Market on Only a Shoestring Budget

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Whatever the age of your business it’s always critical to market and to do it well. It may feel that in order to advertise well you need a good amount of money to make it effective. Even if you are just getting established, there’s always a great way or idea to market to fit any budget. But first, strategize Think … Read More

Proper Office Attire For All Seasons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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When interviewing or starting new employment in a professional field, it’s important to make those lasting first impressions by knowing what’s appropriate office attire. Every organization is different and some dress codes may be more relaxed than others. Here are some basic tips for all seasons that are great starting points to build off of for either more formal or … Read More

The Smart Way To Merge With A Competitor

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Money & Metrics

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Besides eliminating competition, buying out another business is a positive way to bring two companies together to create a better product or service. Taking on another business can also be very risky and could hurt you in the long run or not be worth the time or money invested in the deal. There is a smart way to merge as … Read More

Will a Subscription Model Work For My Business?

Posted by Carrie WilkinsonPosted on Money & Metrics

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If you don’t pay for a business with a subscription model you more than likely have heard of one. There are so many successful businesses using this model for both goods and services: Netflix, Birchbox, Barkbox, Amazon Prime, Spotify, Dollar Shave Club, Stitchfix, etc. It takes a certain kind of business to be successful with subscribers, but what are the … Read More

How To Help An Intern

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Recruitment & Retention

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With many recent college graduates and undergraduates looking for internships to build their resume and find employment after school, it’s important to know how to effectively use an intern for your company. Laying out a path to help them learn essential traits for their future career will not only benefit them but your organization as well. Compensation is important One … Read More

Ideas for Gaining New Clients

Posted by Rachel HauckPosted on Recruitment & Retention

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Anyone who wants to take their business to the next level is aware it takes more people or work to be able to do so. The task of finding new clients can be challenging and frustrating but it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways to expand your base, several of which are free. Job Posting Websites: Indeed, CareerBuilder, … Read More

Better Management Strategies

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It takes the right type of person to lead or manage a team. Sometimes, even those with excellent leadership traits or experience can face certain challenges. The head of an organization is never done learning on what can be done different to increase success in the workplace. Here are several points to consider when you’re wanting to improve your management … Read More

How to Market Your New Business

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Whether you are just opening a new business or have been a establishment with decades of operation, knowing how to market yourself is important for success. There many different types of strategies, many of them free or low cost, to use when promoting a new business. Pitch Yourself Use any place or situation as opportunity to promote. Always have business … Read More