Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Scaling the team in the next 12 months in the forum Scaling Business 2 months, 1 week ago
Of course, intentions are one thing; execution is another. Here’s how things play out in the quest to build the best possible team:
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic How to pitch a product to a business? in the forum Scaling Business 2 months, 1 week ago
The key to successfully pitching a new product idea or invention to a potential investor or company is being concise and clear. You may have the best idea for a product that will save people time and energy, but if you cannot convey that idea quickly and in a way that’s understandable, a potential investor is unlikely to help you financially. Your…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Slow Growth of Business in the forum Running Business Profitably 2 months, 1 week ago
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Maintaining Online PR in the forum Scaling Business 2 months, 1 week ago
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Biggest risks for businesses in the forum Scaling Business 2 months, 1 week ago
There may be major risks like financial risks for business as Matthew mentioned, but there are other risk factors as well which, despite being small, have a huge impact on businesses.
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Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Business Ideas for small towns in the forum New Business Ideas 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Hey, you can always go for setting up a fully equipped grocery store. Even small theme-based cafes and restaurants are doing pretty well, so coming up with a catchy and cool cafe theme with the right ambience and the right staff can be the perfect startup idea. You can also start Delivery services in small towns. Get yourself associated with…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Employee Retention Strategies in the forum Running Business Profitably 3 months, 2 weeks ago
I can understand your problem. I’ve been associated with many organizations and from what I have learned is that you need to give them an equal amount of respect as you expect out of them. They feel more valued if you appreciate them even if their work is of the lowest grade.
You can also propose some fun, learning and interactive…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic How do I increase my Twitter followers? in the forum Social Media 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Advantages of Outsourcing for business in the forum General Business Discussion 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Outsourcing involves asking a third party to perform our business functions on a contractual basis. Outsourcing business functions can be sometimes beneficial. It leads to increased efficiency as we choose a company that specializes in that field, also, it leads to cost saving, increased reach and also provides a greater competitive advantage.
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Mistakes in E-mail Marketing campaign in the forum Email Marketing 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Email Marketing helps us personalize our messages according to our customers or target market and is one of the best possible ways to reach out to customers. But there are common mistakes that should be avoided in E-mail Marketing campaigns such as, before sending an email it’s important to ask for permission from the user if they want to r…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic How do you advertise your product/service? in the forum Running Business Profitably 3 months, 4 weeks ago
It’s an important decision when it comes to advertising your product. The prime goal of any business is to create brand awareness. This can be done by doing promotions or advertising a product or service through the right mediums. To advertise a product first, it is important for us to first understand who is our target audience, according to it,…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic How to be a successful Business woman? in the forum General Business Discussion 4 months ago
In order to be a successful entrepreneur it”s important to believe in ourselves. We should have a strong vision and our objectives should be clear. Being a women we should not see ourselves as weaker than men as we are better off in multi-tasking. A strong mindset is what we all need. It’s okay to fail, but we need to push ourselves to achieve o…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Startup Mistakes One should avoid in the forum Startup 4 months ago
Every startup needs to begin with the strong layout of objectives that needs to be achieved. Before starting the business it’s important to analyze the competition, a complete market research is important before entering the market. It’s necessary to spend money intellectually and keeping stable amount of funds for emergencies. Also most imp…[Read more]
Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Right People in Business in the forum General Business Discussion 9 months, 2 weeks ago
I always give this advice about finding people who are smarter than you: “In professional circles it’s called networking. In organizations, it’s called team building. And in life, it’s called family, friends, and community.”
Jonathan Gray started the topic Facts about Twitter in the forum Social Media 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Does Twitter have millions of users monthly, What are Top mind-blowing facts about Twitter?
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Jonathan Gray replied to the topic Role of email marketing for small businesses in the forum Email Marketing 1 year ago
Benefits of Small Business from Email Marketing:
1. Massive Return on investment (For every $1 spent, email marketing generates $38 in ROI)
2. Helps in improving customer retention through consistent engagement
3. Can promote your newly launched products or services
4. At last, can stay in the top of mind of your customers.
Jonathan Gray joined the group Email Marketing 1 year ago
Jonathan Gray started the topic How to file a Patent for a product or an idea in the forum General Business Discussion 1 year, 1 month ago
Do I need to get myself a lawyer to file a patent? Need an estimation of the amount that would be required to file a patent and how do I check whether my invention is eligible for being filed for a patent. Any insights would be appreciated….