Now that 2009 has come and gone and we’ve entered a new year, it’s time to set some goals. Have you thought about your small business goals for 2010?

Goalsetting is an important part of any small business, but it’s vitally important for marketing. That holds true for traditional marketing and for Internet marketing. You’ve got to know what you want to get accomplished and have some idea as to how you will go about accomplishing it. The best starting place place is where you’ve been.

The first thing to do in small business goalsetting is to analyze where you are now. What have you accomplished in the past year? Write down your three most noteworthy accomplishments.

Next, analyze your current situation and identify your strengths and weaknesses. Are there any weak areas you’d like to improve?

Write down three goals for 2010 and at the end of the year, be sure to measure your small business success.