The more business owners I speak to the more I’m hearing that this is a season for growth. I’m sure every business wants to grow but many don’t, because they get into the rut of trying to keep their head above water and just make it by from day to day. In order for businesses to grow, you need to be intentional about it and make sure you grow responsibly in a structured way, so your business can handle and thrive in the growth.
So how do businesses grow responsibly? Here are a couple of ways I’ve seen small business grow responsibly and successfully.
They think you are already where you want to be.
If you think small, you will be small. Already believe that your business is big, and you will attract the clients who’re looking for that. Don’t sell yourself short. Think big in your vision for the next year.
They develop and implement structured systems.
Ah systems! Everything you do and your business does should have a thought out and documented step by step process or system. This ensures quality and training is successful, and your team can operate efficiently together. Taking the time now to create and implement systems will help free up your time for future tasks and goals.
They have a plan.
Map out your marketing plan for the year and make it feasible for your business. If the plan is so big you can’t obtain it, soon it will tumble down on the priority list. Your plan should stretch you, but not drown you. Schedule marketing time into your weekly calendar and treat these times as important as any other task.
Here’s to exponential growth for your business in the years to come!
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About Bruce Dell
Marketing consultant and project manager with a passion to help organizations grow by developing and implementing effective marketing strategies.