Weather, Or Not

I guess I hadn’t given much thought to the weather.

I heard something about snow coming, but it was far from top of mind as I headed out that Saturday morning for an all-day event at the New England Speaker’s Association.

But when the event began, the first thing out of the meeting organizer’s mouth was, “SNOW! WE’RE ALL GOING TO DIE!” (It’s possible I am exaggerating.)

She did say, however, that due to the coming storm, we’d be ending early, at mid-day.

Real Estate Marketing Strategies to Expand Your Business

The real estate market is one of the most competitive in the country. Millions of licensed realtors are battling it out for the best property, meaning it’s often hard to get a foothold in as a newly established real estate business.

Given how important experience is in the real estate market, going in as a new business is often a daunting prospect. Many questions how it’s even possible to compete with the established businesses that already control much of the market.

4 Things You Should Know About Relocating Your Business

Nearly every business will eventually encounter the need to relocate. Whether it’s a need to upgrade, expand, or simply get better access to a target market, most firms will have to pull up stakes and re-establish operations in another place. The process requires effective management of several key steps in order to be successful and to have the best possible chance to avoid delays in resumption of normal operation.

What to Avoid When Purchasing a Franchise

Being our own boss is considered to be one of the pinnacles of financial and personal freedom. There are plenty of ways of going about that, one of them is buying franchises. Doing that starts of exciting and exhilarating. Anyone that has been doing this for a while knows that after the initial phase comes stress and hurdles. There are many things to consider at every point of the way. If it were easy, everyone would own multiple franchises. It is easy to get overwhelmed by this complicated process, especially for newcomers. Buying a franchise is not as simple as walking into a store and making an everyday purchase. It is an investment that can mean the difference between fulfilling a lifelong dream and losing all of our money. Here are some of the most common mistakes one can make when trying to buy and manage a franchise and how to avoid them.

Project Management Tools for 2019

First thing in the morning, a business owner checks his email, wondering what his team did the day before. On the other side of the globe, the business’ content manager is turning in for the night, ending a full day of work. In the past, communication between the two would have been tricky. Now, they’re able to leave comments and suggestions on projects, show changes they made, and bring in the rest of the team despite the time zone difference.

Tips for Building a Successful Business Startup

So, you’re planning to build your very own business startup. Congratulations! You can count yourself among many other entrepreneurs who want to be next big brand since Facebook. The business landscape has become so saturated that you might think it would take a miracle for you to even expand your brand and foster a loyal customer base.

Selling 101: How to Sell Like a Pro

Sales is a lot more than just inspiring a transaction. Truly great sales people are able to effectively transmit a range of ideas in unique ways in order to inspire sales targets.

 

The best sales people have a good understanding of psychology and they are able to practice empathy in order to better understand the needs and pain points of a would-be buyer. Each day they use these techniques to bond with people and supply them with the products, ideas, and services that they need.

Reasons Why You Should Work From Home

Working from home is the ultimate dream for most people. However, the fear of the unknown prevents them from pursuing their goals. Also, many myths surround the whole idea of working online, and this also keeps people away from trying this rather lucrative career path.

Working from home is doubtlessly one of the best decision you can make. Nonetheless, do not quit your job without a plan, and believe that you will get up on your feet as soon as possible because you think that making money online is as easy as ABC. You need proper planning and research, or else you might find yourself immersed in the sea of poverty in no time.

Top Three Facts You Should Know about E-commerce Fulfilment Services in 2019

The holidays are always a busy time for e-commerce retailers, and your business is probably no different. You may have had your fair share of e-commerce orders over the 2018 Christmas holidays, and if you have found it increasingly difficult to fulfil your orders and deliver to your customers promptly and efficiently, then it might be a good time to take a closer look at your e-commerce fulfilment process. This is also the perfect time to make changes to your e-commerce fulfilment process – it’s the beginning of 2019, and the future looks bright for e-commerce as more and more shoppers go that route. When it comes to e-commerce fulfilment, the dynamics are changing fast, and you need to keep up if you want your customers to be satisfied. Here are the top facts you should know about e-commerce fulfilment services in 2019.

Why Entrepreneurs Need Coaches More than Consultants

Whenever they find themselves in an uncomfortable or unfamiliar situation, a lot of entrepreneurs immediately decide to hire consultants. This provides their business with a one-time boon to their operations. However, the next time a similar scenario occurs, the only course of action is to hire some more consultants. On the other hand, hiring a business coach may be a more sustainable scenario, due to the fact that it helps you become more self-reliant and capable. Here are five more reasons why entrepreneurs need coaches more than consultants.

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