Business Matters

the customer of the new year

What Your Customer Will Look Like in 2015

As a small business owner, I’m sure you’re well aware just how quickly our world is changing. Once not too long ago, most of your interaction with customers likely took place in your store or office, but these days you have to be prepared to answer their emails, connect with them over social media and maintain a website…continue reading …

2014 Ahead

The Best of the Dex Media Blog 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, it is time to reflect and see what the year meant for local businesses. Let’s take a look at the Dex Media blog posts that resonated most with our readers. January is always filled with predictions and reflections and our blog was no different. In 5 Ways to Improve Your Online…continue reading …

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Must-Have Apps For Small Businesses

Running a small business is a massive undertaking and it can be overwhelming. However there are numerous apps out there that can make your tasks a lot easier. These apps will help you stay organized, communicate better and stay on top of your finances: Organization Evernote: Evernote is one of the best note-taking apps that we have seen….continue reading …

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How to Display Prices on Your Business Website. Or Not.

Should a local business disclose its prices on its website? Start the debate: NO. Never give a price till you’ve had a chance to persuade a customer of the value of what you’re selling and that’s best done by moving the conversation along from your website to a phone call or other two-way communication. YES. Your customers…continue reading …