How to Attract More Customers to Your Business

How to Attract More Customers to Your Business

As a small business owner, you’re always on the hunt for new customers — that’s the name of the game, after all! Even if you’ve built up a loyal core customer base, new customers are key to scaling your business for the long term. The fact is, repeat customers can either move away or fall … Continued

Are you measuring customer satisfaction correctly?

Are you measuring customer satisfaction correctly?

A restaurant manager who’s just learned from a quick online survey that 80% of her customers are satisfied and really like her food should be pretty happy, right? Granted, those figures are good news. Low satisfaction numbers would have been a red flag for urgent action. But the survey doesn’t tell the whole story. Of … Continued

Customer spotlight: Goodstart

Customer spotlight: Goodstart

We’ve talked about how our values drives who we are as a company, and how those values inform the way we act. We’re proud to work with customers who embody similar values. One of those customers is staffing firm Goodstart, which provides job coaching and employer match services. Goodstart recognizes that people go further when … Continued

5 Kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now

5 Kinds of tools your restaurant needs to start using now

Managing a restaurant is an exciting job, but also a stressful one. A typical day means juggling a huge variety of responsibilities, lots of different personalities and even a few crises thrown into the mix. No wonder the workdays can be so long. However, restaurant managers have some secret weapons at their disposal that they … Continued

Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of Business

Why running a seasonal business is different than any other kind of Business

In an ever-changing global economy, entrepreneurs are seeking out more creative ways to find business success while balancing work with life. Opening a seasonal business is one such strategy. It’s especially viable for the entrepreneur who likes to work (and play) hard. There are two main types of seasonal businesses: those that close completely during … Continued

11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings

11 Ways to Make the Most of Your Standup Meetings

When done right, team meetings can be a great productivity driver for your company. When your team is working together in a way that encourages communication and collaboration, you’ll find that identifying and solving business problems becomes easier than ever before. In today’s busy world, employees often feel isolated. It’s important for you to bring … Continued

Fitness special – How to use customer data

Fitness special – How to use customer data

Gyms and other fitness-related businesses are subject more than most industries to cyclical consumer patterns. On January 1st, new gym goers sign up in droves; however, as the year progresses, not all of these fitness fans stick around. Learn to avoid churn and influence your customers’ behavior by using customer data to your advantage. We’ll … Continued

Meet Planday’s volunteers for the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival

Meet Planday’s volunteers for the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival

In our last blog post we shared some exciting news: Planday will be sending two volunteers to The Lesvos FutbolNet Festival for Refugees. Our two volunteers will be sharing photos of their experiences while they’re at the festival, so we wanted to give you a quick introduction to each volunteer. We sat down with Jen Montague … Continued

Planday goes to the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival for Refugees

Planday goes to the Lesvos FutbolNet Festival for Refugees

A small but dedicated group of volunteers in Lesvos, Greece are organizing a two-week soccer festival to bring physical and mental wellness and fun to the children living in a refugee camp. The Kara Tepe Refugee camp hosts about 700 refugees who have left Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria by crossing the strait that separates Lesvos from … Continued

Barista, Planday family member, makes lasting impact on developing communities

Barista, Planday family member, makes lasting impact on developing communities

Barista, Planday family member since 2014, has embodied the meaning of community through their work in the Fairtrade movement since 2006. Barista has 15 shops across Sweden and was the first coffee chain in Scandinavia to go all in on Fairtrade. The company is committed to improving conditions for farmers and workers in developing countries. … Continued