Insider Top Tips For A Successful Business

December 16, 2012 |  by  |  Linkedin Blog

Insider top tips for a successful business outlines building a successful business plan with the help of successful business management consultants.

Business hindsight is often mentioned when discussing business war stories, so a savvy business consultant knows foresight is key to business development strategies for running a successful business.

Business consultancy firms recommend insider top tips for a successful business via various blogs and Linkedin group discussions.

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Every business enterprise should strive to excel, grow and succeed in today’s complex marketplace. Historically growth for a business meant increasing its sales and profitability which was the pre-online revolution traditional approach to business management. However many businesses have realized the hard fact, that growing a business is more challenging in today’s demanding marketplace. Insider Tips for a Successful Business discusses about some of the important tips that can make a business successful.

While the former ‘Industrial Revolution’ traditional approach to business growth focussed more on marketing and the product mix, many businesses and business advisors today insist on the need to find out new and innovative ways of doing business to help them achieve sustainable business growth.

Customers today demand value for every dollar spent on a product and service, and hence every business needs to understand the value chain thoroughly and ensure there are no wasteful and non value adding activities within the value chain. Implementing lean business methods and processes is the key to ensure that all wasteful activities, processes and expenses are eliminated.

Every process that a product or a service goes through, must only add value, and if any business process has tendency to be wasteful, then it should be modified to remove all wasteful process components.

Business consulting firms and business consultants suggest tools like value stream mapping which are useful in analyzing time spent in various business processes and can be deployed to improve lead times in a process. Next is the lean inventory which is also suggested by many consultancy firms.

It is a well known fact that no customer pays for the inventory carrying cost incurred by a business and hence it is important to understand that the concepts like Just in Time and Ship to Stock are implemented to ensure inventories are rationalized. Other tips which a business organization needs to follow include getting organized, being innovative and being passionate about serving the customer.

Every business consultant advises businesses on business development strategies and advises them to follow lean business processes to achieve business efficiencies.

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#1 Successful Business Ideas

Successful business ideas are all fine and dandy on paper, however very few of them ever get to the business development stage with many of the best known business consultancy firms. Every professional business consultant will advise you that the very premise of successful business ideas is rooted in turning those business ideas into successful business strategies. These strategies must be incorporated into a successful business plan, which lends itself to successful business management.

Some of the most recent successful business ideas have converted into very successful online businesses. Many of them have been subject to intense marketing strategies implemented via Linkedin the world’s largest and most powerful online business social media & networking group.

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#2 Successful Business Plan

Many a Linkedin business growth consultant uses the phrase, “fail to plan-plan to fail.” In the case of designing a successful business plan, this phrase has never been more relevant. It doesn’t count for squat if you have the most successful business ideas, if you don’t have the business development skills to identify the successful business strategies required to ensure successful business management of those ideas.

Most business consultancy firms understand the need for a successful business plan and this is even more relevant when directing a successful online businesses.

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#3 Successful Business Strategies

Identifying and implementing successful business strategies into your successful business plan is crucial to the long term sustainability of your business development.

Most business consultancy firms will commence work on your strategic growth plan after their business consultant has identified your successful business ideas. By definition your successful business strategies must pass the successful business management test.

It is worth noting that there are different business marketing strategies required for conventional businesses and online businesses looking to exploit massive business opportunities available on

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#4 Successful Online Businesses

Just about every individual Linkedin business growth consultant and probably most business consultancy firms have had exposure to successful online businesses.

Every continuous professional development training programme I have ever attended, including numerous Linkedin and other social media programmes highlighted the following four foundations for ensuring exponential business development growth, which determines every successful online businesses.

1: successful business ideas.

2: successful business plan.

3: successful business strategies.

4: successful business management.

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#5 Successful Business Management

Very few people who identify potential successful business ideas have the business development skills or experience to see these ideas through to fruition. Engaging the services of a Linkedin business growth consultant from or retaining the services of one or more of the proven successful business management business consultancy firms will give you an edge.

Successful business management is a minefield which only proven experts should attempt to negotiate. Failing to produce a workable successful business plan which incorporates successful business strategies is one of the main reasons so many new business start-ups fail.

In my personal experience the successful business management skills required to ensure a successful online businesses are somewhat different skills required for off-line businesses.

You can view examples on our elinked support page.

All of the above inside top tips for a successful business are strategies, tactics and plans utilised by professional business consultants and business consultancy firms. If you incorporate them into your business planning you will increase your chances of business success.

Dr. Mark D. Yates

Dr. Mark D. Yates is a global #1 LinkedIn consultancy business growth specialist, LinkedIn speaker, LinkedIn Sign & LinkedIn training instructor & CEO of Link Business Marketing Ltd. If you need to hire a LinkedIn expert to help you gain profitable business growth, contact him. Tel: UK 0203 390 2013 Email:, connect with him on LinkedIn & Twitter You can view & download his dynamic independent LinkedIn training program at:

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