Business tips that will help your business

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Not everyone can be an entrepreneur and it can take some skill but with passion and the drive to succeed, you’re on to a good start.


Surround yourself with people who have the same drive and vision as you.


An online presence is crucial to generate a following and doesn’t cost anything.


Learn to manage your business before you start to manage people.


How your customers view your business is very important so don’t let them down.


Don’t be afraid of change, if it’s for the good of the company just do it!


Never spend more than you are making or you’ll end up in serious trouble.


It can be lonely if you're starting on your own so surround yourself with good people and get a mentor; someone you can learn from.


Stay in touch with local media and you may even have an opportunity to publish something yourself.


Always make time to network and if you feel like giving up don't. The right people will always come along.


Know where your customers are online and offline and communicate with them through those channels.


Create a strong identity to make sure you stand out from the crowd. Lead and don’t be led.


Do your market research and know what your competitors are up to.


Customer feedback is important so make sure you pay attention – without customers you have no business.


Did you know that 25% of all SMEs source more than 50% of all new business through networking? Make sure you get yourself out there and connect with the right people.