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Checklist for VOSB to Quickly Scale and Expand Their Small Business

February 18, 20234 min read

Checklist for VOSB (Veteran-Owned Small Businesses) to Grow Their Business Quickly:

Checklist for VOSB (Veteran-Owned Small Businesses) to Grow Their Business Quickly:

1. Hire the right people who are dedicated to the company's success.

  • a. Utilize your military network to identify potential candidates who are transitioning out of the service.

  • b. Expand your network by reaching out to those you know in the military and those still in service.

  • c. Ensure that the candidates are dedicated to the company's success and understand the importance of completing the mission.

  • d. Provide employment opportunities to transitioning service members as a way to support and give back to the veteran community while also attracting qualified candidates.

2. Focus on established revenue sources and implement a customer loyalty program or marketing strategies based on customers' purchase histories.

  • a. Identify existing revenue streams.

  • b. Conduct customer purchase history analysis.

  • c. Develop a customer loyalty program based on the analysis.

  • d. Implement the customer loyalty program or marketing strategies

  • e. Monitor the effectiveness of the loyalty program and adjust as needed

  • f. Continuously analyze customer purchase history to inform future marketing strategies.

3. Reduce risks by seeking insurance products that cover the cost of remediation and lawsuits and periodically reviewing policies to ensure adequate coverage.

  • a. Seek out insurance products that cover the cost of remediation and lawsuits to reduce risks.

  • b. Periodically review insurance policies to ensure adequate coverage.

4. Be adaptable and ready to switch directions quickly in response to changes in the market.

  • a. Stay up-to-date with market trends and shifts.

  • b. Monitor competitors and industry changes.

  • c. Have a contingency plan in place in case of unexpected events.

  • d. Be open to feedback and suggestions from customers, employees, and partners.

  • e. Have a flexible business strategy that can adapt to changing circumstances.

  • f. Be willing to pivot or change direction quickly when necessary.

5. Focus on the customer experience.

  • a. Deliver quality experiences and products.

  • b. Personalize the customer experience.

  • c. Diversify your offerings to cater to changing tastes.

  • d. Nurture long-term customer relationships.

6. Use customer relationship management (CRM) software to understand customers better.

  • a. Research and select a suitable CRM software for your business needs. TVC can help with that:

  • b. Implement and integrate the CRM software with your existing systems and processes.

  • c. Collect and input relevant customer data into the CRM software, such as demographics, preferences, purchase history, and communication interactions.

  • d. Implement marketing strategies based on previous purchasing behaviors to encourage repeat business.

7. Utilize digital marketing strategies such as social media and online advertising to reach a broader audience.

  • a. Identify your target audience and choose the appropriate digital marketing channels to reach them.

  • b. Develop a strong online presence through website optimization and social media management.

  • c. Create engaging content that resonates with your target audience and encourages them to take action.

  • d. Use data analytics to measure the success of your digital marketing campaigns and make necessary adjustments.

  • e. Utilize online advertising options such as pay-per-click (PPC) and display ads to drive traffic to your website and increase conversions.

  • f. Leverage email marketing campaigns to keep your audience informed and engaged with your business.

8. Utilize resources available to VOSBs, such as the government's set-aside program for small businesses.

  • a. Research government resources available to VOSBs.

  • b. Look into the government's set-aside program for small businesses.

  • c. Determine if your business meets the eligibility requirements for the set-aside program.

  • d. Prepare and submit the necessary paperwork to participate in the set-aside program.

  • e. Take advantage of other resources available to VOSBs, such as training and networking opportunities.

9. Diversify your products or services to appeal to a broader customer base.

  • a. Conduct market research to identify gaps and opportunities in the market.

  • b. Determine which new products or services would complement your existing offerings and appeal to a broader customer base.

  • c. Consider the feasibility and costs of developing and offering new products or services.

  • d. Develop a launch plan and marketing strategy to introduce new products or services to customers.

  • e. Monitor and evaluate the success of new products or services and make adjustments as necessary.

10. Consider partnering with other businesses to expand your reach.

  • a. Identify potential partner businesses that align with your company's values and goals.

  • b. Research these businesses thoroughly to ensure they are reputable and trustworthy.

  • c. Reach out to them to explore potential partnership opportunities.

  • d. Develop a partnership agreement that outlines each party's responsibilities, expectations, and benefits.

  • e. Regularly communicate and collaborate with your partners to ensure a successful partnership.

11. Continuously learn and improve, stay informed about industry trends, and seek feedback from customers.

  • a. Set aside time for continuous learning and personal/professional development.

  • b. Keep up with industry trends and news through trade publications, conferences, and networking events.

  • c. Seek feedback from customers through surveys, reviews, and direct communication.

  • d. Analyze feedback to identify areas for improvement and implement changes.

  • e. Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of your strategies and adjust as necessary.

Mark T.

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