Growing Your Small Business

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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

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