Tag Archives: Business

Planning

How to Plan for Small Business Growth.  

Leadership

Many owner operated businesses grow quickly in their early days but more often than not they reach a plateau. Sales and profit growth slows, if there is any…
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Business Management

If your business is like many out there, it’s probably been characterised by a period of rapid early growth followed by a slowing, culminating in a plateau. You…
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Customer Service

It can cost a fortune to find new customers.  Websites, SEO, outsourced social media, advertising, promotions, exhibitions, trade fairs, PR, tendering, sales collateral, sales visits, negotiating, loss leaders……
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Leadership

In the final part of this series we’ll look at a way to articulate the Vision and Mission of your business.  But first lets look at what Vision…
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Leadership

Businesses are mirrors of their owners in many ways.  Often they mirror their owners personalities and the way they work.  If the owner is disorganised and untidy, then…
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Leadership

The best businesses have a great culture and a compelling vision.  Most often these businesses start without clearly defining their vision, mission, purpose, values and culture because they…
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Profitability, Sales

Yesterday, the tactic discussed was surveying your competition.  One of the aims of this is to allow you to define your pricing strategy more precisely, and avoiding being…
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Marketing, Marketing Plan

When was the last time you checked what your competitors are up to – their prices, service quality, guarantees, premises, web-site, marketing materials? Being the cheapest is a…
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Customer Service, Marketing Plan

Are there some customers you just wish you never had to deal with again?  Do you continually ask yourself why you can’t have more customers like Mr. X?…
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