A company called League began by offering a digital platform through which people could schedule a wide range of health services. In response to requests from companies that used the platform, League decided to roll out a full line of insurance products, a move that founder Mike Serbinis described as a "bet-the-company moment."
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Illustrations are a fun and interesting way to attract visitors to your site while enhancing your branding strategy. This column highlights more than two dozen examples of animations that go the extra mile.
Feedback from employees is a valuable resource for managers, but getting honest input from workers who may fear being candid can be tricky. Ensuring anonymity during the feedback process, organizing business lunches and practicing transparency can help, experts say.
There is much to be said for hiring smart people and giving them the freedom to lead your organization forward. Leading highly skilled knowledge workers will require managers to redistribute decision-making processes, encourage teamwork and listen carefully to the people around them, writes Marcel Schwantes, founder of Leadership From the Core.
Employee retention needs to start with recruitment as employers identify workers who are qualified and committed to the job, says John Waldmann, CEO of scheduling-software company Homebase. Businesses can retain staff by working with employees on schedules and time-off requests, Waldmann says.
One of the biggest reasons for underperforming emails is weak email design. A marketing email should be designed to push the reader to take a specific action that benefits your business in a measurable way. Get your holiday emails ready faster with these 11 professionally-designed Holiday Email Templates that will save you time and stand out in the inbox.
The first step to success this holiday season is creating your marketing plan. An email marketing plan helps you stay focused, motivated, and accountable. This means you never have to wonder what and when you're going to send. Our free Holiday HQ will teach you how to plan, design, and write your emails, measure success, and grow your audience.
Practicing good invoicing etiquette is key to maintaining professional relationships with clients while receiving payments on time. Establishing clear payment terms, sticking to your invoicing policies and offering a variety of payment options can help, writes John Rampton, founder of Due.
A variety of tools can help small businesses identify target customers and improve their ad targeting. Bill Widmer explores three tools that can offer insight into user behavior and help you determine which customers are most valuable, among other things.
William Henry Harrison Murray took his first camping trip to the Adirondacks in 1864, subsequently writing a book on camping outdoors called "Adventures in the Wilderness." The book immediately become popular and encouraged Americans to embrace recreational camping.