Business slows down a bit in the summer as people head away to take vacations. But that doesn’t mean you should flip the sign on the door to “closed,” pull out the bikinis and swim trunks and head to the beach until Labor Day. True, taking out some time to hang out with friends and family to enjoy the better weather is a great idea (check out suggestion No. 6 below). But, the more relaxed summer months are also a good time for company owners to step back and take steps to improve their businesses.
Here are six things most small business owners can do this summer to set themselves up for a profitable end to the year.