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.

Unplanned growth in a business can lead to chaotic implementation and very disappointing results. Knowing what the signs are that the time for growth is approaching will help ensure that the expansion is well researched and thoroughly planned before implementation. Read More

Marketing Has Changed And So Should Your Marketing Department

Marketing Has Changed And So Should Your Marketing Department Avatar Posted by Gamelan under Strategy
From http://gamelanllc.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on February 4, 2016 6:27 pm
Marketing has changed dramatically in just a few years. However, the way marketing departments are staffed in small businesses and nonprofits remains the same.

To gain a quick advantage, a good first step is reconsidering how your organization approaches marketing and outreach. Read More

Do You Have the 3 Most Crucial Ingredients for a Successful Business?

Do You Have the 3 Most Crucial Ingredients for a Successful Business? Avatar Posted by teamitk under Strategy
From http://beintheknow.co 5 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on February 3, 2016 4:38 pm
There are 3 critical elements to getting your business growth moving, but if you don’t get the 3Ps (People, Process and Platforms) right, it will cost you. It will cost you time, it will cost you money — and it might even cost you your business. Read More

State of Small Business Report

State of Small Business Report Avatar Posted by amabaie under Strategy
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 9 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on February 2, 2016 12:13 pm
Over 1,100 small businesses were surveyed, and here are the results of everything from how government to emerging technologies affects their business. Read More

What Did Entrepreneurs Learn in 2015?

What Did Entrepreneurs Learn in 2015? Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Strategy
From http://articles.bplans.com 11 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on February 1, 2016 10:52 am
It’s a good idea to take a look at what worked—and what didn’t—for your business in 2015. Where did you spend too much energy, and where did you not spend enough?
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When the answer to the most important question — your company’s Story — serves as the core of your digital marketing strategy and your employees are vested in your company’s Story, that’s what I call StoryVesting. When your customers’ pain points, needs or wants are completely aligned with your pro Read More

Five Business and Economic Trends To Watch In 2016

Five Business and Economic Trends To Watch In 2016 Avatar Posted by corpcentre under Strategy
From http://blog.corporationcentre.ca 10 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on January 30, 2016 1:11 pm
Challenges and changes will be the hallmarks of 2016, but this year will also present great opportunities to far-sighted, innovative individuals and organizations. Read More

Blue Ocean Strategy versus Red Ocean Strategy

Blue Ocean Strategy versus Red Ocean Strategy Avatar Posted by lyceum under Strategy
From http://www.detectivemarketing.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: DigiTechBlog on January 28, 2016 9:10 pm
Half a decade ago, Blue Ocean Strategy was released and became an international bestseller. W Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne’s book offered a “short-cut strategy” idea to making competition irrelevant. Instead of going head-to-head with competition and fighting a battle over market share in the blood Read More

Top 100 Brilliant Business Minds (Infographic)

Top 100 Brilliant Business Minds (Infographic) Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.bizepic.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on January 26, 2016 2:21 pm
Entrepreneurship is all about mindset. Here is a dynamic infographic with unique caricatures of the top 100 business minds selected for your inspiration. Read More

5 Ways to help your Small Business Successfully Grow

 5 Ways to help your Small Business Successfully Grow Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.smbceo.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on January 23, 2016 3:15 pm
As the owner of a small business, growth is at the forefront of your mind. Here are five ways to help you grow your small business today. Read More

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Michelle Mangen @mmangen Beats Commuting Blues

Imagine living in Wisconsin, not known for its mild winters, and having a job that forces you to commute 100 miles one … More
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