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.

10 Strategies to Grow Your Instagram Following

10 Strategies to Grow Your Instagram Following Avatar Posted by zolachupik under Strategy
From https://www.searchenginejournal.com 3 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on June 25, 2016 11:10 am
When Instagram first launched in 2010, many businesses didn’t feel that their business was suited for this story-telling visual app. However, the app has grown immensely with over 400 million monthly users active and 80 million average photos shared per day. Read More

7 Tips to Optimize Your Small Business in 2016

7 Tips to Optimize Your Small Business in 2016 Avatar Posted by George Meszaros under Strategy
From http://www.successharbor.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on June 24, 2016 6:52 pm
If you are a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) owner looking to stay abreast of competition, then you should read and execute these suggestions that will help you immensely in improving your brand value and return on investment in 2016. Read More
The competitive matrix is important in a business plan for several reasons. First, it’s a great input for strategy and looking ahead. Second, it can develop and explain positioning. Third, it is one of the most obvious, strategic visuals that business plan readers expect. Read More

10 Companies Mastering Customer Success

10 Companies Mastering Customer Success Avatar Posted by LashonMcclure under Strategy
From http://www.business2community.com 3 days ago
Made Hot by: kahlua16 on June 23, 2016 6:05 pm
In business, when you commit to a client, you give your word—and in return, you gain their trust and confidence. This trust and confidence are the end-all and be-all of customer relationship management. Everything that is done with and for the customer aims to earn their trust, to prove that your c Read More

How 'not to' let Customer Churn kill your SaaS

 How \'not to\' let Customer Churn kill your SaaS Avatar Posted by andriawhack under Strategy
From http://getcloudcherry.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: Liz_062 on June 23, 2016 1:31 pm
No wonder ‘The Cloud’ is becoming the favored choice for many entrepreneurs, tech developers and business owners. The facility to ensure data security and enable ease of data accessibility has ensured a rising obsession towards leveraging cloud technology to create better and more relevant products Read More

What is Task Management? 3 Proven Methods Explained

What is Task Management? 3 Proven Methods Explained Avatar Posted by Liz_062 under Strategy
From http://www.business2community.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: joannw2016 on June 22, 2016 7:45 am
The most productive people on Earth aren’t superheroes. They have the same amount of hours in their day as you do, and often find ways to work far fewer hours, too. How do they do it? Read More

25 Gmail Tips to Turn You Into a Pro

 25 Gmail Tips to Turn You Into a Pro Avatar Posted by ferdiepre13 under Strategy
From http://www.business2community.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: iamviqui on June 15, 2016 2:25 pm
Gmail power users know something that your average email user doesn’t. Instead of wishing for fewer emails, Gmail power users know that email is easy. A few integrations, automations and a handful of keyboard shortcuts and bam — email is never overwhelming or stressful again. Luckily, Process Stree Read More

What Can Small Businesses Learn From Start-ups?

What Can Small Businesses Learn From Start-ups? Avatar Posted by previsomedia under Strategy
From http://www.smbceo.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on June 15, 2016 11:15 am
Entrepreneurs can learn from the differences between a small business and a start-up, and take the best of both worlds to grow their business substantially. Read More

Do You Have a Feedback Culture?

Do You Have a Feedback Culture? Avatar Posted by MashaKaran under Strategy
From http://www.alphagamma.eu 15 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on June 14, 2016 10:36 am
Leaders, I have an important question for you: Do you actively court feedback? Are you constantly seeking insight into how you’re doing your job, and suggestions for how you could do it even better?

To put it even more pointedly: If one of your team members approached you with a constructive per Read More

Five Things Entrepreneurs Always Need To Demonstrate

Five Things Entrepreneurs Always Need To Demonstrate Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Strategy
From http://smallbiztricks.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on June 12, 2016 10:20 pm
The word entrepreneur has become something of a dirty word in some circles.

Established businesses and connections you might want to make might not take kindly to you describing yourself as such.

That’s because entrepreneur, nowadays, sounds more like ‘person with money to waste’. But to re Read More

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What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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It's a popular fantasy. After working that same old soul sucking job for year after year, one day 9-to-5ers simply … More
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