBizU)(Registration Required)

Other PASBDC System Online Educational Resources are located on the following Page on the PASBDC website: PASBDC Online Educational Resources (Scroll down and view whole page)

Training For My Business - Clarion SBDC

These are training assistance and programs that are available through the Clarion University Small Business Development Center.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2008-01-29
Revised: 2008-10-21

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For training assistance, please contact:
Clarion University Small Business Development Center
Matt Sopher
Training Coordinator
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
330 North Point Drive Suite 100
Clarion PA 16214
Phone: (814) 393-2060
Toll Free: 1 (877) 292-1843
Email: sbdc@clarion.edu
Website: http://www.clarion.edu/sbdc/
Blog: Clarion SBDC Knowledgebase Blog
Directions: Clarion University Campus Map

To view a schedule and register for Clarion Small Business Development Center Training Programs click your item of interest below:

First Step Seminars
Business Skills Workshops

Other Clarion University Related Training
Clarion University - Continuing Education Classes & Seminars:

Clarion University Main Campus
Clarion University Venango Campus
Other Non-University Seminars

Training For My Business - Main Page

These are links, information, and resources that will assist entreprenuers with training and educating themselves to start and/or operate their businesses profitably.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2008-01-29
Revised: 2016-03-24

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Small Business Training Programs and Assistance
Clarion University Small Business Development Center Training Programs
Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center (PASBDC) Training Programs

Pennsylvania Workforce & Economic Development Network Training Grant Program (WEDnetPA)
WEDnetPA Main Page