Published: October 17, 2017, 2:38 am
4 SEO Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make
Ryan Stewart’s new SEO office in San Francisco is teaching people about the importance of SEO. However, it is not the only SEO office that is doing so.
For the uninitiated, SEO stands for “search engine optimization,” and it refers to practices that help you make the most of the search algorithms that allow users to find your website.
Content marketing has reached a milestone, thanks to the evolution of SEO. With more than 2 trillion Google searches happening every year, SEO is needed now more than ever so (Read more...
Published: October 16, 2017, 8:31 am
Should Your Small Business File Bankruptcy?
If cash flow is low and you’re struggling to make ends meet, you’ve probably considered bankruptcy. Although the notion sounds scary and like it might spell the end for your small business, that’s not always the case. Understanding the fundamentals of bankruptcy and knowing how and when to file for your small business can help you through a difficult time. As a matter of fact, it can get you back on the road to success.
At its most basic level, bankruptcy helps you gain control of your finances when your assets (Read more...
Published: October 16, 2017, 8:25 am
The Benefits to Your Business of Doing Things in House
One of the things you hear all the time is that this is a “gig economy.” What that means is that there are many people who freelance, refusing to limit their skills to one employer, instead hiring themselves out on a per-job basis. This means that business owners often need to hire these freelancers to do some work for them, outsourcing work that can’t be performed in house.
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Published: October 13, 2017, 2:50 am
Need Employee Training ASAP? Why Online Training Is the Best Solution
You rarely find something of great quality that’s also cheap. The same principle applies to hiring a workforce. While hiring trained professionals might a little too pricey for you, a good alternative would be hiring people and training them yourself. Moreover, it might not be a matter of giving them basic training but one of furthering their existing training.
Either way, if you want your employees to do a good job, it seems like you’ll have to pull out your wallet. There are more ways to train personnel, however (Read more...
Published: October 13, 2017, 2:46 am
The Best Ways to Build an Effective Mattress-Selling Website
In this post, we will be looking at some of the best ways to build an effective mattress-selling website.
The last few years have witnessed a major change in shopping trends. That is, many people these days prefer to purchase most, if not all, of what they want and need online, and that includes mattresses.
Therefore, taking your mattress-selling business online is in the best interests of both your customers and your business.
However, there is a lot that goes into developing a business website. That’s because website development is (Read more...
Published: October 13, 2017, 2:39 am
How Benchmarking Can Help Your Organization Crush the Competition
How good of a driver are you? If you make your own espresso at home, how would you rate yourself? If you play basketball, how good are you at free throws? What these assessments have in common is that they rely on your generally having formed an opinion about your abilities based on comparing them with somebody else’s. They’re examples of informal benchmarking.
The only real way to know the quality of your free throwing, for example, is by sizing up the competition (hopefully it’s not Shaquille O’Neal) and then (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 8:14 am
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Fleet Management Software: Can It Reduce Risks and Increase Returns?
Many companies run their fleets manually without the help of fleet management software. If this is your company, then it’s time to think again about how you are managing your fleet vehicles.
High quality fleet management software will provide your company with a much more efficient way of doing things. It will reduce your risks and increase returns as well. Keep reading to learn more about the top ways that fleet management software can help your company and increase your profitability.
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Published: October 11, 2017, 8:13 am
An Income Conveyor Belt: How to Build Passive Income
Passive income is everyone’s ultimate dream, right? Having passive income is like having an income conveyor belt that allows you to make money for your business while you do absolutely nothing. However, achieving the reality is far from easy.
Being able to rely on a passive income requires hard work upfront. There is no magic switch you can install on your business’s website. You’ll have to be willing to do the work in the beginning and keep things running with routine maintenance after that. That’s because if there’s (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 8:12 am
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Direct and Indirect Costs Involved in Workplace Accidents
Accidents are among the worst things that can happen at your workplace. Things can be even worse if you are running a workplace that is especially dangerous.
For example, if the work space you are running is in a warehouse, the likelihood of a workplace injury is higher than if you were running an office. That’s why it’s important to follow some business safety tips.
Whenever there’s an accident in the workplace, there are indirect and direct costs to your business. Keep reading to educate (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 7:49 am
Using Freelancers in a Small Business: The Pros and Cons
One of the ways that many small businesses can be flexible when it comes to spending is by relying on freelancers for some tasks.
Operating any small business naturally means keeping a tight rein on costs. Most small business owners minimize expenditures by focusing spending on those elements that make a difference to customer service. In other words, they focus on the customer’s experience and the quality of their product or service.
Companies that make sure their cost structure is flexible are better able to cope with a fall (Read more...