As droughts plague the nation and temperatures hit record highs, its official, we are in the HEAT of summer. Even though many of us enjoy some time off, we often find it harder to emotionally rest due to possible lulls in customer traffic. Although summertime may not be the best time for sales during the year, there are numerous ways to heighten your employee and customer relations that will help your business prosper. In our weekly Micro Business Roundup, we have gathered some tips so that your small business can experience more growth than the dried up grass on our lawns.
5 Effective and Genuine Techniques to Motivate Employees- Growth of a business starts from the core: the employees. Motivation is key to employee productivity. This article offers some motivators beyond the basic 401K and vacation perks that won’t necessarily run your bank accounts dry.
How to Start Conversations that Make Instant Connections- Here are some tips for speaking and listening that can help you better foster relationships with employees, customers, and investors. Some hints may come as a surprise!
Among Online Entrepreneurs, Subscriptions are All the Rage- Having trouble establishing long-term relationships with your customers? Read how one entrepreneur gained repeat customers by creating a subscription-based business.
Building a Truly Transcendent Brand- How have mega companies such as Apple and Disney remained extremely high profile while continuing to expand their brands? Read on to found out how, and possibly learn a few tips for your own business.
No Cuddly Kittens? Here’s How to Make Popular Web Videos Anyways- We think the name of this article speaks for itself in generating an online fanbase.