Market Research 1: Find Business Data and Insights
Secondary Market Research That Works For You
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.
Things to bring:
- A 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
November is Free Education Month at Small Business BC
In partnership with WorkSafeBC, the entire month of webinars and Talk to an Expert sessions are free in November! It’s first come first served, so do register early to avoid disappointment.
This webinar will take place via Zoom. Instructions to join our Zoom meeting will be sent to you two hours in advance.
At Small Business BC, our number one priority will always be the health and safety of our clients, staff and service providers. As a result, we continue to deliver all our services online, or over the phone until further notice. View our resources for getting Back to Business, or connect directly with a business advisor through our COVID-19 Support Service.
Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.