Month: February 2014

How to improve your productivity

Every small business owner needs to make the best use of their time.  There is always far too much to do and the pressure to respond immediately to the demands of others just keeps increasing.  There doesn’t seem to be

Posted in Time Management

Focus on sustainable lead generation

Lead generation is a vital component in all businesses.  Without leads there can be no sales.  Without sales there can be no business.  Remember, nothing happens until somebody sells something. It is, therefore, rather scary to learn that the majority

Posted in Lead Generation

Monitor trends & issues in your markets

It remains very important for small business owners to keep up to date with what is going on in their target market(s).  It is easy to lose sight of the big picture in the battle to keep your business going. 

Posted in Competitor / Market Knowledge

Focus on your high productivity periods

In general, small business owners are time poor.  Some are simply disorganised, lurch from crisis to crisis and seldom deliver anything on time.  Most, however, have far too much on their to-do list(s) to complete in the time they have

Posted in Time Management