7 Elements of a Successful Business Plan

As a budding entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard the word, business plan, being tossed around. Though there’s a bit of controversy surrounding as to whether it's necessary, business plans are positively correlated with success, especially with startups. According to the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, a national survey of more than 800 people in the process [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Business Plans|1 Comment

A Guide to Organizational Structures

When you’re guiding business growth, organizational structure quickly comes into play. Who is reporting to whom? Is there a system of checks and balances? Structure is an important aspect because it clarifies and guides the division of responsibilities and authoritative positions. One of the key benefits is that it provides flexibility, making it easier to [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

6 Time Management Tips for Business Owners

Whether you're a business owner or a manager, there never seems to be enough hours in the day. Balancing your team, their needs, while tracking output can be a nightmare if you don’t have concrete processes in place. The biggest key in time management is prioritization. By dividing your to-do list into urgent tasks, short [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Tactics for Lead Generation

You’ve invested in collateral, purchased ad space, and have promoted non-stop through social media. So, why aren’t you getting more calls? The struggle many businesses face in today’s market is generating profitable leads. It turns out, there’s no secret formula for lead generation. Sad day. But then again, it’s not. The exciting challenge of lead [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blog Optimization Checklist

So, you’ve just written a fantastic blog post for your business’ website. Now, what? Well, it turns out that blogging involves a whole lot more than a click of a publish button. In fact, it involves a bit of copy editing, SEO optimization, and social media marketing. We understand you have a lot going on [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Strategies for a Productive Meeting

Most often people have a love-hate relationship with meetings. In some instances, they go extremely well. In others, you’re running in circles and before you know it, it has already been two hours. Meetings, like any other tasks in business, take time — valuable time. Our ActionCOACH team has gathered five strategies to help you [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How to Create the Perfect About Page

Your about page is one of the most important pages on your website. Why, you ask? Especially if the about page is located in the navigation, it’s one of your highest trafficked sections on your website. It helps you establish a strong brand identity and position yourself as an industry leader. Most often, businesses only [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

7 Tips for a Flawless Sales Pitch

A good sales pitch doesn’t necessarily guarantee it will be effective. Today, a sales pitch is a two-way conversation. You listen to the buyer, they have the opportunity to ask questions, and they’re able to develop a much more personalized relationship with your product or service. Really captivating your audience lies in the details. From [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment