The vast majority of small businesses have growth ambitions; but very few business owners actually take the time to put a written plan in place. Creating a growth strategy might seem like something you can do without, particularly when you have a never-ending list of day-to-day tasks demanding your time and attention. However, not putting a tangible growth strategy in place could mean you actually lose business. Or, at the very least, it could increase the chance of losing customers to your competitors.
What is a growth strategy?
A growth strategy is simply a business growth plan that focuses specifically on the expansion of the company and how you’re going to achieve it. It will take some time to create a workable plan. However, that effort will be rewarded many times over when it comes to keeping your growth efforts on track.
Your business growth plan should include:
- A description of expansion opportunities.
- Financial goals broken down... Read More
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