10 business growth tips

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  1. Create local support for your business by sponsoring community activities
  2. Test out innovations in small doses before making the big change.
  3. Attend overseas trade shows to look for new opportunities and stay ahead of the pack.
  4. Be multi-channelled in your marketing. That is, let customers have many roads to you.
  5. Use public relations to inform the market of your success.
  6. Deliver a user benefit and watch your market grow from referrals.
  7. You might be small, but you should still copy those efficient business practices typical of big business.
  8. Giveaways to celebrities can give valuable exposure.
  9. Model your business on good competitors’ products or services, but strive to do it better.
  10. Delegate key management tasks to staff understand everyone’s role, including that of the principals. You can’t hold on to or do everything yourself in your business and the art of delegating is something that needs to be learned.

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