Top Tips for scaling up your startup — TheCodeWork

How does scaling up differ from growth?

  • Revenue,
  • Market share, and
  • Number of staff employed
  • Scaling generally focuses on automating processes in order to reach a wider audience base.
  • When you’re scaling, your revenue grows much faster than your expenses. Thus, leaving you with cash and resources to fund and support the expanded business.

Top Tips for scaling your startup

1. Learn the fundamentals

  • Get to know your customers. Find out who uses your products/services the most
  • Build a solid marketing strategy. Determine which marketing channels have the highest ROI and scaling prospects
  • Check that you have the funds to scale. If necessary, seek additional funding. You’ll have to put profitability on hold while scaling, and you don’t want to run out of funds halfway through, do you?

2. Harness the powers of Technology

  • Creating online storage and organization systems (like using specially designed software to keep track of inventory)
  • Establishing marketing automation
  • Arranging payroll for quick processing

3. Focus on marketing

4. Outsource the non-essential tasks

  • Your graphic design company does not require a legal department.
  • Your SEO consulting company does not need a full-time PowerPoint creator.

5. Prioritize customer retention

6. Build the right team

  • Your team members can give you brilliant ideas. And you know what they say: you cannot put a price tag on a great idea
  • Choose team members who are proficient in more than one area. In a startup environment, one individual may be required to do multiple jobs
  • Hire people who have a diverse skill set or who can transfer skills from one assignment to another

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TheCodeWork helps early-stage startups validate their business ideas in the market using the minimum viable product (MVP) approach.