Posted on 12/29/2016 by admin | No Comments
With New Year’s Eve just around the corner you’re probably thinking about your New Year’s Resolution. Maybe you have decided that this is the year you get that hard-earned and well-deserved promotion, or maybe you just want to spend more time with your kids. Whatever your personal New Year’s Resolution is, we are sure that it’s fantastic! But can you use the New Year’s Resolution for business? Absolutely! It just works a little differently than a personal goal.
The first step in your New Year’s Business Plan should be to define your goals. Sit down with your employees, business partners and critically think about different things you want to achieve or to improve in your business. It could be that your employees have noticed things like customers really want to be able to order your product online, or have an online chat for help on your website. The point is your employees interact with customers on a daily basis, so they know what they want. Or perhaps your goals are to increase profits by 15%, whatever your goal is, make sure it is clear and well defined and that everyone involved in your business is on the same page.
Next, put in place a plan. It is great that you want to make customer care a priority for the year, or to raise your revenue, but how are you going to do this? You need a game plan. Again, take a minute to discuss this with the people involved in your business. Maybe the answer to raising profits is offering more online promotions, or creating a rewards club for loyal customers to encourage purchases. It could be that there is no one way of achieving your business goal, but multiple ways that will work together. By getting everyone involved in the planning process, you are sure to get tons of ideas on just how to achieve your yearly goal.
Once your plan is in place and happening, make sure to review it. Ask your employees and business partners what’s working and what isn’t, because the more you perfect your plan, the easier it will be to accomplish your business goals. You might have to fine tune your plan depending on how it is working so far. Or you may find that your system is working perfectly, either way it is still important to review any changes you make to your business and measure their effectiveness.
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