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Choosing an Internet Connection for Your Small Business

Choosing the type and speed of internet connection for your business depends on a multitude of factors. Beginning with the type of the business, its size, available types of connections, as well as available ISPs in your vicinity. Having a fast and reliable internet connection in this day and age has become an imperative. Even businesses that usually shouldn’t rely on the internet are nowadays somewhat dependent on it. So let’s take a look at what kind of internet connection…

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Added by Marcus Jensen on May 23, 2016 at 3:19pm — No Comments

How to Find Your Router's IP Address on Any Computer

IP address 192.168.o.1.1 is actually an internet protocol address of any home broadband router. It is basically a default address value of many popular router brands like 2Wire router models. The network users who are using such broadband router having 192.168.0.1 as the default ip address can also able to change it using the management console of the router in your network. It is also known as the IPv4 network…

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Added by Jennifer Aniston on April 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Super Local SEO Tips for 2016

If you have a business that is dependent on patronage from local resident then Local SEO is important for your business. Local SEO is a branch of SEO that is focused on helping people resident in the same location as your business to find you.

Over the course of 2016, the number of people shopping online or looking for items online before heading off to a local store will keep pace with growth trends from…

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Added by James Helliwell on May 19, 2016 at 9:10pm — No Comments

8 Ways to Increase Business Efficiency in 2016

Many business owners are constantly looking for new ways to improve efficiency. However, there is a plethora of information to sift through and there is no way to know what works and what doesn’t. This is why we have only focused on practical steps that have been proven time and again to help increase business efficiency wherever they can be applied.

Cut down on sales effort…

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Added by James Helliwell on May 17, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to choose reliable Web Development & Design Companies

In the past few years, you would have found a lot of growth in the corporate sector. The web development and design companies are also the results of this development. It is a known fact today that the web design & development is necessary if you need to expand your business over the internet or you want to start a new internet business. The development & design should be perfect up to the extent that it could attract the people. So, a number of big or financially sound companies in…

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Added by Daina on May 13, 2016 at 4:43am — No Comments

Top 10 B2B eCommerce Platforms and Solutions

52% of B2B buyers say they expect half of their purchases to be made online by 2018. (The Future of Commerce).

B2B ecommerce portal has become a norm for wholesale businesses to provide omni-channel buying experience for their customers. Here we have given a list of B2B eCommerce software that can help your business manage B2B customer demands easily.

#1 Contalog

Contalog’s B2B platform…

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Added by John Britto on May 11, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

Effective Marketing Steps to Promote Your Salon Business

Running a beauty, hair or nail saloncan be challenging, but you can help establish your brand visibility by implementing proven salon marketing techniques online. The following steps will help you shape an effective online marketing strategy…

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Added by Beth worthy on May 12, 2016 at 5:24am — No Comments

Expert Tips to Grow Your Nail Salon Business

Many businesses these days are finding it hard to get customers. More and more people are doing things themselves what they used to pay others to do. The nail salon business is still part of an industry that can thrive though.

However, you do need to know how to grow your…

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Added by Beth worthy on May 5, 2016 at 3:55am — No Comments

How to defend your business against mysterious hackers who target small businesses

No one knows who they are, which country they live in, or where they’ll strike next. Sometimes they are known as Dragonfly. Others call them Crouching Yeti or Energetic Bear. But since mid-2014, a group of hackers has been looking to make big bucks by starting small.

Their tactics are to target the supply chain companies that work with big brands in different industries – working on the assumption that a small business is easier to crack than a multi-national corporation.…

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Added by Lee Carnihan on May 5, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

10 Things Small Businesses Should Avoid At All Costs!

It takes time for start-ups to settle in and make an impact in the business world. The ones that excel are those making the right moves during the course of their business journeys. Many small businesses struggle to survive because they did a combination of wrong moves that hampered their growth stories.

In this article, I will highlight 10 things small businesses should avoid doing in order to gain long-term success.

1. Choosing a cheap location to set up your…

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Added by Neerav Mehta on April 29, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

7 Tips to Make Your Salon Website Attract New Clients

Beautician-websites

Are you wondering why your salon website is not generating new business for you? If so, then read on!

