Ways to Grow Your Business Flagstaff AZ

It can be difficult enough to grow, expand and maintain a healthy business in a strong economy. When the market turns sour, it can spell disaster for the small business owner conscious of cost. Here are three simple steps you can take to keep your business expanding, even when the going (or growing, in this case) gets tough.

Coconino County Community College
(928) 526-7653
3000 North 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Arizona SBDC
(480) 731-8720
2411 W. 14th Street, Suite 115
Tempe, AZ
 
Northland Pioneer College
(928) 532-6170
P.O. Box 610
Holbrook, AZ
 
Eastern Arizona College
(928) 428-8590
240 S. Montezuma St., Suite 105
Prescott, AZ
 
Pima Community College SBDC
(520) 206-6404
401 N. Bonita A250
tucson, AZ
 
Yavapai College SBDC
(928) 776-2008
240 S. Montezuma St., Suite 105
Prescott, AZ
 
Central Arizona College
(520) 494-6610
540 N. Camino Mercado, Ste. #1
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Maricopa Community Colleges SBDC
(480) 784-0590
2400 North Central Avenue Suite 104
Phoenix, AZ
 
Gila Community College
(928) 468-8039
201 Mud Springs Rd. PO Box 359
Payson, AZ
 
Cochise College
(520) 515-5478
240 S. Montezuma St., Suite 105
Prescott, AZ
 

Ways to Grow Your Business

It can be difficult enough to grow, expand and maintain a healthy business in a strong economy. When the market turns sour, it can spell disaster for the small business owner conscious of cost. Here are three simple steps you can take to keep your business expanding, even when the going (or growing, in this case) gets tough.

1. Reward Customer Loyalty. When looking to branch out, focus on your existing customers-they already know and trust you. The truth is that it's easier and far cheaper to increase business from existing clientele than to rope in new prospects. Offer your loyal customers new or additional products and services relating to an existing offer-then reward that same trust and loyalty by offering these services at a reduced rate. Also, consider offering discounts on existing services for the referral of new business prospects, in lieu of additional incentives.

2. Get More Bang from Your (Marketing) Buck. If you're aiming to keep your sales soaring without significantly increasing your advertising expense, buckle down when it comes to negotiating without advertisers. Remember that economic downturns affect advertisers substantially too. Use this downswing to your advantage and agree on a fair, yet discounted price. If the price is set in stone, you might request a larger ad for the same money.

3. Good Publicity on the Cheap. Strike out and launch your own PR agency in the interest of your existing business.

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