In this age of fluctuating gas prices, nightly traffic jams and long commutes, more workers and employers are turning to the benefits of telecommuting to conduct their daily business. Telecommuters say they enjoy the freedom, creative and otherwise, of working from home or a remote office location. Meanwhile, cost-cutting opportunities for employers, in the way of reduced electricity bills and the like, make telecommuting a win-win situation. Read more
Communication is at the heart of marketing. Many successful companies know this and use it to its full advantage, and others, especially those that are just starting out often stumble to get it right. Any customer approaching your business to get to try out your services or buy your goods will need to be sold a bill of goods or a pitch that will convince them to get on board. This isn’t an easy feat, but it’s doable if one follows the examples we’ll give in this post. Read more
Should the phone etiquette used for a small business be any different than for a big business? I would say “yes”, in one very important way, it should be warmer. A small business has one important advantage over a larger business and that is there ability to focus more personalized attention on each of their customers. Read more
With the advanced technology today, many people are getting caught up in texting. There are many times it is appropriate to text. There are times, however, when it is not appropriate.
For instance, never text someone to say their loved one has been in a severe car accident. This can cause the person to go into shock and drive very unsafely. In this circumstance it is best to call the person and tell them to meet you immediately at the hospital. Read more