Thinking about opening a pediatric hematology and oncology practice? We tell you what you need to know to get started.
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Business Plan Basics for Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Practices
Startup entrepreneurs slave over the creation of their business plans, investing countless hours in the details of their startup strategy. Now it's time to address details about your industry.
The absence of a thorough industry analysis may incline lenders and/or other external stakeholders to take a negative view of your company. In this section, your readers will gain a clearer understanding of your business stacks up against the rest of the industry.
To succeed, you'll need to be careful to avoid common industry analysis mistakes and to accurately represent your startup in an industry context.
Don't Ignore the Competition
Prior to launching a pediatric hematology and oncology practice in your area, it's a good idea to determine what the competition looks like. Try our link below to generate a list of competitors in your area. Simply enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of pediatric hematology and oncology practices in your town.
It's important to be aware of what the competition is doing. Take the time to visit the competition to properly assess their strengths and weaknesses.
A Good Source of Advice
If you are interested in starting a pediatric hematology and oncology practice, be sure to speak with somebody who is already in the business. If you think your local competitors will give you advice, you're being overoptimistic. What's in it for them?
However, a fellow entrepreneur who has started a pediatric hematology and oncology practice in a different city will be much more likely to talk with you, once they realize that you are not going to directly compete with them in their community. Many business owners are happy to give advice to new entrepreneurs. Our estimate is that you may have to contact many business owners to find one who is willing to share his wisdom with you.
Do you know how to find an owner of a pediatric hematology and oncology practice who is willing to talk to you but doesn't live nearby?
Here's how we would do it. Try the useful link below and key in a random city/state or zipcode.
Gaining Access to Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Practice Ownership
As a pediatric hematology and oncology practice entrepreneur, it's important to explore all of your options before you commit to a specific business opportunity. Although startup pediatric hematology and oncology practices are common, many new entrepreneurs overlook the benefits of buying a pediatric hematology and oncology practice on the business-for-sale marketplace.
If you're on the fence consider this: There has never been a better time to acquire a pediatric hematology and oncology practice. The down economy has resulted in a glut of available businesses, many of which can be acquired for bargain prices.
Explore Franchising Options
As an entrepreneur, your chances growing your business immediately improve when you franchise in lieu of doing everything yourself.
Prior to making the decision to open a pediatric hematology and oncology practice, it's worthwhile to determine whether franchise opportunities in your space might be the right move for you.
The link below gives you access to our franchise directory so you can see if there's a franchise opportunity for you. You might even find something that points you in a completely different direction.
These additional resources regarding starting a business may be of interest to you.
If you currently own a pediatric hematology and oncology practice, these resources will come in handy:
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