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How do you grow your small business?

How do you grow your small business?

Legends has some banking advice for small business success!

Owning a small business can feel overwhelming sometimes. You may have put everything on the line to follow your dream. To keep your business growing and prospering, it helps to have a good plan of action. It also doesn’t hurt to have a team of trusted people like the one at Legends Bank in your corner!

Try this advice to set your business up for success:

Go the distance! Create a financial business plan.

Develop a long-term business plan to keep your business focused on your goals. Be sure to include all the reasons you started your business; this will create a motivational tool you can use when you’re facing challenges along the way.

You will also want to have a designated person at your financial institution to help with hard decisions. Appointing a person you trust to give you advice on the options that will work best for your business will help the process of making hard choices a little easier.

Make some new friends! Build relationships in business and banking.

Grow your connections! Find networking events in your area and work on building relationships with other experienced entrepreneurs. When you find a business owner you trust and admire, you should consider setting up a mentorship program. It could pay off in the future!

When building a financial relationship, take advantage of the tools, services, and experts available to you. Business services such as card processing, remote deposit, and payroll options can save your business time, money, and result in convenience for you and your customers.

Go Local! Community banks are a great resource for a small business.

A community bank is one that is locally owned and operated. Hometown economies depend on a healthy community bank supplying small business loans. And according to a Harvard study, community banks account for more than half of small business loan volume. As a small business, partnering with a local bank can give you the ability to build and forge productive, close working relationships.

Legends Bank is proud to be a community bank here in Middle Tennessee. Our extraordinary staff provides a personal touch and legendary customer service to small businesses throughout the area! Contact us to learn more about our business banking services. We’re Legends Bank, professionals who know what you want and need the most. We are a homegrown financial institution that’s here to stay.

Source(s): ABA Banking Journal, Forbes.com

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