Posts Tagged“business talk”

With the New Year motoring along, you may be taking a fresh look at your business operation. Among some of the questions you might have in mind would be: Am I doing all I can to move my business along? Have I hired the best team possible? Do we do customer service better than any of our competitors? Have I directed enough time and effort over the last 12 months towards marketing, especially social media? Could my revenue stream be better with just a little bit more improved organization? Those are but some of the questions you might ask, questions…

Heard about LinkedIn but not convinced whether it is for you? Even if you aren’t passionate about social media, the nature of business in the 21st century has made this medium nearly impossible to ignore. While there may not appear to be any consequences for not having an account, the opportunity cost of not being on this network could be costing you an untold amount in sales. Marc Leder understands the power of this platform, as he uses it to connect with fellow colleagues in the private equity industry on a regular basis. If you are ready to learn about…

Almost every business needs to outsource some areas of its operations, this could be anything from HR, wages or logistics and smart outsourcing can help your business to run more effectively and reduce costs. With that being said, many businesses make poor decisions and over-outsource or fail to outsource at all, both of which can cause problems for businesses. In your first few years in business you will be most at risk of failing and it is important therefore that you make smart choices when it comes to what areas of your business that you should be looking to outsource.…

Take a look at any successful, thriving business and one thing will become abundantly clear – they have a clear strategy when it comes to targeting new customers. New customers are the bread and butter of pretty much every business out there – without them, growth is hugely difficult and it’s one of the reasons why companies are so happy to invest huge amounts of money into this segment. Additionally, if you were to analyze some of the tactics used by leading business strategists like JD Dukes, it would soon become clear that new customers are at the forefront of…

Some would suggest that the potential for a business to grow has never been greater. The rise of the internet immediately means that there are an immense amount of opportunities and you don’t necessarily have to have huge financial clout to benefit. There are hordes of business growth stories providing inspiration as well. You only have to take The Select Family, run by Steve Sorensen, to realize that growth can occur in absolutely any industry and occur in huge doses. However, apart from the obvious, how does a business grow to such levels? Let’s take a look at some of…