This Advanced Guide is going to answer your sales and revenue questions. Whether you work for a household brand name or a start-up, we all need to increase sales, revenue and profitability if we are going to keep our jobs and grow our businesses.
I am super excited to share this Advanced Guide with you guys. I know due to the explosion of content marketing, there are tonnes of ‘guides’ on the market that are flimsy and thin and that do not help at all when it comes to solving your problem. This guide is different. Let’s get it!
Before We Begin
How can I grow my monthly business revenue if I don’t have a plan?
Before you can start increasing revenue and sales, you need to create a business plan or strategy that is dedicated solely to generating cash for your business. Incoming cashflow is critical to building a pipeline of revenue for your business. If you work in the B2B market, you know that getting clients to pay you and pay on time is hard work. If you work in the B2C end, just finding a customer who will purchase in-store is hard work.
You need a plan that makes sense for your business. Here are some excellent tips and ideas that you should incorporate into your business plan to increase revenue:
- Write down monthly sales targets
- Do not change sales targets even if things are not going well
- Share your sales strategy with your team (if you have one)
- If you are selling alone, ensure that you sell your products or services every day
- If you are marketing e-commerce products, create a daily sales plan and a weekly sales plan so you can see if your e-commerce business is working
Your plan has to suit your business however all businesses have a core sales and marketing group that are responsible for generating leads and finding new business. You need to include this into your plan so you can stay on track.
If your goal is to sell 1,000 lawn mowers this month from your e-commerce website, don’t get distracted by other things happening in your life or your business. Stick to your plan and stay laser-focused on executing your sales plan to reach your revenue goals. If your e-commerce website is going to sell these 1,000 lawn mowers, make sure that you give it the best chance of success with a good hosting platform and excellent web design. Use our checklist below to create a plan that will work. Continue reading “The Advanced Guide to Increasing Revenue in your Business”