- Sell More By Adding Variety
People buy more jelly beans when they’re offered an assortment of colors. This is true even if all the jelly beans taste the same. In experiments involving thousands of consumers, researchers at several major universities concluded that the more choices shoppers have, the more they buy. Sometimes buying a product is difficult because of the […]
- Preparing Your Small Retail Business For The Holidays
Years ago I owned two small retail businesses. I was very young and had little retail sales experience. I wish I had someone who could have spoke into me at the time who could have helped me be much more prepared than I was for the holiday season. We weren’t staffed properly, we didn’t have enough inventory […]
- 6 Steps To Improve Productivity In Your Business
We’re all looking for ways to be more productive. A lack of productivity can put a drain on your emotions, and more importantly your bank account. Making poor decisions, wasting time, and a lot more can contribute to a lack luster productive business. In the article below, you can learn six simple steps in being […]
- Are You De-Motivating Your Employees?
Are you dealing with a motivation issue? Studies show that supervisors or managers have the greatest impact on the employee. With that fact, a good place for you to start increasing your employee’s performance is to first review how you may be demotivating your team members. Ways to de-motivate employees De-motivation occurs when an employee […]
- Surviving A Slow Economy – With Synergy
Many business owners are trying to do everything they can possibly think of to survive today’s slow economy. People will ask me what’s the best way to stay in business, despite a lack of consumer spending. While that answer is certainly in the “eye of the beholder”, one significant way to fight this economy is […]
- Always Be Consistent In Your Marketing
One of the most crucial aspects of branding a small business is that you must be absolutely consistent in your messaging. Every interaction with customers must send the same message. You’re ultimately creating experiences for your customers that build emotional attachments to your company. To many times I see businesses with in-consistent messaging or brandi […]
- E-Mail Newsletter Can Help Draw More Folks to Your Web Site
E-mail is a very effective communication tool and smart businesses use it to continually draw attention to their businesses web sites. Many businesses change their Web site content every week and publish a weekly e-mail newsletter that is sent to clients and prospects to inform them of the latest business offerings. If you don’t have the time […]
- Do You Want More Customers For Your Business?
Finding different ways to get traffic to your business can be extremely challenging. Bill & Hellen Yuhasz from Ohio opened a seasonal popcorn business and quickly learned that you can’t just open a business and have customers. You have to have multiple channels and different creative strategies to push customers to your business. Read the story below, [ […]
- Learning to INVEST In Yourself And Your Business – A Word From John Maxwell
I talk with a lot of business owners each and every week, and I hear many of the same things from them. One of the things I’ve discovered the most about businesses and those who run them, is the lack of patience they have. If you want to grow your business, you have to learn the […]
- Purchasing An Existing Business Has It’s Rewards, Or Does It?
Purchasing an existing business can have it’s pro’s and cons. Below are three simple tips that can make your life a lot easier if you decide to make the plunge. 1. Research research – do your research! It’s never been easier to find out the history of a pre-existing business […]
Monday, November 7th, 2011