How do you motivate disengaged employees? Experts share their secrets
The success of your business is often determined by your relationships with others. If you are able to effectively motivate employees and target customers, you will have a good chance of succeeding. Get tips for improving your small business relationships and fostering positive relationships with members of the online small business community below.
Motivate disengaged employees
Disengaged employees don’t accomplish much because they don’t really care about the outcome of their work. But you can turn the tide on your own team with the right motivation. Get advice in this Process Street article by Oliver Peterson.
Send Powerful Labor Day Messages to Customers and Employees
Holidays like Labor Day provide an opportunity to connect with customers and employees. It can be helpful to select a few simple greetings beforehand to plan your content and messaging. In this Wordstream article, Kristen McCormick provides several ideas for the upcoming holidays.
Using social media for virtual event marketing
Virtual events offer a powerful option to connect with people around the world. If you want to reach as many people as possible, you need to effectively market your events online. Social media is a powerful tool to do this. Learn more in this article on The Social Media Hat by Mike Allton. Then visit the BizSugar Community to see which members are saying.
Take workplace safety seriously
Safety should be a top priority in every workplace. There are some things you and your team need to know to maintain safe working conditions. Lily several in this Platter of Gold post by Elechi Emekobum.
Exercise caution when discussing mental health in the workplace
Discussions about mental health in the workplace can be tricky. But they can also help employees feel supported. Every business must carefully weigh the pros and cons and find ways to address these topics without crossing a line. Harry and Sally Vaishnav from Small Biz Viewpoints discuss the question later in this post.
Consider the business travel landscape
Chances are you and your team haven’t traveled much in recent years. In fact, the entire business travel landscape has changed. So it may take some time to adjust. In this article Startup Bonsai, Nicola Bleu actions relevant statistics that can help you get an idea of what to expect.
Build a corporate image that will be remembered
Your corporate image can attract both customers and team members to your business. If you want people to search for your business, your brand has to be memorable in some way. Marty Zwilling of Startup Professionals Thoughts offers advice in this article.
Create a relevant brand using stories
Relevant brands tend to be more memorable and powerful for customers and employees. And storytelling can be an effective way to create those strong connections. This Reputation X article by Ann Smarty Features tips for creating an emotional connection through storytelling.
Learn marketing lessons from unknown million dollar companies
When creating your marketing strategy, it can be helpful to look at what successful businesses have done. But not all companies need to learn from giants like Facebook and Google. In fact, there are plenty of successful businesses you’ve probably never heard of. Get them secrets in this post by Neil Patel. So head over to BizSugar to see comments from the community.
Use real-time tracking for supply chain management
Keeping track of supplies and inventory can be time-consuming for you and your management team. But there are tools that can make these tasks easier. Check this Noobpreneur article by Ivan Widjaya for an overview of the benefits of real-time tracking.
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