The digital economy has transformed retail. Initially with retail, the best way to gain a competitive advantage was to lower the prices. In the case of larger retail stores, this came at the cost of customer service and personalized experiences. Then the digital tsunami hit, and disruptors like Amazon and eBay rode the wave. Yet, […]
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In today’s workplace, employee recognition and appreciation is a must. But, less than half (43%) of employers are getting it right. Companies with a solid employee recognition strategy can enjoy stronger engagement, a lower turnover rate, and happier employees. So, what’s a business owner to do? If you want to see results, you need to […]
Finding the perfect business name is a key part that all entrepreneurs should focus on when they are launching a brand. It is typically the first aspect of the business that potential customers will interact with. A name will help people learn about your business as well as your mission and values. It should attract […]
It’s sweeping the nation yet again. Celebrating its 10th anniversary. Happening in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s … Small Business Saturday® 2019! So, what is Small Business Saturday (SBS)?
“Wah wah” (think Charlie Brown’s teacher) is something you don’t want going on in your employees’ heads when they’re working. But as time goes by, your employees might start losing interest in their work. If you want to figure out where your employees are at, try measuring employee engagement.
Does it feel like you have to walk up a mountain, carrying a 100-pound weight, with your shoes tied together to get your marketing campaign right? Well, it shouldn’t be that hard. Sometimes, all it takes is having the right tools to boost productivity.
A considerable part of business success depends on your email reputation. A good reputation means good deliverability and vice versa. Building a good reputation is, therefore, one major goal that you should strive for. There is no shortcut to this process. And we all know that the price of a bad business reputation is high.
According to one source, 85% of people suffer from low self-esteem. And if you struggle with low self-esteem, your confidence in your work may suffer. If you’re like the majority, confidence is not something you’re born with. Confidence is something you gain over time. It takes time to build up self-assurance in and outside of […]
The traditional customer support approach is dying a slow death, with more and more companies switching to advanced techniques of providing excellent support. When it comes to small business, the self-help strategy is the perfect way to help clients.
The words “business debt” hold enough weight on their own. Throw in “consolidation” and just what exactly does that mean? Simply put, business debt consolidation is the merging of several forms of debt (these can include various outstanding small business loans, such as lines of credit and term loans) into one new loan, and a […]
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