You only have a couple of seconds to make an impression on visitors that land on your website. Therefore, you need to be at your A-game with your website design, but how exactly do you do this?…

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Added by Beth worthy on May 2, 2016 at 5:15am — No Comments

An effective tool for article writer to build articles easily

Developing an article is not at all an easy task. You will need lot of time and put more effort to deliver a quality article. Generally article writers will write articles on various topics. Once a keyword is given, they will go through lot of information about the keyword and get an idea. Then they will develop the article with informative things. Though it seems to be a simple task, it will be frustrating many times. An article writer does not have the knowledge on every topic which is…

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Added by Shirley victor on April 25, 2016 at 8:13am — No Comments

How Surety Bonds Can Help Your Small Business

Although most people think that surety only works for obligees it also brings plenty of benefits to contractors and various other service businesses. In this article we are going to analyze benefits of surety bonds and determine how small and medium enterprises can use them to reduce their business risks.…

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Added by Marcus Jensen on April 24, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Expand Your Small Business Globally

Technological advancements and new business models have set up the global stage for enterprises to exploit. Building a local audience is still the first step towards getting the operations off the ground, but that also serves as a stepping stone to establishing the global presence. However, a great number of businesses that set out to achieve this feat fall short of the ambitious goals. Translating back and forth, getting to know the business culture, creating the…

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Added by Lilly Adams on April 22, 2016 at 5:39am — No Comments

Four Benefits Associated With Organized Budgeting Methods

Budgets are the methods businesses use in order to tell their money where it should go. This allows them to know how much they have to spend on certain areas. Most business owners understand that they have a budget, understand that they should follow the budget, and understand going over budget means losing money. However, most wonder why budgeting is so very important to the business. The best way to ensure you have a clear and precise layout is to utilize a…

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Added by Robin Kan on April 23, 2016 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Main Warehouse Facility Considerations for Small Businesses

Small businesses that participate in the modern world of trade can count on much more options than their commercial ancestors. Modern communication and online business trends enhance the entire production and distribution process. However, most small businesses still need safe and well-maintained warehouses to accommodate their goods before they are sold and delivered to their end users. Here are the main considerations for every business owner who is about to start looking for an…

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Added by Derek B. Lotts on April 19, 2016 at 7:09am — No Comments

8 SEO tips for SMEs on a tight budget

Search engine optimisation: SEO. Three letters that are the bane of many SMEs. If it isn’t the dozens of spam emails you receive from SEO agencies across the globe each week, it’s the false promises and failed attempts of an SEO ‘professional’ to get you to the top of Google’s results pages. It’s little surprise that many small companies leave SEO on the backburner, given the hassle that it can cause - without delivering results.

Additionally, SEO efforts tend to bring…

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Added by Anna Roberts on April 16, 2016 at 5:06am — No Comments

Is it time to shorten the 40-hour working week?

‘Eight hours’ labour, eight hours’ recreation and eight hours’ rest’ - the slogan of an early 19th century movement to cut the typical working day to only eight hours.

For the better of the past century, eight hour shifts have become the norm in much the western world, with 9-5 the standard for office workers.

It’s only in recent years that we’ve begun to question this approach. Today’s teleworking technology has…

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Added by Anna Roberts on April 14, 2016 at 6:06am — 3 Comments

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Accepting Bitcoin

Your business needs everything it can get to bring in as much revenue as possible out of it. One of the strategies that should be on your table is accepting Bitcoin as payment for your goods or services.

The decentralized digital currency and the Blockchain, the public ledger that drives it, have come a long way. It is no longer that time when a reputable business being associated with it raised eyebrows. As a matter of fact,…

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Added by Rupert Hackett on April 8, 2016 at 10:37am — No Comments

Top 10 Best Sales Rep Software in 2016

The top 10 sales rep apps that your business might consider investing in. All major features summarized for your quick comparison.



#1 Contalog



Contalog tops the charts as the best sales rep software with its high-end features which include order management controls, bulk order booking, sales quote generation, customer profile management, etc. The application can be made to run…

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Added by John Britto on April 8, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

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