Every business, whether brand new or existing, needs a constant flow of new sales in order to stay above water and experience growth. It sounds easier than it is. you have to find additional sources of new customers, whether you are attracting them online or you were trying to drive them through your physical store’s doors.
There are many things that you can do that will indirectly result in more sales. From making sure that your entire staff is happy to making sure that your customers know you appreciate them, these little things add up and make a large-scale impact on your business’s success.
Let’s quickly go over three simple steps you can take that will have a major impact on the overall success of your business. These can all be rolled out immediately with essentially no out-of-pocket cost to your business.
Make Employees Feel Like They Are Top Priority
Employees that know they’re appreciated work harder and produce better results. Well increasing their pay does help, it’s not always the driving force behind productivity. Employees that know they are appreciated work harder and put out more of an effort than those who feel they are just a number.
Something as simple as walking around or picking up the phone to let an employee know that they are appreciated and they are doing a great job can pay off huge. When this type of praise comes from the business owner it has a much bigger impact.
Respond to Every Single Google Review
You also have to let your customers know they are appreciated. If a customer takes the time to leave a review on your Google profile make sure you respond to it personally. The 5 to 10 seconds it takes to leave that reply has a massive impact and will often get that customer to become a repeat buyer. Additionally, they will be more likely to refer a friend or family member to your business.
Send Out Irresistible Offers to Previous Customers
Want to generate business on demand? Send out an irresistible offer to your email list and watch the sales pour in. This is a great way to generate revenue during a down time. Your email list gives you access and the ability to send an offer to all of the people who have purchased from you in the past. If the offer is attractive your conversion rates will be high, resulting in an instant revenue influx for your business.
These are all very easy to implement tips that can be used to attract more sales and interest for your business. In addition, the infographic below highlights several different tips that have successfully been used in the past to grow businesses in a wide range of Industries.
The business owners and entrepreneurs providing these tips have all grown businesses and used these strategies with great success. There isn’t a single solution that works for every business, so it’s important that you consume this information and think about your specific business situation.
You are likely to find some ideas that you can use by adjusting them slightly so they benefit your specific situation and business goals. Scaling and growing a business is not easy but these tips should help you get off on the right foot.
Infographic by Hustler Alliance.