Ways to Grow Your Business Corcoran CA

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.

Specialized Business Service Inc
(559) 688-4415
PO Box 1614
Tulare, CA
 
Northeastern California SBDC - Greater Sierra
(530) 823-4230
56 Wall Street, Ste. K
Auburn, CA
 
Northeastern California SBDC at San Joaquin Delta College
(209) 954-5089
56 South Lincoln Street, 2nd Floor
San Joaquin, CA
 
Orange County / Inland Empire Regional SBDC
(714) 278-2719
800 N. State College Blvd., SGMH 5313
Fullerton, CA
 
Inland Empire SBDC, North SBDC (Satellite Office)
(760) 951-1592
2323 N. Broadway Suite 201
Santa Ana, CA
 
SBDC North San Diego County
(760) 795-8740
1823 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA
 
Northeastern California SBDC at Los Rios Community College
(916) 563-3220
1410 Ethan Way
Sacramento, CA
 
TriTech SBDC (High Tech/High Growth Specialty Center)
(949) 794-7229
2 Park Plaza Suite 100
Irvine, CA
 
Center for International Trade Development
(562) 938-5021
4900 E. Conant Street, Bldg O-2, Suite 108
Long Beach, CA
 
Small Business Development & International Trade Center
(619) 482-6391
880 National City Blvd., Suite 103
National City, CA
 

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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