You build a business by acquiring customers and driving revenue. That's about selling, which is about creating and delivering value. Many think all that's needed is to present them, send a proposal and the sale is theirs. Not today, and maybe not
You're not going to go undefeated in your business. All entrepreneurs suffer defeats, failures, setbacks. It's how you rebound, learn and grow from them that makes the difference in small business success. Here are six action steps that can help .
Small businesses need excitement and passion to keep their business fresh. The “Fireworks” to create that can't be one or two big events to keep people motivated and excited and get the best out of the business. It takes way more.
All entrepreneurs want to grow their business, but growth is not inevitable. What got you here, won't get you there. You need to perform better. To do that requires change. Not just any change, but change driven by the desire to continually improve.
Entrepreneurs, take lessons from big companies about how to do (or not do) certain things. When it comes to customer service, United Airlines has provided a treasure trove of lessons for small business owners. Not necessarily to follow, but to learn from!
Cash for your business is like food for your body. It is the fuel that enables growth. But, like the body, without sufficient food and a proper diet, a business without sufficient cash and cash management will not only not grow, but could die!
There are seven critical steps to getting customers and driving revenue. Learn what they are and you'll build long-term relationships with customers who keep coming back and become sources for future revenue.
Is this you? Starting your business it was just you. However, the longer that goes on, being the only decision-maker is not only a lonely existence, but could threaten the business' existence. Here's some guidance to help you let go and grow.
Rarely can an entrepreneur build a great business alone. Almost always it takes a great team to build a great business. Easier said than done because there are many significant challenges in the construction of a great team.
Every small business, no matter the size, generates data. If and how you track and manage that data can be the difference between whether your small business succeeds or not. Here are 4 key points to consider to make your data the basis for your success..