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Jordan Conrad

Founder and PublisherWriting Explained Business Writing

Grand Rapids, MI

Member Since August 2019


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Founder and publisher of Writing Explained, an online learning platform that teaches grammar, writing, and basic communication skills to more than 3.25 million students each month.

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12 Budget-Friendly Ways to Prioritize Employees' Mental Health

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While many large companies may have the resources to offer funded relaxation retreats or other extensive mental health perks, it can be difficult for small businesses to find ways to offer similar benefits without those same resources.  So how can a small business owner prioritize the mental health of their employees on a budget? Below, 12 members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) shared their thoughts by responding to the following question:

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Running a business from your home brings with it a whole host of benefits, including being an extremely cost-effective option, but it also has its cons. When your business takes place at home, it's very easy for household demands to overshadow business needs.  So what’s the best way to run a business from the comfort of your home while ensuring productivity and a healthy work ethic? Eleven members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their insights by responding to the following question:

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From ramping up online offerings to implementing new health and safety protocols, the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way people do business—especially for physical retail stores navigating the future of post-pandemic shopping. While it can be challenging for companies to pivot their operations based on customers’ changing needs and expectations, it can also serve as a unique opportunity for growth. To help you thoughtfully transform your in-store experience, 12 members of Young Entrepreneur Council answered the following question:

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With the advent of social media, companies are now closer than ever to their buyers' feedback. However, these buyers may or may not be charitable with their opinions. Occasionally, a business may encounter a consumer who wasn’t happy with their experience or the product itself. However, it can sometimes be difficult for a business owner to separate their personal feelings from the criticism of the brand. For some tips on how to deal with this issue, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council look at how businesses can avoid taking customer criticism personally and extract the necessary feedback to grow and improve.

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Building positive relationships with your customers is essential to running a successful and sustainable business. That’s why many business owners rely on customer relationship management (CRM) tools to connect with clients and nurture ongoing interactions. With so many options on the market, leaders may not know where to start in their search for a great CRM tool. Below, 15 experts from Young Entrepreneur Council shared their favorite CRM tools and why they’re so effective.

Company details

Writing Explained Business Writing

Company bio

Writing Explained is the fastest growing online English and writing education platform, helping more than 3.25M people each month learn the basics of effective written communication.



Area of focus

Writing and Communication
Language Learning

Company size

2 - 10