Forget dieting.To help fatten your bottom line in 2011, the experts at Entrepreneur.com suggest the following new year’s resolutions for business owners.
Harness the power of planning your time well, taking care to allocate your schedule according to priorities.
Wait when it's appropriate, hurry when it's appropriate, and apply patience, vision and common sense.
In 2011, show up to the meetings that you would have passed on previously.
Never underestimate the power of face-to-face meetings for building stronger relationships and connections with your prospects and customers. Activity creates opportunity.
Develop and implement systems that will free up time that you can spend on other pursuits.
What really matters most is making a measurable amount of progress in a reasonable amount of time and spending time with loved ones. Do the only things about which you're passionate and work with only your ideal clients.
Take the security of your business seriously. Change all your passwords.
Understand your customers' experience with your business. It's essential for businesses to look at what they do from their customers' point of view and then smooth out any rough edges.
The new year will see an acceleration of the reinvention of media. With so many ways to reach so many different types of consumers, reaching out to a variety of outlets through diverse media is critical.
It should show why why your business is the best choice among the competition and include a compelling incentive to make an immediate purchase and share the video with others.
Making a concrete plan to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams, and take at least one action every day that will help you achieve your goal.
Make mobile marketing a high priority. Capture mobile shoppers by updating your website to load quickly in a variety of browsers and making them Facebook and Twitter interactive.
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