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Whether you have a small or large business, you need to give importance to the incoming calls of your business efficiently and professionally. When it comes to handling a call, voice branding is important. This becomes even more apparent when a potential customer is making a call to your business for the first time. Your business may have a receptionist or no receptionist. In either case, you need to make sure to not let the call go unanswered. You might know that 75% of your incoming calls are the first time callers and they have never...

Finding new clients is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses of any size. Much time and energy- not to mention cold, hard cash- is invested in crafting brand messages, targeting audiences, and convincing them to make contact. With so much on the line, it’s extremely important to seize every opportunity to transform a new client from a one-hit-wonder to a loyal, hopefully lifelong customer. Following these five, easy tips will make it easy to keep your sales pipeline full, with plenty of repeat business. 1) Create A Connection-...

More and more business owners have recently decided to manage their sales departments on their own. This tendency has led to the need of creating some tips that once followed, will help everybody develop the skills needed to be an excellent sales manager. The position of sales manager is perhaps the most important one within a company, because selling has become a top priority in the recent period. Therefore, sales managers should play various roles, all of them being of the utmost importance when it comes to achieving success: Coach A...

The process of starting a business is very important as it lays the background of your business. The success of the business will greatly depend on it. A business course can be of great help to aspiring business owners. But still, there are a number of books that are very beneficial for the starting phase of a business. Here is a look at some of the major businesses and the books that enable in setting a business plan. The public relations industry is vast with opportunities for PR and communications specialists. Before opening a public...

First impression is the last impression. The way you dress says a lot about your personality and also how serious you are about the interview. It is important that you match your interviewer’s perception about you. It is expected of every candidate that he/she must be fully prepared when coming for an interview including the right attire. Projecting the right image of a hard working, dedicated employee is the key to cracking any interview. Your apt attire will surely help you in creating that perfect impression required. The job profile...

No matter what size business you are operating, you want to have an experienced IT support company in place just in case something goes wrong. When you are dealing with computers, it is only a matter of time until something breaks. That is when you need to call in the experts. So what exactly are the qualities that you want your IT support company to have? The IT support companies that are out there have many services and products to choose from. A few of the things you should look for are basic qualities that you would look for in anyone...

Like every progressive businessperson, you too must be spending a huge amount of time, money and effort for establishing your presence in the social media. However, in order to be really successful in this regard, you need to measure your social media ROI. Read on to learn the 4 Tricks To Enhance Your Social Media ROI: Promote your offers through the social networks Social media is a vibrant platform that you should not ignore whenever you have an event, white paper, e-book, or report to promote. Since people never forget to check their...

Summertime has hit, with temperatures reaching in to the high 20s and early 30s degrees Centigrade. Workers up and down the country are sweating and sneezing their way through the day and night which is effecting their concentration and well being. Those with air con on are dreaming of heading to the beach to savour cool breezes as soon as possible. With worker numbers reduced due to those who have cleverly booked holidays around this time of year there’s also more pressure on those remaining to cope with the doubled-up workloads. For...

Small businesses and startups face some serious challenges, the biggest of which is finance.  So not only do new companies need all the help they can get when it comes to the daily obstacles of launching and running a business, but they also need to save money wherever possible.  Perhaps needless to say then, free resources are a huge advantage for small businesses.  Fortunately, today’s highly connected digital landscape provides a wealth of free and open-source tools to help entrepreneurs succeed.  These are the top free resources...

Business establishment is not an easy task. You will need to have pure determination and confidence to achieve profits and exposure in today’s world. Many entrepreneurs come across mistakes when creating the brand for their companies. You will need to come up with unique ideas to create the most appealing brand for your business. The following points will help you to understand different ways of marketing your business. 1. Decoration Now, it is always advised to properly decorate a business place, before it is exposed to customers and...