Understanding The Flaws Of Your Business

4 Reasons To Have A Custom Pond Liner Fabricated Instead Of Working With A Standard Roll

When most business owners decide to have a water feature installed to add a little natural beauty to their company's property, they hire a team of installers to cut and seal together sheets of rubber or plastic pond liner cut from a standard sized roll. However, paying a pond liner manufacturer to cut and form a custom shell for the pond is a far smarter option, even when it costs more. Read More 

Four Live Chat Mistakes That Will Annoy Your Customers: Advice For Online Retailers

Live chat is a great way to interact with online customers who need help and advice. In fact, surveys show that live chat can have the highest customer satisfaction levels for any contact method, with 73 percent satisfaction versus 44 percent for a conventional telephone call. Nonetheless, if you don't manage your live chat service effectively, you may do more harm than good. Review your live chat strategy, and make sure you aren't committing any of the following mistakes. Read More 

4 Essential Things You Need For An Adoption Home Study

Are you thinking about adoption? It is a wonderful way to build your family. If you are just starting your adoption journey, you probably have a lot of questions. After all, it is a complex process from expressing the desire to adopt to bringing home your new baby. One of the most crucial steps in any kind of adoption is the home study. This is where your adoption agency or your state's Department of Children and Families comes into your home to interview you and make sure your home is safe for a child. Read More 

Starting Your Own Eco-Friendly Retail Line? What Are Your Best Packaging And Shipping Options?

If you've been making natural and eco-friendly soaps, body scrubs, or other beauty products for years and have finally decided to take your line public, you may be wondering about your next steps. One of the most important parts of selling these products is the packaging -- soaps and scrubs stored in inadequate or inappropriate packaging could lose their consistency or even leak onto other products during shipping. However, spending the time and energy to hand-craft these eco-friendly products and then using plastic or non-recyclable materials for the packaging and shipping process could cause your products to be perceived as inauthentic, and you may find it more difficult to break into the natural market. Read More 

5 Areas To Exercise Caution When Pressure Washing Your Restaurant Patio

If you own a restaurant, a pressure washer can be a useful cleaning tool for keeping your patio clean for your customers. With a pressure washer, you can quickly spray down a patio, patio furniture, and exterior walls to make your business attractive.  Doors and Vents If you will be pressure washing the wall of your building as well as the patio, it is important that you avoid areas where water can get into your restaurant. Read More 

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Understanding The Flaws Of Your Business

After a few disappointing quarters, I realized that we had to do something to turn our business around. I started focusing heavily on lowering expenses and trying to attract new business, but it was really frustrating. I decided to hire a venture capitalist and a business consultant to help me to address the inherent flaws of my business, and they made a huge difference. They pointed out things that I had never thought of before, and it was really helpful. This blog is all about coming to grips with the things that you are doing wrong in your business, and knowing how to change them.