Business Online Journal
By: Shannah Henderson
Published: January 26, 2017, 9:51 am
Kevin Bacon, Chef Cat Cora and CEO Mimi Kim come together at ChefDance benefitting Operation Smile at Sundance 2017. The first weekend of Sundance 2017 was an exhilarating whirlwind of movie screenings and parties, but ChefDance was undoubtedly the one fête all VIP’s wanted a coveted ticket to. Presented by Sysco and GiftedTaste and in partnership with Operation Smile, ChefDance took place in the Memorial Building in Pack City and provided the perfect space for Sundance influencers to network. Known as the most exclusive dinner series of Sundance, ChefDance was the perfect fusion of film and fine food and sold out every night. Harold (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 3:47 am
Article by: Freedom Matters With the fireworks over and the hangovers subsided, resolution season is now officially in full swing. Each year, we take time to review our lives and decide which habits we hope to create or get rid of in order to live a more fulfilled life. We pledge to exercise more, eat better, save more, be more productive, be less stressed, wake up earlier, stop procrastinating, and just generally achieve more. We pledge to be happier. Unfortunately, life is complicated and come February or March, our new routines are often abandoned and forgotten. All of us are (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 3:13 am
Keep Your Staff Motivated Through a Long Sales Incentive   A sales incentive can sometimes go on for weeks, or even months, at a time. Events and incentive provider, Corporate Rewards, explains how you can keep staff engaged throughout even the longest sales incentives.   Outline the goal It is important that your entire sales team is aware of what they are working towards, highlighting what they stand to gain from performing well in a sales incentive. This could be a travel trip, vouchers, or other prizes. The key to keeping a sales team engaged and motivated is reiterating that (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 3:09 am
5 Ways to Streamline Your Business Website Creating a streamlined user journey is the most important part of a successful website. Your site needs to allow your customers and potential clients to go from A-B with ease and minimal roadblocks. Unnecessary steps, pages and processes can all prevent site visitors from turning into conversions. It’s important to keep in mind what you need from your users and make your on-site goals as easy to achieve as possible. This means making your products easy to find and clearly labelled, making contact forms short and to the point and keeping main landing (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 2:45 am
3 Reasons Why A Business  Loan Is Good For Your Start-Up If you are only getting started in business, financing could be your biggest dilemma. Even if you have the best business idea that you are certain will turn into cash, without capital it can be impossible to get it started. Of course, you have probably read somewhere that something like 90% start-ups fail, but don’t let that deter you. Most times a business will fail from lack of capital so get a handle on that and be a member of the 10% that succeed club. Equity or Debt? The (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 2:28 am
How to Become a Successful Solopreneur Perhaps the most sought after kind of freedom is business autonomy. More and more people are risking everything to go “solo.” I mean, who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? You set your own hours, enjoy all the profits, and most of all, there is no boss breathing down your neck all day. But of course, this is no mean feat. As a lone wolf, you lack the support and amity that comes along with being part of a team. Being short of an extra pair of hands to share the (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 26, 2017, 2:19 am
The Benefits of Providing Employees With Ergonomic Workstations – Especially In The Medical Field As the population continues to age, it’s easy to imagine the influx of private and public funds that will soon be spent in the healthcare industry to meet the rising number of patients that are soon to follow. And while you might think that the focus will simply be to build more hospitals (in truth, it’s estimated that in the decade between 2004 and 2014, roughly $200 billion was spent on new hospital construction in the U.S. alone), there’s quite a bit of evidence that (Read more...)

By: Priscilla Huff
Published: January 26, 2017, 12:39 am
Savvy Business Start-Ups for 50+ Individuals Though it is illegal to discriminate in hiring individuals who are forty years or older, studies reveal prospective employers have been reluctant to hire older, jobless workers in these slow economic times because they believe they will have to pay them higher wages, or that they may lack updated job skills or for other reasons. As a result, many jobless, 55-plus persons have been compelled to become entrepreneurs and are successfully starting their own businesses to support themselves or to supplement their current job earnings or retirement incomes. If you are an older (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 25, 2017, 4:59 pm
Running a home business takes all the willpower, expertise and professionalism of running a more traditional small business, but not all clients and customers understand this. Not used to this slightly unorthodox approach to business, some will take your business more seriously if it is coated in the traditional trappings of business practice. For that reason it is sometimes necessary to play up the professional nature of your business to impress and live up to the expectations of more traditional business partners or clients. Here’s how to do just that: 1. Use a virtual office for correspondence and hire rooms (Read more...)

By: Shannah Henderson
Published: January 25, 2017, 7:22 am
Everyone in the media and movie industries knows that the annual Sundance Film Festival is a powerhouse for publicity and marketing purposes. Canon U.S.A. definitely took note of that during the first weekend of Sundance 2017, as they hosted an exclusive daytime lounge and cocktail party for the film festival’s top influencers. Throughout the weekend, Sundance actors, film makers, and movie enthusiasts got to engage in a special Canon Creative Studio and get an inside look at their groundbreaking cameras and equipment. Home Business Magazine had the opportunity to check out the Canon Creative Studio and see what the (Read more...)