Friday Freebie: 21 Steps to Get Your Business Ready for 2017
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor
Posted by: RET Staff
Have you made any business resolutions for the year ahead? If so, great! Now a tougher question: Do you know the steps you need to take to make those resolutions a reality? That's the most important part of your resolution, because as the old saying goes, "A goal without a plan is just a wish."
If you find the planning part a challenge, never fear. We've got two free checklists to get your business ready for the new year--no anxiety-driven planning session needed!
2 Free Business and Social Media Checklists from Homes.com
Part of what makes the process of planning intimidating for some people is that they picture it as one overwhelming task that they must undertake. But the real secret to success is in breaking up big tasks into small, measurable steps that are easy to achieve.
And that's part of why we think you'll appreciate both the Business Planning Checklist and the Social Media Checklist from Homes.com. They make it easier to reach your goals with simplified tasks, like:
- Segment your contact list into groups you can target with marketing
- Verify your business listing on all major search engines
- Research competitors' advertisements and content for new ideas
- Respond to questions and comments left on your social media pages
- Track monthly changes in number of social media followers
Pretty painless, right? Many of the checklist items offer links to extra resources like market reports and informative articles to help you out even more.
If you're ready to take on 2017, download Homes.com's 2017 Social Media and Business Planning Checklists today!