2017, November 30th
by Neil Patel
I’ve always said that every website should have a blog.
Think about how long you’re currently spending to write a blog post.
I’m willing to bet it takes you at least a few hours to create each.
Sometimes longer posts take up to six or even eight hours.
Where do you find the time to focus on other aspects of your business?
I struggled with this concept as well when I first started blogging.
It seemed like there weren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done.
Then I realized that your content doesn’t always need to be created from scratch.
Think about it.
by Rebekah Carter
Today it’s hard to ignore the power of social media. When 22% of the world’s population uses Facebook, more than 450 million LinkedIn profiles exist and 93% of Pinterest users access their account to make purchases, you can’t afford to miss out.
Unfortunately, jumping head-first into social media and creating an account on every platform might not bring a positive impression on your audience. If you really want to turbo-charge your presence, you’re going to need to prepare a strategy to improve the effectiveness of your content.
With a social media content strategy in place, you’ll know which network brings the best engagement, the type of content you need to create and easily measure your results. Now is the perfect time to get ready for making 2018 a successful year. To make things a little easier, we’ve provided a step-by-step guide to prepping your social media content strategy for 2018:
by Cecilia Haynes
Difficult customers aren’t just tough on support teams—they’re tough on your company’s bottom line. When customers are needlessly rude or overly challenging, it can be detrimental to the team’s morale, and it can also have long-lasting effects on the business and your team.
No matter how great your product or service, some customers are bound to get upset — and in the age of social media, upset customers’ negative experiences can reverberate and compound. A survey by ClickFox found that over 60% of people feel that a company’s reputation for good customer
by Barrett Wissman
Let’s say it nice and loud for the people in the back:
Remote work is here, and it’s revolutionizing the way we work.
Technology has advanced such that embracing remote is no longer challenging. It requires different considerations for collaboration and communication, sure, but ultimately it is not a lower quality work experience.
How do we know? Because we are proving it out as a team right now, and so are some of the fastest-growing teams in tech.
by Young Entrepreneur Council
No matter what stage your business is at, a business coach can make you work harder and progress faster than you would on your own. From providing a much-needed ego check to helping expand your network, a business coach can give you both the tools and perspective you need to go from point A to point B.
Based on their own experiences, 10 successful founders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) discuss some the benefits to hiring a business coach.
1. You’ll go outside your comfort zone.
Especially for introverted entrepreneurs who run online businesses, like myself, it’s easy to become enmeshed in my own business world. My business coach has helped give me the push to step outside my comfort zone, meet new people and try new things in my business. Even extroverted entrepreneurs can get caught in ruts — a business coach will push you out of them.–Dave Nevogt, Hubstaff.com