The Power of Collecting Client Testimonials

Most recently, I’ve been working with a client to interview their customers and collect information to create testimonial articles. Given my love for communications, I was intrigued by the project, but I had no idea just how much it would teach me about client relations. In the process of collecting 30 testimonials from clients who … Continue reading The Power of Collecting Client Testimonials

Why Your Blog is So Important for Adding a Human Element

How would you describe the content on your website right now? Is it attention-grabbing, accurate, fun, outdated, stale or boring? I can’t stress enough the importance of quality content on your website. When trying to squeeze as much information as we can into the limited time and space we have to make a first impression, … Continue reading Why Your Blog is So Important for Adding a Human Element

The Value of Diversifying Your Customers and Clients

No matter the industry, it is always beneficial to diversify your portfolio of customers and clients. Simply put, it prevents you from placing all your eggs in one basket. It also helps to keep your day to day work interesting, not monotonous. Here are six types of clients of which every business should have at least … Continue reading The Value of Diversifying Your Customers and Clients

Social Selling: Myth or Magic? (Guest Blog by Sam Bessant)

I'm thrilled to welcome back guest blogger Sam Bessant. Her first contribution to the Bennis Inc Blog, "Success Versus the Work-Life Balance" continues to receive top hits! Learn more about Sam in her bio following this post and be sure and visit her personal blog here. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Social selling is a relatively new concept to … Continue reading Social Selling: Myth or Magic? (Guest Blog by Sam Bessant)

Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Taking the Leap

This blog completes a series of 5 posts which outline and address a very valuable lesson for any industry or any career – how to turn your freelancing into a fulltime business. If you’re currently contracting out a set of skills or have at least thought about it, this can be the critical first step … Continue reading Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Taking the Leap

Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Building a Client Base

This blog continues a series of 5 posts which outline and address a very valuable lesson for any industry or any career – how to turn your freelancing into a fulltime business. If you’re currently contracting out a set of skills or have at least thought about it, this can be the critical first step … Continue reading Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Building a Client Base

Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Moving Away From One-Time Projects

This blog continues a series of 5 posts which outline and address a very valuable lesson for any industry or any career – how to turn your freelancing into a fulltime business. If you’re currently contracting out a set of skills or have at least thought about it, this can be the critical first step … Continue reading Turning Freelance into Fulltime: Moving Away From One-Time Projects