Do What You Can Do

King, Ruth
December 2009
Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Dec2009, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p92
Trade Publication
The article provides tips on proactive steps small business owners can adopt for business recovery during bad business times. The author suggests that owners contact clients, print out a client list and review invoices and old proposal files. She also recommends designing a referral program and tracking the results to gauge effectiveness of the marketing program.


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