It’s something that’s at the forefront of all small business owners’ minds: growth. How can we grow the business? How can we become more significant in our industry? What would it take to improve our cash flow?
There are many ways to grow a business, and it’s knowledge that you can share with your small business customers and include in content on the small business section of your website.
Small business owners should always be thinking of ways to boost brand awareness. The more their brand is out there, the more customers theyâ€™ll gain. One of the best ways to do this is to become a thought leader in their industry.
In previous blogs, we’ve looked at ways banks can help their small business customers to raise finance creatively, without having to resort to a business loan. But sometimes short term financing is actually the perfect solution.
The perfect business partner Running a small business these days is a 24/7 job. Business owners are living and breathing their business, and continually thinking of new ways to expand and grow. Theyâ€™re forming and maintaining relationships with all kinds of key stakeholders â€“ customers, suppliers, their competitionâ€¦ and most […]
Every business owner wants their staff to go the â€˜extra mileâ€™ and produce their best work. But itâ€™s important to remember that people donâ€™t become more productive overnight.
As a small business banking partner, itâ€™s likely that your small business customers are going to turn to you for advice, particularly if theyâ€™re experiencing financial difficulties.
Increasingly, people are doing their shopping online. From books and DVDs to clothing and cars, e-commerce is here to stay.
Achieving growth thatâ€˜s sustainable is never easy â€“ pumping air into a business means the air needs to keep flowing, as well as avoiding anything that could deflate growth plans.
One of the main reasons that banks develop relationships with small businesses is finance. Usually itâ€™s about lending solutions, but banks can â€“ and should â€“ cement their relationships with their small business customers further by offering finance solutions that arenâ€™t just about loans.