A research made by Revista Líderes showed that small and medium-sized enterprises represent 99% of all companies across Latin America, and that they employ approximately 70% of all the workforce in the region. But data also shows that 80% of these enterprises go out of business within the first three years. Is it just luck that’s needed and good wind to navigate in today’s turbulent markets?
CIAL Dun & Bradstreet database with over 20 million companies registered in Latin America can provide some insight. Acknowledging the prominent role of SMEs in the Latin American landscape, we asked ourselves what makes an SME thrive. We found out that aiming to strengthen their visibility, credibility and business relationships can make help those companies grow steady.
As a manager whose job is to make an SME be a something to look up to in its market, you know that it’s necessary to stand out among your competition.
But how to achieve this in a globalized market? What if your business reinforces these three strong pillars of credibility and fruitful business relationships?
Meet CIAL Dun & Bradstreet’s SME Solutions
Attributes such as credibility and visibility are valued by companies around the world when looking for partners.
SME Solutions are packages with products carefully selected so you can enjoy the benefits of enhancing these virtues.
They create value for your brand generating interactions with other companies and increasing your chances of closing good deals with customers, suppliers and other business partners. Unlock key business relationships demonstrating to other companies that you are trustworthy and competent.
What is included in the packages?
SME Solutions offer some of the best CIAL Dun & Bradstreet’s products. Learn more about each of them!
The D-U-N-S® Number is your business’ fingerprint. This nine-digit code is assigned to all business and government entities verified by CIAL Dun & Bradstreet. It is a unique non-transferable code that is linked to your company’s commercial profile. Some of the most important government organizations and global companies demand their suppliers and business partners to have one.
A seal displayed in your website, emails and digital documents that takes readers to your online commercial profile in just one click, helping your company stand out as a reliable entity online. It is easily installed, and it will give your communications the image of a trustworthy and professional business.
A detailed report on your business’ financial condition, operations and legal situation to share with potential partners. Demonstrate your trustworthiness and reliability upfront.
It is the most robust online business guide in Latin America. Its specialized search engine provides information on over 7 million companies. A dun’sguide subscription gives you access to an advertising package and to a business consultant to help you make your profile stand out.
A printed and framed expression of your company’s trustworthiness. A Credibility Certificate is only available for businesses that have demonstrated their legitimacy and exemplary commercial behavior.
The world’s premier B2B matchmaking platform, that enables you to find new business opportunities and to create alliances that make your company grow.
Don’t wait for people to come to your store
Enabling your business to demonstrate these attributes can bring good changes. SME Solutions can help you transform your enterprise’s narrative from a company passively waiting to be known and waiting for people to come into your store, into a business that is actively opening doors that lead to grow opportunities.