Speaking to your business sense!
I am a business solutions provider. I have established a venture whereby businesses have access to resources that help them grow.
How do I go about my business? I speak, blog, consult on ICT and business success. I also run an enterprise that provide marketing and branding materials for businesses.
Here is a summary of a teaching I held on Blackberry Messenger, highlighting seven things that could guarantee you a space in the future of your business.
You have once heard, that a started task is half finished. That's however not the case for a business. You are only half-way to success; the moment you established the things that would keep you in business:
From the last BBM Broadcast session of a 10 - day business beginners class, these are thoughts that will surely help you as you grow your business.
Make more money :).
If your goal of being in business is more religious or "moral" than those three words, you are yet not in business.
YES! It is, and you better back-off before it turns you too into an evil being :).
Your kind of business may have other things that would influence our golden goal but you must be sure where everything is headed - your bank account.
Things like passion, religion, love etc. Any of those things are valid things that could compel you to start a business. But here is a warning:
Do not start a business until you are ready to make some more money.
Armed with the right product. Your business is at an advantage.
A business that doesn't give you a day of rest is not your business. Begin to look elsewhere.
Your birthright is anything that puts you at an advantage over your contemporaries. Guard it with the last drop of your blood.
Write these down and don't ever forget. Put them (in order) to use in product or service delivery.
Money is good for your business. Feedback is better. Take time to listen to your clients.
Share your thoughts about the 10 day business class. I want to hear about what you have learnt so far and suggestions.
Learn about how advertisement affects your organization. One of the greatest decisions that would make your business successful is your decisions on advertisement.
Have you ever wondered why it is the biggest companies in the industry that are also the biggest advertisers. They didn't just start now that they are a success story; advertisement was part of their strategy
There are 1000 + 1 reasons every business needs one form of advertisement or the other.
The appropriate advertisement strategy is dependent on the coverage of your business suspects. Your options are Newspapers, Radio/TV, Google/Facebook, SMS, Word-of-mouth, Flyers, Banners etc. Some advertisement strategies are universal. For instance, every organization could use the following
Can you be successful without advertisement :) NOOOOOO you can't. You can only make peanuts. So make a decision today to advertise. Also check out other posts that would help your business.
One of the surest thing that would keep you in business is advertisement. Take note of the following common mistakes and ensure you are not making them.
Business success requires a number of things and advertisement is sure one of the important ones. As important as advertisement is, there are a number of common mistakes usually made by businesses.
Ensure you are not one of the business owners that would fail because of the following:
Take note of the following components of a successful advertisement strategy.
As much as we have made you to see reasons why you must advertise, you must also know that advertisement requires some key things: