The success of your business is often determined by your connections with others. If you are able to motivate employees and customers effectively, you have a decent chance of success. Get tips for improving your small business relationships and fostering positive relationships from members of the online small business community below.
Motivate disengaged employees
Unengaged employees don’t accomplish much because they don’t really care about the outcome of their work. But with the right motivation, you can turn this around in your own team. Get tips in this Process Street post from Oliver Peterson.
Send powerful Labor Day messages to customers and employees
Holidays such as Labor Day provide an opportunity to connect with customers and employees. It can help to pre-select some simple greetings to plan your content and messages. In this Wordstream post, Kristen McCormick writes provides different ideas for the upcoming holiday.
Use social media for virtual event marketing
Virtual events provide a powerful opportunity to connect with people from all over the world. If you want to reach as many people as possible, you need to effectively promote your events online. Social media is a powerful medium for this. Learn more in this post on The Social Media Hat by Mike Allton. Then visit the BizSugar community to see what members are proverb.
Take workplace safety seriously
Safety should be a top priority in any workplace. There are certain elements that you and your team need to be aware of in order to maintain safe working conditions. Read several in this Platter of Gold post from Elechi Emekobum.
Use caution when discussing mental health in the workplace
Discussions about mental health at work can be sensitive. But they can also ensure that employees feel supported. Every company must carefully weigh the pros and cons and find ways to discuss these topics without crossing a line. Harry and Sally Vaishnav from Small Biz Viewpoints discuss the problem later in this post.
Consider the landscape of business travel
Chances are, you and your team haven’t traveled much in recent years. In fact, the whole business travel landscape has changed. So it may take some time to adjust. In this Startup Bonsai post, Nicola Bleu shares relevant statistics that can help you get an idea of what to expect.
Build a corporate image to remember
Your corporate image can attract customers as well as team members to your business. If you want people to look up to your business, your brand has to be memorable in some way. Marty Zwilling of Startup Professionals Musings offers tips in this post.
Create a recognizable brand using stories
Recognizable brands are generally more memorable and powerful for both customers and employees. And storytelling can be an effective way to create those strong connections. This Reputation X post from Ann Smarty Characteristics tips for building an emotional connection through storytelling.
Learn marketing lessons from unknown multimillion-dollar companies
When creating your marketing strategy, it can help to look at what successful companies have done. But not every company needs to learn from giants like Facebook and Google. In fact, there are plenty of successful ventures that you’ve probably never heard of. get their secrets in this post from Neil Patel. Then go to BizSugar to see comments from the community.
Using real-time tracking for supply chain management
Keeping track of inventories and inventories can be time consuming for you and your management team. But there are tools that can make these tasks easier. Checking out this Noobpreneur post from Ivan Widjaya for insights on the benefits of real-time tracking.
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