Pointers for growing a business
Here are some ideas that have helped other owners grow their businesses. See what would work for you.
- Stages of business growth
Before you leap into growth, reflect on where you’ve come from. Find out the stage of business growth you’re at.
- Write a business development plan
Now that you’re in the growth stage of your business, set things in motion with a business development plan.
- Business KPI examples
Understanding your business performance will help you grow. Check out common examples of small business KPIs.
- How to increase sales revenue
Increasing sales revenue is one obvious way to help grow your business. But how do you sell more?
- Expand your business into new markets
You can grow your business by selling more things to more people, or fewer things to fewer people. Let’s look at how.
- Tools and guides for your business
You’re all set to grow your business. But there’s so much to keep track of. Xero’s got resources and solutions to help.
Why Xero knows about growing a business
Xero is home to millions of small businesses, who use our software to run their finances and accounting. About 200,000 accountants and bookkeepers use us too. We asked some of those owners and experts how to grow a business, then put their answers in this guide.
Download the guide to growing your business
Learn how to grow a business, from planning to expansion. Fill out the form to receive this guide as a PDF.
What is business growth, anyway?
A business can grow its revenue, its profit, or even just grow up and use more efficient processes. Here’s what business owners said they want (Hearts and Minds, 2017):
- 38% ant to get bigger
- 42% want to increase
- 94% want to be more efficient
Handy resources for growing a business
Since you’re wondering how to grow a business, you might find these resources helpful.
Cash flow forecast template
Fill in this template to see how much income you can invest in growth.
Need some outside cash to get things moving? Learn what your options are.