Working in a startup isn’t like working in an established business. Workdays in the startup environment are long, grueling, and hectic. Each employee needs to give the company his or her best to get it off the ground.
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Data centres contain the most critical and confidential information for most businesses. If it’s not safe and secure, any private and confidential information about clients, company’s operations or employees will become public knowledge. That’s a breach that most companies in today’s economy can’t afford to go through.
Marketing a small business can be tough, and expensive. However, a lot of that expense is in finding new customers – retaining them is much cheaper. So, as a small business owner with a limited budget, it makes sound financial sense to keep as many clients as you possibly can. Bear in mind that many […]
Growth is like vegetables: quite possibly the best thing for a budding business. Growth allows for better security and less risk, greater profit potentials, and more prestige and authority within your community and industry. Growth makes you feel good. However, growth is also like ice cream: You can’t have it whenever you want.
Point of Sale software has become the lifeline of retail businesses. POS systems enable the retailers to get critical information about their stock on hand at any given time as well as their current sales figures. As on today, POS is stepping forward one more step by going mobile.
If you’re investigating ways to boost your operating capital, you may have stumbled across the idea of inventory loans. This is a unique type of loan secured by a dynamic asset, your inventory, and it can be a very effective way to access funding. Wondering if it’s right for you? Here are six times when […]
One of the key things as a business owner is to try to draw attention to your company. You need to ensure people know exactly what your company is all about. Positive publicity is going to help to attract clients, and make your levels of success much greater.
If you own a small business, you’ve no doubt marveled at successful entrepreneurs. After all, they started from the position you’re in today. Nobody knew who they were in the beginning. Just like you, they hardly had any money in the bank. And before they got big, they didn’t have an internationally recognizable brand.
There’s usually a common theme when a business starts to fail. Maybe they’re neglecting their customers’ happiness or overworking their employees? One of the most common things I’ve run into over the years is a lack of a Plan B. I like to refer to this a ‘putting all your eggs in one basket’. Here’s […]
The shift is real. Millennials moved into management roles at a rate of 87 percent from 2008 to 2013. If you’re a millennial in manager, you’ve probably experienced the different ways employees from the Gen X and baby boomer generations work. You may have also experienced employee apprehension about your skills and authority because of […]
When it comes to running a business, everyone handles their workforce and who will do what differently. Some business owners like to keep everyone in-house. This does have its benefits. It means that everyone can communicate in person, no matter which department they are in, for example. However, it can also have its downsides. Every […]
For many businesses, social media marketing is an irreplaceable marketing weapon. But what happens when it all goes wrong on social media? Here are some common pitfalls to avoid if you’re launching a new online marketing campaign.