As an employer, you should always be looking for ways to reduce turnover and increase engagement with your staff. Here are six tools that will help you better manage your staff and encourage them to stay with you long-term.Read More
If you believe that the "Build it and they will come" dictum applies to ecommerce, you're sadly mistaken. Here's how to market your storefront to keep attracting shoppers.Read More
According to the U.S. Consumer Confidence Index, a high percentage of people are unnerved about their online privacy, and this trend is worsening. What can your business do to ensure customers there privacy is protected?Read More
Many people take on a new persona when they write for business. They stop thinking like themselves and try to think "business" when choosing their words. So how do you ensure you're not doing this when you're writing?Read More
Communicating effectively is vital for any business. While this is true for all business communication, the one with your customers requires great attention. See what problems it can show and how to overcome them.Read More
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Business by Tirrell Payton
When running a business it is difficult to prepare for unexpected situations. However, having the right tools can go a long way. Let’s look at some common changes a business may experience and the tools that can help. Read More
Marketing by Patsi Krakoff
Based on neuroscience, this article offers small business owners and professionals writing tips on using words and numbers to get the best content marketing results. Read More
Technology by Robert Siciliano
When hiring, most employers are concerned if an employee will be effective. However, you should first determine if the person is actually who they claim to be. Here's some identity proofing measures so you don't get scammed. Read More
Business by Shep Hyken
Striving to take your business to the next level of success? Perhaps it’s time to refocus. Stop worrying so much about the sale, and just take care of the customer. Read More
Business by Tom Chu
A common myth is that direct mail doesn't really work anymore. Find out why that's not true at all as well as how to harness the power of this marketing tool. Read More
Marketing by Susan Payton
Many small business owners panic when they think about having to come up with blog content all the time. Here are some of the most popular types of blog posts you can write so you don't run out of ideas. Read More
Sales by Dan Schawbel
When was the last time your company took a look at how they are developing the sales team? Here are seven signs you need to re-evaluate your training and development programs for your sales force. Read More
Marketing by Mike Moran
Social media as a form of customer service has been becoming the norm. If your priority is to serve your customers, you need to be part of social media. Here's why you shouldn't fight the use of social media. Read More
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If you want to take advantage of the marketing opportunities that can be created with expert content, you need ideas to fuel the machine and strategies to keep it going. Here are some tips to get you started.
Hiring a remote worker is easy if you know what you're looking for. Here are the top five qualities that a boss should look for in a remote worker.
As the web continues to shift at a rate that we can hardly begin to comprehend, trends in marketing come and go faster than we can forget them. The latest: meme marketing. Is this something your business should embrace?