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3 Ways Technology Is Changing the Face of Email Forever

Email is still the center of Internet communication, but it’s changing. With the rise of alternate communication platforms such as social media and business messaging apps such as Slack, business communication is evolving quickly. Along with these new technological developments, people’s expectations are continually rising. To better engage your customers, you need to leverage the […]

10 Tips for Communicating with Your Colleagues Smallbiztechnology

10 Tips for Communicating with Your Colleagues

Sure, you can email one another anytime. But is this really the best way to communicate with colleagues? Why does communication matter, and what’s the best way to approach others? This quick guide to workplace communication includes useful resources that you’ll find helpful, no matter what your business specialty. 1. Understand the Why Why do […]

10 Smart Solutions for Checking In With Your Remote Team Members

What’s one innovative solution you use to check in with your remote team, and how is it effective? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of thousands of jobs. Learn more at yec.co. 1. Monday […]

CRM Systems: A 10-Point Guide

CRM, or Customer Service Management System, is a necessary part of any business that needs to better understand its customers. Good CRM systems are designed to track interactions with customers so businesses in an organized space. Without an official CRM system, businesses often keep no record of interactions with customers or if they do, those […]

The Pros and Cons of Remote Work and Combating Loneliness Among Telecommuters

Today’s small businesses rarely look like the quaint mom-and-pops of 50 years ago. From basement-run carpentry workshops to home-office design studios, small-business headquarters can be anywhere their employees are, from the living room to the local Starbucks. For some small businesses, remote work is essential for balancing the budget. Office spaces are expensive to rent, […]