The good news is, we can improve our business and move forward any time we want!
Start with the Low Hanging Fruit
The obvious things for business process improvemnt in your business includes: increasing profits, reducing losses, increasing customer volume, expanding into new markets, becoming more visible in the community, making a public offering or anything else that is deemed important.
The secret is to have a clear vision of what you wish to achieve, where you need to go, and what plans you have in mind for your business.
Here are 3 things that can improve your business'
Start With The Low Hanging Fruit
Take a notebook, laptop or tablet and write down your thoughts and plans for the day. Now, it doesn't matter if you are a morning person or prefer the afternoon, it’s always best to take a step back, review what happened during the day, or the day prior, and think of ways to make improvements . Take your time to review data and numbers, including your website statistics to help find quick improvements. The low hanging fruit are the obvious problems that can be addressed for quick improvements.
It’s a good habit to regularly list down ideas, whether its to do with your marketing strategy, product development or new projects that you are considering. Write down any idea you have on how to expand and make your business fizz.
Up-date Your Business Plan
A business plan is dynamic - it constantly requires new ideas and must stay current in the changing world of business. If you’re like many businesses , large and small, your business plan may be a little outdated. Take a look at it and see how far you've come since it was first written - hopefully this will be a pleasant surprise.
Since the inception of your business, a number of factors may have changed – Take all those changes into consideration and then consider the current economic climate in all your markets and then get a clear assessment on the direction your business needs to move.
Reignite Your Customer Relationships
Dive deep into the archives of your customer database and get in touch with your old and existing customers. It doesn't matter if it’s by phone, email or by letter, contact your customers to greet them and remind them that your business is ready to serve them again.
Take time to listen to your customers thoughts, and their opinions about what they really think. From this moment on, you must also consider this as part of the continual process of improvement, gaining customer feedback as part your evolving business improvement process.
You business needs to constantly look for new and exciting initiatives to encourage repeat business. Although marketing and advertising are important to attract customers, quality, service and customer satisfaction are what keeps a business successful in the long run.
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