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Don’t Let a Driving Ban Ruin the New Year

December festivities should end only with good cheer, not a run-in with the police for a drink-driving offence. If the latter should occur, you’ll need counsel who can advise you on the law and your responsibilities in your particular case. And make no mistake: Avoiding a driving ban puts the responsibility squarely on you as […]

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Estate Planning Tips for Small Business Owners

When you’re a small business owner, especially when the business is dependent on you as the owner, which most are, estate planning is essential. Estate planning is important for everyone, but when you’re a business owner you’re planning has additional layers that need to be dealt with, about not only your personal finances but your […]

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5 Principal Steps to Make You a Certified Business Owner

If you want to become a certified business owner, you have to think very hard about the launch. When you first start out, there is plenty that can go wrong. So, it’s essential that you make sure your company is looked after, and that you do the best you can. Check out these five principal […]

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A Ghost in the Machine

Google Analytics is a an excellent tool and provides many small business owners and technology professionals with data that pinpoints just what people are doing on your website, where they are coming from, how long they are spending there, and what they do when they get there.

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How to Turn Failure into Business Success

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 10-year survival rate for small businesses founded in 1998 was about 37 percent. That means that nearly two-thirds of small business owners will experience the failure of the business they’ve worked so hard to nurture. All small business owners will experience some degree of failure in […]

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Why Should a Small Business Owner Learn Online Marketing?

Apart from being the easiest, cheapest and fastest channel, internet is also the most efficient way for any firm or business to promote their services or products online. Online marketing which is also known as digital marketing or internet marketing has gained significant popularity during the last couple of years. Hence, it has the potential […]

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4 Ways to Brand Your Small Business the Easy Way

Small business owners have to wear many hats. Since their budgets are small, many of the tasks that are allocated to departments in corporations have to be performed by the business owner. This includes marketing. Branding a small business is an important step that some owners overlook because of resources or time. To get a […]

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Money Management for Small Business Owners

Cash flow is the life blood of any small business and those business owners who fail to juggle the balance between money in and money out do not succeed. It doesn’t matter if a product or service is the best thing since sliced bread; lack of cash flow will stop a business in its tracks.

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How to Deal with Irregular Income

Being self employed comes with greater independence and flexibility of working hours but it can also mean an irregular income. Real estate agents, commission sales people, contractors, temporary or casual workers and a host of other occupations come into the same category as small business owners in this respect.

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10 Ways to give your Marketing a Lift

Yesterday I participated in a discussion on LinkedIn. It was started by Chris Barton , an entrepreneur from Sydney. Chris posed a question: “I am interested in discovering what is the greatest obstacle to success for small business owners.

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