Hazel replied to the topic Crisis Management Program in the forum Managing Business 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Hazel replied to the topic Business not working in the forum Running Business Profitably 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Hazel replied to the topic Client retention rate! in the forum Managing Business 4 weeks, 1 day ago
When measuring customer retention it’s difficult to say that one method is better than another. Although most of these methods were designed to be “the one and only” the reality is that most field sales teams need a combination of one if not all depending on their specific needs.
There are 3 hand-picked methods for measuring customer reten…[Read more]
Hazel replied to the topic When to fire an employee in the forum Managing Business 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Deciding whether or not to terminate an employee is hard. The decision is especially tricky if the employee in question hasn’t violated any rules and isn’t egregiously underperforming — but is falling short. If one of them isn’t measuring up, you need to make a tough call. Here’s how to think it through. Imagine your perfect team.
Hazel replied to the topic Business Dilution in the forum Managing Business 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Hazel replied to the topic Launch Strategy for Start-Up in the forum New Business Ideas 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Some tips of how to create an effective launch strategy:
Identify your target market,
Conduct market research,
Analyze your competition.
Hazel replied to the topic Crowdfunding | Pros and Cons in the forum Funding your Startup 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Benefits of crowdfunding:
It’s more efficient than traditional fundraising,
It’s a place to build traction, social, proof, and validation,
It’s an opportunity for crowdsourced brainstorming to refine your idea.
Hazel replied to the topic What is the best way to market a product or service? in the forum Running Business Profitably 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Here are ways to promote a new service/product for your business.
Offer Customers an Exclusive Preview,
Social Media Contests,
Hazel replied to the topic Steps to ensure customer satisfaction in the forum General Business Discussion 1 month, 3 weeks ago
1) Know how you should survey your customers – the right way
2) Keep an eye on what customers say about you on social media
3) Keep measuring customer satisfaction
Hazel replied to the topic Business Card Design in the forum Design for Business 1 month, 3 weeks ago
There is nothing wrong in spending more money in making prints of business cards as business card is one of the most important and cost-effective marketing tools a business has. It helps people remember you after they return from a meeting, and it gives them a way to contact you in the future.
Hazel replied to the topic How to rasie local awareness of my business? in the forum Startup 2 months, 1 week ago
Folowing are the steps you need to implement to raise your local awareness:
– Boost your online presence with their news site,
– Build awareness by talking to the local community regularly,
– Create interest in your business by sharing your story.
Hazel replied to the topic Advice on how to keep growing business in the forum Running Business Profitably 2 months, 1 week ago
Know what you do and what you don’t do,
Stay focused on the prize,
Remember that people work for people, not companies,
Running a business well is different than being good at a trade or profession,
Challenge yourself to always keep improving,
Forget the “Build it and they will come” mentality.
Hazel replied to the topic Crowdfunding | Pros and Cons in the forum Funding your Startup 2 months, 1 week ago
The pros of crowdfunding:
There’s not much financial risk
Your campaign could go viral
A successful campaign validates your business idea
The cons of crowdfunding:
It takes time & money
Your campaign might not succeed
It doesn’t work for all the businesses.
Hazel replied to the topic How to start your own cleaning business in the forum New Business Ideas 2 months, 1 week ago
Some points you can keep in mind when starting your own cleaning business:
– Create a webpage so that your business can be reached to many people,
– Give your contact details and make your own business cards,
– Don’t forget to get a proper license and insurance.
Hazel replied to the topic Investment… Take it or Leave it. What to do? in the forum Funding your Startup 2 months, 1 week ago
Two very important things you should keep in mind:
Whether your sources are reliable or not, and do they social proof or not.
They must have a competitive edge so that they can contribute to your business growth.
Hazel replied to the topic Funding plan for business in the forum Funding your Startup 2 months, 1 week ago
Important Points to Remember:
Tailor your funding request to each financial source.
Lenders/Investors need different information (i.e. loan repayment versus ROI), so create different reports for each.
And keep your funding sources in mind.
Hazel replied to the topic Cost of hiring a business consultant in the forum Business Consultants 2 months, 1 week ago
Actually it all depends upon the amount of experience the business consultant has had. So the charges a good consultant could range between 500$ to 5000$ for a project.
Hazel replied to the topic How to find the quality score of ppc ads? in the forum Pay Per Click 2 months, 2 weeks ago
First go to Goggle Ads Help section
– Then Click the Campaigns tab at the top.
– Select the Keywords tab.
– Click the Columns drop-down menu in the toolbar above the statistics table.
– Select Modify columns.
– Select Quality Score.
To see the current quality score and its component statuses, choose any of the following to add to your…[Read more]
Hazel replied to the topic Things to consider before expanding business in the forum Scaling Business 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Every business is unique and every business will have a unique value. So, before expanding your business determine your value of uniqueness in the market. Think of more new and different ideas to target your audience. Use your connections in the market to learn about the possibilities of your success. Understand and access your competitors before…[Read more]