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5 Ways to Celebrate Happiness Happens Month at Work

Almost 20 years ago, the Secret Society of Happy People (yup, that’s a thing) declared August as Happiness Happens Month. Each year the Secret Society of Happy People (SSHP) chooses a theme, and this year’s theme is Be the Reason … Read More

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The Key to Employee Engagement: Help Employees Find a Sense of Purpose

Today’s employee environment has changed. Not only has technology transformed the way work gets done, but it has drastically changed the expectations employees have for their employer. Gone are the days of finding satisfaction working in a cubicle from 9-5, … Read More

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6 Tips for Managing Millennials & Keeping Them Engaged

A recent Gallup study found that only 29% of employed millennials are engaged at work, with another 16% of millennials being actively disengaged. This indifference millennials have towards their work has lead to job-hopping. It’s not so much that millennials … Read More

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12 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Employee engagement has been a hot topic for companies for quite some time, and for good reason. According to Gallup, 70% of the American workforce is not engaged. With job-hopping on the rise, it’s more important than ever for companies … Read More

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VIP Crowd Employee Spotlight: Evan Short

How did you end up working in your field and at VIP Crowd? I have been working with software, either as a hobby or as a job, since I was in high school. At Purdue I met our VP of … Read More

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Customer Retention

The numbers don’t lie – B2B customer retention is essential to your company’s growth: A 5% increase in customer retention can increase profits by 25-95% (Bain & Company). Acquiring a new customer is anywhere from five to 25 times more … Read More

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The Power of Mini Breaks

If you’re like me (a human), then you likely take several mini breaks throughout the day. These are the brief moments where you step away mentally from whatever you’re working on. Mini breaks can occur when you’re waiting for a … Read More

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VIP Crowd Employee Spotlight: Sarah Joiner

How did you end up working in your field and at VIP Crowd? My career path is not well worn, nor does it have subtle bends. One constant theme has been customer service. From serving at a diner to software … Read More

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What is a Customer Rewards Hub?

At VIP Crowd, our main goal is to help companies build stronger relationships with their customers, and turn their best customers into advocates. B2B businesses have been working hard to bring the customer-centric focus to life company-wide. This focus on … Read More

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20 True Fans

There’s a popular essay by Kevin Kelly titled “1,000 True Fans.” It is been the basis of countless studies, papers, and books. The core concept is if you are a musician, artist, craftsman, etc you do not need millions of … Read More