Good cashflow is critical to the success of any business, yet for many small to medium NZ businesses this is a constant struggle. One of the key issues affecting cashflow is the ability of your business to make good, sustainable sales. A few years ago many businesses were facing a downturn in sales … leaving them struggling to keep good cashflow levels.
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In this fast-paced world it seems there are constantly more things to do and less time to do them in. If can feel as though you’re juggling 100 balls in the air and praying you don’t have to catch them all at the same time.
We all keep bumping into them, don’t we? What’s worse is that we can’t always (or rarely, if ever) speak our mind about them. And yet here we are, stuck with a client that simply doesn’t get it.
How smart planning can help you avoid the rush for results. When a client with an ecommerce site rocks up to me and goes “Hey Lee, I need 10,000 new leads from my website!” I say ok that’s great, I think I can help. And thus a conversation begins, twisting and turning, dipping in and out of reality, from the past to the future and back again, finally landing on today
Owning and starting your own company is a difficult task, but it is possible as long as you have an idea that can be sold. Unfortunately, however, in order to succeed you need to maintain an almost faultless start.
If you’re considering jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon but have some security concerns, consider the adoption of a private cloud. A private cloud is cloud architecture that can exist within the confines of a company’s firewall and is entirely under the control of the company’s own IT department.
Business owners travel a lot, regardless of whether theirs is a big or a fledgling business. Business trips require us to carry a lot of important data with us, which makes it rather important for us to be smart with our data.
The holiday season is usually the busiest period of the year for many small business retailers. The opportunity to capitalize on the holidays in the APAC region has never been greater and is continuing to grow.
As business people we are all working to increase our share of the market. But, having the best products at the best prices may not be enough. To build a successful business you have to build relationships – relationships with your peers and colleagues, with your customers and clients, with your suppliers and distributors, with your employees and co-workers, with your support services, with your board of directors, and even with your competitors.
Most successful online businesses aren’t put together at the last minute with little or no planning. Stellar ecommerce is the result of the right strategy and execution, which involves the consideration of software, Web hosting and payment processing among other important factors.