Business Online Journal
By: Cynthia Lane
Published: January 23, 2017, 8:10 pm
Delivery drivers are always working to deadlines. Getting to your destination on time is always important, but getting there safely is also vital. The aim for any delivery driver is to develop a strategy that allows you to get there faster without taking any risks while striving for efficiency. Safety also means ensuring that your personal security is not compromised while you are trying to do your job. Here is a look at how to exercise caution when it comes to personal safety as well as getting to your destination in one piece. Distracted driving, seat belt safety and fatigued (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 18, 2017, 7:02 pm
Whilst online tools and services may be considered a basic necessity for those that entered the business world within the last decade, an overarching reliance on digital for both marketing and client interaction has created a hole of antiquity that is easy to fall into. When it comes to the technological barrier that many companies have faced while competing with their more digitally-educated peers, the main issue appears to be a lack of definitive starting points. So, where do you begin? Luckily, while the overabundance of possibilities that digital services provide can be daunting to the unfamiliar, it also means (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: June 4, 2016, 12:36 am
During the early days of most small businesses, technology is relatively easy to manage. In fact, many small home businesses actually begin with consumer computers, printers, and basic networking equipment. However, as your business grows, it will become increasingly clear that the laptop you bought at the office supply store a few years ago is no longer enough for managing everything that you need and want to do. You need more sophisticated equipment that is powerful, secure, and able to grow with your business. But where do you even start? How do you know what you need? How can (Read more...)

By: Heather Radtke
Published: June 3, 2016, 5:04 am
The technology industry is constantly working to innovate the phones, computers, and other electronic devices that we use daily. The phone systems we use to conduct business today have come a long way from the phones we used just a few years ago. Unified Communications has given business phones many convenient features that provide you with greater mobility, and allow you to be more efficient than ever before. It can be hard to keep up with all of the available features, but here is a list of five things your phone can do to make you more productive. Voicemail (Read more...)

By: Ivy Chou
Published: June 2, 2016, 11:27 pm
We often hear of retailers struggling with “competing in the Amazon-era,” the current e-commerce market that includes the web-based giant. At DealsPlus, we work with thousands of online retailers big and small, including Amazon. We see and hear about this often. Amazon is without question a formidable competitor (or has the potential to be) for most e-commerce businesses. But, there is still plenty of room for other retailers and brands to succeed online. In fact, a large, aggressive market competitor can have some real benefit for those operating in the same arena, including companies of all sizes and (Read more...)

By: editor
Published: May 31, 2016, 11:23 pm
There are so many issues that can transpire in a marriage. But what is the solution for this? Should every problem conclude in ugly divorce? If you check out the website divorce debbie you will realize that so many celebrity couples may opt for divorce for petty reasons. If you are working from home and earning pretty well but at the same time there’s a possibility that you will have to handle a divorce, then there are things you will have to consider. How to handle the divorce while you manage working from home If there are issues in your (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: May 31, 2016, 5:20 am
Copyright: tomas1111 / 123RF Stock Photo If you’ve been watching shipping costs lately, or are a professional in a business which regularly ships goods, you might have noticed that major carriers FedEx, USPS, and UPS all raised their shipping rates across the board in January of this year. And the USPS wasn’t slow to do the same, prompting many businesses to scramble and begin looking for other providers, or smarter solutions to their shipping needs. Among the most likely hardest hit will be small retailers and online shops which have shipping-critical operations. Though oil is at the cheapest (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: May 27, 2016, 4:11 pm
Copyright: bowie15 / 123RF Stock Photo There are few ways to be effective in business without the necessary qualifications, especially nowadays. Only a few decades ago, the idea of a self-starter was a mainstay in the field of entrepreneurialism, with the likes of Alan Sugar moving from the rank of wheeler and dealer to high-flying CEO thanks to a few fantastic business decisions. Now he’s on television and situated in the CEO equivalent of an ivory tower, unaware that success stories like himself are few and far between in today’s climate. The millennial generation (also known as Generation Y) are (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: May 24, 2016, 4:47 am
Copyright: goodluz / 123RF Stock Photo Ease of transactions is one way for businesses to acquire a reputation for being smart and forward thinking, and the technology behind digital transactions means that businesses now have another way to make their systems more efficient. The technology behind digital transactions is cloud technology, the use of large groups of servers – or networks – as well as aspects of virtualization to manage process-heavy operations. Traditionally, transaction management has involved an often burdensome combination of people, documents, and data, with the result that transactions become bogged down in inefficiency and delays. Digital transaction (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: May 20, 2016, 10:14 pm
Of the five million people listed as self-employed by the UK, more than 60% are based at home, according to the Office for National Statistics. Dubbed “homepreneurs”, almost 30% of these upstarts are first-timers in the small business world which means many are feeling their way through what can be a relatively tricky operating period. As a fledging entrepreneur, you often don’t know what dangers lurk around the corner simply because you’ve never peered around the corner before. Fortunately, there are millions of people who have crept around the proverbial corner and strolled down the boulevard of (Read more...)