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The Importance of Media Monitoring for Your Business

The preparation stage and the market analysis you do before the launch can only take you so far. Once your product is out there in the open, you can expect the unexpected. Needless to say, this isn’t always negative, but sometimes failing to respond appropriately to the unexpected positive endorsement can be just as bad. This is why your business desperately needs media monitoring to provide this invaluable insight. Here’s is a brief rundown on how this works and why it is so…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on October 30, 2017 at 8:29am — 1 Comment

Improve the Efficiency of Your SEO Business with These Types of Tools

Depending on the number of clients you have, as well as the scope and type of SEO services you provide, your daily routine might include thousands of minute menial tasks that add up to hours of time wasted on something that could have been taken care of by a single tool, script, or service. Finding tools you are comfortable with can take a while, but if you properly identify the areas where automation could benefit you the most, you’ll be able to expand your client base…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on October 23, 2017 at 4:36am — 4 Comments

Work Organization Techniques for Increased Productivity

Many people spend hours and hours behind their desks only to have their workday spiral out of control. And this isn’t something you’ll want to happen to you and your employees. You’ll want to limit all the distractions and ditch those low-priority tasks so that everyone can focus on the more important work. Luckily, if you know what you’re doing, you should be able to increase productivity in your office. All you have to do is follow some work organization techniques that…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on October 18, 2017 at 6:52am — No Comments

Turning Your Home Office into a Success

You’ve launched a startup or began working remotely, and are thinking about creating and equipping a genuine home office. If you want to be efficient and put in a good day’s work, you can’t keep working from your kitchen or living-room table, because that’s not a work-inductive environment. Many people make a mistake by thinking of office design as an afterthought, because a properly designed office can do wonders when it comes to job satisfaction and…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on October 6, 2017 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

5 Tips to Foster Good Relationships with Your Business Partners

No matter what kind of business you're running, there will always be tons of things that have to be done. And trying to conquer it all on your own isn’t a good idea, especially if you’re a rookie entrepreneur. Instead, what you should do is find business partners who’ll help you out. Still, even once you find people who’ll want to partner up with you, you’ll have to work hard to make those partnerships strong and lasting. That said, we’ve listed 5 tips that are guaranteed to…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on August 23, 2017 at 3:57am — No Comments

Psychology Behind Intrapersonal Relationships Within a Company

Understanding the dynamics of an intrapersonal relationships within a company is not a simple task. Even if you do bring together people who are supposed to work well together (on paper) in reality this doesn’t have to be the case. On the other hand, your company itself needs to have a solid intrapersonal policy. No one expects you to influence what people within your company think of each-other, but you should at least enforce some basic rules of interaction, based on the…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on August 14, 2017 at 4:14am — 2 Comments

Why Good Customer Service Is Vital for Your Business

There’s just so many businesses out there which fail to realize how important customer service is. This can be a huge mistake, especially because good customer service isn’t just important but it’s absolutely vital. And if you’re still not sure why, make sure you check out our list of four reasons why good customer service is vital for your business.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on August 2, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Why Business Cards Still Matter in the Digital Age

It’s true that we live in a digital era. Thanks to the available technology, a great portion of every business is done online, via computers and phones. It may easily seem like business cards have become redundant in such a society. However, even with all the business digitalization, business cards remain an important part of a professional image to this day. What’s more, there are several reasons as to why nothing can still replace business cards.

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Added by Tracey Clayton on July 25, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Why Opting for a Self-Employment Loan Is a Good Move?

