Once you’ve gotten someone to do business with you, you’ve struck gold. Why? Because Forest Research says that it actually costs you five times more to secure new customers than it does to keep a current one. And it’s not that complicated either.Read More
If you’re not paying attention to your online security, you’re likely more vulnerable than you think. It’s no longer enough to protect your desktop. With mobile devices and bluetooth capabilities on most new technology, it’s more important than ever to be vigilant about your online security.
When you run a business cost is a major barrier for many small and medium-sized businesses. If you’re working to get a new business off the ground or you have grand plans for an existing venture, finding the money to turn ideas into reality can be challenging. As a business owner, you may possess a wide range of skills and have a team of experts around you, but it’s not always possible to do everything in-house and stay on budget.
Do you hold yourself and your business up to a certain standard? If you consider yourself a professional, you likely answered “yes”. But what if you were asked to write those standards down? The truth is that even if we believe we have high standards for ourselves it doesn’t mean we always implement them.
Having a business means providing your customer with exceptional service. There’s no way around it. No matter what industry you’re in, having solid customer service procedures is essential to your success. Read More
Do you have a great business idea but don’t have the money to get it off the ground? Some people are able to fund their new business from savings, cashing in on their retirement or financing. Doing your research and knowing your options is the best way to get the financing you need for your entrepreneurial dream.