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Energetek’s weekly blog on business tips, becoming & staying a successful entrepreneur, and everything else to get you through your work week.

1002, 2020

March Natural Gas Rates Are Looking Better Than Ever

February 10th, 2020|Business Owner, Business Tips, Energy, manufacturing, News|

Today March’s natural gas future prices were released bringing better news than last year. Natural gas futures dropped by about 5% bringing them to their lowest point in almost 4 years. The cause? Information released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts higher than normal temperatures for the [...]

302, 2020

When Goals Become Habits (Part 2)

February 3rd, 2020|Business Owner, Business Tips|

How Are You Doing With Time Management? Back in September I wrote a piece on my tips for better time management, focusing on curbing procrastination, planning ahead, the power of to-do lists, and utilizing apps like Google Calendar. Recently one of our readers sent us a great article [...]

2001, 2020

How to Revamp Your Online & Social Media Presence

January 20th, 2020|Business Tips|

<h>No Coding Required</h> When you own a business you constantly are improving your strategy, right? Well your brand online and on social media needs the same attention. Whether you're doing a full company rebrand, testing out a new color scheme, or social media #hashtag, you want to often [...]

1301, 2020

Telemarketing is Dead and We Need to Keep it That Way

January 13th, 2020|Business Tips, manufacturing, Philly|

I had a moment of reassurance today. You know those moments - though maybe few and far between, that validate everything that you are working towards is for the greater good and the universe supports your efforts? I had that today. Eva and I were doing our “touch-backs” in [...]

601, 2020

Sales Process: How to Improve Daily

January 6th, 2020|Business Owner, Business Tips|

Sell It, Close It. Sales Pitch I believe the most important part of your sales process is your pitch and you should always be improving it. Being out in the field talking to potential clients is a great place to practice and immediatley see what works and what [...]

3012, 2019

MARKET UPDATE: New Year, New Energy Market

December 30th, 2019|Energy, News|

The New Year is upon us and so are some significant energy market changes. As always, Energetek is here to break down the complicated market as well as some mandated changes for our clients in New Jersey. New Jersey Clients: The New Year is bringing an increase in NITS [...]

1612, 2019

What College Grads Actually Want out of a Workplace

December 16th, 2019|Interview, Just For Fun, recent grads|

Energetek asks a future graduate to shed light on what this upcoming graduating class is looking for in a workplace. As my graduation day is growing nearer, I can’t help but think of this upcoming chapter of my life as enchanting. There are many opportunities left to be sought [...]

212, 2019

Bookworms Beware: Kristin’s Winter Reading List

December 2nd, 2019|Just For Fun|

It’s that time of the year where all you want to do is curl up with some hot chocolate and a good book. If you’re like me, you like to read a mix of different genres. I might choose a business strategy book, a fiction an autobiography. And sometimes [...]

2511, 2019

Is Your Business Adding Good or Bad Competition?

November 25th, 2019|Business Owner, Business Tips|

The Two Sides of Every Industry Competition creates business and forces you to think outside the box, be on your toes, and offer (hopefully) a better product/service to the consumer. If you want to beat competition and grow your client base at the same time, there is a [...]

1811, 2019

Long Term Relationships: Why Successful Sales Take Time

November 18th, 2019|Just For Fun|

This is more of a vent session than an article but I digress. Recently I have run into some unsavory sales people in the field. Actually, I personally haven’t had interactions with these people, my clients have. Which is worse. As a person that works in sales, energy sales [...]

1111, 2019

The Business Ideas You Can Ignore

November 11th, 2019|Business Owner, Business Tips|

I Passed on an Opportunity & Learned a Valuable Lesson How much opportunity is too much opportunity? Before you think I'm saying not to "go for it" and take a little risk to win a lot of gain, you have to separate real opportunity from distractions. In business [...]