Time is one of the most valuable resources available to business execs, but sadly it is the resource that is often the scarcest and most overlooked. Yet, time is one of the easiest and least expensive resources to replenish. As busy executives and leaders, we often say I don’t have time to fit one more meeting into my schedule, review that report, or resolve that conflict on my management team. But, not having time is costing you money, jeopardizing relationships, and impeding your path to progress.
Chances are if you meet a potential or prospective client, the first question they will ask you is if you have a website. Years ago, the business card was the gold standard, the calling card if you will, to introduce your business to the public. While it’s still important to have that traditional business card, it’s also imperative that you have kept up with the times and have a website to promote your business as well. Here are the top 10 reasons why your business needs a simple, yet effective website.
Email marketing continues to be a vital component of any promotional strategy and is a quick way to reach your audience. Thanks to smart phone technology, we all have access to our email inboxes 24/7 and can check our email messages anytime and anywhere which means your customers and potential customers are merely a finger swipe away.
Setting business goals is nothing new and many “experts” have written books, given presentations and achieved fame for coining terminology and creating their own goal systems. One system in particular, OKR, has actually been around since the 70s, but is gaining increasing popularity as revered companies like Google, Intel, Netflix, Twitter, Facebook and Amazon are all reaping its benefits. If these corporate power houses are achieving success with OKR, then they are most definitely on to something. And, it begs the question … how can you make OKR work for your organization?
Here we are with yet again another bigger, better, faster and “best” iPhone upon us, the iPhone 12. With each iteration of the most powerful brand in the smartphone market there are updates that feature software and hardware advancements that are promised to completely change our life for the better.
As a business in an ever-changing world, you will face challenges. Plenty of them. And while 2020 has certainly provided no shortage of challenges for businesses, and the world at large, adapting to face and overcome these challenges is what makes a business stronger, more efficient, and more resilient to keep doing what they do in the face of future adversities.
2020 has provided no shortage of challenges for businesses all around the world, but if there’s a silver lining, it’s that these unique challenges have created unique opportunities. Though at times it may seem as if the world has stalled, business never stops.
The coronavirus is battering the economy and creating uncertainty about future demand. The global economy is forecast to contract by 3 billions of employees, customers and consumers are unable to leave their homes, travel, shop or in some cases work. This has paralyzed entire industries, although created opportunities for others.
With every new technological advancement, comes new ways to market and advertise, and new audiences to be reached. These advancements are at your disposal, and are becoming more and more accessible to businesses and brands of all shapes and sizes.
In addition to the immeasurable suffering and loss of life, the deadly coronavirus is already impacting the world economy, hurting stocks, halting travel and meetings, impacting the daily ritual of going to the office, and quarantining millions.
To succeed and grow in business, you need a steady influx of customers. Once a base of customers is established, it can grow exponentially from there. These are obviously not new concepts, and yet many companies stumble and falter when it comes to generating leads.
In early 2000, a five-year-old online bookseller called Amazon.com sold $672 million in convertible bonds to shore up its financial position. One month later, the dot-com bubble burst.