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I recently read that advertising does not account or really cause growth. I know that most companies fail and a few achieve high growth. I wanted to find out the top 5 or more factors that account for growth or causes growth.

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Here are a few things that make a difference to growth of a business:

Having a product that people actually want/need.
Having a strong recognisable brand.
Ensuring the products are easily purchased.
Good service and support.
Good strong marketing and advertising that puts the product in the right place to the right market.

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