5 Useful Tips for marketing yourself and your team at a networking event
Networking events present a variety of opportunities for individuals and organisations as a whole. Here are some useful tips to get the most out of networking events.
#1 - Hashtags
Use twitter to get your event hashtags out there. While at the event, the hashtag provides a platform for you to interact with people who share your interests online. Prior to an event, many of the people who plan on attending ...
Why having an organisational culture is important to your business
Organisational culture is the shared beliefs, norms and values within an organization. It is the basis for developing strategy in a company. For a strategy within a business to be developed and implemented successfully, it must fully align with the organizational culture.
Therefore, initiatives and goals must be based on the organisational culture of your company to support and establish the core values of your business. Here are three advantages as to why ...
How to sell ice to an Eskimo
As a sales representative, your ultimate goal is to sell as much as possible and not allow the big fish to escape or choose another pond. A good selling strategy is imperative in being a successful sales person. Having an inspiration for intelligent work is as important. Paying attention to the following three aspects of selling can go a long way in helping you be a great salesperson.
Know your customer
Research everything there is ...
3 Common CRM mistakes and how to avoid them
While CRM systems have been around for a long time now, choosing the right CRM platform, as well as implementing it, can still be tricky. Choosing the wrong system or making a mistake in how you implement it could leave you worse off than when you started.
To help managers increase their odds of success, here are some of the most common CRM mistakes and solutions to how these mistakes can be avoided.
Not thinking about ...
Effective ways to improve your business productivity
Increasing the productivity of your company can improve your bottom-line and help you to weather economic downturns better. Both employees and business owners should take a look at their own work practices in this regard and steps can be put in place to create an environment that both motivates the employees and gives them the necessary tools to succeed. Here are a few tips to look at:
Start with yourself
There is no better place to ...
7 Steps to Enhance Your CRM Performance
A successful Customer Relationship Management initiative is about more than just the technology. Your CRM initiative touches people, both employees and customers, and changes the way they interact. A clear plan on how to optimize your entire CRM process is what will be explored below.
Successful Organizations Drive:
Determine the impact of current processes and identify new ones that will support the continued growth and goals of your business. With an introduction of new technology or ...
Effective Tips for Maintaining Good Client Relationships
It’s no secret that client relationships can be challenging to maintain. It is also easy to get frustrated trying to figure out how to keep your customers happy. You might even wonder how these relationships are so crucial to your business. The answer is simple: happy customers will spread the word and grow your business in ways that no amount of spend on marketing can match. Nowadays online businesses are able to maintain longstanding relationships ...
Writing Product Descriptions that Sell
One very important skill for online business owners to master is the art of writing enticing product descriptions. Product descriptions shouldn’t simply describe the physical dimensions of your product. Product descriptions need to actually SELL your product. The product description should not only cast your products in the best light, they should also create a need to get the consumer clicking on your website to purchase the product or service. Do not get lazy when writing your ...
Why having mobile CRM is so important
It’s no secret that we all love our smartphones. Some of us can recall the days when we used to carry around a Palm Pilot device in addition to our mobile phones so that we could have access to customer information while on the move. Thankfully those days are long gone now that modern smartphones can serve both these purposes, and many more of course. Our trusty Palm Pilots could also only provide us with ...