13 Ways to Increase Your Email Open Rates — and Engagement

What are some ways that you can increase your email open rates and gain responses? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Don’t Always […]

12 Tech Trends That Can Drive Small Business Success in 2018

What technology trend should small businesses watch for at the start of 2018? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Mobile Site […]

12 Technology-Based Tips to Improve Your Business’s Customer Support

In what way is your business using technology to transform customer support?  These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Chatbot Automation for Faster Response […]

13 Effective PR Exposure Strategies That Won’t Break the Bank

Which one strategy should small business owners adopt to maximize PR exposure without spending a fortune? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEChas also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Find the Right […]

14 Easy (and Affordable) Ways to Personalize Your Customer Experience

Personalization is an important aspect in business today but can be time-consuming. What’s one easy, low-cost way for a small business to personalize the overall customer experience? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEChas also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps […]

9 Ways Small Businesses Should Use Big Data to Improve Production

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Have a Plan  Data is only as good as the plan you have for it. Know what information […]

13 Low-Cost Ways for Small Businesses to Increase Digital Brand Value

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Tell Your Story  If you are just starting out, tell the story of how your company came to […]

8 User-Friendly Video Platforms Entrepreneurs Would Recommend for Meetings

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Appear.in  In our business, we’ve experimented with a number of video meeting services like Slack and Skype but […]

13 Steps Small Businesses Can Take to Improve Their Cybersecurity

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Do an Annual Security Check Work with a security advisor to do an annual check for vulnerabilities to […]

15 Tips Small-Business Entrepreneurs Should Keep in Mind When Asking for Testimonials

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Ask Upfront  I ask many of our customers during an initial conversation for a testimonial if we do […]