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Ways to Reach Out to Existing Clients and Win New Business in 2016

Ways to Reach Out to Existing Clients and Win New Business in 2016

Mar 31, 2016

For every former client who returns for more work, entrepreneurs save the time and expense of searching for new clients. If every client became a repeat customer, businesses likely would soon find they had no need to market their services until they were ready to grow. Unfortunately, many professionals find that only some clients return and even then, requests...

How Customer Feedback Increases Brand Loyalty

How Customer Feedback Increases Brand Loyalty

Dec 11, 2015

Anyone with a website should take advantage of a FREE option to use at your disposal. You can add a responsive contact form directly to your website. A simple contact form can help with improving customer service. All business owners know how important it is to receive customer feedback. You’re able to improve your business, products, and hopefully you’re...

Small Business: How To Make Investing In Social Media Marketing Pay Off

Small Business: How To Make Investing In Social Media Marketing Pay Off

Nov 3, 2015

Research indicates that small businesses spend as much, if not more than, large businesses on their content marketing budgets. Social media vehicles offer you a way to share your expertise in the field. They give you a way to quickly connect with a wider audience of consumers who are interested in the type of products or services you sell. Get the Word Out to...

The Business Of Fashion: 7 Surprising Facts About The Fashion Industry

The Business Of Fashion: 7 Surprising Facts About The Fashion Industry

Jul 16, 2015

[The business of fashion is changing! Today we have our contributor talk about fashion and how the digital world has changed it!] Fashion. Love it or loathe it, it’s something you just can’t ignore. Whether you are flicking through the channels on your TV, strolling down the high street, or standing in line at the bus stop, you’ll likely be...

Building Team Collaboration And Boosting Productivity

Building Team Collaboration And Boosting Productivity

Jul 6, 2015

Team collaboration is essential to get things done in any organization – if you accept that a team is greater than the constituent sum of the individuals, then you must also accept collaboration is the Factor X which increases team value and effectiveness. This said, too many executives consider collaboration as a buzzword for a passing phase, but no matter...

Busting Presentation Myths [Infographic]

Busting Presentation Myths [Infographic]

Mar 16, 2015

Don’t believe everything you’ve been told about presenting. Which of these myths have you already smashed? A lot of presentation skills training I hear about only really gives you half the skills you need to be an effective communicator – because it focuses too much on transmitting. I believe that half of any presentation you make should be made...

The Four Faces Of Leadership Excellence

The Four Faces Of Leadership Excellence

Oct 16, 2014

People are always fascinated by exceptional leadership, inspired by those who seem to rise out of the sea of everyday mediocrity with an ease most can never hope to attain. Most never get there because it takes a unique and strong combination of personas to be a great leader:  a visionary, a communicator, a motivator, and an achiever. A Virtual Visionary A...

Don’t Do This (and Lose Business)

Don’t Do This (and Lose Business)

Oct 1, 2014

If your website isn’t fully accessible and viewable on mobile devices, you are missing out on more than half of your opportunities to interact with potential readers and customers. In May of 2013, a PewInternet Research study found that 34% of cell internet users access websites mostly via their cell phones. By January of 2014, CNN declared that 55% of all...

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