The savvy business owner is always looking for tools he can use to his advantage in business. Free and low cost tools are even better, as they have minimal affect on the cost of doing business, and in turn can generate new business, increase effectiveness, or boost revenue in other ways. We have collected a few of our favorite free or low cost advantages you can give your business now, in order to start 2016 off right. Continue reading
Sometimes the most profitable businesses operate in the suburbs and smaller cities. A good example is two cities north of Atlanta, Alpharetta and Sandy Springs.
With a population of roughly 60,000, Alpharetta ranks as the top small city for businesses because of its ability to attract companies large and small, according to NerdWallet and Entrepreneur. Continue reading
The telephone has been an incredibly important tool for businesses, since its inception. With each new development in telephone technology, new applications for business use arise. One of the most important options offered by telephone service providers is the 800 number or toll-free number. It allows customers to make a call to your business at no charge to them. Offering a toll-free number increases the likelihood that a potential customer will pick up the phone to at least ask questions, so the door is then open for your sales staff to close the sale. Continue reading
Having a quick and easy way to call your business is one of the most powerful additions to any website. In fact, if your website does not have prominent phone number placement already, it is time for you to speak to your web designer about creating a way to easily call, not only to your home page, but to every page of your website. If you are the web designer at your business, a quick online search can provide step-by-step instructions on how to easily add a click to call button that connects directly to your business. Continue reading
This year Entrepreneur Magazine named Salt Lake City as the #1 startup city after New York City and San Francisco.
Known as the Crossroads of the West for its central location, Salt Lake City has a one-to-two-day access to half the nation’s population, making it a convenient site for product distribution. Continue reading
The holidays are here! For many businesses, this is the time of year that generates the majority of sales revenue. While you are planning for the things you’ll need to make this season a success – sufficient product, expanded employee hours, and the like – consider adding one more thing to your roster, a cloud-based telephone system. Continue reading
Many businesses come to a point in their existence where they need to refocus their efforts. If you find that your small business is not performing as you want or expect it to, it may be time to refocus your efforts, your staff, your products, or even your entire approach. Continue reading