Learn how to use technology to connect with your remote employees.

How to Connect Remote Employees with These 5 Tech Solutions

Learn how to use technology to connect with your remote employees.

As you are reading this, 52% of employees already work remotely in some form. Kudos for being among partially or fully distributed teams. Statistics show that companies who support remote work experience 25% higher employee retention than those who don’t. Despite the benefits, working remotely isn’t always a piece of cake. Frankly speaking, remote work […]

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Learn how to take your small business customer service online.

How to Have Superior Small Business Customer Service in the Digital Age

Learn how to take your small business customer service online.

Most everything is online today. All information is just fingertips away. Your customers are online, so your business needs to be online, too. They will look for your business information online. They want to find your products and services, your location, and your hours. And when your customers need help or have a complaint, they’ll […]

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The best small business articles from January.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from January.

Here are the best small business articles we read in January. We hope you find this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

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Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

5 Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

Ways to Improve New Employee Onboarding

When a candidate accepts your job offer, the work isn’t over. You need to make sure new hires are happy and adjust well in the environment. New employee onboarding is an important part of acclimating new hires. The employee onboarding process can be stressful for both you and new hires. New employees need to fill […]

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Start a blog for your small business.

Why Your Small Business Must Start a Blog

Start a blog for your small business.

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 4/18/2016. For those of you who have never visited a farm before, many of them have a large brick of salt for their animals, called a “salt lick.” A salt lick is exactly what the name implies. It’s a salt deposit that animals keep coming back to—and licking […]

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How to Make Your Website Stand Out

How to Make Your Website Stand Out With These 4 Pointers

How to Make Your Website Stand Out

There are over one billion websites, and viewers tend to bounce around from site to site. One source found that 55% of visitors spend less than 15 seconds on a website. With only 15 seconds, you need to learn how to make your website stand out. Without a strong and unique website, you face high […]

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The best small business articles from December

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from December

Here are the best small business articles we read in December. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

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4 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Employee Retention

4 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Employee Retention

4 Ways to Use Technology to Increase Employee Retention

Studies and reports are definitive — engaged employees perform better than disengaged employees. Companies with highly engaged employees see 2.5 times as much revenue and 22% more productivity than companies with disengaged employees. Engaged employees also have a longer employment lifecycle than disengaged employees. This means that an engaged employee in a company is more […]

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Psychology of Color

Turbocharge Your Branding Using the Psychology of Color

Psychology of Color

Scientists have proven that colors have powerful influences on people’s emotions and actions. Use the right color to persuade your customers to your business’s advantage. Pick the most influential color for your logo design and branding and marketing campaigns. Scientific studies discovered that 93% of consumers credit the visual look of a product as their […]

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Answering Services

Does My Small Business Need Answering Services?

Answering Services

We live in a fast-paced world and when customers want something, they want it now. We have fast food, faster internet, and crazy fast shipping. Undoubtedly, your customers have the same high expectations for your customer service. Do you need an answering service to keep your customers happy and to keep them coming back?

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