Tag Archives: customer

Top 10 rules for successful sales and business development

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Thought Leadership presented by MicroTech. 1. Go to work and work when you work. Don’t take hours to get started when you get to work — be ready the minute you get in the door. The thirty minutes or hour it takes to gear up is time you give the competition to catch-up. Don’t take long lunch hours or spend time doing ...

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Why VoIP is great for new businesses

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business For those just starting a new business, the breadth of decisions can be dizzying. From hiring to financing, it seems that every choice has momentous weight when it comes to furthering the success of a fresh venture. Although choosing a small business phone service may seem like a minor consideration, ...

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Futureproofing your startup with a cloud-based phone system

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business You’ve got admire the bold entrepreneurs with the gumption and vision to start a new business. It’s an exhilarating time, but one fraught with key decisions and financial challenges … securing office space, making payroll projections and choosing business systems – including a phone system. It’s a time to watch ...

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5 ways a cloud phone system delivers a BYOD advantage

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business More than ever, employees are expecting a BYOD (bring your own device) policy allowing them to use their own technology for business purposes. The good news is that employers are actively supporting the BYOD movement. A study published in ZDNet shows that 74 percent of organizations are either using or ...

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5 priorities that drive phone service selection

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business Every small business is unique, which certainly seems evident when choosing a new phone system. During a recent online survey, we asked business professionals, “What quality do you care about most when selecting a new phone system?” and gave them five response options. Results revealed that selection priorities can differ ...

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How to stay connected… no matter what the weather

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business Having an emergency preparedness plan is crucial for a business – but not all have one in place. How would your business function if your employees couldn’t make it into the office? Could business continue if a winter snowstorm, fire or other disaster devastated your office? How would you deliver ...

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3 ways cloud business systems help you avoid growing pains

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business The challenges that accompany business growth can be wide-ranging: office space decisions, capital investments, staffing and HR issues, to name a few. A common concern is whether your business systems can scale seamlessly to keep your growth transition manageable. Otherwise, business growth can be slow and painful. The good news ...

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Developing a winning marketing strategy

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Thought Leadership on Branding/Growth Strategies presented by Catalpha Advertising & Design You’ve got a lot on your plate with managing your business and innovating products or services to stay ahead of the competition. Without a marketing plan and a new business effort, there won’t be a need to manage your business because leads will trickle away. Hiring a branding and marketing ...

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Do you have a ‘go-to-market’ strategy?

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Thought Leadership on Branding/Growth Strategies presented by Catalpha Advertising & Design How does your business connect with its customers? How do you go from the initial connection with a potential customer to the fulfillment of your brand promise? The answer to these questions will define your “go-to-market” (GTM) strategy. A GTM strategy brings together all of the key elements that drive ...

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Beating the 3 challenges of communications technology

Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business Today’s small business owners wear more hats than ever — sales and marketing, IT and finance, and more — as they seek to streamline processes and cut costs in an increasingly mobile environment. Fortunately, they’re discovering that Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) can help them meet these broad challenges ...

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