small business awards 2019

9 Small Business Awards Worth the Application Efforts!

Apply to These 9 Small Business Awards to help your Company Stand Out! When you own a small business, being recognized for your hard work is very gratifying. After all, every single day you strive to serve customers and clients, and to have a positive impact on your community. Awards for business help recognize local companies […]

Promote Business by Encouraging Your Employees to be Brand Ambassadors

Employee satisfaction is important and links to customer satisfaction. Not only do satisfied and happy employees make for more productive workers, making a better contribution to the company, they can also act as spokespeople for your company. Happy employees are eager to promote business and this could lead to new clients and even sales as well […]

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PR Strategies: Attracting Media Publicity for Your Small Business

Get the Coverage Your Company Deserves: How to Get Media Attention. The business world is more competitive than ever. Consumers have more choices and more access to information than ever before. Public relations, or earned media, builds trust with your customers and potential customers. The more they trust your brand, the more likely they will be to […]

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7 Strategies to Increase Brand Trust for Your Company

Increasing your company’s brand trust can be a challenge, despite the many forms of advertising out there. With consumers getting thousands of messages a day, consumers have become more discriminating.  Even though you know your business is awesome, peyou want your customers to believe it too. How can you convince them that your brand truly is […]

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Creating a Winning Culture: How to Achieve a Company Culture to Elevate Your Business

Have you ever considered the importance of a strong company culture? As a business owner, you should.  A company’s culture is directly related to its turnover rate. A company with a poor culture has an estimated turnover rate of 48.4 percent. When it comes to your business, everything hinges on your employees and their mindsets. Check out […]

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5 Tips for Improving Customer Satisfaction

So many business awards hinge on customer satisfaction, and so does your company’s long-term success. Here’s how to send it through the roof. Your customers are the heart and soul of your company. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to keep your doors open very long before your business falls apart. Because your customers are […]

Middle Tennessee Quality Contractor

A Quality Contractor in Middle Tennessee: 6 Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring

The hardest part for most homeowners is finding a reliable contractor. Based on research, the average cost of remodeling a home in Middle Tennessee is between $9,714 and $77,716. If you include the general contractor fees, $5,245 – $6,557, you immediately realize the immense costs of the project. Making the practical choice of hiring a reliable contractor […]

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Earning Recognition: 5 Tips for Winning Small Business Awards

Small businesses are the foundation of the U.S. economy. According to a recent survey, the U.S. has 30 million small businesses which make up 99.9% of all companies. These small businesses employ a total of 47% of all workers in the US. When entrepreneurs establish their businesses, they do so for many reasons. They include […]

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Six Tips to Achieve Luxury in Printing Without Blowing Your Budget

If you’re involved in the creation of the design or business marketing strategy for your company’s brand, adding a print component is worth serious consideration. People are hard-wired to pay attention and respond to touch, and print’s tangible nature commands attention and generates feelings of authority, higher emotional engagement and pleasure. And as multiple studies […]

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The Business Benefits of Applying for Company Awards Programs

How do company awards set your business apart from the rest? Is it really worth all the hype of applying for industry recognition programs? Find out here… Applying for company awards programs takes up valuable resources. It’s another time-intensive project on the to-do list for your busy team. Is it worth it? Do the benefits […]

Middle TN Healthcare

Healthcare Professionalism: How to Choose an Exceptional Healthcare Provider in Middle TN

Healthcare Professionalism: How to Choose an Exceptional Provider All healthcare providers have the education to practice their specialties, but do they also possess healthcare professionalism?  Healthcare professionalism is a wide range of characteristics that enhance the healthcare experience. These include great communication skills, trust, and sound judgment.  But, how can you know if a healthcare provider has these […]

Award Winning Businesses

Middle TN Best in Business Award Winners Announced for 2019

Award Winning Businesses in Middle Tennessee Recognized by the Best in Business Award Program for their excellence! Nashville, TN and surrounding area: Fifteen recipients of the 2019 Best in Business Award were recently announced for the Middle Tennessee area. Quality, integrity, trust and experience are the cornerstones of this prestigious award, which recognizes businesses and […]

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How do you select a high quality service company for your home?

Finding good quality service companies is a common challenge that many home owners face. It seems like there are so many specialists that sometimes a new home-owner feels the need for a small team of experts to keep their investment in good shape. Home owners often wonder who they can trust that will do a […]

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NXTSTEP for families in crisis

When Joe and Louise first married, they promised to stay together for better or for worse. Twelve years and two kids later, “worse” came, and their lives were turned upside down. Though they tried to make things work, the situation became miserable for the entire family and difficult choices had to be made. Fran was terrified that she might not be able to […]

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501(c)(3) Charity Recipient Named for 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Kids to Love has been named the 2019 501(c)(3) charity recipient for 2019. For this very special Best in Business Award, the current recipients area asked to nominate a non-profit organization they feel deserves this award. It is always difficult to decide on this, as our community has […]

Good Samaritan Hospice

Good Samaritan Hospice: The Shoulder Northern Alabama Leans on During Painful Times

Good Samaritan Hospice director Jim Pride, a former business owner and realtor, was asked by Janet Melton to come to work at her new company in 2009. And he did. “While I enjoyed the work, it wasn’t something I was passionate about,” Pride admitted. But then, something amazing happened. He had been working there for […]