Good business is about relationships. Whether it is the relationships that you develop with your clients, your network or your employees, there’s no getting around the fact that interpersonal skills are critical to success. These skills are referred to as soft skills.
In 2013, I made the decision to move my company from the US where I founded it back to my hometown of Toronto. It was exciting to move back home, and to a city where a tremendous amount of business is done, but essentially it meant starting all over again. I had very few contacts and no clients in the city.
For many, Google is simply a search engine. For business owners, it can be so much more. Google is also a directory where your business can be featured in detail, so your prospects who are looking for someone in your industry can learn more about you. This directory is called Google My Business.
We at Bush Marketing, whether on our blog or in the social media world, spend a lot of time offering guidance on how to effectively market yourself and your business. But what about the hazards of marketing? Let’s spend some time looking at some of the mistakes that can be made and how YOU can avoid them!
Customer care is the lifeblood of a successful organization. Good business is built on good relationships, and showing your clients that you are invested in them is essential to finding success. It establishes trust and shows them that they are of value to you, pure and simple. Don’t forget, they are free to leave and give their business to someone else at any time.
Here are four tips to showing your customers how much they mean to YOU!
The idea that it is sufficient to “just have a website” for your business is a myth that needs to be to dispelled. Your website is the face of your business on the internet. People are making the decision whether or not they should contact you based on your Toronto web design. It is the main method of vetting companies in the Internet Age.
LinkedIn is far and away the preferred network for business professionals. It has now become a standard for people of business to have a LinkedIn profile; it offers a thorough and dynamic way to represent yourself online, and, when properly fleshed out and optimized, is an ideal way to network online. Here are some tips to creating an effective LinkedIn profile.