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The Rise of Product Personalization E-commerce and The Rules for Success [Infographic]

“My way or the highway!” seems to be the mantra of online shoppers in today’s age.

Be it clothes, jewellery or shoes, they want to make a statement with everything they own. Millennials like to shop for items that reflect their personality and embrace their idiosyncrasies.

Gone are the days when customers had to choose from the available items on the online store. “Limited stock” “The item you have selected is out of stock” and “Sorry, we can’t seem to find what you are looking…


Added by Pratik Shah on November 17, 2017 at 5:03am — No Comments

How Small Business Owners Can Successfully Prepare For Retirement

Small business owners juggle many activities daily such as serving customers, meeting deadlines, preparing payroll, attending to unexpected issues that frequently arise, among other tasks. With such a hectic schedule that always holds their full attention, it's…


Added by shruti on November 17, 2017 at 9:13am — No Comments

4 Ways to Enhance Videos for Online Marketing

Lately, online platforms have proved to be an excellent channel for marketing businesses. The marketing channels involve content such as videos and blog posts. By 2019, video marketing is expected to carry…


Added by Jeremy Sutter on November 17, 2017 at 11:45am — No Comments

3 ways HR is evolving to remain relevant

HR departments perform important functions for any corporate body.

They’ve always dealt with time-consuming tasks involving payroll and taxation — first with reams of paperwork and later using digital devices.

In some organisations their remit expanded to monitoring staff welfare and mediating in low-level disputes between management and workers.

But technological advances and evolving business cultures mean that large HR departments stuffed with human staff are fast…


Added by Endri Hasanaj on November 18, 2017 at 4:39am — No Comments

How to Write a Winning Project Plan the Easy Way

Project planning is a high-level process that enables project managers to direct and control a project during its lifecycle to meet the requirements of a particular project. When you are new to project management, you might be lost in the jargon and the methodologies.

Here are a few simple steps that will help you create, plan, and manage a project.

1. Project conception and initiation

The first step in project planning is to carefully…


Added by Artur G on November 20, 2017 at 9:57am — No Comments

Do you have what it takes to be a Superstar project manager?

“Being a Project Manager is like being artist, you have the different colored process streams combining into a work of art.” – Greg Cimmarrusti, PM

The Project Manager is vested with significant responsibilities and expectations from the organizations as well as his/her team. It is not uncommon to see project managers working on multiple projects either out of pressure from the management or their own willingness to take up more responsibility. And when they…


Added by Artur G on November 14, 2017 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Business Owner Digest: What to Expect from OSHA Inspections

To the joy of most employers, there is a decent chance they will never have any involvement with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection. When involvement is necessary, first reactions run the gauntlet between mild annoyance and sheer panic. When an inspector comes knocking at the door, just the sight of their identification badge is enough to send management scrambling and to see employees magically disappear.

The main thing to remember about an OSHA…


Added by Rhonda Burgess on November 14, 2017 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Custom Display Packaging is Perfect for Showcasing Your Products

Custom display packaging is a particular packaging based totally in line with the product. It is sometimes done you, and it is sometimes done regarding a vendor's technical specs. The product's fragility, perishability, quantity, and weight are believed in custom packaging. It includes all the relevant information regarding the merchandise, like the name of the products, manufacturer's name, and logo. It also provides the manufacturing particular date,…


Added by Ambrose Carney on November 15, 2017 at 1:04am — No Comments

Ways To Destress Your Employees

10 ways to destress your employees infographic

Infographic created by The Jacobson Group

Added by Don Amato on November 13, 2017 at 2:40pm — 1 Comment

Master the Art of Persuading Your Clients

From libraries stacked with numerous books to online articles to training workshops, businesses strive to learn that one secret of perfecting client…


Added by Alice White on November 14, 2017 at 2:37am — No Comments

Giving Back: For Business, for Fulfilment

It gives you a sense of pride and fulfillment when you form your own company

But there is always a sense of reciprocity within the community for small businesses. The smaller the business, the less intimidating it is. Chances are, people in the community prefer to be loyal to smaller stores because it makes them feel at home. In a sense, these…


Added by James Harnsberger on October 31, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

5 Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing

The digital age has transformed the world we live in multiple ways. When solutions from different companies came out to respond to the demands of the market, it was made sure that people were able to utilize an ominous amount of data to improve their business. This…


Added by Jeremy Sutter on November 10, 2017 at 6:55pm — No Comments

6 Reasons Social Media Helps Small Business

Less Than Half of Small Businesses Use Social Media Daily

According to a 2017 Clutch Survey on social media and small business,…


Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on November 9, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

3 Tips For Improving Workplace Safety On A Budget

For the small business owner, the modern workplace can be a veritable ticking time bomb of challenges just waiting to explode. There's team morale, efficiency, productivity, and a whole…


Added by Jamie Dalzell on November 9, 2017 at 5:49pm — 1 Comment

7 Massive Companies That Were Started From Home

Some of the biggest companies in the world got their start from humble beginnings, either from home offices, garage offices, or dorm rooms. It just goes to show that big things can happen from anywhere, as long as you have the belief, drive, and one dynamic idea.

Amazon, Current Value: $535 Billion

It's well-documented that Jeff Bezos of Amazon started his giant retail company as an online bookseller. He hung up a small, nondescript sign in his garage that simply said…


Added by Harris Scott on November 8, 2017 at 12:54am — No Comments

3 ways to prepare your workforce for the knowledge economy

Since the start of civilised society, economic growth has been dependent on the organisation of the means of production and distribution.

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Added by Endri Hasanaj on November 8, 2017 at 4:55am — No Comments

You Don’t Have to Hate Bookkeeping

There are plenty of things to love about having a small business of your own. There is the flexibility and sense of control, as well as the benefit of choosing the people you can work with. The best part is, you can follow your passion and have fun with what you’re doing. These things can make you feel excited, so you proceed in hiring your employees, setting up a website, and connecting with potential clients.

You feel like you’ve got it. But then again, you forgot about bookkeeping—…


Added by Simon Hopes on November 8, 2017 at 5:24am — No Comments

Six Tips for Your Small Business Instagram Brand Strategy

65% of top performing posts Instagram posts feature products.

~L2 Intelligence Report (2015)

Instagram hit 700 million users in April…


Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on November 6, 2017 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

The Most Important Metrics your Start-up Should be Tracking

Not all metrics are equally valuable. The really good ones will tell you about the things that matter to your business. They will tell you about the results of your marketing efforts. They will help you diagnose issues and create a clear plan to deal with them. The ones that don’t do that are called “vanity metrics,” and they can be hazardous for businesses of any size.

What Are Vanity Metrics?

Vanity metrics are the type of metrics that do very little besides…


Added by Artur G on November 6, 2017 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Top Ten Creative Excursions for Building Effective Teams

The ability to build effective teams is a must for any organization who wants to succeed in the millennium. This article offers ten examples of highly creative excursions which can provide insight into developing the leadership qualities essential for success in challenging times. …


Added by Ashley Summer on November 3, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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