As an entrepreneur & business development trainer/consultant and working with a good number of startup entrepreneurs I have discovered that many of them always find it difficult to scale or grow their businesses. Through this article, I will be highlighting some tips on how you can grow your startup or small business. Note this, leading or growing a small business can be more stressful and sometimes you get so worried. So many young Africans come up with good ideas, yet they are unable to scale their ideas for growth.
- Use the Internet
There are two kinds of businesses, those with an internet presence and those with no business at all said Bill Gates. The huge market now is online, use the internet properly, use social media and build your business, then increase sales.
- Provide great customer service
You must ensure your customer service is classic and exceptional, your customers will always remember great service will likely refer your business to other people.
- Build Networks
Invest your time to build your networks. Who you know is very important for your business it can lead to partnerships, strategic alliance, having access to more funding, new markets and much more
- Practice Concurrent Improvement
Measure what currently works for your business and refine your approach as you go. If something is not working, refine your strategy and make sure you focus more time on the activities that achieve the best results for your business.
For you to boast your business and scale it, you need to create positive memories for your customers and partners. Therefore, if you want to scale your business, you have to understand just how important is it to build your brand. Connect with the public.
- Acquire Skills.
Many young entrepreneurs find it difficult to scale their businesses because they lack the skills to do so. You find entrepreneurs who don’t have negotiation skills, don’t have skills to engage people, poor communication skills, are not creative about their businesses and much. Attend business seminars, take online courses. Visit www.celbmdafrica.org/our-courses/ and take a course now.