The 7 Deadly Sins of Selling
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.
8 Free Tax Resources for Small Businesses
What’s worse, it’s time-consuming, and small businesses have to think about year-round. Payroll tax, for example, is an issue when hiring a new employee—something that can happen at any time of year, not just tax season.
Luckily there are more free tax resources than ever. No matter what your tax tech stack looks like, odds are there are some tools and resources that can lighten the load—saving you both time and money. …Learn More
by The Balance
When attending an event, it’s important to have the perspective that your goal should be to help others first. Unfortunately, it’s an old cliché that is often left at the door. The next time you’re headed to a networking event, keep in mind the following simple, helpful rule: after it’s all said and done, you want to have earned the right, privilege, honor, and respect to be able to meet with them again. This is not a license to sell yourself, but an opportunity to build relationships. …Learn More
As a small business owner, it can be hard to know to start when it comes to digital marketing. But it’s essential.
Here are 10 essential digital marketing tips for small business owners. …Learn More
Current Economic News:
‘The one report that everyone in Washington watches’ just showed a big gain in job openings
Job vacancies jumped to a fresh high of 7.6 million in January as employers continue to seek qualified applicants to fill positions, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, which measures the level of employment vacancies as well as how many workers left their jobs and the reasons for the separations, has been indicating a continued swell of employment opportunities.
Fed Expected to Hit Rate Cycle’s Peak After One More Hike: Survey
The Federal Reserve will bring the current cycle of interest-rate increases to an end after one more hike later this year, according to a new Bloomberg survey of economists.
The median of responses in the March 13-15 poll predicted one hike in September, compared with two 2019 increases forecast in the December survey. They also said that would likely mark the peak of this hiking cycle, with the upper end of the target range for the benchmark rate touching 2.75 percent. Just three months ago they saw that peak at 3.25 percent.