Working from the comfort of your own home can be a thrilling experience. Say goodbye to the traffic-filled, frustrating daily commute. Forget about spending hundreds, even thousands every year updating your office wardrobe. So sleep in a few extra minutes, enjoy your breakfast, and make a pot of coffee.
You might have just one issue: where do you actually go to do work? This is a surprisingly common issue for new telecommuters, but there is seemingly little advice that addresses it.…Continue
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By Bert Seither, Vice President at 1800Accountant
About the author: Bert Seither is the Vice President at 1800Accountant, the nation’s leading accounting and consulting firm for small businesses. Seither has assisted thousands of entrepreneurs to find prosperous paths over the past 10 years.
Bringing on a business partner to a small business can be a difficult yet extremely…
At present, mobile phone is governing more than 30% of companies’ working share. And, it has been evaluated that the figure will increase day-by-day. The…Continue
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Better Graph - the renowned SEO company, has stunned the worldwide business with its brilliant marketing skills and technique. Through in-depth research in Bing Ads, Better Graph has proved that deploying platform other than Google for Advertising will also work the…Continue
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I had an interesting debate on Linked In recently after I posted my blog ”Some frightening statistics about small business” onto a discussion…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 31, 2014 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Talking to a client today about how tiring her month had been with a roller coaster of ups and downs and good and bad, I found myself talking to her about my golf recently and how I was enjoying the ups and downs of it all. It occurred to me that business and golf are similar in many ways. Here are just six reasons why…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 30, 2014 at 8:39pm — No Comments
What Training Should I Get if I Want to Work in PR?
by Mickie E Kennedy, founder of eReleases PR Distribution
Working in public relations takes more than good people skills and a bright, shiny smile. There is a lot to learn, so here are some tips on what to focus on.
Added by Mickie Kennedy on March 27, 2014 at 7:19pm — No Comments
My mantra for small business owners is simple: Don’t create a job, build yourself an asset. When you own a business you have the opportunity right there in your hands to build something that can create financial security for you in the future. You are going to…Continue
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Running a business can be hard. There are many things to consider and your finances are going to be one of your main priorities. When it comes to keeping your finances healthy, you need to pay close attention to all the details. Here are some common mistakes that many businesses make which you should be aware of in order to avoid falling in to the same cash flow problems:
Added by Melanie Burgess on March 21, 2014 at 6:32am — No Comments
Why Every SEO Strategy Should include Local Search Marketing:
Online Internet Advertising - Internet Advertising for Local Business
Most Retail and Service Businesses draw customers from a radius around their locations. To effectively attract customers, in our age of mobile search, internet advertising for local business can be accomplished using several online marketing techniques.
The first concept of internet advertising…
Added by Shepard Morrow on March 18, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments
How did we take a small Wellington based radio sales consultancy business and turn it into a global success story servicing 400 worldwide markets and selling to 320,000 people? It all started with a Dictaphone. In the early days we worked out that we could show radio media companies how to move…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 11, 2014 at 12:54pm — No Comments
As anyone who has worked with me will tell you, I’m an avid fan of branding. I look at a client’s brand and ask myself, does it tell me something exciting, original and impactful about their business? Does it set the foundation for everything the business stands for? Does it place them instantly a head and shoulders above the competition?
Often times the answer is no…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 5, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Guest blog by Mike Brunel.
I am continually asked why my advertisers leave me after a few campaigns. I do not think for one moment that has not happened to you. It has me, several times, and every time it does I…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 5, 2014 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Many owners of traditional businesses don’t appreciate the connection between internet marketing and offline results. If they don’t offer products or services online, why do they need to focus on their web presence?
But this mindset causes them to miss out on opportunities for growth. There’s no question: online efforts can have a significant impact on the bottom line of every business.
A recent study conducted by Applied Predictive Technologies recently looked at one…Continue
Added by Shepard Morrow on March 4, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments
To play with the big boys, you’ve got to look the part. You might be a small business, but if you know that your bedroom start-up has the potential to compete with the industry leaders, then don’t let your current lack of budget, manpower and resources keep you out of the game. Here are a few ways to make yourself look more professional, and show your customers that you’ve got what it takes.
Design a killer website
If you want a professional looking website but can’t…Continue
Added by Peter Boucher on February 28, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments
Some might think becoming a landlord is an easy way to financial independence – just buy a house or flat, find a tenant and wait for the rent to start rolling in. However, there’s no such thing as easy money – being a landlord takes dedication, commitment and a willingness to respond to problems 24/7. If you’re the sort of person who likes their 9 to 5 job and prefers to relax in the evenings, you…Continue
Added by Peter Boucher on February 27, 2014 at 3:50am — No Comments
I’ve interviewed many wealthy entrepreneurs as part of my mentoring programmes, always seeking to find out what makes them so successful. How do they build businesses that achieve such growth and generate such great financial returns? The number one trait that comes through without exception is their ability to look into the future and see what their business…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on February 26, 2014 at 5:02pm — No Comments
If you are serious about selling your business one day, it’s important to have a good idea who might want to buy it. Imagine spending 10 years building a business you intend to sell only to realise you have created something nobody wants to buy. If you build a business with a buyer in mind, you have a much better chance of building something they really…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on February 26, 2014 at 4:58pm — No Comments
I believe that the primary cause of these staggering statistics is that too many people go into business for the wrong reasons.
For me, there are only…Continue
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