Archives for the ‘Top Line’ Category

Market Monitoring – As Easy as 1, 2, 3…4

Market Monitoring

Written by April Glosser, Thrive Market Intelligence

Effective Market Monitoring can provide early warning of threats, advance notification of opportunities and deliver a significant advantage over your competitors.

Here is a quick 4-step process to begin Market Monitoring in it’s simplest form:

This Market Intelligence Tool Can Save Your Business

Written by Jim Dunbar, IMEC Marketing Coordinator

How much to do you know about your current market position? How are you gaining knowledge about the marketplace to launch a new product? What about expanding your current product line into a new market?   Maybe you even want to diversify into several new markets.  There are numerous reasons you should know your current and future marketplaces and they are enormously beneficial to the health and growth of your business.

Market Monitoring – As Easy as 1, 2, 3…4

Market Monitoring

Written by April Glosser, Thrive Market Intelligence

Effective Market Monitoring can provide early warning of threats, advance notification of opportunities and deliver a significant advantage over your competitors.

Here is a quick 4-step process to begin Market Monitoring in it’s simplest form:

Exporting 101: Helping Manufacturers Profit Internationally

Exporting 101 via Illinois SBDCWhen looking for new customers, improved revenues, and an all-around increase in profit; where do you turn? New verticals? New Products? New Countries? The International Trade Center of the Illinois Small Business Development Center looks to help you learn the value behind exporting with a new workshop series in October 2014 that will help Illinois businesses understand what exporting is, who to sell to, how to export, and how to get paid. Learn more about this workshop series below.

Growth and Innovation for Manufacturers: IMEC Top Line Consulting

IMEC Top LineWhat happens after you’ve focused and improved upon the bottom line? You’ve already made strides to optimize the efficiency of your supply chain and internal production, emphasizing continuous improvement and identifying wastes; but now you need the revenue. What comes next? A new video from the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) looks to share how Top Line improvements can drive growth and provide long term success.