You may never have thought of it this way, but as the owner of a business you’ve become an expert in your industry, a valuable position that can help generate sales leads. Continue reading
Your intention in setting up an automated phone system is undoubtedly, to ensure that your customers get the very best service possible. However, there are many consumers out there who simply hate getting a machine when they call anywhere. It is those callers that you must keep in mind when you are setting up your new automated phone system. Follow these guidelines and you are sure to create a system that even the haters can live with. Continue reading
More than 1 million individual, business and government computers have been hit by malicious malware that holds their files hostage until they pay a hefty ransom.
Businesses can prevent cyber-bullies from stealing their precious data with two old-fashioned techniques: Avoiding unsolicited, suspicious emails, PDF files and websites and keeping two back-ups on an external hard drive or with an off-site system. Continue reading
There is an incredible opportunity that comes with the dawn of a new year. It marks a great time for change, which may be something your small business needs. Continue reading
There’s nothing like a new year to inspire a fresh start and set intentions for more productive work habits.
Evaluating our performance over the past year, individually and as a team, can reap great rewards when done in the right spirit and without excessive criticism. Mistakes can be painful, so we tend to learn more from them than our successes. Continue reading
Many cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) systems like Salesforce.com have become the standard sales and support tool for large enterprise and government organizations worldwide. The idea is pretty simple: manage your business interactions in a central database, share them with coworkers so that everyone stays on the same page, and leverage that knowledge for increased sales and more effective customer service. Continue reading
Cloud based phone systems are one of the most versatile investments a small business can make. For a very low monthly fee, you can get one virtual system that takes up no space, utilizes the phone system you already have, transforms the image of your business and actually facilitates getting more phone calls. Investing in a cloud based phone system will stop the loss of money and will get your business on the right track. Continue reading
Efficiency is one of the leading factors for the success of your business. Streamlining your efforts in all parts of your business can help you achieve the maximum levels of efficiency that will ensure the smooth running of your business. These tips will help you move in the right direction for the best results. Continue reading
Are you looking forward to a great beginning for your small business in 2015? To set off on the best path possible, it’s important to not only reflect on the past, but set the course for the upcoming year. Before you jump into planning for the future, consider these business elements. Continue reading