Tracie Johnson 

What Are the Pros and Cons of Mystery Shopping?

Many companies turn to mystery shopping programs to find out how their customers and clients are being treated by their employees. Implementing mystery shoppers into your business helps you to see how successful your company is in providing good products and services to others. That being said, hiring a mystery shopping program can be beneficial for you as a business person. … [Read more...]

8 Key Things to Consider Before Outsourcing for Your Biz

In today's economy, outsourcing is critical to the seamless operation of any business. However, there are a few factors to consider when outsourcing effectively. Here are eight things to consider before outsourcing for your business. Pricing When outsourcing, you'll find many companies competing for your business by providing a deal that will be attractive enough for you to … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Stop Micromanaging and Start Leading

Are you a micromanager? If so, you're not alone. Many business owners feel the need to control every aspect of their business. However, this can be detrimental to your success. To be an effective leader, you need to learn to let go and trust your team. The following tips will help you stop micromanaging and start leading. Understand the Consequences of Micromanaging Your … [Read more...]

Signs That Your Work Environment Needs Improvement

Ideally, your workplace needs to promote a positive and productive environment, but that isn’t always the case. Workplace disputes, poor working environments, and mismanagement can all create additional hardships on the job. If you start noticing any of these signs on a consistent basis, you should do whatever you can as a business owner, a manager, or an employee to improve … [Read more...]

5 Home Office Updates for Telecommuters

Are you planning to work out of a home office? This is a smart move for those who want to save time, energy, and money. You no longer need to leave the safety of your own home. Instead, you can do it all in comfort and style. Here are the five biggest home office updates that you will need to become a telecommuter. You Need a Headset to Communicate With Your first concern … [Read more...]

How Your Business Can Save Money Using Software

Being an entrepreneur is not easy by any stretch of the imagination. Running a business is one of the most difficult projects you can take on. This is why so many businesses fail. If you want your company to survive for the long haul, you’re going to need to find ways to increase efficiency and slash expenses. One way you can accomplish this is through the implementation of the … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Creating a Quality Product

Running a business requires you to work hard and do your best to create something people want to buy. While your business needs to make a quality product stand out, you may wonder how you can accomplish this goal. We have five steps to help you create an ideal quality product to make money and gain customers. Identify a Problem or Need Creating a quality product involves … [Read more...]

4 Costs Associated with Building Your Business Online

Going into business for yourself is an exciting time in your life. But this is also the time for you to show extra caution. You need to be sure that you will not be racking up costs that can cripple you in the long run. Here are the four main costs that will be associated with establishing a new business on the web. Website Design Services for Your New Business One of the … [Read more...]

5 Tech Updates to Improve Your Home Business

The COVID pandemic caused all kinds of problems, but it also drove a surge in entrepreneurship. It gave people who had considered opening a home-based business a lot of time on their hands to really dig into the possibilities. Add a lot of inexpensive or free tools for getting a home-based business up and running and it makes sense. Of course, once you have your home business … [Read more...]