Published: August 16, 2017, 1:00 am
7 Tips for Choosing the Best CRM for Small Business
It is no secret that a large business begins with a small one. Automating business processes is the first step to making a small business bigger, and a CRM for small business could be your company’s first step in this direction.
If human beings must perform all of a business’s processes, business growth can slow or stop altogether. However, a CRM system (Customer Relationship Management) will help your business to increase sales, optimize marketing activities and improve customer service. It will store all your customer data and the history (Read more...
Published: August 7, 2017, 11:30 pm
Keep Your Workforce Sharp and on the Ball with E-Learning
Keeping your workforce fully trained and educated in all aspects of their job and industry can often be a time-consuming and costly affair. But with E-learning, it doesn’t have to be.
Whether you’re a small start-up or an experienced business with multiple departments and hundreds of employees, training your workforce isn’t a simple task.
With such a wide range of tasks and problems that occur daily in the typical workplace, you need to have full confidence that your employees are prepared for anything. As the business owner, you need (Read more...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Published: May 28, 2017, 1:10 am
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...
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...
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...
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...