I love innovation! It’s a great way to stir a business’ stagnant waters and compel positive change.
Here are some of my previous blog posts on innovation and how to nurture it in your business:
- Inexpensive differentiation to easily outdistance your competitors (while selling more): Your sales funnel is the most important asset in your business, AND it’s a great place to innovate. Innovating in your sales funnel can transform your business and eliminate the competition.
- Faster, easier innovation that won’t piss off your customers: Customers don’t always welcome the changes in a business. But businesses have to adapt to stay in business. I show you exactly where your business you can innovate without the customer-specific growing pains that will accompany it.
- Want a competitive advantage? Offer the same products as everyone else: Using a simple tool from a respected resource, I talk about where innovation best fits into your business and I give some specific ideas to get there fast.
- What’s the next Twitter? In this blog post, I explore what makes up some of the biggest media and communication innovations in the past decade, and I recommend how someone can discover the “Twitter of tomorrow”.
- Repurpose failed innovation: This is still one of my favorite activities to do for my business and for my clients’ businesses.
- Cheap yet effective innovation – Switch mindsets: Discover an affordable way to focus in on an innovation opportunity using a business analysis tool I developed.
- Innovation ideas from an ambivalent customer: Find out how to wow your local customers with these service innovations
Are you innovating in your small business? I’d love to hear about it: What you are doing, how you are doing it, what the results are (or what you hope the results will be). Post a brief synopsis of your innovation in the comments below.