The public relations fiasco that is United Airlines recent “re-accommodation” of an Asian doctor is costing them market value to the tune of near a $billion U.S. The PR ripple effect of this reputation management failure will keep on giving for years perhaps in ways we can only imagine. United’s 2nd largest market, China, reacted with 100 million comments in their Twitter alternative, Weibo. The resulting call for boycott may leave plenty of room for United staff to sit on ...Continue Reading → Share
Your reputation matters. Everyone knows that. No matter who you are you need to worry about what the public thinks. With online reviews and social media it is now easier than ever for an angry consumer to share with the world how bad their experience was with your establishment. There is no longer a difference between reputation and online reputation. They are ...Continue Reading → Share
We get it, you’re just starting up and every penny counts, but don’t let that be the reason your small budding entrepreneurial venture skimps on marketing. While there are some things that can only be reached through a larger budget, you can still get big results for your business even with a small budget. You’ve just got to be more ...Continue Reading → Share
In Honor of National Employee Appreciation Day today, we thought we’d give you the secret to keeping your employees happy. After all, “a happy employee is a productive employee.” Your employees are the life force of your business. Without them you wouldn’t be where you are and your life would be much more stressful. Why not take a day to ...Continue Reading → Share
Our CEO, John Pilmer was recently interviewed by New West.Net, a new regional business publication for the Rocky Mountain region. The publication focuses on news of the evolving west, what makes the region a frontier for technology and entrepreneurship and the vibrant culture of Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico.
We have always been proud to be a Utah based business and love the new life that is ...Continue Reading → Share
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is something that you hear a lot about and know is important but maybe have been putting on the back burner. You can only run in the same 5k for cancer so many times before it starts to lose meaning for your employees. But CSR doesn’t have to be so cut and ...Continue Reading → Share
As we’ve said before, company culture does matter. When people enjoy their work environment, they are more likely to put in their best effort – which produces the best outcome for the bottom line. If your company culture got away from you and isn’t what you want it to be, or (even better) if you are just getting started and trying to figure out what kind of company ...Continue Reading → Share
We love small businesses! There are so many advantages to being a small business but there can also be disadvantages. Don’t let something simple like organization be one of them. Getting organized can sometimes feel like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve come up with four simple tips that can help take your organization from something that’s holding you back to something that will help you be ...Continue Reading → Share
It’s always a good idea to be looking forward in business. The New Year is upon us and is a perfect excuse for reflection on what’s working, what’s not, and what needs to change. Get your small business, and your life, on track with these resolutions for the coming year.
Cut the clutter.
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According to a new Yelp.com survey, despite the unstable economy, rising minimum wages, and an upcoming presidential election, 92% of small business owners expect their revenue to increase in the coming year. Young Business owners and restaurants led the optimistic charge. With the outlook so great, it’s a great time to be an entrepreneur. That said, one of the top challenges identified in ...Continue Reading → Share