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Make more money in 2013

At the end of January, 8% of the year will be over already.  So if you want to make more money in 2013, read on. That’s right; 8% of your year is over at the end of January.  If you want to make more money, then you must get your 2013 business plan completed ASAP. Don’t wait for 8% of the year to be over as that will make it harder for you to achieve your objectives.  If you haven’t already planned for 2013, start right now. Too many business owners don’t plan the year early enough so they are always playing catch-up.

Get ahead of the planning process and take advantage of this potentially slower period to get your Business Blueprint for 2013 completed (click here to download a copy of the Business Blueprint one page template). In your 2013 plan, you need to determine the most important activities to ensure that you reach your goals this year.  Do you need to hire a Site Supervisor, a sales person or an admin person?  Do you need better marketing and, if so, what would it be, when would you need it completed and how much will it cost?  What systems do you need to put in place so that your business can be easier and more efficient to run?  What trades do you need to replace with new ones that will do a better job for you?

There are so many elements to making your business a success that you need to take time to analyze what changes and investments you need to make in 2013.  If you want to make more money this year, then you have to make changes to the way you run your business starting right now.  Give yourself a chance to make more money by completing your 2013 Business Blueprint.

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Mike Draper is a Master Coach with Renovantage. Renovantage is a first-of-its-kind business group for home renovators in Canada. (
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  1. The link in the article is broken. Business Blueprint for 2013 completed (click here to download a copy of the Business Blueprint one page template). Please email the link at your convenience – thank you.

    • Steve Payne

      Thanks for pointing that out, Lindsay. We will get that link fixed as soon as we can.
      Apologies to all readers.

    • yes I noticed that too.

  2. Will we get acces to the link soon ( before we enter the 9% of the year?)

  3. Mike Draper

    I must apologize for the link not working. It is now active in the article. Just enter your first name and email address and you will automatically be sent the Blueprint.

    Sorry for any inconvenience.

    Mike Draper

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