November 27, 2020

In Person Business Expo

Good Morning ,In a few weeks the Hurst Euless Bedford Chamber of Commerce will be having its annual in-person business expo. I have been an exhibitor for the last 20 plus years. I think I have only missed one in all those years. This year I will be having a booth.I will be wearing a mask and not a … [Read more...]

Customer Retention

Good Morning,Welcome to the final quarter. This is the quarter in which most retailers make most of their sales and go from red to black. Hopefully this year will be no different. So how to make this last quarter better than the others?For the last few months we all have been working hard just to … [Read more...]

360 View of You

Good Morning,A friend and business coach, who was also business manager for a home inspection company, used to say that she wanted her customers (real estate agents) to see her company name wherever they looked in their office, 360 degrees. She had items for the walls, the desk and elsewhere and was … [Read more...]

Always Answer The Phone

Good Morning,I was finishing up work at the office when the phone rang again for the umpteenth time. I looked at the caller Id and did not recognize the number. All afternoon I had been getting robo calls for either Google listing, Amazon listing or companies that will lower my credit card fees. … [Read more...]

Recouping Lost Customers Now & Post Covid-19

Good Morning , Last week as I was writing my tip I was waiting for it to rain, well it did not rain at all. Glad I watered my plants ahead of time!If you have not planned out how your business is going to recover in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, then you need to start now and put that plan into … [Read more...]

Summer, My Hanging Herbs & Your Business!

Good Morning,This summer I have a few hanging baskets of herbs and other plants on my patio. Being hanging basket plants, they tend to dry out faster than in-ground plants, so they need watering every couple of days. I can tell, because the leaves droop and then start to wither.As I was getting … [Read more...]