Statistically speaking, business growth should be eluding me. More than 50% of business owners survive only five years. And If I want to make it to 10 years? My chances of failing are much greater. As we round out B Squared’s fifth year in business, we look at what it took to get here and what it will take for business growth to get to year 10 and beyond.
I keep hearing about Instagram Engagement Pods. “Are they worth it?” “Do you know of one I can join?” “These pods are my only source of engagement!” I’m here to unleash some #RealTalk on these Instagram Engagement Pods and tell you to engage at your own risk.
You read that right: 38.5% of consumers prefer social media sales outreach when being contacted for the first time. This revelation means that understanding generational social media preferences needs to be front and center with both sales and marketing teams. When it comes to social selling, the buyer’s journey is changing. Here’s what you need to know.
Perfectionism is a blessing and a curse if you ask me. A perfectionist, by definition, is someone who refuses to accept less-than-perfect results. We hold everyone to our own, much-higher-than-status-quo standards. And while wanting things to be perfect isn’t the worst thing you can want, it can be extremely harmful in business situations. Here’s my story of the pursuit of perfectionism and how it did more harm than good (and how to stop perfectionism from harming you and your business decisions).
Looking for Instagram hacks? Look no further than the big boys on the block. It’s always smart to keep an eye on your competitors and even smarter to watch big brands innovate … and then emulate. We’re covering 5 plus not-often-known Instagram hacks for you to try.