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Man taping his laptop keyboard. Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Business System

Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Business System (Plus Tips & Types)

There are many benefits to gain when you establish a business system. But chief among them is to increase the efficiency of your business and make it possible for the business to run without you.
 
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What Are Business Systems? 5 Reasons Your Business Growth Depends on Them

When we recommend that business owners create systems, they see it as one of those activities to do for the sake of it. They don’t see the importance because they’re used to working in their businesses.
 
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7 Strategies To Attract & Keep Customers (Plus 3 Loyalty Apps You Can Use)

The bulk of the time of small business owners and sales teams goes to acquiring new customers. While neglecting its existing customers.
 
Every marketing strategy should incorporate strategies for gaining and keeping customers.
 
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4 Reasons Automation Will Boost Your Small Business

Building a business is hard work. As a small business owner, you wear many hats, perform numerous activities to offer the best value to your customers, and even with a sizable number of employees, the task still doesn’t get easier.

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7 Simple Sales Techniques that Work for SMEs in Nigeria

Every business sells something – it is the fact that you can exchange your goods or services and get paid for them that makes you a business. But this core everyday requirement of being a business has proved hard for …

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How to Expand Market Reach for your Small Business

You know it is time to expand your market reach when your sales begin to peak.

Because at that stage, increasing your marketing efforts or increasing the incentives for your salespeople would not bring you any valuable results. The market …

Attracting the right people to grow your business

Growing a Small Business: Hiring the Right People

Getting new employees can be as simple as standing in front of your business and yelling “who wants a job’ then placing the first people that show interest in the vacant roles.

But if you want to get the right …

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4 Skills Every Business Owner Needs to Grow their Business

Every business owner you meet today is trying new techniques, new strategies to grow their business. But as your business grows it begins to require more of you; more time, more resources and, more skills.

And unless you grow with …

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Preparing your Small Business for Growth: Getting Capital

For a business to grow or expand or increase its capacity – it needs money.

it is unavoidable but the problem is that money is sometimes difficult to find. There are many familiar factors that makes it so; the demand …

Small Business Process Documentation

Easy Steps to Process Documentation for Small Businesses; Plus Tips and Benefits

You don’t find a lot of small businesses documenting their processes.

This is simply because they don’t find any reason to. You see, in the early stages of a small business; your employees are few, your processes are simple and …