Tag: small business consulting

Customer Experiences

How Technology Can Help You Improve Customer Experiences

~by Dixie Somers~ . You can get distracted by all the new technology that comes along for use in your business. The best way to sustain business and boost revenue is through customer retention. Loyal customers provide ten times more value than an initial purchase. That requires delivering excellent customer service on a daily basis.…
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online storage

4 Ways Online Storage Can Save Businesses Time & Money

~by Ivan Dimitrov~ . Asking about cloud is likely to lead to a conversation about the weather. But, if you’re a woman who is responsible for running a business, the cloud better prompt thoughts that span far beyond pretty, white and fluffy shapes of unicorns. It’s essential to be informed about how the cloud can…
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Abuse in the Workplace: What Are Your Options?

~by Meghan Belnap~ . As a business owner, you have a multitude of responsibilities that extend beyond the daily production of your products and services. Of the most important duties, ensuring that your employees are protected and cared for, should be high on your list. Whether it is sexual harassment or verbal abuse by management…
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reduce the risk of fire

How to Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your Production Facility

~by Kara Masterson~ . Industrial fires injure and kill hundreds of employees each year. They’re also responsible for billions of dollars in damage to property, products and equipment. While safety standards have improved in recent years, production facilities will always have some degree of risk to deal with. Luckily, nowadays there are multiple things you…
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eating disorders

How to Deal with Eating Disorders Among Employees

~by Dixie Somers~ . Eating disorders are among the most stigmatized, least-understood and most deadly mental disorders. For the concerned employer, it can be uncomfortable to address an employee’s eating disorder, but doing so is important for the productivity and reputation of your company. Follow the guidelines below for handling an eating disorder among employees.…
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stand out at work

How to Increase Your Visibility and Stand Out at Work

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . The best way to advance in your career is to be seen and recognized by those who make the decisions on promoting or teaching new skills. Therefore, you will want to take steps that will help you stand out from the crowd and catch the attention of your bosses and others…
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Top 4 Software Solutions for Your Small Business

~by Anica Oaks~ . The right software can spell the difference between productivity and profit or struggling to get things done. Fortunately the entrepreneurial sector has expanded, so there are more software options catering to small to medium businesses (SMBs). Here are four software program ideas that boost productivity while remaining affordable. Scheduling Surprisingly, many…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Caroline Sumners

Caroline Sumners is the founder of marketing agency, Fifty One Degrees. With 18 years experience in marketing roles across multi-national corporations, Caroline helps SMEs to stand out in the market place with incentive travel & events planning, as well as social media management and marketing consultancy. Caroline has a degree in International Relations, has climbed…
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5 Ways Modern Technology is Driving Today’s Business

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Proven business principles don’t do enough to keep your company afloat. Doing everything by the book might make you feel good, but failing to mix sound practices with the right technology could result in spectacular failure. Understanding the following 5 ways modern technology drives business will help you stay relevant and…
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5 Ergonomic Fixes for Improved Employee Comfort & Efficiency

~by Dixie Somers~ . To get the most out of your workers, you need to make sure that they feel comfortable while they are on the job. One of the best ways to do this is to look for ergonomic fixes you can make to the office. If your employees are comfortable as they work,…
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