Having a well-defined strategy can make or break the future of your small business. This section will provide you with much needed advice, tips and news about strategic development that will help you grow your business.

Does every business have to grow?

Does every business have to grow? Avatar Posted by Dagmar_R under Strategy
From http://www.eddielogic.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on August 23, 2015 12:17 pm
Conventional strategic wisdom tells you that every business should strive to grow. Growth is essential. If you don’t grow, you’ll soon lack behind. During our summer vacation, we found the perfect proof for the opposite: the restaurant that refuses to grow.
Read more about a restaurant that had f Read More

3 Questions to Help Build Your Business Strategy

3 Questions to Help Build Your Business Strategy Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Strategy
From http://articles.bplans.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on August 23, 2015 11:59 am
Business owners need a strategy that will enable them to understand the value that they bring to the market, and to ultimately target an audience of buyersthat will need and buy their products and services.

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The fact is, most people are not keen on change. They just don’t like it. It ruffles their feathers. But we change for a reason. Maybe we need to integrate software that will make our companies run better or try new marketing strategies to close more sales. Whatever the cause for you considering ch Read More

Analyzing Your Startup or Small Business Using SWOT -

Analyzing Your Startup or Small Business Using SWOT - Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Strategy
From http://www.catecosta.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on August 20, 2015 8:49 am
A quick guide to what SWOT analysis is and how to is to improve your strategic planning at your startup or small business. Read More

The Busy Small Business Owner’s EMV Liability Checklist

The Busy Small Business Owner’s EMV Liability Checklist Avatar Posted by shopkeepsocial under Strategy
From http://www.shopkeep.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on August 18, 2015 9:41 am
The EMV liability shift is less than two months away. Use this EMV liability checklist to ensure you are prepared for these changes. Read More

If you Think that you're Too Small to Attract Cybercrime, Think Again!

If you Think that you\'re Too Small to Attract Cybercrime, Think Again! Avatar Posted by airabongco under Strategy
From http://www.onsmb.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on August 15, 2015 6:20 pm
No one is safe from cybercrime. Everyone is open to attack. Here are some reasons why you may think that you're safe but you're not and here are some things you can do. Read More

How to Drastically Increase the Impact of Your Data Decisions

How to Drastically Increase the Impact of Your Data Decisions Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Strategy
From http://www.inc.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: pvariel on August 12, 2015 10:29 am
Entrepreneurs are often inundated by too much data. You need to cut through it in order to make strong decisions from it.

At least 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is produced every day (that's 18 zeros). In 2012, the entire World Wide Web was estimated to contain approximately 5 billion gigabytes Read More

The Worst Thing about Best Practices

The Worst Thing about Best Practices Avatar Posted by Dagmar_R under Strategy
From http://www.themanager.org 27 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 3, 2015 7:48 am
Few consulting “tools” are more widely abused these days than so-called best practices. It’s no wonder most supermarkets, airlines, and so on look astonishingly similar—they’ve been busy copying each other’s best practices for decades. Here are four reasons you should dump best practices. Read More

Top Reasons You May Want to Thank Your Competitors

Top Reasons You May Want to Thank Your Competitors Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 34 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on July 26, 2015 2:08 pm
Little to no competition can be a great way to earn new business. However, a healthy competition can go a long way in improving your brand. Read More
Sometimes I’m so busy focused on what I’m doing with my own business—both the wins and the challenges—that I don’t know what’s going on in the world around me. I find that there’s comfort in knowing that others share the same frustrations (and successes) as I do as a micropreneur. So I asked a few Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Gee Ranasinha @KEXINO Pictures The Future of Business

Gee Ranasinha has always had a good eye both for great photographs and for future trends in business. Today, Ranasinha … More
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