As we continue to adapt to the new paradigm, we must adjust to the limited ability to meet face to face, while remembering how important this activity is to creating a longstanding relationship. Here are six suggestions for pivoting and making the most of your business development efforts.

Google My Business or GMB, isn’t just nice, it’s essential for any growing business. A current, optimized, efficient, clean, original GMB listing can instantly build or improve your online reputation. 

Market research will guide you in determining where you can market most effectively and efficiently. You can set your sites on the right geographies, client types, and market sectors that will add to your bottom line.

Written by entrepreneur and performance psychology expert Joshua Medcalf, Chop Wood, Carry Water is a short and easy read with great lessons and examples. “For me, it was much more effective to read and learn from the boy’s experiences than to just read about the lesson and what needs to be done to improve,” explains Daryl. “I like seeing the application and learning the ‘why’ behind the principle.”

Whether you’re a marketing coordinator looking to build your knowledge base and enhance your skills or a firm principal looking to build connections that will lead to business opportunities, the hundreds of resources available at smps.org are at your fingertips.

Successful firms invest in their staff by providing training in a variety of topics to build a strong marketing mentality.

We’ve all heard the adage “the best way to get somewhere is a straight line,” but author Rich Christiansen suggests otherwise. Christiansen is an entrepreneur who has founded or cofounded more than 30 businesses. Some of them were colossal failures, others were multi-million-dollar successes.

You know that the easiest way to get work is with existing clients, but do you know if your existing clients would hire you again? To be effective in obtaining any new business, it’s important to know what clients think about your organization.

With the holiday season behind you, now is the best time to look at your client appreciation program. Consider taking a fresh approach in the new year, streamlining the traditional holiday chaos by planning an alternative time to provide client appreciation and outreach.

Julie Ertz, a member of the USWNT’s back-to-back World Cup-winning teams, shares her experiences from chasing her dream of being a professional soccer player, and the themes translate for all goal-pursuers – soccer and otherwise.

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