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Posted 02/23/2022

5 Business Success Characteristics for your Service Business


5 Business Success Characteristics for your Service Business

Running a small business has its challenges, but that does not mean that your business is not destined for success. You have already done the hard part of embarking on an entrepreneurial journey; which shows that you have a unique mindset that is creative and highly motivated to succeed despite the risks involved. 

 

Several factors contribute to business success and many small business owners have the narrative that these strategies are reserved for big corporations and can not be implemented in small businesses. 

 

The truth is that you can succeed using these 5 simple strategies that can put your business on the path to success. 

 

5 Strategies to Building a Successful Service Business

 

Here are 5 strategies to building a successful service Business:

 

1. Always be financially prepared 

As a business owner, you need a clear indication of how much money you spend and make at a given period. According to Ownr, as you get your business off the ground, you need to make sure you have a good accountant who can manage things like taxes, investment, and funding properly. Outsourcing these financial tasks is a good move for small businesses like yours. 

 

Find yourself a financial expert on Serv today.

 

2. Provide excellent customer service

Customer service is very important, it can make or break your business. Good customer service can boost your sales and influence the perception of your business. When customers prefer your customer service they are more likely to come back and further let others know about your excellent service. 

 

3. Finding the right employees 

As a business owner, there comes a point where you realize that you can not do everything within the business on your own. You need help and finding the right talent to hire in your business will set you up for business success. As a small business you can identify 2-3 very important roles that can be filled, and start from there. 

 

The process of hiring workers can be daunting, but it does help to have an HR expert or Recruitment agency helping you along the way.  

 

Browse through our list of HR experts and request a quote

 

4. Add new skills to your offering  

As small business owners, there are certain skills that you offer that are part of your service offering, but you need to ensure that small businesses are utilizing your business for all services. How you can develop missing skills is by looking at the missing skills that your customers are looking for. 

 

5. Adapt to new technology 

We have seen the impact of technology on businesses in the past two years. Technology has been a great tool for businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Having a business that can easily adapt to technology means that you will be able to reach more customers and ensure that you are always on track. 

 

You can start adapting to technology by hiring an IT technician and ensuring that they can hook you up with the latest technology. 

 

Get a quote from an IT technician

 

How Serv B2B Marketplace Can Help You 

 

Are you a B2B SME looking for leads? Join Serv today for as little as R125 per month and start getting leads straight to your inbox. Using Serv, small B2B businesses can market themselves, save money, and start competing with big businesses. 

 

SMEs looking for B2B Service Providers can also easily and quickly find a local B2B Service Provider. Whether you are looking for an accountant, web developer, or business consultant, explore Serv today and find a trusted service provider.

 

Learn more about Lead Generation and Serv B2B Service Marketplace on our FAQ Page.


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