M&A activity in the second quarter of 2020 continued to decline, with $336.8 billion over 2,025 transactions. This is a substantial decline from the record activity seen in recent years which the report calls “the canary in an M&A coalmine.” Quarter over quarter declines were 41.1% and 24.2% for deal value and count, respectively, compared to an already slow Q1 2020.
Creating a positive experience for your customers is a powerful way to help them appreciate you and keep coming back. Make a good impression every time they interact with your business by mastering not just one area, like delivery, but by excelling in all of them from design and ordering, to service and sales. Customers will notice and return knowing that they can have an easy and trusted experience every time. Consider using these tips that will get your customers to say “Thank You.”
Of course, the main goal of marketing is to attract more clients to your business, but how can you be sure you’ve covered all your bases to make sure none fall through the cracks? Ask yourself some tough questions, including: have I maximized my online presence? Have I reached out to past clients lately? Am I making use of in-person speaking opportunities? Do I have a content marketing strategy? Does the press know where to find me? Have I maximized my professional networks? If you think you don’t have the time or bandwidth to effectively execute every strategy in the marketing universe, consider asking for help – there are partners out there who can take the weight of management and execution off your shoulders – but make sure you’re employing all relevant strategies to increase your client base.
Influencer marketing is a very powerful strategy when done right! This article explains the do’s and don’ts of effective influencer marketing and describes its impressive potential; 92% on consumers have made a purchase after reading about a product on a blog they follow. Read on to see how you can incorporate influencer marketing into your marketing mix.
A seismic shift is under way that many businesses cannot ignore: thanks to new technologies, instead of waiting for customers to come to you, you can address your customers’ needs the moment they arise—and sometimes even earlier. It’s a win-win: customers get a dramatically improved experience, and companies boost operational efficiencies and lower costs.
We’ve all said it, we’ve all done it …. New Year’s resolutions. But, the real question is, who is still looking at those resolutions we made months ago? Not many. A new calendar year symbolizes a new beginning. Many of you are probably thinking about personal resolutions, but how about establishing New Year’s resolutions for […]
Many small business owners know that successful marketing can play a huge role in their growth. It is very common for us to hear these owners have great ideas for what they want to do, but they all have the same issue: due to lack of people and resources, they fall into the trap of […]
Who doesn’t get excited about survey responses, right? Right?! In case it’s not coming through on screen, that was written in a sarcastic tone. Creating and managing customer surveys online (or paper, or phone surveys) is rarely earthshaking. Survey response rates are often low, and responses tend to roll in rather slowly. But the insight […]
In 2013, we covered a The New York Times article looking at how online reviews and social connections are causing a shift in the balance of power from marketers to consumers. The article concludes that no longer do marketers have the ability to fully control their sales messages, as consumers are using online reviews and […]
Sales Renewal is pleased to announce the launch of SR EasyAuthoring™, an innovative, integrated blog authoring tool. SR EasyAuthoring was designed for small businesses to help them easily offer original and “curated” content in the single blog platform they already have on their websites. Original + Curated Content Fresh web content in the form of […]