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Friday Freebie: 15 Tasks to Get Your Business Ready for 2016

December 29 2015

2016 starting line"The secret of getting ahead is getting started," according to Mark Twain.

To help you take that first step towards success in the new year, we're starting a Friday Freebie series that highlights free business and marketing plans that show you how to bank more money in the year ahead.

2016 Business Planning Checklist from Homes.com

checklist 1Don't worry. We're breaking you in easy today with a simple 15-task checklist that will have your business running like an efficient, well-oiled machine. The idea is to break down the work of preparing for the new year into small, manageable tasks. That way, you won't get overwhelmed and give up before even starting.

Here's a sample of some of the tasks included in the checklist:

  1. Segment your contact list into groups you can target with marketing
  2. Research your competitors' advertising materials for new ideas
  3. Verify your business on all major search engines (an excellent way to help people find you in the new year!)
  4. Set notifications for birthdays and other key dates for important contacts
  5. Update your business cards and other branded marketing materials

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 2016, download Homes.com's 2016 Business Planning Checklist today!download Homes.com's 2016 Business Planning Checklist today!

About Homes.com

Homes.com makes it easy to find your first or next home, with close to 3 million homes for sale or rent. Since its launch almost 25 years ago, Homes.com has made millions of introductions between homebuyers and real estate professionals, leveraging user-friendly tools, valuable tips, and helpful information so home buyers have everything they need to find a home that perfectly fits their family and lifestyle.

With more than 20 million site visits a month, Homes.com continues to innovate with inspiring photos, simple search functionality and great home decor articles to empower consumers to dream, discover and design their homes.

Know of a Great 'Freebie' We Should Feature?

Did you find a great freebie (a free or trial version of a product, free guide, etc.) that you think your colleagues should know about? We'd love to hear more about it and possibly feature it as a Friday Freebie! Contact Kelly Phelan at kelly[at]retechnology.com to learn more.