We live in the age of entrepreneurship. People are massively quitting their 9 to 5 jobs and choosing to pursue their business projects. Many of them fail miserably, but some succeed and make multi-million dollar empires. We all know that the eligibility for many different loans depends on our employment status and monthly salary. In the first years of business development, most entrepreneurs are not eligible to take personal loans. They can opt for equipment…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on July 24, 2017 at 9:11am — No Comments

Green up Your Business in 5 Easy Steps

The competition is strong in every industry. Businesses are booming they have to compete for every customer. It often isn’t enough to have a product that meets the needs of the users or organize the most effective marketing campaign.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on July 10, 2017 at 4:34am — No Comments

5 Things You Need to Help Your Office Run Smoothly

Running an office is never easy. There’s just so many things that have to be done and no matter how hard you try, it seems you can never achieve it all. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can use in order to make your office run smoothly. We’ve come up with five of them that are guaranteed to do the trick. Read on to find out more about them.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on July 7, 2017 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Improve Your Business Productivity with the Right Office Design

There’s a reason why every successful business takes care of its office design and it goes far beyond mere aesthetics. A professional, functional and, above all, comfortable space will both project the right image to your clients and increase productivity in general. There’s a huge correlation between comfort and productivity and most offices can hugely benefit from changes in layout and general organization.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on June 29, 2017 at 3:51am — No Comments

Ways Using Telemarketing Can Help Your Business Grow

We live in the age of Internet, where there is little place for phone conversations. In fact, most people find texting and instant texting greatly preferable to actually having to talk to people. It’s true, calling is significantly less effective than it used to be, especially when you consider the use of voicemail, opt-outs and multiple layers in organizations and business that has made having an actual phone conversation with the other party simply harder.



This, however,…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on June 26, 2017 at 4:09pm — No Comments

7 Essential Principles for Growing Your Business

The efforts you’ve put into starting your own business are just the beginning of a long and challenging journey. To rise to the top, you need to build a strong company based on a well-structured business plan and authentic idea. Only when you’ve laid the foundation can you move on to expanding your business. With a strong plan, hard work and clear objectives, you can achieve success and sustainable growth.…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on June 26, 2017 at 4:18am — No Comments

6 Tips for Making Your Business Greener

We live in an era of green businesses, and deservedly so – our planet depends on us! Luckily, greening your business is not only good for the environment, but can actually help you turn profit! With people getting increasingly informed about mankind’s impact on our environment, many of them are perfectly prepared to pay more for environment-friendly products and business practices. In fact, according to a 2013…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on June 16, 2017 at 7:54am — No Comments

4 Most Common Small Business Money Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Managing your finances correctly is just as important as improving your product or services and attracting new customers. And if you’re like the most of rookie entrepreneurs, chances are managing money isn’t your strongest suit. Still, if you put enough time and effort into it, dealing with your company’s finances shouldn’t be impossible. One of the most important things you’ll have to do is make sure you don’t make some of the common small business money mistakes that might slow down the…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on May 27, 2017 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Promoting Your Website - Top 4 Tips

 Although you may be offering the best possible product or service in the world at the most affordable prices, you won’t get very far unless people know about it. Long gone are the days when companies could rely solely on the word-of-mouth to get the message across.

Still, even if you open all sorts of communication channels and become present on every single social media platform, it doesn’t…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on May 18, 2017 at 8:05am — 2 Comments

Find the Perfect Location for Your Business in 5 Easy Steps

Before you start looking for a business space, you need to have a clear idea of what you want, what you need and what your customers are looking for. Only that way will you be able assured you’ve chosen the right location for your business. Still, developing that picture may not always be easy and coming up with just a perfect location might require some time and effort. With that in mind, we’ve come up with 5 easy steps you should follow if you want to make sure the location you go for…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on May 12, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments

4 Reasons Why Workers Thrive In Coworking Spaces

Shared working spaces are well-known for their benefits of increasing productivity, decreasing the upkeep costs for companies, and being in stellar locations that let them attract big clients and boost brand recognition. But what are the things that make a coworking space such a healthy environment for individual growth and success? Why do employees feel so empowered, creative and what makes them thrive in a diverse setting such as this as opposed to a traditional office?…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on April 26, 2017 at 2:06pm — No Comments

How to Stay Productive While Working from Home

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Anyone who has ever had to work in a downtown office knows the struggles of commuting and working in an environment which isn’t necessarily inspiring. This is the reason why so many people choose to work from home. It saves them time and money, and allows them the comfort of working in an environment they know and love. On the other hand, balancing work with free time can be challenging, and we offer you a few simple tips to help you stay…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on April 26, 2017 at 6:17am — No Comments

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