ASK ALAN: Don’t Let Social Media Leave You Behind
The growing use of social media is caused by a combination of factors. Today’s staggering number of choices, diverse marketplace and availability of technology are a few. Since both consumers and businesses benefit from participation in social media, I thought it would be helpful to see an overview of where social media is heading so you don’t get left behind. Continue Reading →
ASK ALAN: Valued Employees Make You Profitable
What retailer pays its employees 50-100% more than average? What business holds between 5-8 interviews with the same candidate before offering a job? What retailer trains new store clerks for 262 hours in the first year, while the rest of the industry spends an average of 12? What retailer is highly proactive when it comes to employee retention ideas? Continue Reading →
ASK ALAN: How to Effectively Market to Millennials
The buying power of millennials is expected to reach 1.4 trillion dollars, by 2020. These ten steps can help steer this driving market to your business. Continue Reading →
ASK ALAN: How Well Do YOU Listen?
How Well Do YOU Listen?
FACT: Better listeners are better at influencing others… Continue Reading →
ASK ALAN: Will my new business succeed?
Ideas and advice for entrepreneurs and small business owners