How to Grow Your Existing Business
Business owners are always looking for creative ways to grow their business and usually look to business experts for advice. Siimon Reynolds, Forbes contributor, recommends that the fastest, most effective way to grow a business is to focus on the sales process.
Mr. Reynolds offers this advice, “Sit down and work out what the average amount of time your people are spending each week either directly selling or on improving the sales process. Then set a goal to triple it, starting next week.”
Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group (which consists of more than 400 companies world-wide) offers these 5 Rules for Good Business: "Know Your Mission, Make Sure You Get the Basic Structure Right, Get the Right Team at the Top, A Strong Purpose and a Sense of Ethics Give the Company a Solid Foundation and No Matter How Big Your Are, Details Count."
Interested in more expert business advice?
On Tuesday, March 18, Mel Wallace, Regional Director at SC State University Small Business Development Center, will present How to Grow Your Existing Business, the third and final program in the Small Business Series at Richland Library.
"Growing a business requires research and planning. Three major strategies can be used to grow a business: intensive strategies, integrative strategies, and diversification strategies.
How to Grow Your Existing Business will evaluate these three primary methods for growing your business:
You will gain an understanding of intensive growth strategies that can be used to take advantage of opportunities within a current market
You will learn how integrative growth strategies can be used to expand a business within its industry
You will discover how diversification growth strategies can be used to take advantage of business opportunities outside a business’s market or industry" --Mel Wallace
Event Information: *Register online.
Tuesday, March 18
How to Grow Your Existing Business for adults
Learn how to take your existing business to the next level and realize your maximum potential.
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Auditorium, Main
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