Business Growth

  • 5 Ingredients to Creating the Right Business Model

    … loans, you need to answer various questions, such as how you will pay them back and what you will use as collateral. Also, calculate the possible returns on your investment. Starting any business is risky, but proper planning can greatly reduce risk. You need to determine your growth potential and exactly how you will achieve that growth. Make…

    Growmap- 22 readers -
  • How to Grow Your Small Business

    …, and continue on its path of financial achievement. Small Business Growth There are many tools you can use to grow your small business. You can: Open a new location. Form an alliance or merge with a similar business. Diversify the products or services you sell. Target new markets. Expand globally. Make a bigger online presence for your…

    Gail Gardner/ Growmapin How To's- 18 readers -
  • Are You Looking at the Best Marketing Metrics?

    … to “budgetary constraints.” Without an attribution model and ROI visibility, it’s difficult to have a cohesive, holistic strategy. Complicating this further is evidence that channel marketers aren’t using the same metrics to measure success that their leaders do (highlight to tweet). Our State of Marketing Leadership report indicated that revenue growth…

    Convince and Convertin Mobile EMail- 14 readers -
  • 10 Smart Things to Do When Writing and Updating Your Business Plan

    … a banker or angel investor how you will use the funds they provide. This is called “Use of Funds.” Investors want their funding to go to company activities that will generate future revenues and grow the business. The Use of Funds section doesn’t need to go into much detail, but it must cover all the funds requested. 8. Revisit and refine your first…

    Hal Shelton/ Constant Contact- 11 readers -
  • 7 Critical Business Plan Mistakes You Need to Avoid

    … will most likely result in your business plan being rejected by a potential bank lender or angel investor. Your plan needs to be well thought out with clear messages stating why you are the right person at the right time to make this a business successful. Next Steps Keep these critical mistakes in mind when writing your business plan. If you…

    Hal Shelton/ Constant Contact- 11 readers -
  • Why Saying ‘No’ Can Be Good For Business

    … actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.” When Project Runway contestants go overboard on design ideas they just get scorned by the judges and perhaps lose their chance at the grand prize. In any case, the “punishment” is over quickly. When small business owners are unable…

    Susan Solovic/ Constant Contact- 9 readers -
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