Finding a Provider of Business Services to Meet Your Needs Any successful company needs a strong marketing strategy, a dynamic advertising campaign, and well-trained staff. Published on 1 September, 2017 Any successful company needs a strong marketing strategy, a dynamic advertising campaign, and well-trained staff. Businesses of all sizes have many of the same needs. Any successful company needs a strong marketing strategy, a dynamic advertising campaign and well-trained staff. Although entrepreneurs wear many hats, most business owners need outside assistance to successfully execute all of these important business strategies. In an effort to focus on the areas in which they are best suited, many industry leaders are outsourcing their business services. Marketing Do-it-yourself branding often feels as though it was created without direction. Hand-printed, black-and-white business cards and homemade websites are often representative of a company without a proper marketing strategy. “Leadership breeds leadership.” According to Business 2 Community, customers often judge an organisation’s ability to provide the solution they are seeking based on their first impression of a business. By representing a shoddy brand, many companies are potentially repelling prospective customers. Business owners who assume they don’t need branding are often quite mistaken, as consumers need a name or a face to identify with a product. Those who believe professional brand development is expensive may not be realising that, without a proper marketing strategy, they are actually losing money. Brands build loyalty and trust, and can create an identity for the company. Organisations that present a professional face are also giving the impression that they are worthy of a customer’s business. This strategy also gives consumers the confidence that a brand is stable and committed to delivering a quality product. Staff training Leadership breeds leadership. Well-trained staff who feel that an employer has invested in their skills will be more inclined to seek better opportunities within an organisation. According to a recent study conducted by the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley and the National University of Singapore, employees who were given a stipend toward professional development courses and asked to commit to taking two courses took six times as many more courses than their peers who did not receive an incentive. Staff who feel confident in their work will be empowered to take more proactive roles in their jobs. “We believe subjects who had two ‘free’ courses at the beginning, and who were asked to indicate their future plans, were prompted to adopt a more long-term mindset toward their careers,” Teck-Hua Ho, of UC Berkely, told Forbes. The results suggest that once employees believe proper training will make them more promotable, they are more inclined to develop new skills. Other forms of staff training can also be beneficial to an individual and a company’s success. Employees who feel empowered will often be more productive and creative, according to Business 2 Community. By promoting a culture of leadership, employees’ roles are more defined, more staff will feel encouraged to participate, and teamwork will be stronger. Staff who feel confident in their work will be empowered to take a more proactive role in their jobs. This can also breed a culture of continuous improvement. Why Leading Procurement Departments Partner with Mimeo One of the top reasons why procurement departments choose Mimeo is the ability to complete control spending of every order within the enterprise. Find out the other reasons why Mimeo is used by procurement and purchasing departments here. twitter Tweet facebook Share pinterest Pin Mimeo Marketing Team Mimeo is a global online print provider with a mission to give customers back their time. By combining front and back-end technology with a lean production model, Mimeo is the only company in the industry to guarantee your late-night print order will be produced, shipped, and delivered by 8 am the next morning. For more information, visit mimeo.com and see how Mimeo’s solutions can help you save time today.