The Launch of the Small Business Community Facebook group to help businesses grow and nurture success

Join the Small Business Community

Kerry Burgess Cheshire Marketing & Cheshire Business Directory

A group for business owners to join the business community and receive business growth tips to grow your business – there will be weekly tips, monthly videos, expert speakers, free resources, courses, workshops and so much more to help your business. Businesses are welcome to ask questions, join in with the discussions and there will be separate threads where you can promote your business.

I am not going to sugar coat and say running a business is easy, it takes guts and determination and I shall be sharing the highs and lows of running a business. I shall provide tips and advice in this group as well as motivation.

Since creating businesses from scratch and making every mistake a long the way. I am sharing my top tips to help you increase growth and profit in your business and not make the same mistakes as me.

Why listen to me?

I have ran a national family events business which included working with big businesses such as Subway, Orbit Developments, Majestic wines, co-op and having support from MP’s including George Osborne and featured in the local papers and on the radio. I self taught myself and just went with it.

I have a Proven track record of amazing results for businesses using social media from trade to retail businesses, for example doubling a candle business orders, helped a client gain 20 new window cleaning clients within a month, creating businesses from scratch and monetised through using Facebook groups and using systems to create monthly income, furthermore I was invited to be part of the Facebook power admin team due to running engaging Facebook groups. I went on to create a marketing businesses to help businesses grow and grew multiple successful Facebook groups. last year I was featured in a book and I have worked with hundreds of businesses.

In my spare time I love to read business books to increase my knowledge and expertise in business. I love to go on spa and country walks as well as spending time with my children.

Below are some tips on why you should be part of a business community group

  1. Collaboration and Networking Opportunities:

Small business communities provide fertile ground for collaboration and networking. Businesses can share experiences, strategies, and insights, creating a dynamic ecosystem that nurtures growth. Collaborative efforts often lead to the exchange of resources, from shared workspaces to joint marketing initiatives, enhancing the overall strength of each business involved.

  1. Knowledge Sharing and Mentorship:

In a small business community, knowledge is a valuable currency. Entrepreneurs, both seasoned and new, can share their expertise and learn from others’ experiences. Mentorship programs within these communities offer guidance, fostering professional development and helping to navigate the challenges unique to small enterprises.

  1. Local Economic Impact:

Small businesses are the lifeblood of local economies, contributing significantly to job creation and economic stability. A robust small business community ensures that the financial benefits circulate within the region, helping to build a sustainable economic foundation that can weather external uncertainties.

  1. Innovation and Diversity:

Small businesses often serve as incubators for innovation. Within a supportive community, entrepreneurs are more inclined to take risks, explore new ideas, and push the boundaries of conventional industries. The diversity of businesses in a small community contributes to a vibrant marketplace, offering consumers a wide array of products and services.

  1. Flexibility and Adaptability:

Smaller enterprises are inherently more flexible and adaptable than their larger counterparts. In a close-knit business community, this agility is amplified. Small businesses can respond quickly to market changes, customer needs, and emerging trends, positioning themselves for sustained success in an ever-evolving business landscape.

  1. Community Engagement and Social Responsibility:

Small businesses are deeply embedded in the fabric of their communities. A local business community fosters a sense of belonging and pride among residents. Furthermore, small businesses are often more attuned to the specific needs of their communities, allowing for targeted social responsibility initiatives that can have a meaningful impact.

  1. Personalized Customer Relationships:

One of the unique advantages of small businesses is the ability to cultivate personalized relationships with customers. In a close business community, this becomes even more pronounced. Entrepreneurs can tailor their offerings and services to meet the specific preferences and needs of their local customer base, creating loyalty and a sense of community support.

  1. Cost-Efficient Resource Sharing:

Small businesses, especially those in a community setting, can benefit from shared resources, reducing individual operational costs. From joint purchasing agreements to shared marketing campaigns, these collaborations contribute to cost efficiency, enabling businesses to allocate resources more strategically.

  1. Emotional Support and Well-being:

The entrepreneurial journey can be challenging, filled with highs and lows. A small business community provides a crucial support system where entrepreneurs can share their triumphs and struggles. This emotional support is invaluable, fostering a sense of camaraderie that helps individuals navigate the inevitable challenges of business ownership.

  1. Resilience in Adversity:

During times of economic downturn or unforeseen challenges, a small business community becomes a lifeline. The collective strength, shared resources, and mutual support within the community enhance the resilience of individual businesses, enabling them to weather storms that might be insurmountable for businesses operating in isolation.

Any questions do not hesitate to ask kerry@cheshire-directory.co.uk

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