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Business’s Instagram

With nearly every business under the sun on Instagram, it can be hard to gain a following. While Instagram is one of the most engaged and most popular platforms, it seems like getting noticed by customers, partners, and fans can seem like a daunting task. However, with the right plan in place, you’ll not only start to separate yourself from the pack but shine through as well. Invest In Quality Branding Although often considered a luxury by some, having a quality brand for your business is an absolute necessity. As most of us see hundreds (if not thousands) of brands…

Client Communication

Consumer is a king. This old adage holds true for every business out there, irrespective of industry. Thus, effective client communication is crucial to cater the best possible service to them. And if your clients are happy, your business is in luck. Word of the mouth marketing is the most rewarding thing for any business and it’s only possible when you have a long line of pleased customers. Smooth, flawless and courteous client communication plays a key role here. It helps to avoid unwanted misunderstandings and also renders a respectable edge to your brand. The post below offers a brief…

Learn the Basics of SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a strategy intended to help a website rank higher in search engines like Google. On the surface, SEO is fairly easy to understand, but there are thousands of factors that could potentially affect your ranking, and there’s always more to learn (since Google is constantly refining its search algorithm). If you wanted to become a true SEO expert, it would take several years of study and practice, but learning the basics doesn’t take nearly as long; in fact, if you’re dedicated, you can develop a strong understanding of the basics in a week or two.…

social-media

Can social media help to grow your brand? This is a popular question for many business owners who are looking to expand their brand. If trends in social media activity by brands can be trusted, you are missing out. More brands than ever before are exploring the internet, and particularly social media, as an avenue for marketing. It could be viable for your brand as well. Social media features over 3.5 billion active monthly users who are spread out across different social platforms. If the large number of followers is not attractive enough for brands, the high interest in brand…

When you step back for a moment and take a look at your business operations, are you happy with what you see? In running your company, you have to do everything possible to be outgoing to consumers. Without such efforts, your biz could put a permanent closed sign on its doors sooner than later. So, how can you make your business be more outgoing? Are Your Doing Enough to Promote Your Business? You can never do enough to promote your business. That said you may not be taking advantage of all the promotional opportunities you have in front of you.…

business

Starting a new business is very stressful. However, there is a way to reduce a lot of the stress that surrounds promoting the new business. After all, every new business must set aside some funds for promoting or marketing the business to the public or targeted audience. Often, the business does not have enough funds for a full out promotion but still look for easy ways to brand their business and make people remember their business. Certainly, the key to making long-term profits and keeping customers loyal concerns making them remember the business. Here are a few easy ways to…

Ecommerce

What do you do for your customers better than anyone else? Why should anyone buy from your ecommerce store rather than the thousands of others offering wares similar to yours? Identifying your unique advantage requires giving some honest consideration to those two questions. Happily though, once you’ve answered the next three questions, the answers to those two will be evident. 1. What Are You Really Selling? Let’s say you use Shopify to sell electronics online. Taken at face value, you’re in business to sell electronics—sure. But then, so are many other people. What is it about the way you sell…

For most entrepreneurs, financing options are limited to either debt or equity. Weighing the two options at each stage makes all the difference between staying afloat or sinking in the ocean of liquidity challenges. We compare the upside and the downside of these financing options to help you make an enlightened decision. On one hand, debt financing for entrepreneurs who are just starting out attracts high, unaffordable interest rates that drive them under. However, equity financing might bring on board an investor who has a different vision for the company, making it an unhappy marriage driven by bad decisions. There…

Business Growth

All successful leaders understand that when growth plans are set in place, business communication is vital. All that happens around your business and around you revolve around some type of negotiation. All decisions, campaigns and plans of action revolve around negotiations. We basically want the other people to agree to what we say and work with us. This includes bosses, people outside businesses, top management, team members and co-workers. Louis Hernandez Jr showcases the fact that negotiations can only be successful if you know what you do. This is much more complicated than what many think. With this in mind,…

Management

When you are a company leader and you have frustrations because of middle management, the truth is the only person that should be blamed is you. Failure or success of the middle managers always depends on the actions of upper management. In order for middle management staff to do a proper job, the vision, goals and mission of a company have to be understood. German Trujillo Manrique highlights that this is impossible without upper management modeling and guidance. Empowering Middle Management Upper management needs to help middle management to properly fulfill and understand individual role. You want to be sure…