Published: July 21, 2017, 8:26 am
6 Tips to Get the Most Value from Your Quality Website
Any entrepreneur trying to grow their business knows the value of a quality website that can act as a perpetually accessible brochure, helping you to draw in customers around the globe while you sleep.
When potential clients or customers are seeking information online, your website plays an integral part in the decisions they make. The value of a well organized website includes customer acquisition, credibility and being found via search engines.
Therefore, it’s in your best interests to set up a website as soon as possible if you don’t (Read more...
Published: July 21, 2017, 8:23 am
3 Tips for Building a Lasting Family Business
You have probably read or heard about traditional old-money families that have built a lasting family business. They have kept their family’s wealth, fortune, and influence alive despite the passage of time. Yet, for every old-money family there are thousands of nouveau riche in which the wealth did not survive beyond the second generation.
A report from the Family Business Institute shows that only 30% of family businesses survive into the second generation and only 12% of family businesses survive beyond the third generation. However, building a lasting business legacy, though (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 20, 2017, 2:22 am
Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a New Business
If you have recently launched your own business, congratulate yourself. Regardless of whether your venture succeeds or fails, you have achieved far more than the countless souls who dream of starting a new business but lack the courage to do so.
You will undoubtedly experience obstacles, frustrations, disappointments and failures that no one could have possibly warned you about. However, the following top ten mistakes are ones that you should be able to avoid.
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Published: July 20, 2017, 2:20 am
Forex: How Do Foreign Currency Exchanges Affect Your Small Business?
Small businesses conducting international operations routinely enlist the assistance of companies which offer international currency exchange and international payments. These brokers, sometimes called forex companies, deal with continuously fluctuating markets. That’s because currency exchange rates are inherently susceptible to a vast array of variables, including interest rates, inflation, GDP data, the unemployment rate, and sentiment.
Furthermore, geopolitical uncertainty—general elections, referendums, political turmoil—have the capacity to severely undermine international trade by making currencies relatively unstable from time to time.
For these reasons, businesses need to adopt a strategic approach to international payments these (Read more...
Published: July 19, 2017, 10:52 am
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7 Apps Plumbers Should Know and Use
Today, tradespeople such as plumbers need to level up to compete with the rest of the market. If your business is plumbing, you could explore new business models to get ahead of the competition. Or you could try a less complicated route with plumbing dispatch software to help you be more operationally efficient and help you in growing your business.
Check out the list of apps we offer here that you can use to improve your plumbing business while sticking to your traditional business model.
7 Apps for the Trusty Plumbers
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Published: July 18, 2017, 1:49 am
Smart Talent Management Will Give Your Company an Edge
Human resource departments in leading companies focus on talent management. They excel at finding, hiring, and training talented people. They understand that without talented employees, a company won’t achieve optimal levels of success.
It doesn’t matter how well funded your business might be or how carefully constructed its business processes are. Neither does it matter how expansive its market share is or how technologically sophisticated its operations are. Without the right people on board, your business won’t be able to take full advantage of these resources.
Despite the obvious (Read more...
Published: July 17, 2017, 1:49 am
6 Tips To Energize Your Team And Maximize Profits For Summer 2017
Summer is upon us. It’s time to energize your team and pull out all the stops to maximize opportunities for your business.
Your staff is your business’s most important resource. Energize your team to bring out the best in the individuals who work for you. When you do, your company will achieve improved performance overall.
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1. Celebrate Wins
It is all too easy to brush over achievements and automatically work towards the next goal. It’s (Read more...
Published: July 14, 2017, 1:55 am
CFD Trading: What It Is and How to Use It to Fund Your Business
CFD, which stands for “contract for difference,” is a form of derivative trading. With CFD trading, you speculate on the rising or falling prices of fast-moving global markets.
Let’s say you’ve decided on CFD trading as one of the financial vehicles you’ll use to raise the money you need to expand or launch your business. You’ve done your research, and you’ve chosen the market you’ll focus your CFD trading efforts on. You know that market inside and out, and your quantitative and qualitative (Read more...
Published: July 11, 2017, 3:29 am
Business Writing: Why Every Business Owner Should Learn to Do It Well
Business writing is not like any other kind of writing. However, if you want your business to grow and succeed, do yourself a favor and learn well the art of business writing.
If you’re reading this article now, you have probably been reading and writing since you were a little kid. As a matter of fact, you might think you already know everything you need to know about writing for business. If that’s what you’re thinking, think again.
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