Okay guys, we’ve made it to another Friday here at Extreme John but as always before we do we’re going to check out the business headlines! Today I’ll cover a number of small business tips which include: 5 Worst Things You Can Say to a Customer, 10 Steps to Getting More Done in Your Day, 5 Ebook Publishing Hurdles, and How to Beat Them and 14 Ways to Build Strategic Relationships With the Who’s Who of Social Media.
Hot Business News For March 30, 2012
First up this morning: 5 Worst Things You Can Say to a Customer. When you work in a service based industry there is a lot of face time with customers, but even without that face time say for example on customer service chats, it is important to treat customers well. Letting customers know that they are valued is important which is why this article is worth a read to ensure that you DON’T say these things to your customer!
Also in news this morning: 10 Steps to Getting More Done in Your Day. We’ve all had those days where absolutely nothing gets done and they are aggravating so when I saw this headline I knew it was worth sharing. Everyone wants to get more done in their day and this article covers some steps to help you do that including: Do not start the day by checking e-mail, voice messsages or social media feeds, Start by completing two things on your list that must get done today and Make decisions and take action.
Next up this morning: 5 Ebook Publishing Hurdles, and How to Beat Them. For those of you who have been frequenting my blog for a while, you should already know about my ebook: How to Succeed in Social Media, A lot of blood, sweat and tears went in to creating and publishing that book. If you are contemplating creating your own ebook check out this article beforehand to know what hurdles to expect in the process as well as how to overcome them!
Finally this morning: 14 Ways to Build Strategic Relationships With the Who’s Who of Social Media. I know, it’s another social media article but this one is definitely worth the read. One of the best ways to get the word out about your social media profile as well as your business in general is to build relationships with those who already have a social media presence and this is exactly what this article tackles. Take a look and see how you can become a bigger name in social media networks!
All of the articles this morning were well worth the read but my favorite has to be the article with ten steps to getting more done in your day. Anything to be more productive gets my vote every time!
What steps do you take to ensure that you are more productive on a daily basis? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts!