Help For Small Business Owners

Help For Small Business Owners

20 Mar 2020


15 Ways A Small Business Can Survive.

 

  1. Develop a comprehensive business plan outlining your goals, target market, and strategies.
  2. Conduct thorough market research to understand your competition and identify unique selling points.
  3. Establish a strong online presence through a professional website and active social media profiles.
  4. Build a network of contacts and seek partnerships that can support your business growth.
  5. Focus on delivering exceptional customer service to build loyalty and positive word-of-mouth.
  6. Monitor and manage your cash flow carefully, ensuring you have enough working capital to cover expenses.
  7. Continuously evaluate and adapt your marketing strategies to reach your target audience effectively.
  8. Stay on top of industry trends and adapt your offerings to meet evolving customer needs.
  9. Embrace technology to streamline processes, increase efficiency, and improve customer experience.
  10. Build a strong team by hiring skilled and motivated individuals who align with your company values.
  11. Prioritize continuous learning and professional development to stay ahead of the curve.
  12. Seek feedback from customers and use it to improve your products or services.
  13. Establish partnerships with complementary businesses to cross-promote and expand your reach.
  14. Develop a robust online and offline marketing mix to reach a wider audience.
  15. Stay resilient, adaptable, and persistent in the face of challenges, learning from setbacks and celebrating small victories.

By following these strategies, small businesses can increase their chances of survival and lay a solid foundation for future growth and success.

 

Plus other ideas for business growth and helpful business tips

• Review your private and business cashflow to cover a minimum of 3 months. Prepare to have no work for a short time.

See what money / grants are available from your local council or direct government investment. - watch daily BBC news reports around 5pm each day.

• Update current website by reviewing current text and adding more where needed.

• Look at improving your website SEO if needed for new services you may now offer.

• Ensure you have opened an account for all social media platforms – Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn accounts etc – make sure you are posting to advise customers of your new opening hours, contact numbers, or any info now needed to be shared.

• Start following more people on Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

• Update your Facebook page, ensure your website is listed and do posts about your business and how it can help.

• Improve your personal LinkedIn account

adding new business links if needed.

• Add Blogs feature to your current website if you don’t already have this option – write and add at least one blog every few days.

• Sign up to Google analytics

and add code to your website back office, this will help with SEO improvements and enable you to see where your website visitors come from, what key words they are searching. This can give you information for new ideas and products to offer.

Work out your business USPs. – write them into your business website and social media content.

• Consider how you can offer your current business services online in the short term.

• Think about what other products or services you or your business can offer with your skills and resources.

• Work a few hours at a time – more effort put in over the next few weeks will pay off later.

• Plan one day at a time – ensuring you complete each task you set.

 

Stay Positive and Focused

 

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