Develop your business idea

Getting the right business idea is crucial to the success of your business. 

Even if you think you already have a good idea, it is still worth putting some time and effort into seeing if you can further improve on it to make it more unique.  Some ways to come up with a good business idea:

  • It doesn’t have to be your own – it is a myth that business people are good at generating ideas. No – they are brilliant at making things happen. Look around at other people’s businesses for possible ideas. 
  • Start with what you know – the odds of coming up with a new idea that people love and no-one thought before is pretty slim. When someone knows an industry inside out, the trends, the customers, the issues and totally focuses on these areas, they are far more likely to be successful. 
  • Put a spin on an existing business – you don’t always have to re-invent the wheel. Sometimes taking an existing business and putting a novel spin on it can bring about success.

Finding that new idea requires thought, research and creativity.  Our team of advisers will provide you with guidance and support on how to progress your idea.

For further business information contact your local office or email enterprise@jbg.org.uk