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, 9:23 pm
How to Make Your Office Feel Like Home
Creating the perfect office environment can be extremely tricky, which is why organizations often call in experts such as the Penketh Group.
On the one hand, the office is a professional working space. It needs to be geared up for maximum efficiency and productivity. However, it’s also important to make the workplace feel comfortable and pleasant for your employees. This is essential for staff morale and also to improve staff turnover rates.
But how do you make an office feel more like home, while still ensuring it’s a professional work space?
Here (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...
Published: February 9, 2017, 5:40 am
Should Your Business Buy or Rent Space?
Many businesses rent their office or shop space and have never even considered the option of buying a building or a work suite. For many, the capital is not available, at least not at first, and so it is not an option. However, if you have been in business a few years and have a strong cash flow or already have the capital, there are some strong benefits for buying real estate. Let’s go over a few things here.
The advantages of buying
The first advantage of buying your property (Read more...
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...
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...
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...
Published: January 21, 2017, 12:43 am
5 Ways to Improve Your Employee’s Productivity
As soon as employees start their 8-hour day, it’s a given that many issues can arise. If you are running a business, and you want to ensure your employees are happy, comfortable and working for the best interest of your business, there are some things you can do to help. The following article lists a few.
Experts at Race Furniture also have some great ideas and tips for you to create a more productive office space.
1. Office Temperature:
Keep your employees comfortable. It sounds silly but it can really be a very (Read more...
Published: January 6, 2017, 2:46 am
How To Tackle Business Debt
Debt is something that the majority of us will face at some point in our lives, but the key to becoming successful in life and in business is in how you tackle that debt. Debt is your worst enemy, a constant source of stress and anxiety that will drain you financially, as well as emotionally. There is no such thing as good debt because all debt comes with risk; and unfortunately, in many cases, people don’t see that risk until it is too late. The average household debt in Canada is at an all-time (Read more...
Published: January 6, 2017, 2:36 am
How To Grow Your Business By Fostering A Teamwork Mentality
Whatever the size of your business, at some point – provided the business is growing – you will need to begin the process of employing staff members. Obviously it is important that you hire the right people for the position, but equally as important is ensuring that from the very beginning you lay down the foundations for good teamwork. Getting things done requires team effort. A single staff member cannot achieve anything when he is made to work on projects alone, regardless of how talented he is. By harnessing (Read more...