Since there are so many different things that go into running successful businesses, it can be easy to overlook some things. But members of our small business community have learned the importance of those overlooked elements. Here are 10 sometimes-overlooked ways to keep your small business on the right track.
Learn the Habits of Successful Female Entrepreneurs
Female entrepreneurs have a whole different set of obstacles to overcome than their male counterparts. So if you want to learn the habits of successful female entrepreneurs, it can be beneficial to hear from the experts. This ebook from Well Polished features advice from expert female entrepreneurs including Small Business Trends CEO Anita Campbell.
Show Employees You’re Thankful for Them
Your employees can make a huge impact on the success of your business. But many business owners still tend to overlook all of the contributions their employees make. That’s why this CorpNet post by Rieva Lesonsky offers some ways you can show your employees how thankful you are for them.
Find Success in Your Less Successful Content
Not all of your content marketing is going to be successful. But that doesn’t mean you have to just forget about the pieces that don’t perform well. In this Resonance Content Marketing post, Rachel Parker explains how you can benefit from that content. And BizSugar members chime in with their thoughts here.
Adopt These Hyper-Efficient Marketing Automation Methods
When you’re considering new marketing methods for your business, you might not consider automation to be of the utmost importance. But for small businesses that have limited time and resources, marketing automation can be a huge help. This Right Mix Marketing post by Rohan Ayyar goes into more detail on the subject.
Generate Creativity in Five Minutes or Less
Creativity is an essential component of many successful businesses. But it can be easy to take it for granted instead of actually working to generate more creativity. This post by Ivan Widjaya of Biz Epic includes some quick tips for generating more creativity.
Surround Yourself with the Right People
Ideas are certainly important to growing businesses. But if you surround yourself with the right people, then those people can actually be more valuable than ideas, as Martin Zwilling of Startup Professionals Musings points out. The BizSugar community also comments on the post here.
Use These Security Tools for WordPress Blogs
Security is something you definitely don’t want to overlook when it comes to your blog or website. In this post from Basic Blog Tips, Christopher Jan Benitez shares 15 different security tools you can use to keep your WordPress blogs secure.
Build a Foundation of Happy Staff Members
Happy staff can be the foundation of any successful business. But employee satisfaction can sometimes be overlooked when considering how to improve service excellence. This post by Itai Elizur on the Smallbiztechnology.com blog details how important a happy staff can be to a business.
Sell Your Digital Products Online With These Tools
When you think about online sales, your mind probably goes right to physical products. But your business can potentially also benefit from selling digital products online thanks to the tools named in this Social Media Today post by Lilach Bullock. You can also see commentary on the post over on BizSugar.
Identify Critical Success Factors in Project Management
When it comes to project management, determining success factors is essential to managing effectiveness. This Nutcache post by Sebastien Boyer includes some critical success factors for project management, along with some tips for identifying them.
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Your employees will always play a vital role in the success of your business. It is very important to show that they are valued. Something like this can go a long way and can even influence your employees to stay.
It’s an article that stirred up my thought process. Being a woman and at the helm of affairs in a transcription company, I agree completely with all the points that you’ve mentioned here and also that these are often overlooked by business owners. A great write-up indeed, Annie! 🙂