Looking to bring more attention to your blog? Improve your brand’s reputation? Retain more customers? Generate more leads? Improve your profits? It sounds like you need a business blog. With a business blog, you can do all those things, and more, as you improve your search rankings and become a bigger name in your industry.
Recently, office furniture retailer, Steelcase did a study with pollsters, Ipsos. And what they found was interesting. They found that a whopping 90 percent of workers were dissatisfied with their workplace. Studies like these highlight the fact that workplaces aren’t always the best places in which to work. Most respondents to the survey said that […]
Once your business starts to reach a high level of profitability, you might consider selling it while the iron is hot. Or, if you think that the situation is poor and isn’t going to improve, you could sell it to cut your losses. Either way, there are a lot of factors to consider before you […]
Would you pay $37.50 USD when you can get the same domain name from GoDaddy at $9.00 USD? MelbourneIT seems to think that you do.
In 2014 you will see a dramatic increase in media reporting IT security related breeches and more businesses data being held to ransom with variants of the Ransomware malware.
List of 10 ways to increase motivation of your staff. 1. Make sure you’re setting a good example of productivity and cheerfulness – Don’t let your own mood distract others from their work.
Should your business be using social networks to promote your social media marketing strategies and how will your reputation management NZ be affected. Many businesses have shied away from using Social Media because they are worried about potentially negative results and they fear that users will have a free rein and make a negative impact […]
Most hackers know that people will use the same password for many accounts and sometimes using the same password “structure” but changing a few characters to come out with a password that is different but still roughly the same.
Now you wouldn’t leave the front door of your business premises unlocked when no one is there would you? Its kinda natural that you lock the door and turn on the alarm when you leave the office right?
Human beings are curious people. We secure all our assets including our home, cars, and boats. We use banks and safes to protect our valuables. Most of our personal possessions are insured against contingencies such as fire, damage and theft. In the main, it is incomprehensible for us not protect all our material possessions.
Effective performance management is essential to ensure that a business is operating efficiently and is on track in achieving strategic goals. Performance appraisals are a review of an employee’s performance against pre-determined objectives. They identify the strengths and weaknesses of an employee and address how to improve or develop these areas.
The perils of micromanaging can not only impede on workplace productivity, they can slowly destroy employee morale and company drive. You respect your job and you do it well – that’s how you worked your way up to where you are in your career.
Process defines the approach to work execution in a business. A streamlined process provides speed, quality, and solid results. A convoluted process chews up resources and produces poor performance. In order to expedite results, processes need to be well defined. There are six components to a process. They are what, why, how, where, who, and […]
It is hard meeting new people, particularly if you are an adult. However, in the business world, people have to come together to put their efforts towards a common goal. Using icebreakers is one of the team building tips for building an effective team that takes very little effort but achieves great results!
Does it drive you crazy when your employees can’t follow instructions? You ask them to do one thing and they do something else – what you say (or think you’ve said) gets misinterpreted and often the job turns out no where near like you expected, or wanted.
Last night I watched Senator Orrin Hatch grill the Acting Director of the IRS, Steven Miller. During the testimony Senator Hatch claimed that Miller had “lied by omission.” This got me wondering if I had ever lied or deceived by omission. How about you?