How artificial intelligence can help business owners

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Artificial intelligence also known as machine intelligence or AI, is the future and it is here to stay. In other to stay competitive and manage your business effectively, small business owners will need to think of how best to implement artificial intelligence into their business. The 21st century has ushered new technologies the past would have dreamed of and it has also reintroduced old technologies and made them more effectively. All business owners should be interested in how artificial intelligence can help improve their businesses.

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How Artificial Intelligence can help business owners

Here a few ways artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to help improve businesses –

Automating customer communications

Many businesses now use AI to automate a portion of their customer communications. This takes the pressure off the customer service agents and allows the AI handle some tasks. You would have likely come across a form of artificial intelligence customer service while dealing with companies online or over the phone. Many companies make use of this AI feature really well and it works. It saves money in the long run as well as time especially now with the current state of affairs. It is a lot easier to handle many enquiries online or over the phone without speaking with an actual human. This is so handy for non complicated customer enquiries and it improves the flexibility and responsiveness of a business.

Vision inspection systems

Another way AI can help businesses is with vision inspection systems. This is a handy tool to have especially when handling print and packaging. There is a range of machine vision systems that help businesses with quality control, sorting, guidance and inspection. This can help businesses protect their brand, increase quality and lower costs.

Automative inspection solutions

Artificial intelligence also provides automative inspection solutions through inspection machines and systems. This is so handy for the engineering, automative and associated industries. It improves the quality of the production while reducing the fail rate and guarantees highly efficient production.

Automate the sales process

AI can help businesses with sales when infused into the customer relationship management (CRM). Being able to automate the sales process to a certain extent takes the pressure off sales agents and allows them focus more on other sales tasks. Having an AI-infused CRM helps businesses maximise lead generation results which allows them generate more leads and acquire useful marketing and sales insights.

Supports Human Resources tasks

Artificial intelligence can help businesses with Human Resources tasks by streamlining the hiring and onboarding process. AI can also help with acquiring feedback from new employees in other to improve the hiring process. This will help the business save time and money while focusing on more important tasks.

The benefits of artificial Intelligence for both product and service based businesses are too numerous to mention in one blog post. It is the way forward for businesses all over the world. AI saves time, money and protects the quality of your brand.

Do you run a business? Have you implemented AI into your day-to-day running of the business?

 

 

 

 

How To Make A Career On Social Media

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Building yourself a career on social media is a challenge nowadays as so many of us are online, and so many have managed to create that same success you’re after. It takes a certain type of person, with the right personality, timing, and hard work behind it in order to truly get ‘social media famous’. With that being said, if you’re looking to make a career on social media, then here’s how.

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Find Your Niche

Firstly, you want to find your niche. What content or angle do you want to come from? Perhaps you’re a good dancer and therefore want to post just dance and dance-related content. Or you might like to do home interior shots of your property and post them on your social media channels. Whatever your talent is or wherever your passions lie, focus on these when it comes to your social media. It’s certainly important to find that sweet spot when it comes to building a career because if you’re not in love with what you’re posting, then it might not work as effectively as you’d hope.

It’s important that you post content that your followers are going to enjoy so getting it right earlier on in regards to what you like posting, is important.

Create Quality Content

Creating quality content is next up on the list and with this, you want to make sure that everything you post is going to be relevant to the theme of your social media. It needs to showcase what you promote or cover on your feeds, and that quality should remain as it is going forward. Posting poor quality content is only going to put people off your feeds and that results in a lack of engagement or following.

Seek inspiration from other content creators on where you might be going wrong.

Be Consistent

Consistency is key when it comes to social media. It’s important to remember that hundreds of thousands, if not millions of social media content goes out every minute of every day. That means you need to be active in your consistency of posting content. Whether you like to post daily or weekly or even multiple times a day is up to you but consistency is key. The more consistent you are, the better it’s going to be for growing your audience.

Get An Agent

And finally, if you’re looking for additional support in your career, then there’s always the option of getting an agent. Agencies like unrulyagency.com can be helpful in boosting your success and growth depending on what you have already in regards to stats. There are lots of agencies out there but remember, they will all likely take a cut for the work that you attain.

Making a career on social media isn’t easy but it’s still possible. Use these tips above to help make a career for yourself on any of the social media platforms that you want to grow on. For some, it can happen quickly, whilst others take a bit more time to bloom.

 

 

 

 

What you need to know about freelance work

Freelance work allows me to work and study from home. It also allowed me to homeschool the kiddies these last few months. A few years ago, I was stuck in a job I hated and dreamt of being able to work for myself from home. Freelancing has allowed me to break out of that job and pursue my dreams. It has completely changed my life and I am forever grateful to be able to do what I do, how I do it.

What is freelance work?

Freelance work is a flexible sort of self-employment job that allows you to provide a service to a variety of clients. I get to work with all sorts of businesses all over the world and I have met some incredible people along the way. My freelance work allows me to work on small and big projects, both short term and long term, depending on the project.

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What jobs can I do freelance?

You can do almost any job freelance. I handle copywriting, blogger outreach, blog coaching, and social media management for many businesses. Other jobs you could carry out on a freelance basis are –

  • Proofreading
  • Public Relations
  • Graphic Design
  • Videography
  • Data Entry
  • Book Keeping

These are just a few examples of jobs you could do for clients on a freelance basis. There are many more freelance jobs you could do. Quick research in your chosen field will shed more light.

What are the benefits of working freelance?

Here are some of the most amazing benefits of working freelance –

  • It is flexible. You can set your own working hours
  • You can work from anywhere you choose
  • Freelance work is usually varied and variety is the spice of life.
  • You are your own boss.

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Where can I find freelance work?

You can find freelance work anywhere depending on your niche. I started off getting jobs on LinkedIn and other social media networks. These days the majority of my jobs find me thanks to my blog and existing connections. However, if you are just starting out, Upwork, Freelancer, and Peopleperhour are great sites to check out.

How much do freelancers get paid?

The beauty of being a freelancer is you get to set your own rates. You can decide to be paid hourly or set up a fixed rate. The choice is yours. It is best to do some research and find out what other freelancers in your niche charge. That way you make sure you set realistic rates.

What do I need to become a freelancer?

For you to be a successful freelancer, you need to have the skills required for your niche. So to be a successful copywiter, you need to be a great writer. You also need to be self-motivated and organised to succeed as a freelancer. The beauty of freelancing is you are your own boss, and that means there is no one to remind you to get your work done. You need to be able to motivate yourself and stay on top of your workload to succeed.

 

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