Posts Tagged ‘Small Business

0

Update Your Collateral Material

Today, most businesses are trying to keep up with the latest online trends and focusing on adapting to the “next big thing” to attract customers to their product or service. While staying on ahead of the technology train makes sense, you should not over look the importance of good old fashion collateral material. Physical “leave… Read More »

Tags : , , , ,

0

Now may be the time for an Admin Tool

Promoting your product or service via your website is a fundamental principal that all businesses should adhere to. However, the rapid pace at which your product and/or service evolves makes it more important today that ever to have the ability to tweak your product offering online in order to stay current. The best way to… Read More »

Tags : , , , , ,

0

The Never-ending Project…

Okay… I know you have all been there. You work hard to sell a product / service to a prospect and then the day comes when they finally sign on the dotted line! YES, right?? Well, most of the time. However, you may encounter (from time to time) a project that seemed painless and exciting… Read More »

Tags : , , , ,

0

Does Your Company Have iPad Envy?

As the world continuously changes, it makes sense for your business to stay ahead of the technology curve – or at least understand where things are going. Currently, the iPad (or tablet) is generating all kinds of buzz… from hospitals to airline pilots, the apps that can be used on the iPad are increasingly becoming… Read More »

Tags : , , , , , ,

0

Customer Service: Self-Evaluation

Recently, I was having issues with one of my laptops. The performance was not up to speed and it was beginning to stress me out. So, I decided to take my computer into Best Buy and visit the Geek Squad to see if they could help shed some light on the situation. When I walked… Read More »

Tags : , ,

0

Small Business Tips: Networking Basics

The concept of “networking” is nothing new in the working of business. While the tools we use today may differ from those used in the past, the idea of developing a broad list of contacts, colleagues and clients is as old as business itself and is the cornerstone to any successful organization. However, the age… Read More »

Tags : , , , ,

0

Customer Service: Responding to Clients

There are many activities that go into providing quality customer service. The first and most basic of these is response time. All small businesses work hard at managing multiple projects however, the ability to respond to a client / prospect in a timely manner is the cornerstone to building your client list. This allows your… Read More »

Tags : , ,

0

Creating the Perfect Proposal

There are many ways to create a proposal to a prospect for the product(s) and/or service(s) you offer. In most cases, the proposal is only part of the process when closing a deal.  But for this blog, I would like to take a few moments and focus on the basic elements that you need to… Read More »

Tags : , ,

0

Small Business: Document Library

As a small business, you know the value of having information at your finger tips (i.e. – proposal templates, a sales sheet, product pricing, logos, images, contracts, etc.). This information needs to be readily accessible AND consistent across your company. A document library is one of the best ways to effectively keep your employees on… Read More »

Tags : , ,

0

Time Management: Email

If you are like most people who fight “The Battle the Bulge” of your Inbox, 2011 needs to be the year that you take back control of the insanity better known as email! There is nothing better than ending the work day with a clean Inbox. Now I know what you’re thinking, that’s impossible! However,… Read More »

Tags : ,