Goal setting: Plan backwards

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“He who fails to plan, plans to fail.” For any business to succeed, you need to have very specific plans and goals that you want to achieve. Of course, these should be open to revision, but you need to start somewhere. SMART goals Goals need to be: - Specific - Measurable - Action-oriented - Realistic - Time-bound SMART goals allow ... Read More »

8 traits of successful people

Success Edmonton

There are people and then there are successful people. While everybody is in the race to succeed, some people just do it much faster and easier than others. These people have certain traits and mindsets that set them up for success and give them a head start in this competitive race. Here are 8 traits of successful people that you ... Read More »

The power of customer surveys

Online customer feedback

Customer surveys are the most power tools in connecting with your customer, making her feel special, receiving critical feedback and adjusting your product or service to satisfy her needs. I believe that one of the most important mistakes we make is that we assume that we shall receive feedback from our customers automatically. Actually, a lot of customers move to ... Read More »

7 books every business professional must read

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In a world full of competition, where many take challenges confidently, it may become hard for fresh entrepreneurs to develop (or further develop) innovative ideas and take the correct steps to carry their venture(s) forward. The competition may seem intimidating, but with the kind of technology and resources we have available today, will help any and everybody gather the courage ... Read More »

Know your market: Have you studied the national and local market?

Edmonton economy

When you start a business based on your passion, you need to spend a little more time doing your research; because you’ll tend to be more biased towards the positive aspects of the business idea. Among other things that you need to figure out, don’t forget to understand the national and/or local market. National or local? Well, it depends on ... Read More »

Delegate to Succeed

Edmonton business workshops

Some of us are so good at what we do that we want to do them all! When you own a business, it’s easy to get carried away with wanting to be on top of everything. But this is cause for concern on three points: It talks a lot about the quality of the team that’s supporting you (or not) ... Read More »

The importance of capturing the sales funnel

Sales training Edmotnon

Entrepreneurs are so often caught up in the day-to-day operations of their business that they spend lesser and lesser time in strategizing. One of the most important things that you need to prioritize right now is to understand and capture your business’s sales funnel. What is a sales funnel? A sales funnel describes how your customer base is affected during ... Read More »

Trade Jobs: How to Have A Right Career Start

Trades Edge

For the right path in the career, you need a right start that gives you a boost in your career from the word go. For this, you need to have a start with a job on a good platform. If you are not able to find a good job for yourself, then you might waste precious years of your career ... Read More »

Ready…Set…Bing! Unified Device Targeting Unraveled

Bing marketing

True, Google is the most dominating search engine on the web, but ‘that high-and-mighty search engine’ is not used for every single search query. If you’re not optimizing for Bing, then you’re missing out on a huge chunk of potential audiences. Bing holds slightly over 8% of the search engine marketshare. That is a substantial amount that you should not ... Read More »

7 SEO Blunders to Avoid in WordPress

Edmonton Web Design

The rumor, and myth, scouring the web is that WordPress guarantees a top SEO rank. The thing about rumors and myths is that ­- I’ve never believed them, not even when Zeus struck me down with lightening, and neither should you. WordPress is a superb platform to build your business’s website on. It’s stable and has an almost infinite number ... Read More »

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