Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Customer Service"

4 Ideas for Get to Know Your Customers Day

October 14, 2019
This Thursday, business owners around the nation will celebrate Get to Know Your Customers Day!

How to Determine Your Business's Buyer Personas

July 25, 2019
If you’re a small business owner, you can’t just be good at what you do. You (or someone you hire) also must be good at acquiring customers.

6 Social Media Mistakes Your Business Should Avoid

May 15, 2019
In today’s digital world, having a social media presence is necessary to sustain a thriving business. However, when you’re first starting out, it can be difficult to know how to grow your following and what rules you need to comply with on each platform.

How to Protect Your Business Against Negative Press

April 30, 2019
For better or worse, the explosion of social media into the mainstream fundamentally changed the industry of business public relations. It’s no longer possible to skate by unnoticed, seeking plaudits under controlled circumstances but otherwise avoiding the spotlight. If you want to succeed, you need to be highly visible online.

The Pros and Cons of Invoice Factoring

March 14, 2019
When your small business is dealing with low cash flow because of outstanding invoices, invoice factoring can be a quick and easy solution. Even though it can be frustrating to wait for customers to pay off their existing balances, invoice factoring can help you navigate this challenge.

How to Handle Spam Calls to Your Business

February 28, 2019
Spam calls are a common telemarketing tactic, but they can be disruptive to your business’s operations, annoying, and could even lead to fraud. If your business receives frequent spam calls, there are several approaches you can take to reduce spam calls, filter callers, and even stop them altogether.

7 Appointment Scheduling Software Options to Consider

February 21, 2019
When it comes to running a small business, anything that increases efficiency and productivity has the potential to directly improve your bottom line. If your business depends on customer appointments, scheduling, rescheduling, and modifying bookings can take up most of your day. Fortunately, a multitude of appointment scheduling software options are available to make this process easier and reduce the number of errors, double-bookings, and no-shows that you might currently be experiencing. We’ve sorted through the options to find seven that we think are worth exploring.

Do's and Don'ts of Responding to Online Customer Complaints

February 14, 2019
Chances are, your small business has received a negative review or comment online. Instead of panicking, be strategic when responding to online customer complaints with these eight suggestions!  

8 Phone Service Providers for Small Businesses

December 28, 2018
Even as many businesses continue to shift their communications online, there are still several reasons your business needs a phone line. Not only can this ensure your business’s professionalism, but it will also make it easier to get in touch with potential and existing customers.

Pros and Cons of Starting Customer Loyalty Programs

December 20, 2018
Starting a customer loyalty program can be a time-consuming, yet rewarding, project. It’s vital to make your existing customers feel valued. If you don’t make this a priority, they make take their business elsewhere!