how to reduce costs in a business

6 Ways To Reduce Costs Without A Loss In Productivity

Kurt Graver Business Development, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

For most business owners it always seems like prices are increasing. That may be so, however, as part of a wider business improvement program, you should always aim to find cost savings within your business. Starting a cost reduction program can seem daunting, there are a few keys areas you should be able to find cost savings that will yield …

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9 Ways Grow Your Business You Can Implement Now

Kurt Graver Business Development, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Growing your business is always tough for small businesses and start-ups, especially when they only have a limited amount of working capital. You can’t let this stop you from planning to grow. Every small business should plan to grow, failure to so puts you at risk of being overtaken by your competitors. To put it simply, you either grow or …

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Learn How To Test Your Business Idea

Kurt Graver Business Plan, Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Most entrepreneurs spend hours working on their product and for several months when starting their business. Research is great, however, there becomes a point where you have to test your business idea and find out whether your product will sell. There is no value in holding onto a product for until it’s 100% complete and when it’s released onto the …

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7 Ways To Get The Competitive Advantage And Dominate Your Market

Kurt Graver Business Start-up Advice, Business Start-up Advice

Staying ahead, or in some cases keeping up with the competition should be a priority for all business owners.  They should spend time each month reviewing performance and analysing their competition to gain a competitive advantage. Despite its importance, it is surprising how few start-ups and small businesses know who their competition is, let alone try to gain a competitive …