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11 Small Business Tips for 2017

11 Small Business Tips for 2017

by Jive Guest Author     Sunday, July 16th, 2017.

Here are eleven tips from iconic business owners to provide some inspiration for small businesses to finish the year on a strong note.

small business web design

2017 Small Business Web Design and UX Trends

by Jive Guest Author     Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

Whether you’re a small business looking for a WordPress Web Design or in the throes of developing an international e-commerce business, web design should form an integral part of your marketing strategy.

personal branding

Personal Brand or Company Brand? The New Realities of Life Online

by Jive Guest Author     Thursday, July 13th, 2017.

Personal branding is in the air! Here are a few of the perils, as well as the promise, of building a personal brand. Your personal brand is a transferable asset. Even if you’re happily employed, it’s important to continue to build a network and an online presence.

3 Ways Unified Communication Boosts Workforce Mobility

Back to Basics: Communication 101

by Jive Guest Author     Tuesday, July 11th, 2017.

We spend hours weeding through our in-boxes, preparing reports and attending meetings. We talk, we text, we tweet. But, for all of the channels we have to reach each other — many of our most impassioned messages remain “lost in translation.” Whether we are considering the pitfalls of presentations, addressing the power of body language, or lamenting the e-mail epidemic — having the skills to communicate effectively matters.

How to Create Your Personal Brand in 6 Easy Steps

How to Create Your Personal Brand in 6 Easy Steps

by Jive Guest Author     Friday, June 30th, 2017.

You’ve probably heard of the term “personal branding.” It’s a trendy phrase popular with personal development types that means “how you present yourself to the world.”

business chat

11 Tips to Writing Professional Business Chat Messages

by Ryan Alleman     Thursday, June 15th, 2017.

Business chat, texting, or instant messaging is a simple, convenient way to shoot short messages to your co-workers. The rules governing business chat are very different from those you’d follow when sending an email or making a phone call. These 11 tips will help you use business chat effectively in a professional environment.

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The Jive Body

by Cliff Painter     Friday, June 9th, 2017.

Jive’s Hosted VoIP Business phone system is a lot like a body. Just like there are a lot of different parts that are key to make your body function, develop, and thrive, the same goes for a business phone system. Let’s take a look at the different parts of a Jive Hosted VoIP system that […]

Auto Dealer Phone

Jive for Auto Dealerships [Infographics]

by Cliff Painter     Friday, June 2nd, 2017.

As an auto dealership, you have unique needs that your phone system should address. You need a phone system that will help improve accountability for your Business Development Center (BDC) and Internet departments, allow for communication on-the-go, and that gives you the features for an affordable price. That might sound like a pipe dream, but […]

VoIP Dial Plan

10 Tips to Creating an Efficient VoIP Dial Plan Customers Will Love

by Ryan Alleman     Monday, May 15th, 2017.

When customers call a business help line, they expect solutions, and they want them yesterday. But more importantly, they want to feel like they’ve made the right choice when they chose your company. Discover what tools and techniques you can use with a VoIP dial plan to deliver an efficient and effective customer experience.

Small Business Phone

Pizza, Pizza! Jive for Small Businesses [Infographic]

by Cliff Painter     Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Jive Voice is the best phone system for small businesses. From our affordable pricing to our all-inclusive features, Jive’s Hosted VoIP phone system is great for all types of business. Check out how our phone system would work for a pizza parlor in this visual use case. Diverse Hardware Whether you’re helping seat customers or […]

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