Many businesses currently are not meeting mid-year goals and what they can do the latter half of the year to turn things around, says Richard Milam, office productivity expert and president and CEO of EnableSoft has over two decades of experience in business efficiency helping to develop productivity software.
Industry leaders all have one thing in common, they build relationships with their customers by focusing on their wants and needs and providing the best customer service possible, says Milam
Any routine, repetitive tasks that involve manual data entry can be automated by software, such as EnableSoft's
Companies that engage in the community and get involved in various community or charitable events are likely to interact with potential customers, Milam
Through volunteerism and participating in community events, employees are able to interact with one another, build relationships with each other and the community.
"Furthermore, community-involvement and providing funds to charities strengthens a company's public image.
When people need a service or product, who are they going to turn to: the company who they personally met at a community event, or the business they know that gives to charities," he
5. Reduce unnecessary costs.
Review what you purchase and from what stores you purchase it.
Buy from vendors that offer the best value and service, and buy in bulk for the products that you utilize abundantly, Milam
Additionally, leverage technologies that allow business to business or business to customer transactions, in real-time, without having to actually meet face-to-face, such as GoToMeeting, WebEx, and Skype, he