Seeking Customer Insights through Interviews: 10 Tips to Better Understand Your Customers by Talking With Them

The customer is always right. At least he used to be. These days, “customer service” can be synonymous with “rude,” “non-existent,” and “please hold for 45 minutes.” If you want your business to stand out from the pack, then it’s time you embraced customer insights. Your greatest marketing analysis option is standing right in front […]

14 Ways to Help the Environment Right from Your Office

Just because we live in the technology age, doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot of waste. The term “paperless” really just means you’re using “less paper,” and not that trees are free to live their lives in peace. This holds especially true at work. There are just so many ways to help the environment, […]

13 Easy Ways to Feel More in Control with a Bad Boss

There’s no such thing as a perfect job. Although if our super awesome boss here at AudioTranscription.Org is reading this, we obviously found the exception. 🙂 [CEO’s sarcastic note: Thanks, Andrew!] A lot of people, however, are not so lucky and they’re far from happy in their jobs. We don’t just mean low pay, poor benefits […]

4 Ways You Can Generate Additional Hot Online Sales Leads Today

This post is part of our CEO’s Corner series. Sales are the lifeblood of nearly every business and leads are the roots of all sales. You need to get the leads and then convert them into paying customers. It’s two processes, acquiring the leads and then converting them into sales, that every business aims to optimize. To that […]

16 Simple Ways to Lose Weight at Work

Many of our clients work in an office setting. Whether it’s super corporate or crazy casual, the same temptations exist everywhere. It’s the donuts in the kitchen, the cheese puffs in the vending machine, or the huge cake celebrating a co-worker’s birthday. (That’s the third one this month!) Snacks are really hard to turn down, […]

Small Business Marketing Ideas: 10 Ways You Can Get More Customers Today

The way business is conducted continues to rapidly change with the constant development of new technologies for providing services, interacting with customers, and operating efficiently. Despite the constant flux, however, once thing remains the same: in order for your business to succeed, you must market it well. Regardless of how innovative or well-oiled your small […]

Secretarial Services: What Are They and How Can They Benefit You?

For many small businesses, obtaining needed secretarial services through an outside firm makes good financial sense. By contracting with professional secretarial firms or temporary services, many smaller employers can avoid the expenses associated with health and life insurance while ensuring that the secretarial services they require are available when they are needed. Filing, light bookkeeping, […]

Software for Small Business: Seven Free Pieces of Software Your Business Needs

In order for your business to make it in our increasingly fast-paced and technological world, you need to be sure that you are taking advantage of the best tools and software available. However, you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to have access to the high quality software that your business needs to […]

Excellent Customer Service: 3 Simple Ways to Increase Customer Satisfaction

Continuing with our small business help series, here is a guest post about how to increase customer satisfaction.  If you’re interested in contributing a guest post to our small business help or personal development series, please visit our guest blogging form. Growing a successful small business requires that you provide excellent customer service.  Your customers […]

233 Ways to Make Money

Many of our customers are entrepreneurs. In this post, I  thought I’d try to light the entrepreneurial fire under some of our other readers by publishing the world’s longest list of ways to make money. I aimed to include as many ways to make money that don’t require special training as possible (and I’ll add […]