It’s great fun being a business owner but it’s hard to find time to develop you and your business. These business skills are easy to implement and we have even included activities you can do.
Running a business involves managing projects. It can be anything from managing website changes to running a marketing campaign. You need to know how to manage your resources (Your time, money and staff etc).
You can see why it’s a key business skill.
This is a simple activity that is not just handy for you, but your whole team. Setting SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely) goals helps to set everyone to make sure everyone knows what they are aiming for.
SMART object for your business could be something like this “Increase Website Sales 20% by December 2020:
You might think you know who your customers are but do you know how to reach more people like them? There 2 things you need to know about your target market:
An example could be:
This is an easy task that helps you target your existing and new customers online(as well as offline). This task is easy to do when you take it one step at a time. Ask yourself and look at your existing customers to answer these questions:
Having successful sales and marketing are essential in growing your business. Understanding your customer is a great start but they are a few key things you should also look to learn:
As a small business owner, you don’t have hours to spend improving your social media accounts, however, there are a number of ways to improve your social media accounts by doing very little.
These adjustments to your social platforms can boost business growth and get you more customers, with very little time spent on it.
We all have our own sales patter but it wouldn’t hurt to increase your sales conversion rate would it? These are simple techniques that you can use that really do work. Read the article here.
You can go one step further, we are release a course about boosting your sales.
What is the one thing that we all have in common; no matter who we are, no matter where we are in the world, what we do, or how much money we have? We all have the same number of hours in each day, the same number of days in each week, and the same number of weeks in each year. How we manage our time, is where we differ!
Some people manage their time much more efficiently than others and are therefore more productive. No matter if I’m talking to business owners or students in education, time management always seems to be a big issue. So here are some of my top time management tips.
If you want to go one step further we have just released a time management course that’s available here.