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Building Authentic Connections For Your Business

15 Strategies For Making Authentic Connections to Better Your Business Post Written By Expert Panel Forbes Councils Member To build a successful business, one of the best things you can do is make authentic connections with potential customers, vendors and business partners. Doing so allows you to garner the support of others so that you…

Looking For The Right Job Candidate?

Follow These 14 Tips for Hiring Your Next Team Member Post Written By Expert Panel Forbes Councils Member Making the right hire is an important decision for your team. You want to find the right person for the job at hand, but also someone who fits into the company culture and understands the company’s values….

Common Body Language Mistakes When Talking To VIPs

15 Common Mistakes in Your Body Language When Meeting with a VIP Post Written By Expert Panel Forbes Councils Member When meeting with a VIP, whether it’s a business partner or a potential investor, you want to present yourself in the best possible light. This involves two facets: the content of your conversation and your…

15 Foolproof Strategies For Encouraging Repeat Purchases

Post Written By Expert Panel, Forbes Business Council Making a sale once is great—but what’s even better is when you gain a loyal customer from the sale. Once a customer purchases your product, it’s important to provide incentives for them to buy again. This way, they continue to turn to your product and make repeat…

Four Ways Your Business Can Bridge The Generation Gap

Today’s workplace now includes employees from four different generations spanning 1946 to the present. Work habits, social values, communication styles and even the choice of emojis in messages can create a chasm among employees of different ages. Working remotely can also exacerbate generation gaps, a major consideration given that 36.2 million Americans are projected to go mobile by 2025. Here…

4 Easy, Economical Ways To Green Your Small Or Medium-Sized Business

Post Written By Maurice Harary, Forbes Councils Member In my company’s work with small businesses seeking growth through requests for proposals (RFPs), we often see clients asking for something special to help their company stand out. They are typically looking to add to the “Why Us” section of a proposal or to answer the increasingly common request…

14 Strategies For Leveraging AI In Your Customer Experience

From automation to advanced security features, artificial intelligence has become a crucial component of business processes across all industries. Organizations are increasingly using AI to enhance the customer experience and boost consumer loyalty. Because AI holds so many possibilities, it may be difficult to pinpoint how it can work for your customers, especially if your…

12 Free And Low-Budget Strategies To Increase Business Cash Flow

Post Written By Expert Panel, Forbes Business Council Some people say you need to spend money to make money, and while spending money on big marketing campaigns can certainly help businesses, it isn’t the only way. There are plenty of alternative ways to grow your business without breaking the bank. With some smart planning and creative…

How To Reflect, Learn And Win After Losing A Contract

Post Written By Maurice Harary, Forbes Councils Member Despite your team’s best efforts, sometimes a contract just doesn’t go your way. Even after dedicating hours to preparing a seemingly flawless, strategically on-point proposal, you’re left wondering: “Where did we go wrong?”  Losing contracts is part of doing business. And, unfortunately, most organizations lose more contracts than they…