If you’re running your own business, you probably know that there are so many important decisions that have to be made every day. The only problem is – if you don’t have any experience running a business, making these decisions can be extremely tough. This is especially the case because a single bad choice can slow down the progress of the entire company. So, if you’re looking to step up your decision-making game, you could use all the help you can get. That’s why we came up with 5 tip..
Small business website packages are ideal for most businesses. You get a fixed price website design and all the features included are set so you know what you're getting right? Too often business owners fall into the trap of purchasing a web design package before they really understand what's involved and what they really need for a successful website. In this buyers guide to website packages I'm going to take you through the essentials of any website design based on over 10 years experience..
Working from home sounds like a dream come true, but only if you have a proper home office. Having the option of staying in your pajamas, underwear or favourite T-shirt all day long instead of putting on a suit is useless if you don’t have a desk and a chair where you can work. The good thing with a home office is that you can decorate it any way you like, making it truly your own. If you need help with this process, here are a few tips how to reach a more functional home office. Choose W..
Your business, if it is to succeed, must have a guide to help you ensure its success. This guide comes in the form of a business plan. What is a business plan? It’s a written portrayal of how you see your business’s future. It lets you know what your plans are and how you are going to execute those plans. It doesn’t matter where you write this plan out – so long as it’s written out, you’ve got a business plan. The idea behind a business plan is to get you from Point A (the pre..
Social media… when you think of it, do you associate your business with it? Many companies are using the power of social media to catapult them further into the worldwide market… a way to gain customers who live half a world away. Social media allows people to establish new customers and reinforce the existing bond with previous relationships that can lead to three things: Loyalty Word of mouth marketing Brand awareness It may seem a little overwhelming to use social med..
Many entrepreneurs forget that to survive in the business world they need to cater to all customers – new and old. Sure, you want to make new sales. But you need to put attention on those customers coming into your business already. How can you ensure repeat business and customer loyalty – in essence, your success? You must implement a tactic that ensures they have a positive experience. Of course, the most effective thing you can do after you’ve made a sale is to tell the customer,..
Most business owners are unclear of how to successfully expand their business, and statistics show that the majority of small businesses fail in their first five years of opening their doors. While several factors can lead to a small business’s downfall, the common thread between them is that business owners are unsure of how to correctly manage the business when it starts to grow. If you have a business, it’s imperative that you understand everything it takes to ensure a successful gro..
5 Ways To Determine If Your Business Is A Success or Failure You’ve spent many long days and nights stressing and worrying over your business. And, today, it’s a reality. You finally get to open the doors and become a success. Of course, you might be wondering when it will be a success. How can you know – or tell – if your business is successful? What are the indicators that ensure you run a successful company? What To Watch Out For: 5 Indicators Of A Successful Business 1. Profit..
When running a business, it’s imperative the books you have are in tip-top shape. Therefore, it’s important you know the basics of taxes at the very beginning to avoid any tax issues later on. 3 Basic Tips To Dealing With Business Taxes 1.Hire A Bookkeeper and Tax Professional You really want someone on your payroll who knows about taxes, and that kind of someone better be a professional. A tax professional can get your book in order and provide you with advice on tax-related informat..