Bernie Yaras
by on 3 April, 2020
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Entrepreneurship is great for various reasons. From being your own to having flexible working schedules and everything that comes with it, clearly explains why more people are starting their businesses, particularly women.  You might have heard of a person’s business success story who truly believes and makes it happen.

 

However, running a business, whether big or small, is not a walk in the park. Here are a few helpful tips that come in handy for experienced female entrepreneurs.

 

 

1. Ensuring social media presence.

Small business growth specialists at Lend say,” social media presence is undoubtedly essential to the marketing strategy of a business.Whether it is Facebook, Pinterest, or even Twitter, social media proves to be a great channel for business results, including leads, purchases, and third-party endorsements.” They suggest “enrol for online courses to understand how important such platforms are in building your business especially if you are not conversant with social media.”

 

Social media should simply be regarded as a forum for interaction with customers and carrying out day-to-day business.

 

 

2. Delegating some of the work. For most entrepreneurs, it is easy to shoulder all the responsibilities that come with running your business – although it is not practical to manage all of them.

 

As a small business owner, it is essential to adapt to your work demands. That said, it is equally vital to understand how to get your work to adapt to you as it helps create a balance.

 

To achieve this, small business owners should delegate some of the work to their staff. But before doing that, it is essential to recruit trustworthy workers and train them sufficiently.

 

This will come in handy in easing your load and taking away some of the work and duties that keep you occupied at night – literally. Giving your staff significant responsibilities makes them feel more involved in the business.

 

 3. Utilising your networks. Owning a small business may be stressful. As such, using your network to build an efficient system is essential. It is beneficial to have a mentor or peer who perfectly understands your situation and can assist you in solving any issues you might be facing.

 

Enrolling for industry groups is an excellent way of creating a personal network for support. Professionals in these groups provide a good avenue for relaying new ideas, genuine uncertainties, and frustrations.

 

Lacking free time for inter-person networking? It is recommended to join online communities instead.

 

 

4. Letting your home life be a motivation. As responsible parents, most women entrepreneurs look after their kids at home. But instead of letting it be a stressing issue, It is suggested that women draw inspiration from such responsibilities. 

 

Regardless of whether they are business owners, many women already hold the CEO title…of the home.Managing the needs both at home and in kids’ school is certainly similar to running a small business.

 

By translating that which comes naturally to you in managing your home into the workplace, it is possible to create a smooth transition as you try to achieve balance.

 

                                                                                        

 

5. Looking out For New Business Leads- Always. Don’t just make use of your current network and resources – always be on the look-out for new business leads. It is important for small businesses since the stakes are higher.

 

Understanding where to seek leads could mean all the difference. Industry groups are an excellent first stop, but only if you utilise them not just for the support and friendship.And these groups can help you with more than just finding leads.

 

They also have the potential to be a valuable resource of business development – whether you are in contact with the audiences that value your business, looking out for potential talent or sharing acquired knowledge in your area of specialization.

 

Indeed, it is very important to interact with people who will inspire you to get potential clients and grow your business.

 

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