3 ways small businesses can be stronger

DANIEL B. KLINE | September 17, 2018

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If you're a small business owner or manager, your resources pale in comparison to those of large competitors. You probably can't fill the airwaves with commercials touting your company, and you don't have a brand that automatically tells anyone walking by or seeing your logo who you are. What you do have, however, is flexibility. Small companies can operate in nimble ways that larger ones can't. One way to take advantage of that is to work with other small businesses.On your own, you may be insignificant. Together, you can turn a lot of small shops into something collectively much bigger.Each of these ideas works on its own or can be used as part of a broader strategy. In many cases, joining two or even all three of them will give you the biggest bang for your buck.

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