Category: Business Operations

How Secure is Your Business’ Confidential Information?

~by Kara Masterson~ . Stealing and selling confidential business information has become a lucrative trade. Regardless of the size or nature of your company, you can expect someone to try to get the information you have. That is why it is essential for you to act now to safeguard your customer information and trade secrets…
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shipping processes

What’s Slowing Down Your Shipping Processes?

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . The shipping process can be completely different for enterprises supplying products across seas than for those just shipping to local suppliers or partners. But one common problem all companies run into is a slowdown of their overall processes. For example, one provider might take half the time to ferry a product…
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customer satisfaction

The Best Ways to Improve Your Customer Satisfaction

~by Kara Masterson~ . Customer satisfaction levels can make or break your company. If you aren’t catering to the needs of the people who spend money on your products or services, you won’t be able to keep them around long-term. Therefore, it is critical that you listen to your customers and make sure that they…
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staying organized

Company Chaos? 6 Tips to Help You Stay Organized

~by Kara Masterson~ . An organized company is a productive enterprise. Not everybody may consider themselves naturally blessed with organizational skills. If you are not the organized type, then it is time you organized your business for improved production. Here are six tips to assist you with staying organized: Organize Paper Files An average person…
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How to Keep Your Employees Healthy and Happy

~by Anica Oaks~ . Many experts agree that companies that find ways to keep employees engaged outperform their counterparts. Although employees care about pay, when job satisfaction is high they are happier and enjoy coming to work. They remain more loyal to the company. Happy workers tell people why. That message helps the organization attract…
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small business theft

How to Prevent Common Forms of Small Business Theft

~by Anica Oaks~ . Thefts of all types unfortunately happen in business, and small businesses are no exception. From employees with sticky fingers to computer hackers who steal sensitive data, small businesses are surrounded by potential losses. To protect your business, familiarize yourself with the four most common forms of small business theft and know…
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protect your employees

3 Ways to Protect Your Employees on the Job

~by Kara Masterson~ . Of all the resources a business has, its employees are the most important and valuable. Employees are the heart of a business. Without them, products wouldn’t get made or shipped. Customers would have no one to handle their accounts. And all the behind-the-scenes paperwork and duties would go undone and unfulfilled.…
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company efficiency

4 Ways To Increase Company Efficiency – and Success

~by Kara Masterson~ . Every CEO and business owner knows that an efficient company is synonymous with a successful one. Increasing the rate in which a company achieves its intended goals and missions with minimal resources spent, however, can be difficult, to say the least. You’d want to reduce the costs spent on marketing campaigns…
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3 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated Every Quarter

~by Meghan Belnap~ . Because of the slow economic recovery, many employees find themselves working more hours to meet project deadlines and maintain productivity levels. As a result, they may feel overworked and unappreciated, which can decrease morale and motivation. This presents a huge challenge for business owners or managers who must constantly meet their…
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11 Ways You Can Save Money on Your New Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . When it come to business spending, things can get out of hand pretty quickly. And I certainly learned my lessons. When I first started my business, it was easy to spend lots of money. And after a brief amount of time, I had lots of people contacting me wanting to…
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