Growth Challenges

Articles on the challenges that come with growing and expanding your business

Any business going through growth will come up against challenges – some are worrying, while others are less demanding. You might be struggling with business finance, managing a recruitment drive without causing too much disruption, or even developing new products. Whatever the challenge, our articles should provide some help.

How You Can Learn to be Creative

How You Can Learn to be Creative

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How You Can Learn to be Creative

You can’t teach someone to come up with great ideas, but creativity is something that can be nurtured and developed with the right kind of attitude.

6 Zero-Cost Ways to Win Business From Your Competition

6 Zero-Cost Ways to Win Business From Your Competition

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6 Zero-Cost Ways to Win Business From Your Competition

There are many ways to win business from your competition. Some come at a cost. Some are completely free apart from in time and effort. Just like these.

How to Break Into a New Demographic

How to Break Into a New Demographic

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How to Break Into a New Demographic

It’s obviously essential to exploit new avenues of growth in a business, but there are steps you should consider before pushing into a new demographic

Is Your Competitor Analysis as Good as it Can Be?

Is Your Competitor Analysis as Good as it Can Be?

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Is Your Competitor Analysis as Good as it Can Be?

Competitor analysis means working out who your competitors are, and assessing their strengths and weaknesses. Remember, knowledge is power.

The Basics of an M&A Deal

The Basics of an M&A Deal

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The Basics of an M&A Deal

M&A Deals involve the buying, selling, splitting up or coming together of companies, and can prove to be lucrative or disastrous to all involved.

How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

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How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

Our exclusive guide to finding relevant and strongly positioned resellers for your product, how to pitch them and key points you should know.

Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

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Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

We are lucky in the UK that natural disasters are a pretty rare occurrence, but Mother Nature can have devastating consequences on small businesses.

Ask Fleximize: Money Issues

Ask Fleximize: Money Issues

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Ask Fleximize: Money Issues

All your questions answered by the experts at Fleximize: These are real money issues facing real small business owners.

How to Market Your Product to a Foreign Country

How to Market Your Product to a Foreign Country

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How to Market Your Product to a Foreign Country

In order to market to your foreign audience as effectively as possible, you need to be prepared to really get to know your customers. Here's how.

Ask Fleximize: Growth

Ask Fleximize: Growth

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Ask Fleximize: Growth

All your questions answered by the experts at Fleximize: These are real growth issues facing real small business owners.

Does Your Business Have 'Partner Problems'?

Does Your Business Have 'Partner Problems'?

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Does Your Business Have 'Partner Problems'?

With any business partnership there can be friction. If your business is being held back by a partner, here's what you can do it certain situations.

Is Your Business Ready to Rule a New Roost?

Is Your Business Ready to Rule a New Roost?

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Is Your Business Ready to Rule a New Roost?

Your business needs should dictate when you move from your home to a retail location. You’ll need to take into account plenty of costs. Here's how.

Ask Fleximize: Creative Challenges

Ask Fleximize: Creative Challenges

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Ask Fleximize: Creative Challenges

The three burning questions on the lips of business owners. This time we look at some of the common creative challenges facing small business owners.

Ask Fleximize: Potential Clients

Ask Fleximize: Potential Clients

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Ask Fleximize: Potential Clients

In this edition of Ask Fleximize we answer all your burning questions on reaching out to potential customers, converting and retaining them.

Online Inventory Management Systems

Online Inventory Management Systems

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Online Inventory Management Systems

If you want to streamline your production and distribution process, it may well be worth investing in an online inventory management system.

Tips on Sustainable Growth

Tips on Sustainable Growth

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Tips on Sustainable Growth

Being aware of the the key factors and challenges of sustainable growth can help your business succeed in the long term.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Expansion

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Expansion

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Expansion

Find out the typical pitfalls of growing your business and how to avoid them.