“How can I increase productivity and sales?” No doubt, this question and these two words are on every small-business owner’s mind, as they go hand in hand with driving revenue. Contrary to what you might think, however, you don’t need to invest in expensive office supplies, hire more in-house employees, or increase salaries to encourage greater productivity and boost your sales. With a little creativity, you can encourage your staff to do so on a budget and right away.
Hiring social media managers hasn’t slowed in 2017. In fact, a quick search on job search site Indeed pulled up 2,027 job postings for “social media manager” in NYC alone. But finding a social media manager with hustle … that takes an eagle eye for both traits and skills that will help shine a spotlight on emerging leaders. Since we’re in hiring mode in 2017, here’s a look at what we look for when hiring hustlers.
Do you think you’re tweeting enough? Or do you need to tweet more? This is a question I ask of myself and of our clients. So I spent an entire year trying to figure out what happens when you tweet more. Here are my results from a yearlong case study (of myself).
If you were to ask me what the hardest part about owning my business is, I’d tell you that managing a remote team is harder than anything else I do. Yes … it’s harder than increasing sales year-over-year, harder than managing finances and P&L statements, and much harder than giving up most of my personal life. Managing a remote team takes more than a firm but fair management style — it takes tools. And lots of them. Here are the five tools we can’t live without as an extremely successful remote team.
Though the process of starting an online business is easier than ever, establishing an online presence is not. The World Wide Web is flooded with options for purchasing the same products and services from different outlets. And while there are plenty of legitimate sites looking to sell their products and services to customers using virtual means, you really have to shine to attract the right online consumers. Here’s how to ensure your online presence stands out from the crowd.