BENCHMARKING
AND
BEST PRACTICES 101
What Are They, How Do You Benchmark
& 5 Rocking Infographics
BEST PRACTICE:
a proven method, process or technique in a given area
that has consistently achieved successful results
bet...
TODAY’S SMALL BUSINESS OWNER IS
FACED WITH NEW CHALLENGES DAILY
AND OFTEN REQUIRES FINDING
BUSINESS SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS
FR...
INFORMAL BENCHMARKING PRACTICES
 Talking to colleagues and learning from their
experiences
 Consulting with experts
 Ne...
BESTPRACTICESHELPBUSINESSES
 Identify what works
 Avoid losing time and money
trying other techniques that
might not pro...
1. Identify one process, area of business or
service that you want to improve
2. Find one metric with which to measure
suc...
BORROWING AND IMPLEMENTING BEST
PRACTICES FROM OTHER SUCCESSFUL
BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES CAN
CONSIDERABLY GROW YOUR SMALL...
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Benchmarking and Best Practices 101
Benchmarking and Best Practices 101
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This presentation will explain what benchmarking and best practices are, how you can identify and use best practices in your business and includes 5 of our favorite best practice infographics.

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Benchmarking and Best Practices 101

  1. 1. BENCHMARKING AND BEST PRACTICES 101 What Are They, How Do You Benchmark & 5 Rocking Infographics
  2. 2. BEST PRACTICE: a proven method, process or technique in a given area that has consistently achieved successful results better than other means.
  3. 3. TODAY’S SMALL BUSINESS OWNER IS FACED WITH NEW CHALLENGES DAILY AND OFTEN REQUIRES FINDING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS FROM OTHERS.
  4. 4. INFORMAL BENCHMARKING PRACTICES  Talking to colleagues and learning from their experiences  Consulting with experts  Networking at conferences, seminars, and internet forums  Publications that share benchmarking information
  5. 5. BESTPRACTICESHELPBUSINESSES  Identify what works  Avoid losing time and money trying other techniques that might not prove as useful  Avoid a detrimental mistake  Improve performance  Propel the company forward
  6. 6. 1. Identify one process, area of business or service that you want to improve 2. Find one metric with which to measure success 3. Create a list of competitors and other businesses in your industry 4. Compile information for each one on what best practices they have used as well as what has not worked 5. Adapt each best practice to your specific business 6. Evaluate your current situation 7. Implement the process and measure the results. METHODOLOGY TO STUDY BEST PRACTICES
  7. 7. BORROWING AND IMPLEMENTING BEST PRACTICES FROM OTHER SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES CAN CONSIDERABLY GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS. TAKE THE TIME TO LEARN THE FACTORS OF SUCCESS AND YOUR BUSINESS WILL EXCEL.
  8. 8. Follow @MACsWomen on Twitter. Like the MACs Women’s Group Facebook Page Join the MACs Women Online Community Subscribe to our e-blasts

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