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By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:10 pm
First off, what is a SME? A SME is a small to medium sized enterprise or business. So how have SME’s changed in the past 30 years? A better question might be how have they not changed as they are vastly different today than years ago. This is due mainly to technological inside the workplace. These tech changes have dramatically impacted communication methods, customer service, brand identity, market research and more. Here are a few specific examples of tech changes: Storage In previous years, offices had to make room for storage – and lots of it. They had to (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:09 pm
When generating leads in the legal sector, a regular stumbling block arises – Which part of our marketing efforts and ultimately budget generated the quality leads / customers and what generated low quality leads? Once we can answer this question we can start making better marketing decisions and spend funds in areas that generated the most profitable customers, subsequently, improving the bottom line. Six months ago, we launched a new website in the medical negligence market (The Medical Negligence Experts). Behind the site, our industry first technology platform sought to answer the question touched on in paragraph 1. As we (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:09 pm
How to Generate Great Leads for your Law Firm Like any other business, when running a law firm, there is always the same marketing question; what part of your campaign and spend is generating good, quality leads? Once any business can answer that, they can begin to improve their campaign and spend money in the right places – ones that improve the bottom line. Six months ago, a new website was launched in the medical negligence market (The Medical Negligence Experts). This is the first technology platform within that industry which sought to answer the question from paragraph 1. As (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:06 pm
Most trading platforms are offering two basic preferences in regards to binary trading and these are the call and put options. For the “call” option, one believes there is going to be a rise in price whereas the “put” option is chosen when a trader feels there will be a dip in price. As a trader, you have to make a choice based on the number of market factors. In that regard, there are several algorithms as well as trading methods that can be used to predict a rise or fall in price. Before settling on a position, you ought (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:06 pm
If you have ever looking into options trading you know that the two most basic terms are the “put” and the “call”. With regard to the call option, one believes there is going to be a rise in the price of the stock. Whereas, with a put option, a trader feels there will be a dip in the stock price. As a trader, you have to make a choice based on a number of market factors including the news, human behavior, algorithms and trading methods – which all work in unison to help predict what a stock price will (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 11:05 pm
Gone are the days you had to go door to door to sell your product. There was a time when door-to-door selling was seen as the most effective way to sell products. Salesmen had to visit their prospective buyers individually. However, the growth of the internet has brought about a new dawn in advertising. There is no dearth of advertising options on the web. Today’s online advertising platforms allow you to set up highly targeted and cost effective campaigns to reach the right kinds of people. It’s no brainer that you need great content and captivating pictures. Thank heavens for (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 10:59 pm
Getting a mortgage these days is difficult enough, but for the self-employed it can seem impossible to get on the property ladder. Lenders are reluctant to offer any form of credit to individuals who work for themselves due to the financial uncertainty which typically comes with it. However, there are some companies out there who specialise in self-employed mortgages so if you’ve been, or you’re worried about being turned down, there are lenders out there who can help. Here we’ll look at everything you need to know about self-employed mortgages before you make an application. What options are available? In (Read more...)

By: Laurie B
Published: February 16, 2017, 10:53 pm
Many businesses have always rented their premises and have never even considered the option of buying. But if you have the capital ready, it can actually be a fantastic option for you in the right circumstances. Let’s have a look at whether your business should buy its premises. The advantages of buying The first advantage to consider about buying is that it gives you complete control. When a property is yours you can choose exactly what happens in the building. It also allows you to decide when you stay or go – you aren’t tied to any a fixed-term contract (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 16, 2017, 4:30 am
3 Steps to Start a Seasonal Business More entrepreneurs than ever are starting seasonal businesses. These might be accountants who put together tax firms in the spring or holiday proprietors who create pop-up stores for Halloween or Christmas. Either way, these types of seasonal businesses have a very specific window to launch. After all, they need to make as much money as possible before their season has passed. That means they don’t have time for complex problems and convoluted contracts. Follow these 3 tips to get your business launched in a few weeks so you can take advantage of (Read more...)

By: Bruce Hakutizwi
Published: February 13, 2017, 11:00 pm
Running a business involves a thousand little decisions and individual moments. It’s not just one grand success or failure, but a thousand tiny successes and failures that add up over time. Ninety-nine point nine percent of these moments and decisions will have just a momentary, mild effect on your overall business success and the shape of your future. Making mistakes with some of these decisions or failing to seize these opportunities will result in valuable lessons that can help you improve the business going forward. Only a small number of moments will define your company and its future. Failing (Read more...)

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