When you saw, “There is no ‘TEAM’ in ‘BUSINESS'” you probably thought, well that’s just crazy. No business is successful without the people that help manage and run it. This too is absolutely true, but small business owners often forget this. We start a business on our own, taking on every position within the corporation, maybe hiring some skilled help for specific duties, but there is so much more we need support with. As Fabienne Fredrickson of Client Attraction is fond of saying, “Entrepreneurship is a full contact sport”
Month: August 2010
5 Ways to Use Your Marketing Plan to Define Your Business – Communications
The biggest thing you should remember when communicating with your clients and prospects is to provide information that will benefit them (don’t just sell your product). It is the gift to them that will come back to you through the trust and credibility you build.
5 Ways to Use Your Marketing Plan to Define Your Business – Pricing
by defining all the costs involved in selling your product you just defined all aspects of the operation of your business. You know who is working for you, how you will manufacture a product, what hours are required to run you service successfully, etc.. The costs outline all aspects of your business, and knowing this will make writing your business plan much faster and easier.
Leadership in all aspects of life
We make these choices almost every day, in how we respond to the situations around us – with our children, in our interactions with the people at the store, on our commute, at school, in our jobs and yes, when building our businesses. When you lead with integrity you give a gift to everyone that witnesses you.
5 Ways to Use Your Marketing Plan to Define Your Business – Products
Using the product portion of your marketing plan to build your business plan can help you define what the costs to your business will be upfront and in the future.