How to recover lost customers or 6 errors that make customers forget about you
One of the most important aspects of doing business is retaining your customers and working with them. Attracting new customers is always more expensive for small businesses than working with…

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Industry Analysis through 40 Questions (part 1)
Analysis of the industry is not only an important step in opening your own business, but also an important tool for conducting and developing your own business. Indeed, making an…

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Tips for a novice leader or 15 moments of truth
In business, if not at the very beginning, then a little later, when he grows up, you will have to be a leader, one way or another. Therefore, today's post…

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Monthly Archives: May 2018

How to increase profits in your business (part 2)

How much will profit increase?
Above, we have listed five methods for increasing profits. How much profit will increase depends on how effectively we implement all the changes in the business and how much we are able to “work” them together. Let’s look at a specific example of how much we can increase profits if we improve each of the 5 indicators by 10%. At the same time, of course, it will be difficult to do this, but it can be done gradually and in turn.

So, we are analyzing not a real, but a fictional, but still a concrete example, with numbers. Let’s see what we get, how much profit will increase.

Our initial figures are as follows: 500,000 rubles revenue, 1,000 potential customers, 10% conversion (100 real buyers), 25% repeat sales (i.e. 25 additional sales to old customers), we sell goods with a margin of 100%. It is easy to calculate that we have only 125 sales for 4000 each. Continue reading

How to increase profits in your business (part 1)

If you are an entrepreneur, then you simply have to constantly ask yourself the same question – how to increase profits? Profit – this is business. The whole point of the business is to increase profits. I don’t know other reasons for doing business. Whoever says anything. There are only five ways to increase profits in business, according to business expert Paul Lambert (the so-called Formula Five). Further we will consider them.5 ways to increase profits
1. Increase Margin
The same Paul Lambert said that business is not to sell more, but to earn more for yourself. And the more you can get from your business, the more successful your business is. And vice versa. As you understand, there are two ways to increase margins and, accordingly, increase profits: either sell more expensive, or buy and / or produce cheaper. Continue reading

What a business depends on - 5 digits that an entrepreneur must know (part 2)
5. Lifetime value of the client / Cost of attracting one client This indicator will allow you to understand how much you will get back from each invested ruble. In…

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How to make money on tea?
In order to open your own business you need a business idea, of course. Today we’ll talk about one interesting thing - we’ll call it “how to make money on…

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How to increase profits in your business (part 2)
How much will profit increase? Above, we have listed five methods for increasing profits. How much profit will increase depends on how effectively we implement all the changes in the…

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Common Small Business Mistakes
The topic of today's material is small business mistakes. A couple of days ago, I began to think, and what are most often mistaken? I mean us - small entrepreneurs.…

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