Archive for Training Resources

Launch of the Australian eCommerce Guide

Jun 18, 2014 Comments Off

Please take a look at the new Australian eCommerce Guide website.  The Guide has just been launched and is a new resource for Aussie eCom merchants. The Guide is published and edited by me, Richard Keeves. If you’re looking for smarter strategies for eCommerce, then you’ll  find plenty of  ideas and tips over at the […]

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Social Media brings Risks, but you CAN reduce them

Apr 06, 2013 Comments Off

Social media may bring opportunities for your business, but it also brings risks. You can’t control what your employees say about you and your business on social media. Detailed social media policies are fine, but you’ve got to be careful not to give your employees lots of rules to follow. If you make your Social […]

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Use these Website Planning Tools for Better Results

Apr 03, 2013 Comments Off

If you’re planning a new business website, then here are three special website planning tools to fast-track your success.   These three special tools will help you learn what you need to know and do to get the business website you need. Your Smarter Website Redevelopment Checklist 28 Best Practice Guidelines for  Better SEO, Usability and […]

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SEO Periodic Table gives helpful overview on SEO

May 04, 2012 1 Comment

If you want a quick snapshot of SEO and the factors that are important, then wrap your head around the new Periodic Table infographic  (see below) from the guys at Search Engine Land. The factors are set out in the form of the Periodic Table you may remember from your high school chemistry lessons. (If […]

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How often do your employees make these two classic sales mistakes?

Oct 04, 2011 Comments Off

We all know how important first impressions are, yet often the first words and phrases we utter can destroy any hope of getting an effective result. Guest contributor and retail training specialist Jurek Leon gives his thoughts on two common examples from potential sales situations. “Can I help you?” Picture yourself browsing in a retail […]

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Protect your business now with an effective Social Media Policy

Sep 21, 2011 Comments Off

  The use of Social media is growing every day, and it’s creating big risks for business. Do you have an effective Social Media Policy for your business? If not, it’s time you do… The stats show that most people use one or more of Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs every day. And now […]

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From the archives – How to use Twitter in business to create and inform communities

Apr 06, 2011 Comments Off

If you’re wondering about using Twitter in business,  here’s a post from 2007 that is an oldie but a goodie.  It’s a helpful made up case study example in a post by  Todd Defren that will give you some ideas for creating and informing communities. Todd talks about using Twitter to build your community of […]

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Recommended Training Programs

Mar 16, 2011 Comments Off

Hi, This is a new section on the Digital TrendCatchers website and I am currently reviewing and collating info on the best business training programs we know about and can find on the web. It’s taking a while.  Please check back here – or better still, join our mailing list so we can let you […]

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