Grow Your Business in 15 Minutes is a weekly collection of tips that will help you get more clients, more exposure, and generally grow your small business. These tips should be easy to follow and most will be things you can do in less than 15 minutes.
Welcome to the second installment of Grow Your Business in 15 Minutes or Less! We have some really good tips this week, thanks to all of the original authors who spent their time developing them.
Increase your business agility by lowering your email response time. The faster you can respond to emails, the more your customers will love you. Big businesses are notoriously bad at quick responses, so use their size against them and lower your email response time.
Create a LinkedIn Profile and start making connections. Building a LinkedIn network with a lot of contacts can be a very powerful growth tool. Des Walsh shows us how LinkedIn helped turn his 300 contacts into 3.3million.
Find 3 people who influence your target market and introduce yourself to them. Word of mouth marketing is becoming more and more important these days. Connie Ragen Green talks about how to find people who have large spheres of influence and use them to spread the word about your business. Read her article on word of mouth marketing to learn more.
Be extra-friendly to everyone you come in contact with tomorrow. In his post titled Why I Talk to Everyone, Graham Lutz writes about how he’s developed several great business relationships just by being friendly.
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