Whether you’re thinking about starting a new business or need to make some critical changes to an existing one, SOF can help get you to "the other side of the rainbow." We'll work with you to clarify your vision, validate your assumptions and carefully craft your plan.
For over 25 years, we’ve successfully helped our clients start, grow and manage their businesses. We have experience in a wide variety of industries including publishing, health care, training and education, software, professional consulting, telecommunications, manufacturing, real estate and retail.
Our expertise includes:
Market research and brand development
Sales channel development including dealer, distributor and direct sales networks
Product design, manufacturing and fulfillment
IT planning and implementation including hardware (PC’s, LAN/WANs, phone systems, etc.) and software (accounting, customer relationship management (CRM), sales force automation, accounting, fulfillment, Web applications, etc.)
Financial forecasting, budgeting and accounting setup
Examples of our client work:
Managed the start-up of a health education publishing company, producing, marketing and distributing licensed print, audio and video content
Conceptualized and developed a business plan for a community energy office providing education and financial incentives to stimulate renewable energy and energy efficiency investment
Developed and successfully implemented a sales and marketing strategy to build a worldwide dealer network for an East coast manufacturer
Check out our client portfolio for specific examples or contact us to learn more about how SOF can help you with your business planning.