Mere years ago, the image of a mom working from home and earning a solid living was no more than a dream. However, the tables have turned to benefit those with a passion for building things, and now we finally live and thrive in a climate that helps men and women bring forth their ideas and make not only a profit but build a legacy to be remembered by. In fact, thanks to the digital revolution, you can even ditch the typical office hours and create an entirely…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on December 26, 2018 at 13:09 — No Comments
Staff training is extremely useful for your company. A research shows that the employees greatly appreciate the opportunities for self-improvement, which means that any jobs that offer such opportunities will be more desirable than those that don't. The company itself enjoys other benefits of a well-trained workforce, which include improved employee retention and heightened productivity. However, the organization of training may seem intimidating, and it can be genuinely difficult. Here are…Continue
Added by David Koller on November 28, 2018 at 8:39 — No Comments
Happiness and motivation of your employees may seem as abstract terms that some employers see as – not their problem. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth. First of all, there’s scientific evidence that happy employees work 12 percent better than their unhappy counterparts.…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on August 29, 2018 at 9:53 — No Comments
Running a small business is much harder than it looks. There are always financial issues that you haven’t planned for. Companies depend on a lot of independent partners making their payments on time and there are often delays and dry spells.
A smart business owner and manager would anticipate this and make the preparations for an unforeseen expense. This is best done by having an additional source of income as a…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on August 27, 2018 at 8:50 — No Comments
Promotional materials are an extremely important part of business marketing; contrary to what some may think they are far from outdated. However, there are many ways of approaching this aspect of promoting your name – some promotional materials are much more important than others. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up a list of most important ones that your business simply can’t do without.…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on August 14, 2018 at 9:00 — No Comments
Living in an entrepreneurial age is kind of a double-edged sword – on one hand, there are countless possibilities for growth and long-term success in the business world, and on the other, this seemingly straightforward road to success is laden with obstacles and challenges that stop many a small business dead in its tracks.…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on August 1, 2018 at 12:14 — No Comments
One of the biggest challenges of being an entrepreneur is staying on top of everything. You have to organize projects, assign roles, respond to email and so on. And if you want to make sure you’re able to do all of these things and still have some time left for your personal life, you’ll need to make sure you have the right tools for building your business. To help you, we’ve compiled a list of 5 of them that you simply can’t run your business…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on July 14, 2018 at 17:32 — No Comments
Starting a business is one of the most exciting endeavors someone can go into. It allows the business owner to turn their idea into a reality and to showcase what their team can do in the real world and on the market.
However, actually starting a business is usually very different than the business creators might imagine. There are always issues that come as a surprise and that might hold back small businesses, at…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on June 28, 2018 at 9:48 — No Comments
Communication isn’t just an important business aspect to consider; it’s a pillar of any trade. When it comes to business communication, it involves both internal and external means. We present you with a list of reasons why communication plays an essential role in the world of business. If you are experiencing problems with any part of what follows, chances are that your communication needs working on. Here is why this is so important.…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on June 12, 2018 at 8:55 — No Comments
Starting a business has its risks whether you are planning to start a large or a small business. You have to make sure that you prepare for the potential hurdles. Planning is the key to taking care of the risks so that you can ensure the survival of the business.
Small businesses need to make sure that they ensure the security…
Added by Emma Miah on May 10, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments
Energy bills can break your budget if you are not careful. The energy sector is always getting more expensive and people are becoming more aware of the negative impact of traditional energy generation on the environment and their budget. Lowering the energy consumption is not impossible. Simple and easy lifestyle changes can help in…
Added by Emma Miah on April 16, 2018 at 8:59 — No Comments
If you’re running a small business you’ve probably heard the term “liquidity” quite a lot. And in order to give your small business a proper chance to succeed, it’s absolutely necessary that you understand it completely. Basically, liquidity is how fast you can move when it comes to payments. Therefore, if you want your small business to survive, you have to put some extra effort into managing liquidity. But before you start doing so, here’s everything you…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on April 12, 2018 at 15:29 — No Comments
Presently some big brands like Mastercard and Overstock, are actually starting to offer another option of block chain based payments, but most people are not aware that this option is very feasible for small scale businesses also. Most of the businesses prefer to accept payments in cash or through debit cards instead of credit…
Added by Emma Miah on April 9, 2018 at 12:59 — No Comments
Achieving an overnight success is a great idea, however, for your company to truly reach its full potential, this success has to last. In order to consider yourself a successful enterprise, you need to achieve a continuous growth over a longer period of time. Unlike reaching that overnight success,…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on April 2, 2018 at 11:09 — No Comments
When it comes towards starting a business, the most important step is to plan the startup. If you will succeed to make an appropriate startup, it is highly believed that your business will manage to stay for a long time. Most of the persons hire professionals in order to manage a perfect startup.
The startup is highly dependable on the niche of your business. If you are going to plan the startup of your business by yourself then you have to understand…
When it comes to reducing the cost of your overhead and making your business more sustainable in the long-run, you need to consider all options. Investing in a solar panel installation might be one of the ways to achieve this, but the frugality of this action is definitely not a simple matter to calculate. For instance,…Continue
Added by Tracey Clayton on March 20, 2018 at 23:24 — No Comments
If you are in business, then you’d agree that your customers are very important to the success of your endeavours.
Accordingly, this importance of customers is one of the main reasons why experts are always encouraging businesses to show appreciation to their customers. In fact, many claim that this may be a vital factor in the success or failure of one’s business.
Interested? Here are some of the benefits of customer appreciation:
Added by Alfie Davies on March 31, 2015 at 11:04 — No Comments
Are you planning to start a business? If yes, then chances are there you will need some form of capital or finance. Small business owners require finance to get off the ground. Since the financial crash of 2008 and the lingering credit crunch, entrepreneurs face difficulties finding finance for their start-up businesses. However, the good news is that there are many different loan programs available for them. Before you start applying for loans, you need to know about the characteristics of…Continue
Added by Tim Scott on February 20, 2015 at 10:10 — No Comments
I regularly purchase items on eBay and Amazon and am sometimes amazed at the complete lack of any Customer service. One company I bought a box of 12 items from sent me the wrong thing at the second attempt this was after losing the first delivery. I complained about it and they sent the wrong thing again. They then messed me about until I could not leave feedback and promptly ignored me. Great Customer Service.
How often do you call a big company with a problem only to get…Continue
Added by George Wallace on February 19, 2015 at 13:10 — No Comments
Have you ever received negative or neutral feedback on eBay. The first time I did I panicked. What do you do? How do I deal with it? How do I keep my sales going?
It does not matter if it is negative or neutral feedback the buyer can cause you a lot of problems by using certain key words
From my first negative feedback I started to create a process to deal with negative feedback.
If you are a business reliant on sales for your living then you do not want sales to…Continue
Added by George Wallace on February 19, 2015 at 12:31 — No Comments