The Tangible Ways Business Analysis Can Benefit Your Organization Now

Business analysis offers any sized business, from Mom & Pop shops to large corporations, instant benefits. In fact, once businesses start working with a financial team, they typically make business analysis a permanent part of their business’s structure. See why.

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Business Advice: Can Giving Better Presentations Be A Difference Maker?

If you are running a small business, it is likely you will always be on the lookout for business advice from those who have already established themselves as being one of the top competitors in their industries. Some advice that you should follow is learning how to present your business and present yourself. So wouldn’t you like to be prepared to present yourself in a clear and appealing way every time you have to speak to someone?

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Growth Planning Strategy for your Business

According to Darren Dahl, Director of the Robert H. Lee Graduate School in British Columbia, writing in INC, the statistics all point to the miniscule chances that a small businesses will actually be made into a big one. Only 0.1% of companies ever reach the demarcation line of a quarter of a billion dollars in annual revenue. “Most businesses start small,” he says, “and stay there.”

For CEOs of small companies who are not satisfied with those predictions, there are, in spite of everything, examples of companies that have made the transition into thriving large businesses. Keith McFarland, former dean of the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management and author of Bounce: The Art of Turning Tough Times into Triumph and the recent bestseller entitled The Breakthrough Company: How Everyday Companies Become Extraordinary Performers emphasizes the importance of putting together and persisting in a growth strategy for your business.

The Business Growth Planning strategy resembles a kind of ladder, he says. Lower rungs on the ladder present the least risk, but less growth impact. Initially, small business should focus on the lowest rungs of the ladder then gradually move their way up. Each new rung brings more opportunities for fast growth balanced by more risk.

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2 Ways to Build A Brand For Your Small Business on a Budget

When you run a small business, you will need to do everything possible to build a successful brand. Your brand is created from the type of experience your current customers and potential customers have every day. When you have a strong brand, it will communicate what your business stands for, what it does, and it also shows that you have credibility.

Your brand will show every day in the way you interact with your customers, the marketing, and the other content you post on your websites and social media pages. If you have a small business and a small budget, how can you possibly build a strong brand? 

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