How to Do SWOT Analysis for Business?

A SWOT analysis is a simple tool for analysis strengths (S) and weaknesses (W) in the business as well as external opportunities (O) and threats (T). This is the best tool to make planning for achieving the goal. Every businessman can use this tool to take required action and lead a business successful in the market. This is a great way to identify internal and external defects in the business and fix those as well.  It helps your business to protect from any type of flaw. The big secret behind every successful businessman is the use of this tool.

swot-analysisIf you are a businessman and you did not use this tool yet to run your business successfully then let us tell you how to use it. First of all, you should know the uses of this tool in the business. The SWOT analysis can be used for:

  • To examine a small business idea.
  • For annual business planning.
  • For marketing action plan.
  • For business contingency planning.
  • To solve a particular problem or business related problem.
  • To make yourself fully skilled to good management of staff.
  • To achieve business goals.
  • For running your business successfully.

One common question in everyone’s mind that how to use this tool in right manner. So don’t worry, we are here to describe the complete use of this excellent tool to get success in business with the following steps:

The first step – Make a chart for SWOT Analysis

Just like a student, create a chart of SWOT analysis to pass the business exam with good marks and high grades. Divide this chart into four parts with the name as strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Fill the each box with specific reasons like what are your strengths? What is your weakness? Which opportunity is the best for you? What kind of threats are you facing? Be clear with you like a mirror and note down all the factors in these four blocks. Once the table is ready, you can use it to create a business strategy which will boost your business successfully and help you to become a successful businessman.

The second step – Write down questions and answers

A paper and a pen often do such things in your life that you cannot think of. Now take a pen and paper and write down these questions in series.

  • Do our strengths fulfill all the requirements of available opportunities?
  • How can we convert business weaknesses into strengths?
  • What should we do to make the right use of opportunities?
  • How can we neutralize the impact of threats?

Believe me!! By answering all these questions, you will find a better result in your business and then you will be able to recognize all your strengths and weaknesses that will help you to get many good opportunities to get success in the future. It also will help you to fight against all kinds of threats and to get the right solution for it. There are many big examples that show the importance of this tool in business growth. Maximum renowned company uses this tool to find solutions to all their queries.

The SWOT analysis is a great way to use it for business growth. It is beneficial in every sector. It is not important that what is your business size or what are your business objectives, you can use it. Even use of this tool in right way is important.

I wish, after using this tool you will be one of the successful businessmen in future.

Kamlesh Mourya

Author: Kamlesh Mourya

Kamlesh Mourya is the director of 7eyetechnologies; an India based IT Company that provides services web development, designing and online marketing. Kamlesh occasionally blogs about social media.

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