Arranging meetings that work with everyone’s schedules is a pain — especially if participants don’t work in your office. A calendar that is easy to share publicly simplifies everything from scheduling calls with clients to quarterly meetings with business partners. Here’s how you can achieve that with Office 365. Share an Office 365 calendar with […]
Successful businesses make technology work for them, not the other way round. When used correctly, technology can make every task much faster to execute. So, if you’re looking to increase staff efficiency, consider the following methods to implement technology into your day-to-day business operations. Change office communication To increase efficiency, set up instant messaging software […]
There are a lot of pros and cons when it comes to monitoring your employees online. We’ve put together an honest and transparent list of arguments for and against this practice. And if you decide it is something you want to pursue, we’ve provided some tips for a smooth implementation process. The case for monitoring […]
People are constantly searching for an easier way to keep their email inboxes in order, customize their email signatures, and improve group communications. The good news is that Microsoft Outlook has these features built in, you just need to know where to look. Clean Up your inbox No matter how meticulously organized your Outlook inbox […]
OneNote is a useful but underutilized app that comes with Microsoft Office. It enables you to create and share digital notebooks that contain text, audio, video, and other multimedia, taking your note-taking to another level. Discover the ins and outs of this wonderful app by reading on. Organize your digital notebook While both Microsoft Word […]
There is a time limit in sporting events is because there has to be a loser! Don't put a time limit on your business relationships, play the long game.
Three advantages of playing the long game with your business relationships:
Allows for investments in improving the overall relationship…this can often take time to realize a return
When relationship issues occur there is a much better chance of positive resolution and understanding
Long term relationships inspire commitment and stability for both parties
Playing the long game is the best way to manage your business relationships….if you don't see investment, understanding, and stability from your business partners it may be time to go and evaluate others.
Technology is NOT always the answer to your business needs or issues. In the video we discuss four common areas where technology is not the answer.
Lack of Training
Product or Service that is on the decline
Clever business owners utilize an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) during disasters like fires, storms, and other emergency situations. A UPS is usually set up for desktop computers to give users enough time to save their work and progress. Another useful power-saving plan for emergency situations would be to use a UPS for networking gear. UPS […]
Client retention is an important metric for any business, especially those with a high customer acquisition cost (CAC). The old saying it's always easier to keep a client you have than to go and find a new one is true! What if you could plan on not only keeping all your (profitable) Clients, but getting them to FURTHER commit to your partnership? Now we are talking about 110% retention!
How do you achieve 110% Client retention?
What happens to Client retention when you add real value to their bottom line? Not only do Clients stay, they INCREASE their commitment over time.
First, there is no technology platform that provides 100% uptime, period. Technology is too complex for that level of reliability. The car has been around for about 120 years and they crash every day, albeit with a better survival rate. This is similar to technology in general.