Business Management

    • The Importance of Doing Things Right

      I've been a fan of Rod Stewart since he sang about Italian girls and fastback, mid-engine Porsches back in 1972. When my wife asked me if I wanted to see him at the Jiffy Lube Live venue in suburban Washington, DC, it didn't take me long to say yes. The date finally rolled around this Wednesday and Sir Rod blew me away with his show. It wasn't just the music, which was incredible.

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    • How To Use Marketing Analytics To Sell Way Better

      One of the benefits of sales and marketing technology is that you can measure just about everything you do. Whether it's email open rates, website visits or conversion rates, you can measure it. Just because you can measure it doesn't mean you should. The best thing you can do to use marketing analytics to sell way better is to measure the right things.

      John Beveridge/ The Inbound Growth Blogin How To's- 12 readers -
    • My Take On Conventional Business Wisdom For SMB

      If you're like me, you spend a bit of time everyday on LinkedIn and other places checking out what your peers have to say. Ocassionally I see something that catches my eye and click through to read the article. Most of the time, I get something out of the articles I read. Other times, I shake my head in wonder.

      John Beveridge/ The Inbound Growth Blog- 12 readers -
  • 5 Ways to Get Paid on Time, Every Time

    … One of the biggest pain points for our local business owner clients is managing the finances that come with owning a small business. Budgeting, bookkeeping and payroll can be confusing and time-consuming. But ensuring you get paid in the first place, and managing that process, can also be a major struggle. Here are 5 ways to [...] Read More... The post 5 Ways to Get Paid on Time, Every Time appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Here’s Where You Can Find Good Help

    … “Good help is hard to find.” “I struggle to find dependable workers.” “Turnover is a huge problem for us.” “I can’t seem to get new employees who are qualified.” Can you guess who made the statements above? Local business owners like you and clients we work with every day. So we hear the message loud [...] Read More... The post Here’s Where You…

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  • Business Automation – A Broader Examination

    … When we ask our local business owner clients what they struggle with most day-to-day, we hear an overwhelmingly common theme. Time. Everything takes time, and there’s never enough of it. That’s why this month, we’ve examined business automation and the many ways you can streamline one-off tasks for your local business. We dove into marketing [...] Read More... The post Business Automation – A Broader Examination appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Why Marketing Automation is a Fit for the Small Biz Owner

    … For many small and mid-sized businesses, marketing automation may seem like something only larger companies can afford to take advantage of. You probably conjure up images of large teams running various email campaigns and working on multiple different software platforms to support a spectacular, out-of-this-world marketing program. Hold up. For some companies, that may be [...] Read More... The post Why Marketing Automation is a Fit for the Small Biz Owner appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Grow Your Local Business – Achieving Success as an Entrepreneur

    … As a local business owner and entrepreneur, you’ve hopefully realized your company’s success isn’t based on achieving every single goal you set for it. If it were, you’d probably be waiting a long, long time to feel successful and fulfilled. Talk about high pressure, little reward! Instead, Dex Media President & CEO Joe Walsh will tell you success is [...] Read More... The post Grow Your Local Business – Achieving Success as an Entrepreneur appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Are you ready for National Small Business Week?

    … According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), April 30 – May 6, 2017 is National Small Business Week (#SmallBusinessWeek if you’re thinking ahead). This yearly event recognizes businesses like yours, and gutsy entrepreneurs like you, for your contributions to your local community, your local economy and local jobs. Fun fact: More…

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  • Meet Jane.

    … Meet Jane. She’s like many local business owners who decided to trade the multiple software solutions for our all-in-one business management tool – DexHub. Jane’s also really good at math. Here’s what she figured: 14 platforms she could use to get customers, retain customers and grow = $1,072/mo. A single solution to do it all [...] Read More... The post Meet Jane. appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Were you at the Seattle Biz Talk?

    … Local businesses in the Pacific Northwest face similar challenges to your own. Much like you, they know they need to be actively pursuing new customers while at the same time keeping tabs on current clients. At our recent Seattle Biz Talk, industry experts joined forces to deliver valuable insights and personalized help to attendees. We know…

    Dex Mediain Social- 18 readers -
  • Now Hiring! Comprehensive Hiring Advice for Your Local Business

    … a breather if you need one. Hiring an employee (especially if this is your first time doing so) will do wonders for your time management. If you can find someone qualified, they can take some of the everyday workload off your plate, allowing you to focus on the big picture – running your business. You can offer flexibility the big guys can’t…

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  • 4 Resolutions I'm Making In 2017 To Generate Revenue

    … just cares about money. I hope that's not the case. I used that title because Generating Revenue is the survival level need of any business. If I can generate revenue in my business, I can do many things to help people - I can give people jobs, I can invest in products and services to help my business perform and I can donate time and money…

    John Beveridge/ The Inbound Growth Blog- 29 readers -
  • What My Best Friend Taught Me About Resilience

    … It's funny how life can change on a dime. Let me share an example with you. Last Friday, I took my chocolate labrador retriever, Kona, to the veterinarian. She had been limping for a few days and not putting weight on her right front foot. About 30 minutes into the appointment, I learned that she had an agressive bone cancer in her elbow…

    John Beveridge/ The Inbound Growth Blog- 51 readers -
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