When you’re trying to increase your office productivity, enthusiasm and team spirit can only go so far. Try these tips for a tangible increase in the work that you and your employees complete every day.
Add More Natural Light
The best work gets done in a well-lit environment. One study found that employees in day lit offices see as much as an 84% drop in eye strain, headaches, and other productivity-killing problems. Read More
For those who want to start a local business, success will be determined based on how much the local area likes you. In local areas, word-of-mouth is the go-to form of marketing. If your business doesn’t have a good reputation, or doesn’t have a reputation at all, then you’re likely not going to receive a lot of traffic. That can change by connecting with your community in these four ways.
Every community has some sort of festival or fair at some point in the year. During those celebrations, there’s a contest of some sort. It might be a heavy-lifting contest, an eating contest, a painting contest, or any other kind of silly contest. As the owner, you should enter it. Not only does this allow the local community to get to know you, but when they see you doing the silly contest, you’ll endear yourself to them. Read More
Despite all the hype surrounding ecommerce, a majority of businesses still have brick and mortar locations. While sites like Amazon and eBay may be convenient, there is nothing like making a purchase in person. As such, brick and mortar businesses continue to flourish in many sectors of the economy. However, you still need to be aware that succeeding as a brick and mortar business is still extremely difficult. Thankfully, there are resources you can take advantage of to improve your odds of success.
Inventory Management Software
One of the most difficult parts of running a brick and mortar store is managing inventory. Failing to properly manage your inventory can quickly bleed your business dry. Inventory is such a huge investment that most businesses hold almost one and a half times the value of their revenue in inventory. If you want to manage that inventory correctly and not lose a lot of it to theft and spoilage, you need a strong software based inventory management software. Read More