Preserving The Good Name Of Your Business

In business, one of the most important aspects of any business is the reputation of the business itself.  By upholding a good reputation, the business is telling its customers that they care about their image, as well as their customer’s opinions. By hiring professional reputation managers, businesses of all sizes are able to breathe a bit easier about their image. What Does A Reputation Management Service Do? Reputation management services provide maintenance.  This is not the kind of maintenance you would order for a printer, website, or database, however it is equally as important.  These services maintain the company’s reputation. In order to maintain a company’s reputation, in-depth searches must be done to find out what kind of information is out there regarding the company.  These searches bring up blog posts, reviews, client comments and many other every day postings…

Service To Expect From A Commercial Property Investment Advisor

If you are dabbling your toes into the world of commercial property ownership for the first time, you could find the services of a commercial property investment advisor invaluable. However, knowing exactly what services are on offer and what you can expect can be difficult to ascertain. Here’s a guide to what you need to know. Commercial Property Services in a nutshell Firms that offer commercial property advice services can be instructed to act for both tenants and landlords (although not on the same contract).  Some exclusively act for occupiers and others for landlords.  Usually made up from chartered surveyors, commercial property consultants provide advice, guidance and market experience to all types of transactions relating to commercial property. Some of the services typically offered include valuations, property management, ratings assessments, tenant and landlord tenant disputes and of course investments. How…

Improve Customer Service with Better SQL Server Performance

These days it seems that every television or magazine ad touts that company’s dedication to customer service. Business gurus write books and sell expensive seminars to teach you and your company how to be more responsive to your customers and their needs. Software providers sell expensive CRM packages to help you better manage your customer information. There seems to be no end to ways to improve customer service at all levels of your business. But what about improving SQL Server performance as a strategy for improved customer service?  That’s right.  Your server performance may be impacting your customer service at levels no one has ever considered. Server Performance Is a Customer Service Issue Whether you know or not, if you have server and database performance issues, then you have customer service issues. The number one rule of customer service is to provide…

The Gift of Giving-

Many companies are switched on these days with regards to corporate social responsibility. It is vital for any business to be visibly involved within communities, both local and further afield. It is better for business if a company is seen to care and have a human side, also consumers are more likely to spend with a company like this. Different firms have different ways in which they give. Some allow their employees to spend a certain number of paid work days a year volunteering with local charities. Others make generous donations of money or their products to those in need, usually channelled through charities also. The following article will have a quick look at two footwear companies with prevalent corporate social responsibility strategies which has made them appealing to the consumer. Crocs and Crocs Cares Crocs came into being in…

One Person, One Community- Make a Difference

I have a strong belief that we all have the capacity to do great things but too often we let doubts or fears keep us from being great.  That is why I love reminders like the above video to show us that capacity inherent in who we are.  This man saw a problem and set about to solve it.  His community had a need and he filled it.  He made sure that, even if it was only a few people, he would help them, and now he is impacting the world. As a business owner, you may see problems in your own community.  What can you do to change it?  How can you build up those around you?  Help those that suffer or who are in need?  Sometimes it is critical to remember that we are all a part of…