Help! I’m not sure why customers are not coming to me. I’m on social media, I have a website and I’m out at events. Any advice?
OK, after hearing more about your situation, I believe I can shed some light to help you. Just as I advise other business owners, customers are not going to knock your door down just because you are now open for business. If you want to acquire and retain customers, you need to make sure they can reach you easily. Otherwise, if they cannot find you, then you are leaving money on the table. Consider these tips to help you stop hiding from your customers.
So, let’s clarify what I mean about hiding from your customers. If we are not providing a wide variety of ways for our customers to reach out, then in essence, we are hiding. Before we begin, I will need you to have access to all the ways you reach out to customers and how you think customers are reaching out to you. The three common ways I believe customers will reach out to you are: Read more...
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Morgan State University’s Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center Receives $75,000 Grant to Support Entrepreneurs and the Self-Employed
Recognized for its generous contributions to Baltimore, Morgan State University’s Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center ( EDAC ) received a 2019 Lighting the Way Award from the SunTrust Foundation along with a $75,000 grant. EDAC will use the grant to create resources for individuals participating in the gig economy and entrepreneurs. Read more
Lifelong learning is needed for everyone, especially for entrepreneurs. Some people like turning the pages of a physical book or going to a physical location to learn a new skill or refine a current one. While this is not something you have time for, there are other options. However, keep in mind that regardless of how you learn, you still will need to dedicate time (and in some cases money) to acquire the new information and determine how and when to use it.
Consider these tips to learning with a touch of a button:
Books are a good way to garner tips, strategies and new skills for entrepreneurs. So, imagine if you had someone reading the book to you or you had a cheat sheet on the key points from a book. If you are looking to learn tips and strategies from business books, here are some tools to use:
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The mission of EDAC is to connect budding & existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management & growth.