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Author and Co-founder of Growthink and Guiding Metrics
Dave Lavinsky is the co-founder of
Growthink, a Los Angeles-based consulting firm that helps entrepreneurs identify and pursue new opportunities, develop business plans, raise capital and build growth strategies. He is also the founder of Guiding Metrics, a company that tracks KPIs to help businesses grow faster and more profitably, and the author of Start at The End (Wiley, 2012). 19 Recent Stories
"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.
June 23, 2014
Every company can afford email marketing, but no company can afford to get wrong. Here is what to measure and how to improve results..
May 8, 2014
Grow Your Business
Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits.
March 25, 2014
Your visitors follow a path after visiting your site. Make sure they get to where you want them to go.
February 14, 2014
If you're not tracking these numbers, you'll have a hard time growing.
January 17, 2014
The key is to track and improve these important key performance indicators.
December 5, 2013
Not all of your customers will be ready to buy the first time you meet them. Here's how to turn prospective buyers into loyal customers.
October 22, 2013
Giving your employees the ability to set and maintain their own goals will be a big morale booster. Here's how.
September 27, 2013
Your Business Plan
Creating a business plan is important. But the trick is in learning how to leverage it to best get funding.
August 23, 2013
Creating a marketing funnel that converts prospective customers into paying ones is key to your sales strategy. Here's how to get started.
August 8, 2013
Poorly run businesses, like small children, need constant supervision. Here are key strategies to help your business operate more smoothly.
July 26, 2013
Cash Flow & Money Management
It's important to have hard figures on how your business is doing at your finger tips. Keeping track of these numbers doesn't have to take time. Here are three dashboards that will do the work for you
July 12, 2013
Managing your business well means measuring your progress regularly. Here are five ways to better keep track of your numbers to help boost your bottom line.
June 12, 2013
If you want investors to be confident in financing your business, show them you know the risks your business is up against and are working to avoid them. Here are five ways to get started.
May 9, 2013
Plan office meetings strategically and you're creating a road map for success. This doesn't have to be complicated. Here are three kinds of meetings that will help your business set and meet its goals
May 1, 2013
When employees help set your company's goals, they'll be more committed to seeing them through. Here are some strategies to better engage employees in business planning.
April 11, 2013
Your Business Plan
Focusing on your ultimate goals can help you devise a plan to reach them.
January 3, 2013
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