Published: January 31, 2017, 9:53 pm
How to Make Money Selling Your Videos
In the past six years, American adults have more than doubled the amount of digital video they watch, from an average of just 20 minutes a day in 2011 to well over an hour in 2015. By 2019, video is expected to account for 85 percent of all internet traffic in the U.S., with mobile devices increasingly used to stream content.
Sound impressive? It should. Video-streaming technology has given the average consumer far more power over their own entertainment and education than ever before. Rather than being at the behest (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 6:58 pm
Search Engine Optimization is such a diverse field of practice that many folks may not even be aware of all the strategies used. One would find multiple niches and sub-groups in SEO, and the trick is to deliver a calculated strategy for site promotions. For instance, consider Social Media Optimizations. For most folks who are familiar with SMO, they recognize the functions primarily as promotional messages sent through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, there is much more to it than you get to see.
Choose a good site
The potential of SMO is inclusive of developing granular user analytics, commenting (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 4:44 am
Running Your Food Business: How to Go Above and Beyond Your Customer’s Expectations
When looking for ways to exceed customer expectations in your restaurant, the simple things are often overlooked. Going above and beyond your competition often starts with securing the foundations of your restaurant first, and then innovating in creative ways.
Before you can be great you have to be good and a good restaurant needs friendly staff. Staff should smile and engage in small talk when appropriate, always attentive to the customer’s energy. If your customers are in a hurry and the line is long (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 4:41 am
Billboards with a Heart: Choosing Professional Uniforms for Your Team
Do you want to say a lot of good things about your business without uttering a word? Consider upgrading your team uniforms. No, we’re not talking about your company softball team. Clean, crisp uniforms worn by your staff can convey a positive message to everyone who enters your office, clinic or practice.
Should your staff wear uniforms?
Bob Dobalina is a marketing director at a successful uniform distribution company in the heartland. When asked if uniforms increase client satisfaction and boost trust, he referred to a recent (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 3:14 am
How To Attract & Retain Patients At Your Medical Practice
You’ve just opened a new private medical practice and you’re looking forward to meeting all your new patients. Of course, you want to make sure that you will see these patients again, so it’s very important to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Look professional: One of the first things that new patients will notice is the way your staff are dressed. For a clean and professional look, you should choose high-quality scrubs for all your healthcare staff. This makes patients feel confident because they can easily recognize members of (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 3:07 am
Everything You Need to Know About Self-Employed Mortgages
Getting a mortgage these days is difficult enough, but for the self-employed it can seem impossible to get on the property ladder.
Lenders are reluctant to offer any form of credit to individuals who work for themselves due to the financial uncertainty which typically comes with it. However, did you know that there are some companies out there who specialise in self-employed mortgages? So, if you are worrying about being turned down, it’s important you know there are lenders out there who can help.
Here’s a look at everything you (Read more...
Published: January 31, 2017, 2:55 am
How to Fix Your Credit for Business Loans
Many people today require a serious infusion of cash to jump-start their business dreams. Cash infusions come in many forms, with business loans representing the most common source of financing for a start-up company. Most traditional lenders, such as commercial banks, make 700 the minimum credit score for small businesses to receive consideration for loan approvals. What happens when your credit score falls below 700 and lenders are the only option for growing your small business?
The method for fixing your credit for business loans follows most of the time-tested measures (Read more...
Published: January 28, 2017, 10:33 pm
Valentine’s Day is an exciting holiday to be spent with the person or people you love in your life – that is, if you have the time. Many of the most successful individuals in the world simply don’t have space in their hectic schedules to unwind with someone special. Ivy International, a global relationship management company, is changing the Valentine’s Day game for these very people.
Ivy is helmed by Inga Verbeeck, a woman who learned just what life “at the top” is like after taking over her parents’ steel company. Ivy works with some of the most (Read more...
Published: January 27, 2017, 9:42 pm
How To Choose the Right Software for Your Business
If you are having trouble finding the right software for your business, it’s likely you are not alone with this problem. It could be that there are a lack of options available to you and your particular business. Every organization is different, but commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software doesn’t always address the diversity and needs of your processes.
If you can’t find out-of-the-box software that suits your particular business needs, you have 3 options:
You can change the way you work to accommodate the new technology
You can customize the software to (Read more...
Published: January 27, 2017, 9:29 pm
How Law Firms Generate Quality Business Leads
When generating leads in the legal sector, a regular stumbling block arises: which part of our marketing efforts and ultimately budget generated the quality leads/customers, and what generated low-quality leads? Once we can answer this question, we can start making better marketing decisions and spend funds in areas that generated the most profitable customers, subsequently, improving the bottom line.
Six months ago, we launched a new website in the medical negligence market (The Medical Negligence Experts). Behind the site, our industry-first technology platform sought to answer the question touched on in paragraph 1 (Read more...