Jim Traister is the CEO of HospitalityFan, a Social Media & Creative agency that drive sales via social media for independent hospitality businesses every day across the country.
Consolidate your channels of communication, utilize email in an effective manner, and make sure to turn off all unnecessary notifications that can become distractions. ONWARD!
Jim’s success can be attributed to family and an overall willingness to tackle the hardest task at the start of the workday.
Jim had to let go of a valued salesperson and consequently lost one of the company’s largest accounts -- and Jim tells the whole story here.
“A business owner has to be committed to their customers, understand the customer's point-of-view, and remain persistent.”
“It’s so easy to be great if you have a good work ethic because there is very little competition out there.”
“I would have put a system in place to help with sales because an inadequate system can’t fully prepare a salesperson.”
Caring is the recipe for success. Very few companies try to form mutually beneficial meaningful relationships.
An individual that can communicate effectively, take initiative, and become a proactive problem solver.