Most business owners have one of two distinct outlooks on business. The first group blames external reasons on why things have not progressed well for their company. The second group talks about what THEY have to do to improve business. Take responsibility and watch success happen!
Adding competent staff to your business doesn’t happen by accident. Like all successful programs, training others to serve your customers takes a structured and detailed plan. Here are several ways a training program benefits your company and the people who represent it.
Framers believe offering expensive framing options hurts the perception of their business, but withholding options creates resentment and undermines trust. Selling premium framing products is about offering informed choices, not trying to upsell.
In custom framing, there is no faster way of improving your profits than by increasing your average ticket. Make Average Ticket growth a goal for your company. Download our free tool to record your daily progress, improve your ability to reach goals and measure improvement.
Customer Service falls short in simple, but very important areas. The simple things often mean the most when building business relationships. Here's four ways to improve how people perceive your business, including response urgency, accountability, attentiveness, and displaying gratitude.
At WCAF 2017 I observed that the shift to learning about the operational aspects of running a small business is continuing as owners understand the need to monitor profits and well as grow their creative talents.
If I had to single out one book which influenced the most change in my life it would clearly be Gung Ho! By Ken Blanchard. Blanchard helps to explain how business leadership can be a natural process instead of something forced upon others.
Most small business owners never find the time to work ON their business because they are so consumed with working FOR the business. Here's some thoughts and ideas to help you plan the growth and future of your company.
Owning a small business can dominate your life. How do you run a successful small business and still have time for other things? Company & Training Manuals can help save you time so you can have a life outside of work.
'Trust' is a key factor in the decision-making process when choosing to custom frame. Selling trust, service and expertise is a missed opportunity for some custom framers. As you consider what your business has to offer, this should be an essential part of your plan.
Positive and negative online reviews about your company have a huge impact on how others see your business. Managing reviews on social media provide opportunities to grow your customer base and is essential to making this type of marketing work.