Growth-Hacking: 10 Tried and Proven Methods for Getting New Clients

When it comes to launching a business or running an established business, many business owners find it challenging to attain new customers. Gaining customers is how a business grows, and customers are needed to make profits. Below are ten tried and proven methods for gaining new clients, leading to a growth in sales. 1. Join Facebook Groups and Be Active The first tip to growing a business and gaining customers is to join Facebook groups related to the business or product and get active.…

Best Ways to Streamline Your Returns Process

No business wants to deal with a lot of returns, but there is also no way to eliminate them. Online businesses, in particular, experience a lot of major challenges when it comes to reverse logistics. Fraud, international shipping, and damage costs are just a few of them. But what seems to be the most challenging part of all is keeping the returns process as smooth-moving and efficient as possible. There are bound to be a few hiccups at any point in the returns process, but there are also a lot of ways to streamline it–here are some of the best ones that all businesses should apply to their operations.…

How IoT Technology Is Changing the E-Commerce Industry

Internet of Things (IoT) can be seen as a network of connected smart devices with access to the internet that communicates with one another. IoT has developed in many ways since it was first introduced globally at the start of the 2000s. Today, IoT technology is specifically changing the e-commerce sector. This is the result of IoT being used for countless applications, including data analytics, tracking and monitoring of products and services, training and security. How IoT Offers a Host of Possibilities for Businesses IoT devices are making businesses more efficient in many ways.…

5 Tips for an Effective Email Outreach Campaign

More than 306.4 billion emails are sent everyday. That’s an absolutely staggering amount, and it’s expected to double, triple, even quadruple in the coming years. So how can you make your email stand out from the other billions of emails vying for attention? Is it even possible to have your email reliably opened and read in this day and age? The sheer number of distractions and attention grabbers out there have never been higher. What can you do? This article will share five simple, time-tested, and effective tips you can immediately implement to skyrocket your read and response rates in almost no time at all.…

Improve your Financial Confidence with These Helpful Ideas

Do you cringe at the idea of checking your bank balance? Do you even know how much is in your account? Or where your money is going each month? Struggling with financial confidence can hold you back from your dreams and even a good quality of life, which is why improving our confidence around financial matters is essential. If talking about money makes you feel uncomfortable or you’re embarrassed by your debts or poor financial choices, you don’t have to be.…

4 Ways To Engage Your Employees Online

While remote working used to be offered as a more flexible way for employees to work, it is now becoming the norm. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the COVID-19 global pandemic, many organizations have been forced to revolutionize their workplaces. With remote work being more commonplace, managers must make it a priority to keep their employees engaged. Workers should be treated the same as they do in an office, however, this poses various issues, especially when you cannot physically see or speak to employees in person.…

6 Factors to Consider Before Installing Solar Panels in Virginia

As of the third quarter of 2020, Virginia had a total of 1,340.63 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity installed. That’s enough to supply the energy needs of 147,190 homes. What’s more, the price of solar in the commonwealth has dropped by about 45% within the past half-decade. That massive price drop should be enough to consider installing solar panels at home. To top it all off, there are other programs that can make your solar installation even easier to afford. With that said, we came up with this guide to help Old Dominion residents get to know solar panels better.…

How to Start a New Career in Forex Trading

Global forex trading volumes have increased markedly during the digital age, but activity levels spiked even further during the coronavirus pandemic. More specifically, forex trading activity increased by 300% during the Covid-19 outbreak, with traders’ accounts in developing economies such as Southeast Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe making up 60% of all new accounts. Getting started in this market and achieving success is far easier said than done, however, so we’ve prepared a beginner’s guide to help you launch a career in the forex market.…

Costs of Operating a Virtual Office

Virtual offices are a boon to freelancers and small business owners. Why? They can access office space on a budget. Current technology tools make it easy to connect with clients and colleagues. Demand for virtual offices is rising for reasons such as flexibility and affordable prices. Since the start of the pandemic, many corporate employees are working from home. Businesses are looking at the virtual office option to save money. Why virtual office? One major reason is this: Virtual office is far cheaper than a traditional one.…

9 LinkedIn Tools and Capabilities You Should Start Using

You have a LinkedIn profile. Most everyone does these days. The question is, are you making your LinkedIn profile work for you? This isn’t a rhetorical question. LinkedIn is one of the world’s most powerful marketing tools for businesses and professionals. Many of its most valuable features are valuable because they’re free to all users (or all business users, at least). A LinkedIn Premium membership can certainly unlock more doors, including some on this list, but it’s not essential. It’s true that LinkedIn can feel intimidating to those not used to working with it.…