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In the guest chair:
CEO of Incentive Solutions, Performance Works, and Loyaltyworks, Steve Damerow, joined us in the studio today to talk about how to get more loyalty in your distribution channel and from your employees with a variety of tools including training and incentives.
Loyaltyworks is an award winning technology firm whose cloud based based platform helps companies manage multiple employees and sales loyalty or incentive programs simultaneously.
Work Hard/Play Hard! Adam G from SocialSave.com also joined us to talk about what’s going on around Atlanta this weekend.
“I don’t want to pick up the phone and call. I want to see the price on the website.”-Dana Barrett
“The other thing I love is when people ask me a question. Stop asking me just Google it.”-Dana Barrett
“One of the buzz words now is engagement. It’s not just about how you reward someone it’s about how you engage them.”-Steve Damerow
“It’s not always the shiny, fancy advertisement, it’s the people.”-Dana Barrett
“It doesn’t matter whether you are selling condoms or computers everybody needs distribution.”-Steve Damerow
“When you’re buying a company one of the first things you have to look at is do you get along with the people.”-Steve Damerow
“If you go to Whiskey Park and mention SocialSave.com you can get in free before 11 tonight.”-Adam G
In the headlines:
- It’s official, Simon Malls is teaming up with Columbus Realty to build apartments of the Phipps Mall property in Buckhead.
- The College Football Hall of Fame is set to open – August 23rd
- And shamed Dragon Con co-founder Ed Kramer could be headed back to jail.
- And more restaurant and retail activity in Midtown.