Employee Appreciation Day Ideas for Your SBE
With Employee Appreciation Day approaching on March 5, 2021, there is no better time to commend the members who make your chapter’s School-based Enterprise possible! Keep reading for some creative ways to let them know their hard work is valued!
Announcing DECA's 2021 Certified School-based Enterprises
Congratulations to the DECA School-based Enterprises (SBEs) that earned a 2020-2021 Chapter Certification!
School-based Enterprise Individual Certifications 2020-2021
Congratulations to the members who have earned individual certification through DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) Individual Certification Exam!
DECA Direct Magazine: Marketing Trends
The world of marketing is diverse and ever-changing. Keep up with the latest industry trends to stay at the top of your game, learn to market your chapter like a pro and get a behind-the-scenes look at careers in this exciting field.
Checklist for SBE Chapter Certification Submissions
The deadline for School-based Enterprise (SBE) Chapter Certification submissions is quickly approaching! Don't miss your chance to certify your SBE for the 2020-2021 year.
Next Level Ideas for Your Virtual SBE
Our "new normal" involves six feet of separation, endless hand sanitizer and face masks. This is an opportunity for SBEs to "think outside the box" and realize long-term opportunities to add value to your existing business model. See how some SBEs have found ways to transform and keep their operations thriving.
Level Up Your In-Person or Hybrid SBE
Businesses both large and small have had to pivot to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of DECA's school-based enterprises have had to make adjustments to their business practices, channels and models. These SBEs have used creativity to adapt to the current environment to better function or remain partially open.
Five Ways to Dazzle Your Customers and Create Raving Fans
Before your customers become your biggest fan, you need to be theirs. The people who support your business are the ones that are pushing your business forward. Taking them for granted is probably the worst thing you can do in your business. It’s time to vamp up your customer service with these 5 tips.
Ten Tips for Your Social Media and How to Apply It to Your SBE
Social media has become an essential tool in business. It is how businesses are building their brand and their online communities. The root goal behind why businesses build their online presence? The main goal is to make sales and build a customer base. So how do you get started to apply this to your own business or school-based enterprise? Here are 10 tips to get you started.
DECA SBE Week 2020 is Almost Here!
This year's #DECASBEWeek takes place on Monday, September 28 - Friday, October 2. Whether your school-based enterprise is open for business in-person or online, participate by sharing photos and videos that correspond to each day's unique social media theme.
Establishing Your Target Market
The target market of your business is your ideal customer based on the product or services you are offering. Depending on the business, there may be more than one target market but it is important to establish your primary target market. In a School-based Enterprise, it might have teachers, parents, and students as your target market.