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12th August @ 10:00 - 12:00| £15.00 - £20.00
Cost effective ways to grow your business
Most business owners want to grow their business and there are lots of different ways to do this. In this presentation we will look at a number of tried, tested and cost effective ways to grow your business, while ensuring you are using your budget and time to best effect. Learn how to:
• use google better to appear higher in searches
• be more social with a purpose
• review your customers, to focus your time
• get more from your team
• ensure you are seen for the work you do
• chose and review your networks
• getting personal with your customers
• maximise your premises
Ian grew up in a family business in the hospitality and catering industry. He help to successfully run a number of businesses growing the turnover and profit of all of them. Ian has a BA in business management and human resource management.
After graduating he decided to go and work in the third sector. His first job in Bristol was for a charity supporting small businesses in the inner city. Eventually he became the CEO of a healthy living centre, under his management it grew in terms of turnover and health and wellbeing services to meet the needs of the most deprived neighbourhoods in Bristol.
Due to family reasons he left Bristol to move to Oxfordshire and eventually bought Signs Express Oxford with his wife. Ian and his wife employ a team of sign makers and fitters producing vehicle graphics, bespoke digital wallpapers, internal and external signage. Ian has used his skills in project management, customer service, business development and strategic development to successfully grow the business year on year. Ian has delivered training to small and large groups in his various roles over the past 20 years.