Most of us know the business rule of thumb that it takes triple the amount of effort (or more) to attract and gain a new customer or client than just to manage the relationship and keep it going. So why are so many businesses losing customer’s loyalty so easily once they get them in the door? A new wave of business trends in our more digital age tends to cater to ‘disposable’ relationships where people change cell phone carriers, banks, and gyms for example to suit their needs at that moment.
And we’re growing some more!
From the Wells Fargo scandal, to Eggos and Blue Bell listeria recalls, to well…the unavoidable political news, big national news seems to be unfolding at every turn, even dominating the local news. There’s an awful lot of national news happening and it’s ever-changing each day. In a crowded news world, how can your company tap into what’s happening in the media to benefit your business? Read on here because we’ve got you covered.
When it comes to being in the nonprofit world, we know just how important it is to have the right amount of volunteers on-deck helping and supporting the mission as well as making the impossible actually happen!
A major fundraising event is around the corner and you need a large volunteer crew. As the event draws closer, you realize you don’t have enough hands to help. You panic and send out urgent emails and texts to family, friends and everyone else you know hoping to get enough volunteers to respond. Some do, begrudgingly.
Click on the websites of credit unions across the country or flip through any industry publication and you’ll see that it has been a busy year. With membership drives, the launch of new digital platforms, communication initiatives, philanthropic efforts and yes, a bit of behind-the-scenes fun, credit unions are making a statement by growing their membership and gaining ground in the financial industry. As you kickoff September, it may be time to evaluate how far you’ve come this year and whether you’re PR and marketing strategies are helping you meet your goal of attracting new members. If you got off to a slow start and your efforts haven’t quite paid off, there’s still time to implement a few proven communications trends to help get you back on track.