How can your business survive beyond startup?

What happens to your business beyond startup? You’ve been focusing on getting the business up and running for some time, so what to do now that your dream is a reality? I was chatting with my sister a few weeks ago when we realized that few people think about what will happen after they achieve their…

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Double Your Business Income – Part 3: Create a Business Model

In this series of articles on how to double your business income, you’ve seen how powerful it is to go back and look at your business through the eyes of your customer. You’ve also identified ways in which you can improve your customer service experience and start getting more referrals and repeat customers. But there is often…

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Double Your Business Income – Part 2: Fill Your Business Through Word of Mouth Marketing

In the second part of the double your business income series, I’ll look at word of mouth or referral marketing. Part 1 in this series examined how you can increase your income by improving your customer service experience. Word of mouth marketing is a topic I’m up close and personal with because it is the…

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3 Steps to Double Your Business Income – Part 1: Customer Service

The year is one month gone and it feels like January just flew away. I can safely bet that you set goals to increase your revenue this year. Maybe you want to double your business income compared to last year. Maybe you shot for the moon and decided to triple, quadruple or even 10x your…

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Why you need a SWOT analysis before startup

In a previous post, I mentioned that starting a business without conducting a SWOT analysis is a risk. This analysis is very important as it will help you: evaluate your readiness to start the business. identify the help you need before, during and after startup pinpoint the challenges you expect to face during and beyond…

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How to move smoothly from employment to business

Many people long to quit their jobs and move from employment to business. The reasons for wanting to go into business vary, ranging from wanting to be your own boss to wanting to create and grow a business out of something that satisfies you. What holds most people back when they consider moving from employment…

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