About Business Benchmarking Guides
Survival in today's business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business rather than in the business. Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared to your competitors? Are you charging enough for your products & services? Are you spending too much on advertising? Are you paying too much rent? Are your staff costs too high? What is the average bottom line of your competitors?
Now, thanks to EBC, business owners and managers can get answers to these and many more critical questions. Answers that will enable you to better understand, manage and grow your business. Following on from the highly successful Business Start-Up Series, EBC has now published Australia's most comprehensive and affordable range of industry specific benchmarking guides.
Armed with one of EBC's Business Benchmarking Guides, you can now:
- See how your business compares against your competitors
- Understand how the rest of your industry works
- Analyse the key performance indicators of your industry
- Develop your own action strategies to improve your bottom line
What's in an industry specific Business Benchmarking Guide?
Each individual Benchmarking Guide title (over 80 of them) shows you step-by-step how to benchmark your business against your industry. Over 200 pages of essential information, split into 11 tabbed sections covering:
- What is benchmarking
- How to benchmark your business
- Key performance indicators
- Detailed industry statistics
- Identifying your strengths & weaknesses
- Action strategies
- Managing costs & suppliers
- Managing cash flow
- Managing personnel
- Marketing strategies
- Financial management
- Benchmarking business planning
- Business Resources
The guide comes complete with an Excel-based Benchmarking Financial Software package ($105 value) which allows you to enter your financial data and analyse your business performance against the industry averages. The software even provides commentary of the key areas of your business which need attention and suggests action strategies for improvement!
Plus, as an added exclusive offer for guide purchasers, you can submit your performance results to our experienced benchmarking consultants who will carefully check and review your performance for free ($105 value). We will then send you a more comprehensive and detailed analysis of your performance against the wider industry.
Importantly, each Benchmarking Guide is updated annually, allowing you to continually measure the effectiveness of your strategies.
These Benchmarking Guides are an essential and affordable resource for:
- Existing business owners
- Prospective business owners
- New and existing franchisees
- Small business consultants & advisers
- Business brokers
- Industry associations
Please select from the industry categories below to view the relevant resources:-