We might be thinking about turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce right now, but in less than a week, many of us will be celebrating Cyber Monday. It’s a big day for online retailers, but there’s a lot to learn from Cyber Monday promotions, including marketing strategies that small business owners can use.
November is a popular time to give back and give thanks for all that we have. But for small businesses, it’s important to support and give back to the local community year-round. Here are six reasons why:
Follow these 7 tips for better employee development
Sure, you onboard and train new employees, right? But do you have a plan in place for developing and training your employees on an on-going basis?
Here’s what you need to think about when creating an employee development strategy.
Avoid Common Work-From-Home Pitfalls
According to a Reuters poll from June 2012, approximately one in five workers worldwide telecommutes, and nearly 10 percent work from home every day. Reuters notes, “It is a trend that has grown and one which looks like it will continue with 34 percent of connected workers saying they would be very likely to telecommute on a full-time basis if they could.” However, the article also notes that, “Twenty one percent of connected people globally said it wasn’t a possibility for them because their job requires them to be in the workplace all the time.”
It’s natural to want to give back to a charity or non-profit, either on a regular basis or after some sort of crisis, like a natural disaster. Unfortunately, many non-profits and charities with less-than-stellar records exist, which is why you need to be extra diligent before donating your hard-earned bucks.
Here’s what you need to keep in mind before you write that check.
Sure, it’s only September, but this is the time to start thinking about all your custom calendar needs for 2014. That way you’ll avoid the craziness of the holiday season and have your pick of the cool calendar litter. Speaking of which, here are five of our faves that you can order directly from Amsterdam Printing. Get ’em while they’re HOT!