4 Strategies to Drive Marketing Growth with Your Voice
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.
25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale
by Neil Patel
Completing the first sale sounds straightforward enough, yet the optimism and reassurance it brings can make it the biggest turning point in the life of your business.
However, don’t let the simple concept of a first sale mislead you. Obtaining that first customer can sometimes be a long, arduous battle.
To make the battle easier to win, below are 25 sure-fire ways to make your first sale, and then some. …Learn More
by The Grossman Group
Aligning your words and actions is a key pillar for building trust with employees and, ultimately, for an organization’s success. We often find employees say that what leaders say and do has the most impact on their perception of an organization. When there is a disconnect between a leader’s words and actions, employees are less likely to become engaged and committed to the organization. …Learn More
by Turbine HQ
1. Check online networking sites
A number of websites help find or initiate networking events. Meetup, Eventbrite, and others allow you to search your area for events, find information and purchase tickets.
2. Use social media
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn let members create events and generate invites. You can view the profiles of others planning to attend and keep in contact after the event. You can also use social media to make contacts outside of network events. …Learn More
Current Economic News:
Stalled out job growth could be warning of slowdown but no signal of recession
February’s job growth slowed to a crawl with just 20,000 payrolls added, but it is more the result of temporarily sluggish growth and not a sign of recession.
The shockingly weak report was about 160,000 fewer jobs than economists had forecast, but it follows January’s surprisingly strong 311,000 payrolls, which were revised higher by 7,000 workers. The unemployment rate also fell by 0.2 percentage point to 3.8 percent and average hourly wages grew at an annual pace of 3.4 percent.
NEC’s Kudlow Calls February Jobs Report ‘Absolute Fluke’