• Pulling Off Those Summer Events

    Posted 30 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    The summer months mean warmer weather, pool parties, and for businesses it also means events. Since we recently hosted Fleetmatics Analyst Day 2015, we thought we’d share a few tips that we picked up along the way.  Make it easy for people to RSVP. One good way to encourage people to RSVP in a timely manner is to make it easy for them. If your invitations are mailed to guests using a traditional mail delivery system, include a stamped RSVP card addressed to you in the invitation. Thi...

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  • The Benefits of Joining An Association

    Posted 25 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    There are many associations in almost any industry. From the plumbing to the trucking industry, there is most likely an association that’s appropriate for your small business. Here are some thought starters for you to consider when you think about joining an association. Learn. Associations bring you in contact with many different people in your industry. This can be a great opportunity for you to meet people who have been in the business for a longer time than you, and may have some diff...

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  • Getting Over the Hurdle of Introducing Employees to New Technology

    Posted 22 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    Technology can help your business to run smoother by saving you both time and money. But, if your employees are hesitant to use it, or if they don’t know how to use it, how is the latest-and-greatest technology benefiting you? Help your staff to get comfortable with new tech, which can make their jobs easier and help you save money. Talk to your staff about how they benefit. In order to get your staff excited about the new technology, change the topic of conversation from how it benefits ...

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  • Staying on Top of Tech Trends

    Posted 16 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    The technology world seems to evolve at an increasingly fast pace, and it can be hard to keep up.  Here are some ways to stay in the loop and up to date. Read. Read. Read. Find a tech blog that you like and read it regularly. Check back often for new info, and be sure to read content from different sources so that you get a well-rounded perspective. Play! Read about something that you like? Play with it. Whether it’s an app or a new device, try to get your hands on it and give it a t...

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  • Relationship Building for Business

    Posted 15 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    You may have heard the saying, “Your network is your net worth.” The question is, why? This begs the question how can you grow your network and build relationships to possibly grow your net worth? These tips will help to get you on your way. Give to get. We all know them – the needy people who only contact you to ask a favor. As soon as their name comes into your inbox, you’re on the alert. It’s OK (even recommended) to ask for what you need, but try to be a resour...

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  • Fleetmatics Wins a 2015 North American Effie Award

    Posted 15 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    Fleetmatics won a bronze 2015 North American Effie Award in the category of Internet/Telecom for their video series, The Truck Whisperer. The Effie Awards are marketing communications awards given each year by Effie Worldwide, Inc. The award honors the marketing communications ideas that are considered to be the most effective.  The “Truck Whisperer,” is based on an idea showcasing software-as-a-service (SaaS) in the field logistics space. The SaaS world is has a lot of technol...

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  • Mobile App Tracking

    Leverage Mobile Marketing for Your Business Success

    Posted 9 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    Mobile marketing is the concept of marketing on or with a mobile device, like a cell phone or tablet. Since most people typically have their cell phone or mobile device on them at all times, mobile marketing has become a great way to reach your customers.  Having said that, it’s important to make sure that your website is mobile friendly. This means optimizing your website so that it gives visitors the same user experience on their cell or tablet as it would on their desktop computer...

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  • Work Life Integration Blance

    Dealing with Burn Out

    Posted 9 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    Running a business is a rewarding and challenging experience. Working long hours and investing lots of energy can lead to experiencing continued exhaustion and many stressors, which is also known as burn out. While many business owners and entrepreneurs love their jobs, burn out is a common issue. But, the good news is there are ways to deal with it. Below are some simple suggestions for how to deal with burn out. Work-life integration. While the concept of work-life balance may not be attainab...

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  • National Fleet Driver Safety

    National Safety Month - Three Tips for Safer Fleets

    Posted 5 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    June marks National Safety Month, which focuses on reducing injuries at work, on the road and in our communities. When it comes to safety on the road, individually watching each driver is not practical. However, safety at work is very important and should be a part of each workplace’s culture.  According to this whitepaper, “Small businesses often lack the manpower for adequate supervision of employees, dedicated safety directors or fleet managers, and often utilize underdevelo...

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  • GPS Tracking for Road Trips

    Road Trips Done Right

    Posted 4 June 2015 12:00 AM by Lauren Wint

    Summertime means one thing: road trips! If there are a couple things we know here at Fleetmatics, it’s fleets and routing optimization. Road trips as we know them wouldn’t be possible today without one driving force: the automobile. Since cars have impacted how we commute and spend our lazy days of summer, check out these tips about what you need for a road trip in your car.  Snacks. A good road trip calls for good snacks. Whether you prefer savory or sweet treats, you’ll...

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