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Tips for scaling your small business

As the U.S. economy continues to move at a healthy pace, many analysts are projecting a 2.5 percent growth for 2018.

To take advantage of the favorable economic environment, consider these four moves to set your small business up for success.

Leverage software to optimize efficiency. While newer businesses can make do with basic tools like spreadsheets, you’ll need more advanced software to manage operations successfully.

Futureproof your hardware to avoid buying twice. The right hardware means employees can do their jobs better and more efficiently, saving you capital and time.

Find financial resources. When your business is on the up and up, the money coming in may not be quite enough to scale. Consider reaching out to supportive networks and financial institutions for loans and potential new investors.

Build a team that will flex with your company. When scaling your team, do not sacrifice company ideals just to increase head count.

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