Love Your Business, Treat Yourself

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Efficiency is the name of the game at Agents of Efficiency (obviously) so we’re making it even more efficient for you to improve your business. Every week, we sort through all the boring stuff to bring you the best tips from the wide world of the web. For this week’s #2tips4tues (in honor of Valentine’s Day), we examine how to rekindle the old flame and love your business.

Getting back to the basics..

Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for small business owners to get bogged down in tasks that exhaust and frustrate them. If you’re finding yourself in this boat consistently, it’s time to take some practical steps to regain focus on what matters most. And while it may sound counter-intuitive, backtracking to your original goals can be the first step to growth.

LoginRadius offers several tactics to refocus on the fundamentals, including how to be professional in everything you do. “From the quality of your logo to the readability of your content; from the speed of your website to the clarity of your navigation, every element of your website must be designed with the customer in mind.”

Make it a game..

You’ve been with your business through the ups and downs, challenges and milestones. Aside from looking back to celebrate how far you’ve come, what else can you do to make the future even more enjoyable? Entrepreneur, Satsia Pierce suggests focusing on what makes your business fun and lucrative. Are there any tasks that are draining you? Can you delegate them?

“Make a goal and a new kind of reward system for getting new clients. For example, for every 3 new clients, reward yourself with a treat – something good. What kind of reward would keep you motivated to hit the target faster?”