Recapping the Week [8/18-8/22]

Does your business plan have you set up for success?

One of the most important steps in growing your business is setting yourself up for success. If you are not set up in a way that will allow you to succeed, you will not reach the goals that you may want or need to reach. Without proper preparation to ready yourself for the challenge, your efforts may be in vain. Success can only be achieved by giving yourself and your employees every advantage. Here are a few ways to begin your preparation for growing your business. Read more here.

What Does Your Reputation Say About You?

Do you know what people are saying about your business? You should. When a prospective buyer goes out and looks to partner with a company, a brand’s reputation is a huge factor that goes into their decision process.  Although good reviews say a lot, bad reviews can say even more. In today’s information age managing your online reputation can have a huge impact on the future growth of your business. Read more here.

Are you getting the most out of your Google Analytics?

If you’re not regularly monitoring your Google Analytics, you should be. The amount of information that Google provides is fascinating and every bit is as useful as the last. Google Analytics is an essential tool for monitoring your presence online and can significantly help in your decision making process. Using the knowledge you learned you can adjust your marketing for best results.  Here are some highlights of what you can learn from Google Analytics. Read more here.

Turn that frown upside down- Responding to bad reviews.

Keeping your reputation intact isn’t the easiest thing to achieve, but it is necessary. A bad reputation will drive away prospects and cost you a lot of money. Hearing this may lead you to believe that negative reviews are all bad but in reality, if handled correctly, they can work to your advantage. Here are some tips on responding to negative reviews. Read more here.

Is your prospect pool dwindling? Start your growth here to achieve success

There is nothing more important than growth when it comes to doing business. A continual increase in clients is a necessity in order to stay up and running. Although it may sound obvious, filling that prospect pool can be a hefty challenge. Big businesses can easily throw their name around to get attention. For smaller businesses with no established reputation, it can be more difficult to fill the pool. Ease the burden by using these tips: Read more here.