Scalability is essential for business growth, efficiency, and long-term success. A scalable business model allows companies to meet increasing demands, optimize costs, adapt to changing market dynamics, and attract investment. By constantly evaluating and enhancing scalability, businesses can effectively navigate the ever-changing landscape and achieve sustainable growth.
“Listening” is the number one trait of master networkers. In the social media world “listening” means paying attention, having your antennas up, knowing when and how to respond to what’s going on around you. A good “listener” is better equipped to ride the waves of opportunity as well as avoid the pitfalls of misfortune. As listening skills increase, expect to see a decrease in the negative effects of social media volatility.
Did you know that consumers will pay more for a popular brand than a no-name brand? Consumers will also buy a popular brand more often, whether they need it or not. Advertising is understandably required for immediate, direct-action sales, but another important benefit is the long-term branding of your service into the minds of consumers.
Did you know that joining a business directory increases the exposure of your website on the web, in ways beyond the immediate and obvious listing itself. Joining a directory provides “link-building” which has several benefits for a website and its search engine optimization (SEO) efforts, including:
I remember a time ago when the marketing innovators were high-fiving the ability to send fax messages automatically and en masse. You could key in a bank of fax numbers, load your fax message, go home for the day, and revel in the comfort of knowing that your missive would soon land in the hands of a populace with an unquenchable thirst for your product.
A few years ago, over the July 4th holiday, and in the midst of my freedom-reflecting, somehow I found myself immersed in an Andy Griffith Show marathon. One great episode led me anxiously into the next. I was totally mesmerized. It’s amazing what one does with idle time on his hand.