Marketing in a challenging economy

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The following was authored by guest blogger Brian Gallagher, Vice President of Corporate Development for AOE client, Graycor.As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the economy, businesses in the construction industry face dynamic  challenges. Many firms are tightening their belts and cutting expenditures. During challenging economic times,  communicating with prospects and clients is more important than ever. While activity has slowed, companies still need  resources, s...
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While employers everywhere are reading blogs on the best ways to transform their teams with the new virtual environment, many tips are being shared on how to keep folks connected via video platforms, chatrooms and the like.  AOE has even written some of those blogs, offering tips on video meeting etiquette and staying connected with your team.  While these tips are needed as so many of us have quickly shifted to a work from home environment, the suggestions usually address productivity...
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Tips for Managing Remote Workers

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“The following blog was authored by AOE Marketing Assistant, Bailey Numbers.”A successful and productive remote team is reliant on a strong manager to lead them. It is challenging to coordinate all your team members from their off-site locations, but despite this, it is still possible to conduct a productive atmosphere among them. AOE knows this better than anyone: having run a virtual firm for 17 years with highly efficient and happy team members, we know what works and what doesn&r...
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Time Management Strategies for Remote Workers

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“The following blog was authored by AOE Marketing Assistant, Bailey Numbers.”Time management has always been one of the most valuable skills in the professional world. But when working remotely, these skills are more important than ever. Working from home adds a whole host of new challenges that can cut into your productivity: interruptions from family members, roommates or pets, asynchronous communication with coworkers (causing projects to take longer), lack of structure and genera...
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“The following blog was authored by AOE Marketing Assistant, Bailey Numbers.”The best way to set yourself up for success while working from home is to get organized. Organizational skills are among the most transferable professional skills, helping you to be successful as a remote worker, back in an office setting and in your personal life. Organizational skills can be defined as “the ability to stay focused on different tasks and use your time, energy and resources effectively...
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Video Conferencing Etiquette: Best Practices

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“The following blog was authored by AOE Marketing Assistant, Bailey Numbers.”This spring, given the current public health crisis, many of us are trading conference room meetings for virtual ones. If you’re new to video conferences, the idea of turning on your computer video camera and running a meeting through this medium can be daunting. Despite its challenges, the video conference is worth trying out for your group, as it is the closest you can come to simulating the in-perso...
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Since my side hustle is teaching yoga, as well as teaching folks to become yoga teachers, I have responded to a lot of questions during the last few weeks related to how to deal with the stress. I honestly haven’t shared anything in my responses that you haven’t heard elsewhere, such as the importance of stepping away from the computer, limit your social media and news feeds as well as getting proper sleep and exercise. However, though following all of these suggestions myself the la...
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Do We Continue to Market?

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Organizations like AGC are already working with Congress to make sure our construction industry stays strong (read story here), even though there are already instances of construction sites shut down.  Uncertainty is the only constant at this point.  Some of the questions the team at AOE is getting on a frequent basis right now include: Do we keep marketing? If so, what does that look like? Does our message change? In short, our opinion is yes, you keep marketing. But, yes, your m...
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You probably already know that AOE has a long track record-of providing the industries we service with marketing, public relations, crisis communication and other consulting services. What you may not know is that a significant portion of our team has worked remotely since 2001. That gives us some expertise in how to be productive while working from home! Here are seven tips that will help you make the most of your time: Figure out a good routine. Some people may want to put on profess...
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Communicating in a crisis

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On Monday, March 16, AOE President Kimberly Kayler hosted a Facebook Live discussion on the importance of communicating in a crisis. You can view the discussion here. For your convenience, we have included the content of her video below. Hi. I am Kimberly Kayler, president of AOE. We are a consulting firm that provides everything from association management and back-end support operations like HR and accounting to marketing, social media, publishing and training services. We are also expert...
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