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Market Research 1: Find Business Data and Insights

Secondary Market Research That Works For You

Course Description

As an entrepreneur, it’s vital to conduct market research before making important decisions. Analyzing available data allows you to understand your target market, conduct a competitor analysis, view market trends and enhance your business operations. Join Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, Mark Eversfield, as he explains how secondary market research can help you make an informed decision about the viability of your business idea by tapping into already existing market data.

This interactive and hands-on seminar will leave you ready to analyze your target market, competitors and industry trends.

Agenda in brief:

  • Morning seminar
  • Lunch break (food not provided)
  • Afternoon hands-on workshop and database research time (optional for webinar attendees)

Things to bring:

  • A wi-fi enabled laptop or tablet
  • Credentials to access your local library’s online databases
  • Enthusiasm to get started!

As a bonus, purchase of this seminar includes a brief consultation with Mark Eversfield (appointment required) aimed at helping you to make sense of your research findings.

What Will I Learn?

  • Identify key resources of secondary data for your business

  • Set up automated tools for a continuous feed of customized market research data

  • Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative data

  • Know the types of secondary data to look for

  • How to create effective and productive search strings

  • Discover how secondary data can inform key business decisions

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This seminar is hosted at Small Business BC in Vancouver and delivered to other locations via live webinar. Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.

Testimonials

Excellent experience, SBBC is on top of every thing and they helped me filled up huge gap in my research which helped me refine my market research for my business plan. Babar Mirza
The statistics info for me in an hour was exactly what I needed and has given me some ideas about how I might find some even more specific information. Tig Cross
It is a great place to learn specific details that could help running your business more successfully. Mark, one of the instructors is a great person who is very knowledgable and caring and would help you a lot and answer your questions even after a course finished. Sanaz Azad
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Session Date & Time
Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:30am to 4:30pm
  • Length: 6 Hours
  • Language: English; ASL signing is available for the January session only
  • Subject: Market Research, Start Ups
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  • Price: $69
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