Business Online Journal
By: Bizop Team
Published: July 21, 2017, 8:20 am
The Importance of Having Employee Time-Tracking Software One of the hardest tasks any business owner has to deal with is employee management. From training and supervising to making sure all employees are paid on time, it can be time-consuming and frustrating. Employee time management is especially challenging because of all the effort spent collecting time sheets from employees and calculating payroll. The right employee time-tracking software can help you increase the productivity and profitability of your business. Plus, it’s an excellent way to cut unnecessary expenses. Here are just a few of the benefits of having time-tracking software for your (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: July 4, 2017, 3:56 am
4 Big Benefits of Social Media for Business Most of us have business Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts which are separate from our personal ones. It is quite common to see brands sharing news, tweeting about current events and engaging in conversations with their target audiences on social media channels. For some of us this may seem intrusive, but for businesses, this medium is a great platform to engage customers and get exposure to new audiences. Social media provides great entertainment and often distracts us, but from a professional point of view, it poses some questions too. You might think (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: June 9, 2017, 11:17 pm
Shia Labeouf Motivated – Whatever it is, he tells you to follow your dreams and “do it” Shia Labeouf Motivated is a great video in that it is both funny and enlightening My husband showed me this one day when I was really stressed out about something. I don’t even remember what it was I was stewing over but I watched Shia Labeouf’s video on getting motivated, laughed hard and decided to “do it.” Now I watch this video over and over again when I need a little reminder. Honestly, sometimes I watch it several (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 31, 2017, 6:51 pm
Learn Digital Marketing Skills FREE via Google Primer Yesterday I received an email in my inbox from Google Primer. I was not too sure what Google Primer was but the email insisted, “Primer is a fast, easy way to learn new business and digital marketing skills in 5-minute bite-sized lessons.” The App was free, sounded like something I could use since I own a blog and so I downloaded the Google Primer App. Today I received my first Primer lesson and it was really good so I thought I’d share it with you online marketers, or hopeful marketers and (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 28, 2017, 1:10 am
Source: The On Demand Food Co., “Sprig” Shuts Down It is important to realize that just because you have a solid idea, and lots of capital behind you, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Here is an article about the on-demand food company Sprig, that despite it’s best efforts, closed down today. It just doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense. Despite it’s Best Efforts Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own food, is shutting down today, The Information reports. TechCrunch has since obtained a copy of the email (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 24, 2017, 10:14 pm
Storage Ideas for Space-Starved Startups   Business storage; the how, the where and the when. It is the key to efficient selling and stock control. The bigger the space, the more complicated it gets to keep track of everything. Regardless of your stock level during the startup phase, putting methods and systems into place early can most certainly help you be organized and efficient into the future. Here are a few ideas for you:   Cloud Based/Online Storage  The smartest start-ups get their cloud storage organized as one of their first jobs, and as a matter of priority. For security (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 24, 2017, 9:36 pm
How to Choose a Manager for Your Business Business is booming, orders are up, customers are happy, taking on more staff, happy days…. Yes? Hmmm… This is what I’ve always wanted.   Why am I feeling so stressed? I can’t do everything. I’ve always thought I was good with people. But if I am going to build this business — and that was always the plan — I haven’t got time to deal with all the issues my larger workforce is bringing to me. I could carry on as we are, save money on manager wages and not have to deal (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 17, 2017, 8:44 pm
10 Things You Should do to Market Your Business Online   Online advertising is slowly taking over more traditional forms of marketing. In the event you currently have little or no online presence, you will want to jump on the online train so you do not get left behind. Here are some easy steps you can take to boost your exposure and ultimately draw in more customers.   Figure Out Your Goals   Establishing a marketing plan can be difficult to do without knowing what it is you want to achieve. Your goals could be to increase sales, develop a (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: Bizop Team
Published: February 11, 2017, 2:07 am
Online Advertising for Small Businesses 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 (Read more...)