Sound Communications Should Be a Business Priority

As a home Internet business owner, you are in charge of effective communications with your clients. Good clear communications lead to happy clients who feel their questions have been answered and their needs taken seriously. Happy customers mean customers who are more likely to stay and do business with you, making sound business communications good for your reputation and your profits. What can you do to improve your client communications? Brush Up on Your Listening Skills ...
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Make Text Messaging Sing with Your Home Business

More and more people are joining the ranks of freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners. In fact, Business Insider predicts that 40 percent of the workforce will be freelancing by the year 2020. If you run a home-based Internet business, it's going to be more important than ever to pay attention to ways to grow your business online. Currently, the main ways to get new clients to your online business are through social media, email marketing campaigns and text messaging. ...
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Is Your Home Business Ready for Client Visits?

You finally have set up your home Internet business. You're getting work done without distractions, you're organized and you've set up a space solely for work. Now what? You've got a client who wants to meet with you or maybe you even perform a service, like hair or nails in your home. Are you ready? Here are some great tips for meeting with clients in your home, whether it's a regular business or just a now and then thing which may be the case if you have more of an online busin...
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Bring Home the Need for Exclusive Text Messages

The only thing customers like more than a great deal is when that deal feels exclusive. If your home Internet business it trying to attract more customers and increase customer loyalty, exclusive text messages can help. Here are just a few handheld reasons why exclusive texts can do wonders for your business: Exclusive Text Message Marketing on the Rise More and more businesses are turning to exclusive text messaging to better attract and retain new customers. Not only do e...
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Put More Mobility and Sales into Your Home Business

Mobile coupons aren't just for the big players like Starbucks, Joann Fabrics and Michaels. As a home Internet business owner, there's nothing stopping you from taking advantage of this inexpensive, yet powerful marketing tool to drive up your sales. Here's how to get started in this technology driven endeavor…. Find an Awesome Mobile Marketer There is no shortage of companies promising you the moon when you sign up to deliver mobile coupons to your customers. But some companies...
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Don’t Overlook the Importance of Customer Loyalty

If your home Internet business doesn't have many return customers, then you might be overlooking the importance of customer loyalty. That's right, by nurturing the relationships you have with your customers, you can create brand loyalty that results in consistent business. Here is a look at how your home business can build customer loyalty: U.S. Companies Putting Customer Loyalty First Customer loyalty is an import aspect of running a home Internet business. Without loyal c...
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Ring up the Ecommerce Aspect of Your Home Business

If you sell products or services through your home Internet business, then it's important to have an ecommerce game plan. Online sales take a complete understanding of the online marketplace, which is at the heart of ecommerce. Here are just a few reasons why an understanding of ecommerce is essential for your home Internet business: U.S. Ecommerce Stats For the past 20 years, ecommerce has rapidly increased in the United States. The convenience in combination with technolo...
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Make Your Home Business a Force to Be Reckoned With

Would your home Internet business benefit from a tool that gave it an advantage over the competition? Then perhaps it’s time to take a look at using business intelligence (BI) to give your home business a boost. But just what is business intelligence and how can you use it to benefit your home Internet business? What is Business Intelligence and Why Does it Matter? Business intelligence is a catch-all phrase that covers both the methods and technology used to gather and analyze...
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Don’t Overlook Growing Recurring Revenue

The only thing better than a healthy income is knowing your earnings are steady from one month to the next. Fortunately, whether it's through your business or its website, there are a number of ways you can make your recurring revenue grow. With repeat revenue in mind, here are just a few ways your business can increase its recurring revenue: Put Quality First It's been said before and for good reason: offering your customers quality products and services will ensure your busin...
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Running Your Home Business When a New One Comes Along

Having a home Internet business is ideal. You can work around other things, you don't have to dress professionally and no commute. It's also a great business to have when starting a family. From the time you're pregnant to the time your kids go to college, a home Internet business is ideal. Sure you may have some stumbling blocks, but it can be a great source of income an allow you to parent just the way you want. Putting Modifications in Place As you are planning your pregn...
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