The Secrets of Scaling a Business

The Secrets of Scaling a Business Avatar Posted by IanDSmith under Strategy
From http://www.portfoliopartnership.com 662 days ago
Made Hot by: Marketing_Mashup on February 9, 2013 3:15 am
Scaling a business is not the same as growing a business. There's more to it than that. I've posted 10 little secrets you should be aware of as you scale your business whatever the size.

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Written by GuideAndNews
657 days ago

Thanks for sharing the secrets Ian, enjoyed reading it.



Written by IanDSmith
657 days ago

You are very welcome. This scaling thing is deceptively difficult.



Written by bigmoneyweb
663 days ago

Although there is a plethora of advice now being given about how to find product-market fit for your fledging start-up, there's a dirty little secret out there:  Once you've achieved product-market fit, the hard work really begins. Scaling is very important but hard. Thanks for sharing.



Written by HeatherStone
663 days ago

Ian,

Thanks for providing such great information on scaling for business. It's so important for beginning entrepreneurs to understand, in particular, the difference between this and merely growing a business. Some growth may ultimately not be sustainable, but, done right, scaling is all about finding a solution that lets you grow your business in a controlled, sustainable manner. Scaling should feel easy once the plan is laid out, but creating that plan in the first place is the real hard work.



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