Business Guides

Free business guides to help you start or run a business

Business Guides

There is so much knowledge and information required whether you are starting a business or already running one. Acumenology provides free downloadable business guides that are easy to read and simple to understand and hope that this makes your life a bit easier.

We are always adding new guides, so remember to keep coming back and see if there are any that could help.

Business Guides for Startups

  • Starting a business

    Some important aspects to consider when looking at starting a business

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  • The Business Model Canvas explained

    A guide for a simple one-page business plan that focuses on key elements

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  • Funding a startup

    An extensive look at the various funding options available for startups

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  • Getting your WordPress website right

    Help to ensure your WordPress website is ready for launch

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  • How to build your brand

    A step-by-step guide to building a strong and memorable brand

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  • Understanding brand positioning

    The importance of brand positioning and how to create your own brand

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  • Building digital brand awareness

    Components to set up a digital foundation for your brand

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  • Trademarks

    The importance of a trademark and the process of registration

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  • Intellectual Property

    An overview of the key elements that constitutes Intellectual Property

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Business Guides

  • How to grow your business

    Important tips to consider when thinking of growing your business

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  • The importance of SEO

    A simple guide to help you understand the importance of SEO for business

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  • Understanding SEO

    A simple understanding of how SEO works and how to apply it to your website

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  • Hiring a SEO company

    Get a good understanding of what to do when hiring the services of a SEO company

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  • The SEO contract

    An essential aspect of your relationship with the company

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  • Warnings on SEO

    Information on some of the unethical methods you may come across

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  • Understanding cyber security

    Understanding the risks of a security breach for your business

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  • Improving cyber security

    Ways of improving cyber security quickly and easily for your business

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  • Understanding GDPR

    An overview of GDPR and the implications it may have for a business

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  • GDPR Roadmap

    A simple step by step guide to help small businesses manage their compliance

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  • Understanding GDPR

    A presentation aimed at increasing the organisations knowledge on GDPR

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  • GDPR management training

    Information for senior management to increase awareness of their responsibilities under GDPR

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Topics for Business Guides

Startups
Businesses