Published: November 23, 2017, 10:51 pm
Why Quality Customer Service Always Starts with a Smile
Customer service is tough. However, every business owner knows that excellent customer service is essential to their business success. And customer service that’s delivered with a smile can work wonders.
While some of us relish the challenge of customer service, many of us simply cannot take the onslaught of abuse, day in, day out. But regardless of how it makes you feel, there’s no denying that taking on the role of customer service can provide a viable stepping stone to greater things.
Smiling will make your life richer and (Read more...
Published: November 20, 2017, 11:48 pm
4 Things Small Business Owners Should Do to Raise Capital
Only 4 percent of small businesses will last 10 years, according to statistics cited in Inc.com. As any small business owner will tell you, a key reason is that it can be so difficult to raise capital.
There is nothing more frustrating to a small business owner than having to secure capital in order to properly offer their service or product to the market.
This can be especially true when you are convinced that the market will support your business.
Perhaps you need capital to hire more employees, pay (Read more...
Published: November 17, 2017, 7:01 am
Planning a Corporate Event? An Event Cleaning Crew Makes It Easier
You’ve finished up another successful corporate event. Guests never imagine all the work that goes on behind the scenes. You take pride in making sure every detail is as close to perfect as possible, but you don’t try do it all by yourself.
As a corporate event planner, you rely on a trusted network of professionals to help with everything from venue selection and security to decorating and catering. But have you thought about the advantages of adding a special event cleaning service to your team?
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Published: November 17, 2017, 2:29 am
Need Money for Tuition and Books? Online Business Ideas for Students
The Internet is a great resource for people who want to start an online business.
Even as a student, you’ll be able to find plenty of opportunities. For example, you could help other students with their research papers. As a matter of fact, you could make a pretty good living in this way. And if you make yours an online business, you’ll have a wider market and many more opportunities.
Below are some other online business ideas for students.
1. Assignment Help and Tutoring
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Published: November 15, 2017, 11:43 pm
5 Ways the Humble Search Bar Has Revolutionized the World
The search bar may be the most simple and straightforward invention to ever revolutionize the world. It has to be at least the most significant one since the creation of the wheel.
The concept of a search bar could not be more direct. Most users can use one effectively with no training at all. But despite that accessibility, the search bar is the single greatest information resource ever available to humankind. Just think of it. Many of your customers find your business simply by using their search bars.
If you’ (Read more...
Published: November 15, 2017, 5:20 am
Red Flags: 4 Signs You Need ERP Software
As a dedicated business owner, you want the best for your company. For this reason, you are always on the lookout for ways to improve operations.
If this sounds like you, it’s likely you’ve encountered some issues that aren’t easy to solve. Fortunately, new advances in business technology are helping owners and managers fix problems that were once unsolvable.
Below are 4 signs you need Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP software, to reinvigorate your business.
You Want to Integrate Different Departments
In the past, it was common practice for companies (Read more...
Published: November 13, 2017, 11:15 am
Custom Wooden Business Signs: 5 Points to Consider in Your Signage
Have you just started up your new business? Or are you currently finding an innovative look for an already established one? Whatever the case is, your business needs custom wooden business signs as a way to crank out both new and repeat sales.
Signs tend to be an important way of creating buyer awareness about your business. Before buying any signage system, however, consider these 5 points for your customized business signs.
Signs allow prospective customers to know exactly where you are located. Make sure to (Read more...
Published: November 13, 2017, 11:13 am
These 7 Mobile Design Tips Will Boost Your Sales
As we near 2018, the “mobile first” mantra should seem like old news to savvy marketers. For the first time in history, mobile officially accounts for more than 50% of all web traffic. In the e-commerce realm, mobile’s share is even higher: nearly 60% in Q2 2015, according to Andrew Meola of Business Insider. The figure has assuredly grown since then.
If your retail website isn’t already optimized for mobile traffic, or at least responsive to small-screen viewing, it’s time to get on the stick.
There’s a right way and a (Read more...
Published: November 13, 2017, 11:10 am
Common SEO Mistakes Search Marketers Refuse to Abandon
Ten years ago it was possible to find a keyword in Google, write a 250-word e-zine article and achieve top-ten rankings within a matter of days. While few people continue using this extremely dated technique, it’s a testament to how much the industry has changed.
Nowadays it’s much more difficult to rank articles in the search engine results pages, or SERPs. But although Google has said time and time again that quality content and ethical SEO is the only way to survive, many search marketers still use spammy techniques and refuse to (Read more...
Published: November 13, 2017, 11:08 am
5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs a Website
Are you still on the fence about building a website for your business? It’s already 2017, yet many business owners still fail to realize the many benefits a website can bring to the table.
However, recent studies show that 88.5% of people in the US and Canada are internet users. They spend approximately 35 hours a month browsing the web. All this points to the fact that a website can expose your business to more eyeballs, and with the right marketing tactics, you can guarantee that these eyeballs come from your (Read more...