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Bringing Your Social Media “A” Game

by koku_jin
Social media is becoming increasingly necessary for modern businesses just as it is becoming increasingly complex. While there are so many written and unwritten rules and best practices to observe when it comes to social media, there are also a few essentials for building a better social media presence many small business owners might not know about, like these. Get the Right Tools for the Job The goal of working with social media is to work smarter; not harder. That means you sometimes need to invest in the right social media tools to make your social media endeavors pay off with minimal […]

The Productivity Killer: Fundamentals For Fighting Makeshift Marketing With Libby Hall From Unearth [AMP 142]

by koku_jin
CoSchedule surveyed more than 3,000 marketers, and the results are in! Marketers want to publish more, complete everything on time, and prove their value to stakeholders. So, why do some marketers still use single-function tools, multiple platforms, and spreadsheets? These workarounds strangle your productivity and prevent you from reaching your goals. How can you overcome the madness of makeshift marketing? Today’s guest is Libby Hall, vice president of client services at Unearth, a digital public affairs agency. Libby describes how she found success despite makeshift marketing and shares suggestions on team development and project management. [podcast_motor_player] Some of the highlights […]

7 Ways to Ensure Effective Communication at Work

by koku_jin
Sometimes spotting barriers to communication at work can be fairly easy. When miscommunication is left unaddressed, you may see it in the form of workplace conflict or decreased productivity. There’s a tendency for miscommunication to happen when there is little transparency. And sometimes this may be unintentional. “Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” — John W. Gardner Many people think they are effective communicators because they went to school or have a certain amount of work experience, but in reality they still struggle to influence others with their message. The result of ineffective communication is missed opportunity, lost time […]

HR specialists reveal 8 employee retention strategies

by koku_jin
Employee retention strategies are critical to the health of your company. This is particularly true for smaller businesses, which often don’t have the luxury of employing multiple people in the same role. Every team member is essential.  Having a strong team can give you the confidence necessary to drive your business forward. When a star employee submits their two-week notice, that momentum is shattered.  This can leave you wondering what you could have done, if anything, to keep that employee from looking elsewhere. Think about it: When was the last time you focused on how to better retain your employees? […]

How to Use Customer Journey Mapping to Transform Frustration Into Conversion

by koku_jin
One of the biggest problems faced by businesses and brands is that they see their product from their own perspective; they’re too obsessed with the bells-and-whistles of the backend, and neglect to consider customer experience. Customer Journey Mapping is fundamentally designed to address that – to give companies the ability to get a customer’s eye view of the user experience and to heed off problems as a result. This has two main benefits for business: Tailoring your UX more for the consumer, giving them a better all-around experience. Losing fewer customers as they engage with your brand (and therefore increasing […]

Pinterest Management Services: Eight Ways to Sell on Pinterest in 2019

by koku_jin
For the last few months I’ve been searching for furniture and home decor ideas for my new home. Not as a Pinterest Management Services expert but as a everyday consumer. I couldn’t believe how many stores have completely abandoned their Pinterest account. For example, as I was saving images from Restoration Hardware about pieces that I wanted to purchase I noticed that they had a verified account but no images. Nada! As you can see in the image above they have over 80K followers with 5.5 million monthly viewers. How is that even possible if they haven’t pinned (meaning saved) […]

How to Raise Your Self Worth and Trust Yourself More

by mind development scholar
When you look in the mirror, who do you see? Do you see someone you trust, admire, and believe in? Or do you see someone who is always making mistakes and falling short? The reality is who you see has little to do with what you are visually looking at. It has everything to do with what the little voice in your head is saying about you at any given time. That little voice in your head, the one is constantly judging everything… that is your self worth. Your self worth can be your best friend or your worst enemy. […]

3 Good Habits That Will Change Your Life [Expert Interviews]

by personal development journalist
They say that habits determine 95% of a person’s behavior. Some of these are good habits. And some of them are bad. After studying the matter for more than 30 years, I have realized that most successful people share a common mindfulness. They are mindful of their habits and have established daily routines that influence their behavior, productivity, and ability to achieve success. Even more impressively, they’ve learned to harness the power of their good habits while using self-control to minimize the bad ones. Now: The list of habits everyone should consider picking up certainly has the potential to go […]