Small scale businesses are the new trend worldwide and rightly so because they contribute a great deal to the local as well as global economies and are a huge source of earning for many people. The reasons behind it are simple enough: small businesses require relatively small investment and can be run by individuals. People […]
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In business, every single dollar counts. This is why many entrepreneurs are very particular about their spending habits when it comes to what can be written off and what cannot be written off and what we can use when it comes to taxes. Most small businesses don’t realize that there are top debt consolidation loans […]
Globalization is something that all of us hear a lot of these days. We continuously hear about how the world is becoming more and more interconnected and the positive/negative effects of that. The actions that you take in your local part of the world no longer just stop there – those actions are related to […]
It’s been clear for a while that every business needs an online presence. It’s a fantastic way to reach more customers, and drum up business. Social media also offers the chance to add a personal approach to the otherwise cold business world. You could go as far as to say that few small businesses will […]
The world of business can be a complicated and stressful place at the best of times. Throw some business jargon into the mix and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Whether you’re dipping your toes into business for the first time, run a small company, or just want to be more clued-up, it’s important to know […]
Small businesses can face numerous challenges. From clients who make late payments to months when sales are slow, there are many issues that can make your small business drown in debt. The good thing is that you can save your small business by coming up with a good strategy to deal with debt. Here are […]
There are plenty of advantages of working with freelancers that small businesses enjoy. You get valuable expertise without the expense of full-time contracts. You can work with people from around the world, and aren’t tied into the local talent pool. And, it brings in vital skills to your company that you can use to attract […]
Running a small business isn’t easy; likewise, running a website for a small business audience can be equally challenging. Whether you’re trying to understand the wants and needs of unique entrepreneurs or helping to provide sound financial advice, it’s difficult to be perceived as a worthwhile resource for SMBs if you aren’t on top of […]
Every business, be it large or small goes through a phase of establishment, growth, maturity, decline and rebirth. Businesses take up the challenges of innovation and decisions that may go to a wrong route leading to the loss. During such situation, M&A takes place which helps the drowning company to come back with new strategies […]
For reasonable monthly or annual rates, marketing automation tools are available to small businesses to save time and money on their online marketing strategies. These tools make it efficient and practical to schedule your emails, blog and social media posts ahead of time, and can even manage your contact lists and hiring automatically.
Going green is one of the hot topics of the moment. Not a single person in the UK remains ignorant of the problems associated with climate change, and the general feeling amongst the populace is that something ought to be done about it.
Think you’ve got what it takes to run a small business or freelance operation? While on the surface it may look like an easy thing to do, it’s not quite as simple as it looks. To truly be an effective and efficient business owner, there are several key skills you need to learn and hone. […]
Voice over IP may sound complicated at first, however what it can do for you is well worth taking the plunge. It works by making your telephone calls over the internet rather than using traditional analog phone lines and the benefits for your business could be massive.
In this digital age, an effective website can make or break your small business. Yet many small business owners still see a website as a necessary evil, and don’t really give their online presence the time or attention it needs. Sure, you aren’t a web developer. But as the owner, you are the best person […]
The last week of this five-part series on online marketing fundamentals for small business will finish up with a look at email marketing. With over 210 billion emails sent every day, email marketing remains the preferred means of brand communication for 48 per cent of consumers. As one of the more tried-and-tested methods of online […]
Social media is the focus of the fourth week of this five-part series discussing online marketing basics for small business. As a fairly new channel, social media has been attempted by many but mastered by only a few. With over 72 per cent of all internet users now active on social media, there is great […]