Danny Mizrahi

6 Tips to Differentiate Your Business And Stand Out From Contango IT CEO Danny Mizrahi

  What makes you better than the competition? Why should a customer choose you instead of another company in your industry? Learning how to differentiate your business is important for all small business owners because not only are you competing against other small businesses, but you also have to fight well-known national and global companies...

Taking Your Small Business from Manual Methods to Automated Solutions

Taking Your Small Business from Manual Methods to Automated Solutions

Small business owners who are just starting out tend to rely on manual methods for accomplishing business tasks. It’s a numbers game, and at the beginning you have fewer products, customers, vendors, and contacts. This means that the manual work doesn’t take much time, and you may not be motivated to find automated solutions. However,...

customer service training on a budget

5 Excellent Ways to Train Your Customer Service Team on a Budget

When your customers receive courteous treatment, prompt answers, and satisfactory solutions, they spread the word of their positive experience. Providing excellent customer service, therefore, means getting free publicity, encouraging repeat business, and attracting new customers. Of course, such service only comes from a superb team that has the right customer service training to meet customers’...

How Marcos Orozco Found a Happy Balance Between Life and Work

How Marcos Orozco Found a Happy Balance Between Life and Work

Marcos Orozco has been busy. He’s a celebrated public speaker, a best-selling author and a public face for the Gentepreneur Movement – an organization that focuses on leadership as well as personal and business development for the Latino community. He’s also a dedicated father and family man, and is working on a new book called “Leadership...

SXSW 2016 Interview: How Fluidstance Will Keep you Fit and Productive

SXSW 2016 Interview: How Fluidstance Will Keep You Fit and Productive

The most successful products that come to market are those that solve real-life problems of consumers. Take the standing desk, for example. Although standing desks have been around for hundreds of years, modern statistics show that the average worker sits at a desk for 5 hours and 41 minutes each workday. So much sitting...

7 Things You Need to Know for Starting a Business

7 Things You Need to Know for Starting a Business

Starting a business can be the most exciting career move in your life. You’re passionate about your ideas, and you can’t wait to share them with the world. The urge to move forward fast can be your biggest mistake, though. Every successful business owner will tell you: there is a lot you need to research...

Social News Feed Reordering

What the Social News Feed Reordering Means for Your Small Business

Social news feeds are changing on many of the major social media sites, altering the way stories are displayed – and if they are even displayed at all. The Facebook and Twitter announcements came in February 2016 while the Instagram announcement was made in March 2016. Social news feed reordering has important implications for...

Are Co-Working Spaces Bad for Business?

Co-working spaces have become incredibly popular now that technology has allowed us to work remotely and be just as productive. These spaces have sprouted as an answer to the question, “If I don’t have to work in a traditional office, then where should I work?” Although many people choose to work in private or home...

EMV

The Switch to EMV Payment Transactions: What It Is & What It Means for Merchants and Customers

With the exception of operators of ATM machines and fuel pump payment terminals (who have until 2017 to transition to EMV technology), merchants who accept credit and debit card transactions now bear the liability associated with a payment security breach if they aren’t equipped to process EMV transactions. However, merchants who have updated their payment...

Setting Realistic Profit Expectations for Your New Business

Setting Realistic Profit Expectations for Your New Business

It is often said that there are two ways to get ahead in the corporate world. Either you climb a congested ladder, muscling your way to the top, or you purchase your own ladder. For those who purchase their own ladder, being the boss is a refreshing alternative to answering to others who hold...