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4 Ways To Increase Revenue In Your Small Business.

February 13, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

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( The bottom line in business matters, but it is what you do to get there that really counts. In fact, the bottom line is a calculation. That is your revenue minus your expenses. Therefore anything you can do to boost revenue will help your small business succeed. Happily, you can get some advice on just this subject in the post below. 

Use warm leads instead of cold ones 

One way that you can boost your revenue is to look to the customers that have already bought with you. This is because you know they have a pre-established interest in your product, and relationship with your business. What this means is that they are much warmer sales leads, and will be easier to convert than new customers to your product. 

With that in mind, be sure to send regular emails and offers, to your current and previous customers. Rather than relying on only first time buyers for your business. 

Provide the customer with special offers 

Next, if you want to increase your small business revenue, a useful tactic can be to offer discounts. In fact, customers love to feel that they are getting the best value for money possible. This is especially true for contractors for example, as negotiating deals can be one of the biggest aspects of learning how to market a construction company. Something that you can help them to do by providing them with discount codes or vouchers.

Of course, the key here is to ensure you are offering enough of a discount to close the deal. While still making sure that your business is making a profit at the same time. 

Remove barriers to sales 

There can be many barriers to making a sale, and all of these can stand in the way of your small business bringing in enough revenue to be successful. Of course, the sensible thing to do is to remove these barriers. Therefore, making it as easy as possible for your customers to buy stuff from you. 

However, to do this successfully, you will need first to identify what these barriers are. With the most common being that customers want to use their mobile device to browse and make a purchase, but you do not have an app or site that is optimised for that platform. 

Additionally, not having enough selection when it comes to payment options can also act as a barrier to sales. Something that means equipping your business with a machine to read credit cards is a good idea. In fact, providing different forms of payment options online can also be useful too.  

Boost your marketing presence 

Finally, if you want to maximize the revenue that your small business brings in, upping your marketing strategy is an excellent idea. In fact, there are a whole range of ways you can do this. From the more traditional IRL options like flyers, and signage, to online tactics like Press Release Distribution, SEO, content marketing, and PPC. 

Many small businesses also rely heavily on their social media presence to help boost their marketing engagement and reach as well. Something That it is well worth investing in if you want to maximize your company’s revenue. 

Staff Writer; Rick Parker

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