The Rise Of The Remote Worker

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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There are differing opinions about letting employees work in the comfort of their own homes. Some businesses thrive on having personal, face-to-face interaction with their customers; while for others, meeting in person is just not necessary. How do we know if this is the right choice for our businesses? Keep reading to learn more about the good and bad sides … Read More

Practical and Proven Ideas For Gaining New Clients

Posted by Rachel HauckPosted on Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention

Practical and Proven Ideas for Gaining New Clients

Maintaining a steady stream of new customers and clients is vital to any business. Without new customers purchasing your products or services, there wouldn’t be enough cash to keep your business viable long-term. It is important to have a solid strategy for attracting new customers as well as maintaining a strong professional relationship with your potential market. First impressions mean … Read More

Best Ways To Keep Your Company Mission Top Of Mind

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership

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Your company’s mission statement is the basis for why you began the business in the first place. The daily tasks of running a business can start to feel overwhelming and tiresome. Reminding yourself and your team of why you are doing what you are doing is an essential way to keep passion and care in your daily work routine. Employee … Read More

How To Manage Employee Benefits As Health-Care Costs Continue To Rise

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Money & Metrics

Managing employee benefits as health-care costs rise

Unfortunately, health-care costs in the United States only seem to be increasing as time goes on. In 2020, according to CNBC.com, “Large employers predict the total cost of covering health insurance for workers and their families will hit an average of $15,375 in 2020, an increase of 5%, according to a survey by the National Business Group on Health.” With … Read More

4 Key Positions To Add To Your Organization If You Want To Grow In 2020

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention

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When you first begin your business, it may seem like doing everything on your own is the most cost-effective option. However, over time, it may be a good idea to bring in new people to help encourage growth and progress within your business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there were 28.8 million small businesses open in the United … Read More

The Top 5 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Posted by Carrie WilkinsonPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Leadership

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Podcasts are a uniquely 21st-century creation. Podcasts cover a wide variety of topics from business, to self-help; basically any topic you can think of. Besides offering entertainment in our daily lives, there is a lot of great information you can take away from podcasts. In this article, we will list the top podcasts that focus on business. 1. TED Talks … Read More

Security Measures To Consider For Your Business

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Unfortunately, the world we live in can sometimes be a scary place. The threat of burglaries and break-ins is as prevalent as it ever was. Many successful business owners will agree that making sure your business is secure are among their top priorities. Continue reading to learn more about how to ensure that your business is secure and safe for … Read More

Types Of Benefits You Can Offer To Your Employees

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Money & Metrics

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Depending on the type of business you start, you may need help running your business. Typically, if you don’t have a business partner, you may begin the process of hiring employees. Although you already compensate your employees for their work, there are a wide variety of other benefits that can be offered to your employees. Required Benefits It is important … Read More

6 Tips on Creating Blog Posts for your Business

Posted by Liz RudePosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Marketing & Selling

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Blogging is a simple way to show a more creative and personal side of your business to your current and future customers. According to hostingtribunal.com, “To date, there are more than 500 million blogs out of 1.7 billion websites in the world. Their authors account for over 2 million blog posts daily.” With so much content being generated every day, … Read More

How Relevant is Print Media Today?

Posted by Melissa SchumannPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Marketing & Selling

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There are so many ways to advertise your business. With technological advances like the internet and social media, the way we promote ourselves and our businesses has drastically changed. With every aspect of our lives going digital, is print media still relevant? Continue reading to learn some pros and cons of using print media as part of your advertising strategy. … Read More