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UGA SBDC - International Trade Center
(678) 985-6820
2530 Sever Road - Suite 202
Lawrenceville, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Gainesville Area
(770) 531-5681
999A Chestnut Street
Gainesville, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Dalton Area
(706) 272-2700
550 North College Drive
Dalton, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Savannah Area
(912) 651-3200
111 East Liberty Street Suite 200
Savannah, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Macon Area
(478) 757-3609
4875 Riverside Drive - Suite 202
Macon, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Gwinnett Area
(678) 985-6820
2530 Sever Rd. - Suite 202
Lawrenceville, GA
 
GUITO CRAFTS
(770) 641-7768
4918 cALIBRE CREEK PKWY
ROSWELL, GA
 
UGA SBDC - Brunswick Area
(912) 264-7343
501 Goucester Street, Suite 200
Brunswick, GA
 
Georgia SBDC Network State Office
(706) 542-2762
1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA
 
Clayton State University SBDC
(678) 466-5100
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA
 

Top Ten Strategies for Boosting Small Biz Profits


By Bea Fields

No matter what stage your small business is in, one thing is for sure: money matters! If you are in a slump, the fastest way to jump-start your sales is to reach out and touch as many people as possible using your unique talents and gifts. These ten tips will guide you to maximizing profits from your small business while becoming a biz expert one day at a time.

1. Choose your words with care.

Each time you speak, you have the chance to make or break your business. Use active sentences that speak confidence: "We need to fix this today," and use tones that are neutral (avoid talking too loudly, too quickly, too softly, or too slowly).

2. Consider using kids as marketing consultants.

Children have a natural tendency to think outside of the box, and they can be an asset for entrepreneurs trying to reach a booming, growing market.

3. Build lasting relationships.

Communicate with your customers even when you are not trying to sell them something. Send handwritten congratulatory notes, give gifts as a follow-up to a sale or referral, personalize e-mails and faxes to existing clients, and incorporate "little acts of kindness" into your daily business routine.

4. Make small talk.

Ask open-ended questions, and remember to listen closely. Decide who your best prospects are, where you will find them, and go where they are: meetings, committees, the local coffee shop, the circus, the university campus, or a shopping plaza.

5. Know your birth order.

Did you know that whether you are the youngest, oldest, or middle in your birth order can influence how you run your business? Research shows that first-borns are often conscientious, obedient, and hard-driving. Later-borns are often more flexible, innovative, laid-back, and social. Middle-borns are often negotiators, supportive, hardworking, and love to please.

6. Use a headset.

Talking on the phone for a few hours a day can be draining for even the heartiest of entrepreneurs. Headsets allow increased productivity, as they can free up your hands and allow you to think more creatively while roaming around during a telephone conversation.

7. Turn invoices into a marketing communication tool.

On your invoices, add computer-generated messages that promote upcoming events, new products or services, or seasonal specials and announcements. This one act can enable your customers to understand more about your company and how they can effectively do business with you.

8. Do your homework!

Before you can do business with someone, it is crucial to know his or her business inside and out. Turn to the internet, library, or call the company directly to dig for information about the company or industry. You will be much better prepared to meet the needs of a prospective client by conducting thorough research in advance.

9. Polish your presentation skills.

Even if you have the most sophisticated technology, you ca...

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