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The Basics of Effective Electronic Communication

Email has become an irrefutably essential tool for swift and efficient communication in today’s highly digital society, especially for business owners. Time is entirely too limited and valuable. Using Email to communicate quickly while on the move or multi-tasking seems like a no-brainer. Messages regarding booking new jobs, connecting with old clients or conversing with employees can be sent and received in a matter of minutes. Utilizing Email for communication can help your business to run smoothly by saving you time and energy. However, if not approached and crafted properly, your Email correspondences could be sending out the wrong message …

Manage Your Leads

In order to increase revenue for your business and have a successful 2011, one of the most important things you can do is to get a handle on your lead management system. Leads are generated in a number of different ways through online marketing, word-of-mouth and advertising campaigns. Following up on leads that result from your marketing efforts is a key part of building a business and making the most of prospective customers. What do you do when you get a lead? Do you have a structured system in place for managing current and past leads? Studies have shown that …

Industry Buff?

eLocal INVITES YOU… to Be Our Next Blog-Off Expert The eLocal Blog-Off Series has taken the Home Improvement Industry by storm. Our first few Blog-Off threads generated an overwhelming number of responses from experts in many fields. We would like to invite you, our contractors, to join this industry-wide conversation. Participating in this new forum will provide you with an innovative, simple way to network and exchange ideas with consumers and fellow businesses. This network will break down professional barriers and create a fund of knowledge with a multi-industry consensus. In each bi-weekly Blog-Off we pose a question that is …