Customer Service is hard: The 6 best ways to lose customers

Are you a small business owner that just hates when people try to give you their money? Well have we got the solution for you.Read more…

Start your own business with these content marketing tips

Keep calm and start your own business!

Keep calm and start your own business!

Here at MightyCall, one of our favorite people to follow when it comes to content marketing are the folks at CopyBlogger.

Brian Clark, who heads up the CopyBlogger team, often says that when done right, content marketing will help your prospective customer know, like, and trust you.

If you are going to start your own business and being your own boss, getting your customers to know, like, and trust you are super important steps to getting them to eventually buy your products and services.

Let’s break down Brian’s three-step approach to successful content marketing.
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Origin Stories of 6 Social Media Giants

One-in-four startups fail within the first year. Of the companies that survive their first year of business, one-third won’t see their fifth.  Startups crash and burn all the time, and even the most successful CEOs have experienced failure. The companies that make it often have a few things in common: great leadership, encourage innovation, and (most importantly) embrace and adapt to change.

Take a look at 6 social media giants and how they adapted to change to achieve their success.Read more…

Achieving Your Dream

It’s the end of the year again. Which means it’s time we promise ourselves to put an end to all of our bad habits and to start with the good ones, you know, the ones that are meant to improve our lives. The most common New Year’s Resolutions are focused on self-improvement and education. If you’re of the majority of Americans who make a New Year’s Resolution, know that only about eight percent are successful in achieving them.  Here at MightyCall we are determined to help you accomplish your goals, in whatever it is that you’re committed to, and here are some things to keep you motivated and to help you in achieving your dreams in 2015 and beyond!Read more…

Is This The Death of Voicemail?

Coca-Cola’s Atlanta headquarters shut down their voicemail system this past week.  Read more…

Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Virtual Receptionist

Having a virtual receptionist will provide your business with a professional greeting for your callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  After your customer listens to your greeting, the virtual receptionist will list the options the caller can select; whether it’s an employee-extension or specific department, their call with be routed automatically!

Does it require extra hardware or software?

No, none, zip, nada! No additional hardware or software is needed to set up your virtual receptionist.  The system is managed, by you, online.  Once you buy your phone number (or transfer your existing number), the virtual receptionist can be setup online and running within a few minutes.Read more…

Entrepreneur Success Story: Blue Line Logistics

Here at MightyCall, we understand that being an entrepreneur is a grind. It’s not an easy road, if it were then everyone would be doing it. And they’re not. You are.  Becoming an entrepreneur takes courage, risk, sacrifice, hard work, grueling hours, and working on little to no sleep. There will be highs and lows; successes and failures.  These are all steps to reach your goal and make a dream a reality.

We’re going to periodically feature an entrepreneur and their road to success.  Everyone’s journey  is a little different but there will be a lot of similarities.  This month’s entrepreneur is 22-year-old, Emmanuel Sagan who owns a freight shipping company called Blue Line Logistics. Here is his story.Read more…

Generational Marketing and the Millennial Mindset

There’s a disconnect in how businesses communicate and market to their customers today.  This disconnect in generational marketing, could be killing their profits without them even knowing it.

Before I get started I want to clarify some generational marketing and generational characteristics.  Generational Marketing is defined as the approach to product development, Customer Relations Management (CRM), communication and marketing that recognizes generation as archetypes; a model of which all things are considered of the same type, copy or representation.

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7 Best Business Voicemail Greetings

It’s essential that your business has a voicemail system.  You want a way to reach customers who contact you after your business hours – every lead is a potential sell. And that’s what you do, right?  Sell products and/or services to make yourself some sweet moolah.  So it’s important that your business has the perfect voicemail greeting to entice potential customers into leaving a message.

Before we get into business voicemail greetings, here are some interesting facts about voicemail messages to think about. Read more…

Five steps to being your own boss

Whenever I hit up Amazon and do a search for starting a business and being your own boss, I always get a headache from excessive eye-rolling. As a founder of three start-ups, two that were financial successes and one, shall we say, a successful education, many of these books piss me off. Their authors claim they can help people get started with a business. But for many, the exact opposite happens.

Discouragement. Disillusionment. Disappointment. The things that these writers recommend almost always set the bar way too high, require people to have all the time in the world, or cause confusion with too many details.There is close to zero empathy for you and your dreams of being your own boss, especially if you still have a day job or a family to care for.

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