business

10 Tips for Raising Prices Successfully

A business owner once told a friend over dinner that he had a beautiful recurring dream. He opens his shop on a Monday morning, and smiling customer after smiling customer start coming in and paying double for everything. But raising prices isn't a dream at all. Increasing prices is a must for every single business. So why doesn't he just double his prices in real life? A price increase has another potential effect that definitely isn't a beautiful dream. It could wipe the smiles off cus..

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Profitable Business

We’ve all had that moment. Whether it’s painting, stamp collecting, baking or rock climbing, in the middle of enjoying our favourite pastime the question “Why can’t I get paid for this?” pops into our head. Well, why can’t you? Turn your dream into reality by turning your hobby into a bonafide career or at the very least, a part-time one to supplement your income. There are loads of ways to monetise your hobbies, and with a bit of know-how, hard graft and studying it is possib..

Small Business Website Packages (A Buyers Guide)

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..