updated - August 5, 2021 Thursday EDT
A huge number of businesses are shutting down as an effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. Big stores in America were forced to close to avoid the spread of the virus and secure the safety of their employees and customers. However, this imposed lockdown had small businesses struggling to survive, with some having no chance of opening again.
Franchising a business that you have built from scratch can be a scary thing. One of the most pressing apprehensions associated with franchising is that the new franchise partners may not be able to uphold the service quality standards that made your business successful in the first place.
In any business, people are the most valuable assets. They build brands, develop products, attract customers, manage, control, and still outperform smart machines in many tasks. When it comes to the workforce, there are two critical aspects associated with it: skills and costs. On the one hand, people add value to businesses by bringing their knowledge. On the other hand, they want to earn money. But what to do when expenses outweigh values?
Owning a business is akin to running in a race – you’re constantly on the move in order to handle all of those obligations you have. Many of these obligations will need to be handled simultaneously so that the business continues to run smoothly. So, what if you want to grow your business too? Here’s a quick look at a few tools you can use that can make your business grow.
Just a few short weeks ago, your business might have been in a very different place than what it is now. Unemployment was low, the economy was doing well, and small businesses were focused on innovation, product development and providing the best service.
Computer viruses are a real menace, and they do a lot more than just delete your files. The creeper system was the first computer virus computer that BBN technologies created in 1971. However, this was not a malicious move but was, in fact, an experimental program.
Lately there has been a large shift in consumer behaviour. Consumers now more than ever use social media to follow not only their friends and family, but also their favourite brands and businesses. So, if businesses want to keep up with consumer demands, they need to be able to communicate as efficiently and effectively as possible with their consumers directly through their social media accounts.
There are a lot of things that can be frustrating in the office, but nothing compares to tech frustration. From slow connections to complex systems that are nearly impossible to navigate, there's a lot to be frustrated about. One solution is to implement new technology that has the potential to get rid of whatever problem you're facing.
Social media platforms have increased and new ones continue to be created. A few years ago, all you had to be concerned about was Facebook and maybe Twitter. Now you have Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and so many others including the newest kid on the block; TikTok.
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