Growing Your Small Business
With Labor Day behind us and cooler temperatures upon us, we can begin to enjoy the coming fall. Whether it’s over a pumpkin spice latte or a Diet Coke, many clients are contemplating how to finish 2017 stronger than ever before. Maybe you’re asking, “What additional steps can I take to increase my client base?”
As you contemplate the growth you desire, here are a few quick thoughts that can help spur growth in your business, along with a few resources to check out:
1. Get better at Search Engine Optimization (SEO) – What kind of internet presence does your business have?
*Resource: Local SEO
2. Understand lean operations – The key to running a business is organization and prioritization.
*Resource: Good to Great by Jim Collins
3. It’s all about the customers – Guard against customer fatigue and complacency – after all, without the customer, you have no business.
*Resource: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
4. Invest the retained earnings intelligently – Many business owners that have had successful companies in the first 10 years take the retained earnings and invest in another operational business.
*Resource: Outsiders by William Thorndike
We hope these tips will spur you into a strong 4th quarter and set you up for the growth you desire.
Please feel free to contact us if there is anything we can assist you with.
**Information obtained from 5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Grow In 2017 – Forbes Jan 25, 2017