4 Tools & Solutions to Improve Business in 2019
By Russ Kuhn, MAML University Development Counselor
Grand Canyon University, Medford
The coach is in
The start of a new year welcomes excitement over new goals and possibilities. For businesses, it’s no different. Now that 2019 is in full swing, take the time to assess your business. Are there areas where technology can improve your operations? Could you explore more ways to boost your brand? The following offers four tools and solutions that can help advance your business in 2019.
Awario for Social Listening Maintaining a social media presence across platforms has become a standard business practice; no business should ever bypass these avenues that lead to a plethora of benefits, from customer connection and engagement to increased brand awareness and loyalty. One aspect of social media that businesses must capitalize on is “social listening,” which is essentially monitoring your social media space. Marketing Land lists the best social media/web monitoring tools,
starting with Awario; use this tool to monitor mentions about your brands, as well as to identify industry and competitor insights. Other unique features include detecting plagiarized content, linking brand mentions, monitoring backlinks, finding people who are searching for products like yours and discovering influencers who back your brand.
Trello for Busy Entrepreneurs “My favorite tech hack today is utilizing a Trello board,” Connor Gillivan, CMO of FreeeUp and author of “Free Up Your Business,” tells Forbes.com. Forget relying on messy notes; Trello is a project management application that can benefit entrepreneurs with a steady stream of work coming in by the minute. Gillivan leans on Trello for tracking high-priority and in-progress work and ideas. The platform helps boost productivity and organize workflow by creating boards that capture big picture projects or detailed tasks. Rely on Trello to manage your work according to your needs, whether you need to record work to return to later or collaborate with remote teams across any device.