Thursday, December 13News That Matters

Business

7 Essentials in Your Survival Kit

7 Essentials in Your Survival Kit

Business, Food & Nutrition, Health
Whether it’s an earthquake, a storm, or a flood; having a survival supplies kit ready can get you a long way towards surviving a disaster. You’ll need solutions for food, shelter, and sanitation because you’ll never know to what extent the disaster can affect the facilities around you. So make sure you’re ready to face such calamities with a survival kit that contains the following: Food – Pack up some extra food so you have something to eat in case disaster strikes and you have to wait for days to get rescued. Make sure the food you pack has a long shelf life so you won’t have to keep replacing the contents of the survival kit. Water – Water is crucial for every survival kit. Make sure you set aside enough for drinking and cooking as well as sanitation. Try to use water that has bee
6 Steps to Avoid Customer Feedback Failure

6 Steps to Avoid Customer Feedback Failure

Business
[Interesting] Instead of wasting yet more time writing online surveys that fail, why not spend some of it trying these tips? I’ll show you what you can do to make your online surveys more successful and push your response rate higher. In that way, you’ll be able to find out far more about your customers. Even […] The post 6 Steps to Avoid Customer Feedback Failure appeared first on DIYMarketers.
I’ve had enough!

I’ve had enough!

Business
We often find that great success is preceded by the words, “I’ve had enough!” It’s a battle cry. A battle cry for business owners who are tired of spinning their wheels. A battle cry for those who want something better. And it can lead to amazing breakthroughs. More progress in weeks than was previously seen in years. Of course, once you’ve decided that you’ve had enough, you need to take action. Intelligent action, to be precise. Otherwise your battle cry is just 3 empty words. If you find yourself today, feeling that you’ve truly had enough of a problem, use that emotion as fuel. Allow the power of your battle cry to motivate you. Then take action, today, on whatever business problem you’ve had enough of. Because today’s activity is ...
Top 8 Ways to Gather A Crowd At Your Pop-Up Store

Top 8 Ways to Gather A Crowd At Your Pop-Up Store

Business
A guest post from our friends at Fit Small Business Pop-up stores are temporary retail establishments that are designed to reach and engage customers through a creative experience. The cost of opening a pop-up shop is much less than that of a brick-and-mortar store, and it can be used to test a product idea, create buzz during a holiday, or simply generate more awareness of your brand. According to PopUp Republic, pop-up shops are now a $10 billion industry and growing. However, customers expect more than the average service or shopping experience from pop-up stores. If you want to participate in this trend and draw in a crowd for your pop-up, you’ll need a solid strategy. Here are 8 strategies to attract the largest possible crowd to your pop-up shop: 1. Choose the Right Time &a
Auto Response Basics

Auto Response Basics

Business
Auto Response Basics What’s included: Intro to Auto Response Campaign Shorten Your Sales Cycle Complete Guide to Landing Page Success Podcast – Listen Now Video: Automate Your Marketing DOWNLOAD PODCAST – LISTEN NOW WHITE PAPER DESCRIPTIONS
Before you publish, hit pause!

Before you publish, hit pause!

Business
I want you to think about the following for a moment: The last tweet you sent. The last newsletter you published. The last snap you shared. The last Facebook update you posted. Each of those actions could easily be a prospective customer’s first exposure to you (and your business). If so, it will help form their first impression of you. Here’s the thing. First impressions count. First impressions count, even if you are having a bad day. First impressions count, even if they are inaccurate. And first impressions count, because if you screw it up, you often won’t get a second chance! So, what’s the solution? Well, here’s something that can certainly help you. Drum roll please… Pause… for thought It pays to pause for a few moments before you publi
Best Email Subject Line

Best Email Subject Line

Business
When your email lands in your customer’s inbox you have about two seconds to capture their attention and motivate them to take action. If you don’t, the reader will simply scroll on by and you will miss the chance to share your message and motivate a reader to action. So how do you write the very best email subject line? Keep your subject line short and sweet One of the casualties of the digital age is the attention span of your reader. They just won’t hang around for the punch line of a long headline. Compounding the problem is the fact that most email clients, search engines, and social media sites will truncate long titles. How short? While different devices may display between 6 – 10 words, we see the best interaction when the subject line is between 4 and 7 words or