Not developing a customized replenishment program for your business - whether it’s brick or mortar, online, or a combination of both - is an absolute miss for your business. You are leaving sales and margin on the table.
This week’s post is going deep on replenishment – What is it? Why you need it? And how to get it launched to start rolling in the dollars.
It's so easy to get distracted in the weeds of your everyday business and life. Emails, phone calls, meetings - they all add up and can take away from your focus on the big ideas, strategies, and next moves that will make meaningful strides to your bottom line.
This week on the vlog, Lauren and I discuss the common distractions that everyone encounters and how to remain focused on what really matters and that will make big changes in your business with an episode entitled "Keeping An Eye On The Big Picture".
As many of you know we go live every Tuesday at 1:30 CDT on Facebook Live. While Lauren and I try to make it look as seamless as possible, it took quite a bit of research and a LOT of practice before we were ready go LIVE. On this week's vlog - "Facebook Live 101" we share what we've learned so far and how it can help your business!
This week on the vlog, "How to Quit Your Full-Time Job", we get real about our own experiences, share tips to help you prepare, and even a few "what not to do's" to keep in mind if you decide this is the route for you.
This week's Insights shares key points that will provide you with a fresh perspective on building & strengthening your business relationships, as well as motivation to start (or continue) connecting and networking, and a simple reminder of the importance of reaching out to say "hi".
This week's vlog is focused on everybody's favorite/terrifying/fun/anxiety inducing topic... NETWORKING!! We share our favorite networking techniques; where to go, how we tackle the initial introduction, and a mindset change that makes networking WAY less intimidating.
On this week's vlog episode, "Negotiation 101", I took the reigns and shared my negotiating experience and expertise with Right Hand Business Coach. Find out why negotiation skills are critical to your small business, how to overcome THE biggest challenges of negotiations, and the MAJOR mindset transformation for successful negotiations.
Your business is made up of and encounters so many different types of people but do you know how to make the most of your meetings to communicate effectively with all of your stakeholders? Watch last week's vlog "How To Adapt Your Communication Style To Your Audience" and listen in to our own experiences and tips for improved phone, written, and face-to-face communications.
We got so much great feedback from our first "Tools & Systems" episode that we wanted to bring you more! Last week Lauren and I featured episode, "Part 2 of Tools and Systems". We discussed our favorite systems that we use in our business. You'll find out how we manage our email, blog content creation, and accounting.
During last week's vlog episode entitled, "How to Get and Stay Organized" Lauren, of Right Hand Business Coach, and I discussed how we got our businesses (and ourselves) organized and why you need to get it together for the sake of your business and your sanity.
Relationships are EVERYTHING in business but creating strong business to business relationships can be tough. It takes time and dedication to build a relationship but the benefits are immeasurable for your business.
This week's vlog episode "Building Your B2B Relationships" features our discussion on why business relationships are so critical, what you can do to build your relationships, and how to maintain them over time.
The best indicator of your product being a “best seller” is the results – increased sales & profitability. However achieving those results through product selection is not as simple as it seems. This week’s Insights gives you the questions you should be asking yourself, and the answers you should be looking for to get your next big product win.
To kick off our new vlog series we featured a 3 part mini-series entitled, "How to Tackle Strategic Planning: Learn the Why, the How, and the What", where we chatted with Right Hand Business Coach about strategy and the many wonderful, but sometimes challenging aspects of developing strategies.
Forecasting your Open To Buy for the entire year can be a daunting task even for the most seasoned retailers. A little pre-planning and deliberation will make this process as seamless as possible and ensure increased profitability and sales throughout the year. Here are 9 aspects of your OTB that you want to strategize before you start your annual forecasts.
Being productive from the start of the day is key to building and maintaining a thriving business. Maintaining productivity throughout hectic periods is accomplished by creating a daily morning routine (and sticking to it diligently no matter what!). Taking the time to create an effective routine – is the most common roadblock that prevents people from beginning. To help accelerate you into picking up this great habit, I’ve put together a simple 20 minute daily morning routine for you to try out.
This blog is Part 2 of 2 in a series and is focused on the advantages Brick & Mortar has over the ecommerce world through creating deeper connections with their customers. This week we focus on Engagement Marketing and how to develop an integrated strategy with the Lifestyle Marketing concept. See last week's post, It’s Time for Brick and Mortar to Get a Life to get caught up.
In the first of two posts, we examine how a Brick & Mortar retail store can gain a competitive edge against the e-commerce giant by developing and executing a lifestyle and engagement marketing strategy. Why is lifestyle marketing so powerful and how can you adapt for your own retail business to drive sales and reach new customers?
"Average" - Today's consumers aren't settling for it, so neither can you. This week's Insight focuses on how you can use differentiation to grow your business, excel past your competitors, and keep your customers coming back again and again.