How to Develop a New Business, 6 Ways

By: | April 24, 2019 | Tags: , , |

This post is contributed.

When it comes to business development strategies, we are all aware of the obvious approaches, such as targeting new markets or creating new products. However, in this post, we are going to look at some approaches you may have not considered for the development of a business strategy. So, keep on reading to discover more.

Business Development Plans Strategies

First and foremost, one approach worth considering when devising your business development strategy is the successful tendering of contracts, which can take your business to a new level because they can stimulate growth. You will be in a much better position to win more contracts once you have increased your resources.

A lot of experts will agree that one of the most overlooked methods of bringing in new business is through involving your business in charitable causes. You should choose a cause you are passionate about, volunteer your talents, and it is better to get deeply involved in one charity as opposed to getting involved in as many charities as possible. This approach will enhance your brand image dramatically, and through networking, you will be able to create new opportunities for your business.

You should also take a look at how you can improve the skill set of your workforce. A lot of business owners today do not place as much emphasis on training as they should. They overlook just how crucial it is to develop their existing talent, not only in terms of productivity but also when it comes to retention rates as well. It is easier to do this than ever before today too. After all, you can even complete an online MSW degree. You don’t have to go to outside training centers and the like.

Aside from this, to generate growth opportunities, you may need to take a look at other aspects of your business. For example, you may want to put together an effective leadership development plan, especially if you feel communication is not as effective as it should be, or there are other problems, such as an inability to achieve growth and profit goals.

Next, it is worth taking a look at what your competition is doing. This is not so that you can copy them, but it is so that you can gain some fresh perspective. The key to success is seeing what your competition does, and then doing it better!

Finally, you may also want to look to one person who can ensure your business is adopting the right strategies – a business consultant. These people will have transformed companies of all sizes, giving them the perfect platform for growth.

Wrapping Up: Business Development Strategies

Hopefully, you now have some fresh ideas for the development of a business strategy.

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  1. Engin Soysal

    I always had the opinion that if you are going into some kind of business… and you are successful… that you should donate money to a charity… Like you just mentioned…

    This not only makes you feel good… but it’s a good reputation builder…
    Thanks for the share.
    Engin Soysal

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Engin,
      Donating to charities has many perks– branding, tax deduction, and, as you said, makes you feel great.
      Thanks for writing.

  2. arsalan6370

    it is a nice post for beginners who want to start their own business thanks for sharing this post and keep posting like this.

    • Janice Wald

      I’m glad you agree these business development tips are helpful for startups. Thanks for writing.

  3. Ryan

    No dought this is a wonderful post for the people who just start a startup or planning to create the startup. i also enjoyed to read it and hope that in future i will get valuable article from the author.

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Ryan,
      Thanks for the compliments. Yes, this post was intended for startups who need a business development plan. I’m glad you feel this post will help them.

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