Business Tips

Cutting Your Phone Bill Costs

Image courtesy of Pixabay Whether you’re a small startup or a colossal business with many years under your belt, you’re always searching for ways to save money. If there is a method for pinching some pennies, we bet you’ve tried it. One of the easiest places to save a few bucks is with your phone…

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Guaranteed Money Saving Tips for Every Entrepreneur

Starting a new business is no easy feat and your bottom line is always a constant thought as an entrepreneur. However, for the new entrepreneur the thought can become a deep concern.  Fortunately, with numerous options you can address your concerns before they become crippling.  By thinking outside the box and implementing these tricks, you…

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Mainstream vs. Boutique Tech Providers

  When it comes to providing technology solutions, mainstream providers may seem like the only options available for your nonprofit or business. Because both companies and organizations alike rely on Internet and telecommunications to function, they can feel trapped with their providers due to long-term contracts or lack of choices. If your company or nonprofit…

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Phone Etiquette Mistakes with Customers

Just as businesses strive to make great first impressions in person, first impressions over the phone are just as crucial. When customers call in for assistance with a service or to voice a complaint, companies need to be ready to handle all situations appropriately. Employees answering customer calls should be trained to avoid some of…

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Your Professional New Year’s Resolutions

Personal New Year’s resolutions such as eating healthier or getting more exercise aren’t the only type you and your employees can make this year. In fact, professional development can soar when goals have an action plan. 2017 can be your best year yet with these tips for making use of the new year’s fresh start.

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Office Decor: How to Foster Productivity without Stifling Creativity

When it comes to office decor, it can be hard to keep your employees focused while simultaneously fostering creativity. Many difficult questions arise when it comes to selecting an office setup and decor. Should it be open concept? Should the walls be brightly colored or neutral? All of the decisions you make combine to set…

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Business Tips Before the New Year:

Getting Your Organization Ready for 2017 No matter how 2016 treated your business or nonprofit, the best part about the new year is a fresh start. Whatever struggles you may have encountered, 2017 can be your time to turn up the heat and start working on your business’ challenges and turning things around. However, you…

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Ways Businesses Can Participate in the Giving Season

The giving season isn’t just a time for individuals to give back to their communities. Businesses and nonprofits can get involved together for the greater good as well, all while helping to foster company-wide health and happiness. Take a look at some great ways to participate in the giving season with your business or nonprofit…

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Monitoring Remote Workers’ Overtime

With a new federal overtime law coming into effect on December 1, some are worried that the new way of doing things may reduce telecommuting options. However, even with the new law in place, the many benefits of “Why You Should say ‘Yes’ to Employee Telecommuting” as detailed in another Betterblog, are still clear. If…

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Improving Office Communication

In today’s world, we have so many ways to communicate with each other and this is no different in a business environment. However, what methods you use to communicate in your personal life are less important than in the business world where time is money. By improving office communication, productivity will also drastically improve (for…

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Improving Office Morale

Your employees are the backbone of your business or nonprofit. Though offering competitive wages is important, it’s not the only factor for attracting the most skilled workers. Employees care about more than just salary when looking for the right fit. Some strongly value a work environment that allows them to have a nice work-life balance…

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Paperless, sustainable business tips

Tools for Going Paperless

Whether your business or nonprofit is already partially paperless or is only at the beginning of your journey to becoming paper-free, there are tools that can help with the transition. Sustainable businesses are more productive and are better for our world, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to implement sustainable initiatives. Without the right tools…

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