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Monday, June 29, 2020
2020 has been a communication challenge with many of us having to express feelings and news we hope to never talk about. Communicating with your audience is one of the most important things you can do to instill trust and build a relationship. Never withhold disappointing information or a difficult message. In today’s hyper social world, it is difficult to keep information to yourself. If your customers hear about it from another way, the trust you’ve built with them will suffer.
Monday, June 8, 2020
This is an uncomfortable position for so many of us. In the past, it's been easy to avoid confrontation. However, as the protesters were loudly proclaiming saying and doing nothing is considered taking a side. How you choose to respond to this crisis is something you need to decide. But know that “no decision” is being seen as a decision. Figure out how you will add your voice and that of your business to this critical conversation that's occurring in our country right now. This will go down as a pivotal moment in history. How will you contribute to it?
Monday, June 1, 2020
Doing business with a company has gotten a little bit harder with COVID-19. But many of us want to begin purchasing goods and services again. Making sure you're sending out the right message is the best way to attract customers to your business instead of them turning to the competition.
Friday, May 22, 2020
A tribe is not a specific number of followers. A tribe is measured by level of activity. For instance, if you know a preteen on Instagram they may shout excitedly every time someone follows them or likes their picture.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
If you have a website for your business, you may have an untapped treasure chest at your disposal. Even if you don't make large amounts of money on your website, you can be bringing in something. This article will show you how.
Monday, May 4, 2020
The relief package, which was passed unanimously, includes almost $1.6 billion in relief measures for critical expenditures related to public health and safety, educational needs, small business assistance, and continuity of state government operations. Of this amount, $1.4 billion has been appropriated and $150 million is set aside in a reserve fund for future local government needs. The package also contains key policy changes to support North Carolinians as the state battles COVID-19.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Governor Extends Stay at Home Order until May 8, 2020 and reveals his plans to reopen NC
Monday, April 20, 2020
Right now people are looking to be kind. They want to help. That needs to be a strong focus in your marketing message in order to improve sales.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Many small businesses are getting a lot of social media shares of feel-good content like inspirational quotes. Even if your doors aren’t currently open, you can build a strong following that can help you in the days to come.
Monday, April 6, 2020
Video conferencing is becoming the new socializing so you want to look your best. Use these tips to conduct a dry run and you’ll feel more confident when you’re on camera.