Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Simple and Effective Tips on How to Avoid Burnout

Simple and Effective Tips on How to Avoid Burnout
As an entrepreneur, work-life balance can be a difficult and elusive beast. ‘Busy culture’ is a sign of the increasing complexity of both modern technological systems and social expectations. Entrepreneurs particularly feel the strain of these demanding expectations, often pulled in many directions,...
April 11th, 2014 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Why Your Customers Need You To Be Social

Why Your Customers Need You To Be Social
It’s fairly common to hear business owners talk about social media marketing as an option for their strategy, not a must. And that is true. You certainly don’t have to be on social media to market your business if you’ve found the most effective platforms for this to be elsewhere. The...
June 5th, 2013 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Make sure your employment policies don’t box you in

Make sure your employment policies don’t box you in
I have written here before about how, when your company becomes involved in legal proceedings, you want to be able to tell your company’s story as effectively as possible to neutral third parties who have no background on the dispute and the personalities involved. In employment disputes, one...
May 16th, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

How To Be Your Own Sales Consultant

How To Be Your Own Sales Consultant
Since we offer a full spectrum of “commercial excellence” consulting services, we wind up helping clients determine what kind of pricing opportunity they have and then we wind up assisting them to implement pricing improvements. This involves sales− and it’s not naturally a pleasant...
May 15th, 2013 | Growth Strategies | Read More

The Importance of Process

The Importance of Process
Most people want to buy something tangible. Something we can look at, touch, smell, and, in our own personal way, assess whether we like it. When we initially engage with clients, they typically have a fuzzy vision of the application they want. I think this is pretty common in most buying situations,...
May 8th, 2013 | Your Digital Business | Read More

Three Things to Do Before Taking Out a Business Loan

Three Things to Do Before Taking Out a Business Loan
A healthy cash flow is crucial for the success of a small business, but it’s not always easy to come by. If you’re having trouble maintaining your cash flow, taking out a business loan or line of credit can be a quick fix. Deanna Barzak Here are three important things to do when taking out...
May 2nd, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Key Elements to Starting an E-Newsletter

Key Elements to Starting an E-Newsletter
Email marketing is absolutely necessary for any digital marketing campaign. Quite simply, it’s where the transactions happen. The following key elements will prepare you to capture those leads with an email newsletter, helping your social media and online marketing efforts pay off. Email Marketing...
May 1st, 2013 | Tips of the Trade | Read More

Protect your business records on the Internet

Protect your business records on the Internet
Most readers of this online column conduct business extensively over the Internet. Customers are contacted, contracts are negotiated, transaction records are stored, and employees are hired, fired and promoted all via electronic communications on the web. Brad Stoll Order histories, credit card numbers,...
April 18th, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More