12 TIPS FOR GROWING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS #DreamSmallBiz

Small Business, Big impact!

One thing is for sure, as a small business owner you are not alone! There are millions of small businesses across the United States traveling the same road as you each and every day. Although your business operates in its own unique fashion, the cumulative impact of the small business sector is enormous.

Small business is BIG!

  • The 28 million small businesses in America account for 54% of all U.S. sales.
  • Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s.
  • The 600,000 plus franchised small businesses in the U.S. account for 40% of all retail sales and provide jobs for some 8 million people.
  • The small business sector in America occupies 30-50% of all commercial space, an estimated 20-34 billion square feet. SBA Download resource guide from SBA #DreamSmallBiz

TIPS

Make sure you have a plan

Network online and in person

Provide great service to your customers

Know who your customers are (Everyone is not your customer)

Understand that Entrepreneurship is a Mindset

Hire the right people (HRM)

Collaborate with the right people

Manage your time well

Make sure you are taking care of yourself (Work Life Balance)

Read business books and blogs

Get a business Coach

Have a great accountant team

“Small businesses provide 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and are the backbone of our economy.”

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