A number of companies completely give up when the economy goes sour and they just allow banks to foreclose on them. Even though times may be tough, you don't have to give up and you can find a way to stay in business and keep your company moving forward. So what do you need to do to keep selling in a down economy? A lot of it starts with the people that work for you and if you can retain these talented individuals. Good employees are difficult to find so once you are fortunate enough to find them, you do not want to lose them. Here are some ways that you can focus on selling even when times are tough and things look bleak.Continue reading "Keep selling even if times are tough"
2010 is going to be a great year for many businesses and many small business owners are very optimistic about what the future hold especially for their own business. Reaching goals in 2010 will still be challenging as they are in any year, but goals are achievable and you can reach your goals for your business. Take a positive look at what is coming up this year and you may be surprised at how much opportunity is waiting just around the corner for you.Continue reading "Meet your small business sales goals in 2010"
Repeat business is the way that the most successful businesses keep their system up and running all the time. Customers are an essential part of business and most businesses are built on the philosophy that that repeat customers provide a significant portion of the income at any given moment. Here are some things you can do to keep customers coming back over and over again to sustain your business.
If you are not wise with your small business finances, your dream can quickly become one of those small businesses that fails within the first year of operating. When a small business starts to have problems with their bottom line, it can quickly fail if you are not careful and don't take action to fix it. Here are some simple tips that will help you fix your bottom line in 2 months or less.Continue reading "Improving your bottom line in 2 months or less"