In a small business, departments – even one-person departments – can put up walls around themselves, causing communication problems and leading to lost opportunities. It's time to start thinking "horizontally."Read More
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Business by Shep Hyken
The companies that really understand customer service have a different focus. Their hiring and training is focused on customer service, and they truly deliver it. Read More
Business by Sreeram Sreenivasan
Business owners need to regularly keep track of how our business is doing, what's working & what isn't. Business dashboards provide at-a-glance status of your business so that you can spot growth opportunities and risks. Read More
Business by Rose Ann Cabrera
Running your business at home is not as easy as you think it is. Many home based entrepreneurs today are only focused on selling; they tend to forget this one important thing to keep their businesses on the go- protecting it. Read More
Business by Megan Totka
Just like office life, working from home comes with its own set of challenges. There are different distractions and different obstacles to being efficient and turning in quality work. Here are 6 Tips for Work-at-Home Success. Read More
Business by Brian Hughes
Web-based tools for small businesses can make it easier to collaborate on projects regardless of time zone or location. And it’s not just workplace collaboration that will benefit; these tools are also beneficial... Read More
Business by David Leonhardt
How long should a business blog post be? That depends on the business, on the customers and on your marketing strategy. Let's see what factors should be considered and what implications there might be. Read More
Marketing by Mike Moran
You've probably seen them coming. They look very cool, dressed head to toe in black. It's those agency people. They've finally got religion on digital marketing, so now they have a list of everything you ought to be doing. Read More
Marketing by Lucinda Watrous
Make your marketing team more efficient with four tools for catching customers wherever they are in your sales funnel. Read More
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Cloud-Based Contact Centers are changing the way in which small businesses approach customer service. Integrating reliable, scalable and flexible cloud services into existing company infrastructure is a key strategy.
Using big data and automation can increase business efficiency and improve profit margins.
Big brands with big budgets make themselves even bigger by leveraging social media. Rip some pages out of their play books and find ways to adapt them for your business. And one more thing: learn from their mistakes too.
When it comes to marketing your multi-location business online, SEO can turn into a tangled mess in a hurry. This five-point checklist should help you successfully maintain your marketing efforts and your sanity.