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0 Google + A business model describes the value an organization offers to its customers.
in Share 37 I’d just finished a workshop on Business Model Canvas about gaining clarity in large organizations, when suddenly the flood gates seem to have opened up a day or so later, for me to see beyond and piece more of it together in my mind. After swirling around in this maelstrom of articles, tweets, new publishing, advanced announcements I had to gain some high ground to recover my breath and think a little more.
16 blocks to visualize your business model All our business model examples are visualized with this set of 16 building blocks.
A business model isn't something you build from the ground up. When management-types ask about a business model — as in, "So what's your business model?" — they really want an answer to a much more direct and basic question: "How do you plan to make money?" Behind that question is a lineup of other questions: Who's your target customer?
Differentiation is the essence of strategy, the prime source of competitive advantage. You earn money not just by performing a valuable task but by being different from your competitors in a manner that lets you serve your core customers better and more profitably. The sharper your differentiation, the greater your advantage.
Differentiation is the essence of strategy, the prime source of competitive advantage. You earn money not just by performing a valuable task but by being different from your competitors in a manner that lets you serve your core customers better and more profitably. The sharper your differentiation, the greater your advantage. Consider Tetra Pak, a company that in 2010 sold more than 150 billion packages in 170 markets around the world.
The term Business Model is one that gets thrown around a lot these days. Even though it might sound like a buzzword to you, it’s important to understand what a business model is, and how they are useful. One of the confusing things about the business model concept is that there are a wide variety of models of business models, and it seems as though everyone that talks about them makes up a new one.
I’ve caught on to this SlideShare presentation fairly late, so there’s a chance you’ve already seen it (it’s garnered nearly 50,000 views so far), but it’s definitely worth sharing here. The presentation was made by Nick De Mey from Board of Innovation , which does a phenomenal job analyzing and visualizing business models in a wide range of industries. For an example, check their recent look at Newsgrape , a startup I’m personally very curious about.
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Single Column List display mode presents the canvas blocks in a single column ordered in workflow sequence. Toggle List Mode Toggle between Canvas and List display modes. Full Item Display In List display mode block size adjust to accommodate the number and length of items.