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Marketing, Sales Experience

Transform customer experiences — and your business — with relationship-driven, human-centered design

September 28, 2022

Via: Venture Beat

Within any organization, various business functions vie for a seat at the elusive, and sometimes mysterious, “table.” It can seem like a game of musical chairs, and you don’t want to be the one left standing. I believe it can […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

3 Common Mistakes That Are Inflating Your Marketing Budget

September 27, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

It’s a mystery. Your sales and marketing expense has been over budget for months, but you’re missing your revenue projections. You’re burning far more cash than you had projected just a few months ago. And yet, your CFO and VP […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Here’s Why You Should Embrace Simplicity as a Strategy (and 3 Ways to Do It)

September 26, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

“Simple is harder than complex,” said Steve Jobs, the acknowledged master of simplicity in product design. “Once you get there, you can move mountains.” Jobs spent his career trying to get his thinking “clean” and cultivating a “beginner’s mind” so […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Why You Need to Build Sustainability Into Your Business Strategy

September 23, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Terms like “sustainability,” “ESG,” and “socially conscious” have become quite the corporate buzzwords. However, if you’re tempted to simply check the box, think again. A sincere commitment to sustainability can pay off in a myriad of ways — not to […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

How to leverage AI to boost care management success

September 22, 2022

Via: Venture Beat

Sixty percent of American adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 12% with five or more. They spend exponentially more on healthcare than those without any chronic conditions. For instance, 32% of adults with five or more chronic […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Why Former Staff Members Might Be Your Greatest Brand Asset

September 22, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

The Great Resignation continues to fuel workplace trends, and one of the more recently revealed is some portion of regret. A USA Today Harris-Poll found that about one-fifth of professionals who left their jobs now want to return to them […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Responsible AI is a top management concern, so why aren’t organizations deploying it? 

September 21, 2022

Via: Venture Beat

Even though responsible artificial intelligence (AI) is considered a top management concern, a newly released report from Boston Consulting Group and MIT Sloan Management Review finds that few leaders are prioritizing initiatives to make it happen. Of the 84% of […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Not Hitting Your Goals? Here’s How to Know If You Should Change Tactics or Strategy

September 21, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

It’s not uncommon to set goals for your business and end up not reaching them. In fact, if you’re never failing to reach your goals, then they’re probably not ambitious enough. When things don’t go according to plan, you have […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

10 Medical Franchise Opportunities

September 19, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

If you are like most people, the idea of opening your own business is both exciting and a little daunting. The medical industry is likely to experience continued growth in the coming years. This means that investing in a medical […]


Legal

SBA Partners with Operation HOPE to Promote Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

September 19, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined forces with Operation HOPE to promote the recently signed Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM). SBA Partners with Operation HOPE to Promote Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities SAM aims to encourage the development of entrepreneurial […]


Management, Proposal Management

The Surprising Things You Can Do With CRM

September 13, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

As part of the continuing Small Biz in :15 on Location interviews, the trip to Austin, Texas for ZohoDay 2022 has resulted in yet another conversation small businesses will be able to appreciate. This time around it is, “Doing Surprising […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

How to Start a Craft Business in 2022

September 9, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Some people think that craft business owners must spend all their time surrounded by their favorite hobbies. But there are many elements that go into starting a craft business legally and running the business side. The following post walks you […]


Finance

20 Small Business Financing Options

September 7, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

If you’re like most small business owners, you’re always on the lookout for new small business financing options. In this article, we’ll explore 20 different financing options for small businesses such as traditional bank loans. So whether you’re just getting […]


Management, Proposal Management

Data privacy truly matters to your customers. It’s time to make it a core business value

August 31, 2022

Via: Venture Beat

Finding issues that everyone can agree on can be tough. Ask a roomful of people if they highly value diversity and inclusion, and only half of them will raise their hands. Ask them if they care strongly about the environment, […]


Marketing, Marketing Strategy

B2B marketing strategies: Everything you need to know about building an original podcast series 

August 31, 2022

Via: Venture Beat

Podcasts are more popular than ever. With growing listener numbers, an increasing amount of businesses are taking to the medium. B2B marketing teams are looking for ways to communicate with customers and prospects and drive targeted brand awareness. In 2021, […]


Management, Proposal Management

What is a CRM System and What Can It Do for Small Businesses?

August 30, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

For those that are unfamiliar and want to know what a CRM system is, the acronym stands for customer relationship management. A CRM system is software that automates and accelerates many mundane processes. If you would like to know more […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Responsible artificial intelligence is good business

August 30, 2022

Via: LSE Blogs

Much has been spoken and written about the risks to public trust and safety arising from the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI)-based applications across multiple sectors. In finance, the use of AI has led to discriminatory credit decisions. In healthcare, […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

14 Coffee Franchise Opportunities

August 29, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Coffee businesses have seen massive growth over the last few years, especially as customers become more discerning about the perfect cup of coffee. Customers are flocking to coffee shops in search of the elusive perfect cup of coffee and the […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

15 Frozen Yogurt Franchise Opportunities

August 25, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Frozen yogurt is a popular treat in communities around the country. And that makes it a popular business opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs. There are even self-serve frozen yogurt franchise options for those that want to align themselves with an existing […]


Finance

Mastercard and Hello Alice Partner on New Small Business Credit Card

August 25, 2022

Via: Small Business Trends

Hello Alice and Mastercard have announced that they are launching a new business credit card that will feature the ability to earn points when conducting business-advancing activities via the Hello Alice platform. Mastercard and Hello Alice Partner on New Small […]