In 2018, B2B is becoming less about coming to terms with emerging communications technology, and more with coming up with fresh ways to leverage established concepts through new approaches.
Here are 3 emerging B2B trends perfect for small business operations in 2018 that exemplify this shift from getting in on a new idea early, to perfecting established concepts in exciting ways:
On average, the typical internet user spends 135 minutes per day on social media. Establishing an effective social media strategy can optimize how you do business. Use these five simple social media tips to change how you connect with your community on and offline.
Being a business owner is not always easy. Taking action will allow you to address customer concerns, be a better employer, and lead the industry.
Ask for Feedback Don't be shy about asking for feedback. Ask team members what they would like to see you do differently. Send out surveys to your customers.
As a busy business owner, you might spend all of your time running your company. This can leave you with little time to take care of yourself, and it might result in you not focusing on fitness and otherwise taking care of yourself.
You have a home-based business. You have homeowners insurance. Most likely, it covers your business, right?
Well, maybe not.
Depending on the type of company you have, your insurance might not fully address your business needs. You might require more extensive coverage.
Small business owners face many challenges. In the face of those challenges, the worst thing to do is inaction. Here are actions to take when you don't know what to do.
You’ve set yourself up for success: you joined a gym near work, and it’s open 24 hours a day. So now you have no excuses, yet day after day, you find yourself exhausted by the time you leave work and never actually get to the gym. Here’s your solution: work out in the morning.
Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants
Business success is not about creating new principles. It's "pulling the trigger" using established principles. The four people below are inspiring examples.
Harvard Business Review conducted research and found out customers want to connect with businesses or brands. Actually, the study went a bit further to say that consumers are capable of emotionally connecting with a business brand. Not only that, but consumers have emotional motivators. In fact, there were hundreds of emotional motivators identified but only ten were considered highly relevant for consumer bonding to occur to a brand. One such motivator was to have “a sense of well-being” and another was to “feel a sense of belonging.”
Congratulations! You have decided to take your visions and goals a step further and actually put it all into action. As an entrepreneur, there will be a Community in which you choose to set up shop.
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