Monday, 23 July 2018

Information and commentary for the small business banking industry

Category Archives: Growing

18 May

Helping your small business customers to grow their business

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?

03 May

Overcoming small business growth challenges – how banks can help

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.

06 Apr

Why small business owners should become thought leaders

Small business owners should always be thinking of ways to boost brand awareness. The more their brand is out there, the more customers they’ll gain. One of the best ways to do this is to become a thought leader in their industry.

23 Mar

Why small business owners might need short term financing

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.

17 Mar

Boost word of mouth with the ideal customer experience

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. They’re forming and maintaining relationships with all kinds of key stakeholders – customers, suppliers, their competition… and most importantly, their bank. The […]

08 Mar

How you can help your small business customers improve workplace productivity

Every business owner wants their staff to go the ‘extra mile’ and produce their best work. But it’s important to remember that people don’t become more productive overnight.

08 Mar

Helping small business customers to increase sales

As a small business banking partner, it’s likely that your small business customers are going to turn to you for advice, particularly if they’re experiencing financial difficulties.

20 Feb

Helping small business customers grow their business online

Increasingly, people are doing their shopping online. From books and DVDs to clothing and cars, e-commerce is here to stay.

02 Feb

Show your small business customers how to achieve sustainable growth

Achieving growth that‘s sustainable is never easy – pumping air into a business means the air needs to keep flowing, as well as avoiding anything that could deflate growth plans.

27 Jan

Tips to help your small business customers raise finance creatively

One of the main reasons that banks develop relationships with small businesses is finance. Usually it’s about lending solutions, but banks can – and should – cement their relationships with their small business customers further by offering finance solutions that aren’t just about loans.