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The Lac du Bonnet CDC has a collection of articles for the business community to check out. The tips and information shared here are meant to inspire new ideas for business owners. If one of these ideas piques your interest and you would like more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Get Better Results with Better Designs

Have you noticed the number of bad graphics used by small businesses and non-profits? From posters to social media posts - far too many people use poorly designed graphics to promote their businesses, events, and groups. The use of Clipart and Microsoft Word seems like a too-common go-to in 2021 considering there are easy-to-use tools that will help create fantastic graphics for advertising and promo.

Better Customer Service During the Busy Summer

2021 is a particularly good year to revamp your customer service. While lockdowns and restrictions are still in place, it's not too late to reinvent your business and take advantage of new business when restrictions are eventually are lifted. Improving your customer service is a great place to start reinventing your business.

Trade Shows, Farmer’s Markets and Craft Sales Marketing Strategy: What to Do Before, During and After

Participating in Trade Shows, Farmer's Markets, and Craft Sales is a common choice for businesses exploring new markets, reaching new customers, and even servicing customers by developing a pop-up style storefront for home-based businesses. Taking this approach to marketing, promoting, advertising and selling your products and services is a great way to kick start your business, test new products, and make great lasting connections with current and potential customers.

Yes, Your Business Needs a Website!

COVID has changed the way we do business. Our customers are smarter, more capable, and better-informed than ever before. Businesses with a website available to support their customers' needs have made it through the past year of shutdowns and reduced occupancy limits better than those that weren't online for their customers.

Boost Your Bottom Line by Creating Customer Loyalty Programs

Customer retention is the most effective way to consistently increase your customers’ lifetime value. Increasing the lifetime value of your customer is what drives business growth. Focusing your marketing efforts to serve your existing customers better and increase sales from your best customers will rock your bottom line.