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12 Ways to Up-Level Your Business in 60 Minutes or Less

Jul 17, 2020

12 Ways to Up-Level Your Business in 60 Minutes or Less

Owning a business is hard. Growing a business is harder.

Most small business owners aren’t satisfied with good enough—they want to push the boundaries and drive their businesses toward maximum potential. More customers, more sales, more expansion, more growth.

However, growth isn’t a natural by-product of owning a successful business—it’s the result of an intentional investment of your time and resources.

If you feel like your business is doing well enough and you’re complacent with your progress, this guide isn’t for you. This guide is for small business owners who want to dedicate a (relatively) short amount of time every week to up-leveling their business. Not ticking off task boxes, not putting out fires, not hunting down business hacks—instead, identifying business needs (now and in the future) and deliberately building solutions.

Sound like you? Good—you’re in the right place.

About the Author


Jesse Sumrak

Jesse Sumrak is a Social Media Manager for SendGrid, a leading digital communication platform. He's created and managed content for startups, growth-stage companies, and publicly-traded businesses. Jesse has spent almost a decade writing about small business and entrepreneurship topics, having built and sold his own post-apocalyptic fitness bootstrapped startup. When he's not dabbling in digital marketing, you'll find him ultrarunning in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Jesse studied Public Relations at Brigham Young University.

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