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2019’s Newest Feature for SuncoastNPI Members:
The Monday Morning Sip of Coffee
The Monday Morning Sip of Coffee series is a free educational offering by SuncoastNPI to its members that helps to build on one of the core tenets of the NPI: To have the ability to act as a Resource to your Clients, Customers, Friends & Family. This weekly educational content is comprised of a short, shareable video, as well as related articles to four key topics of entrepreneurship: Marketing, Sales, Operations, & Business Networking.
Digital Marketing vs Traditional Marketing: Which Produces Better ROI?
by Lyfe Marketing
For many businesses, reaching the right “marketing” decision is not easy, even though it can make a huge difference in their results.
By gaining clarity on the digital marketing vs traditional marketing aspect, a business can get a better idea of which marketing method is appropriate and how it is should be applied. For instance, if you decide to use social media marketing to build your brand and increase your customer base, you could do it yourself or hire a reputed digital marketing firm to take care of it. …Learn More
Eight Tips For Boosting Sales In Your Digital Sales Transformation
Over the last 300 years, we’ve seen three big revolutions in work: steam, electricity and computing, and we’ve now reached the age of the fourth Industrial Revolution, which brings artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), predictive intelligence and data science to help transform how businesses work.
And just in time. Customers are becoming far more knowledgeable and expect better service from businesses — in fact, they want their engagement to be personalized and anticipate their needs. …Learn More
4 Steps to Create a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace
Safety isn’t just something you address in your workplace from time to time, it should be a fundamental building block to your corporate culture from the top to the bottom of your organization.
Current Economic News:
CNBC Survey: Nearly 100% of Corporation CFOs say there will be no US recession this year
If you’re looking for trillions of dollars making the bet that a recession is coming sooner rather than later for the U.S. economy, don’t look to major corporations.
Not a single chief financial officer from North America on the CNBC Global CFO Council believes there will be a recession this year, according to the first quarter 2019 CNBC CFO survey. While the markets, investors and the Fed have been dealing with a rising level of anxiety about a recession, C-suites are unperturbed. However, they do see economics problems at home and abroad.
U.S. and China Near Deal That Could End Most U.S. Tariffs
The U.S. and China are close to a trade deal that could lift most or all U.S. tariffs as long as Beijing follows through on pledges ranging from better protecting intellectual-property rights to buying a significant amount of American products, two people familiar with the discussions said.
Chinese officials made clear in a series of negotiations with the U.S. in recent weeks that removing levies on $200 billion of Chinese goods quickly was necessary to finalize any deal, said the people, who weren’t authorized to talk publicly about the deliberations. That’s the amount the Trump administration imposed after China retaliated against the U.S.’s first salvo of $50 billion in tariffs that kicked off the eight-month trade war.