Four Factors That Lead To Poor Performance In The Workplace

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Poor performance in the workplace can be caused by a variety of factors. However ALL solutions to solve it lie with the business owner. Employees need to be on point if a business is going to be successful. From output and efficiency to lead generation, the workforce impacts almost every facet of a firm… as … Continue reading

From Sole Trader To An Agency

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From Sole Trader To An Agency – Here’s How You Make The Leap For many freelancers, working as a sole trader is enough of a challenge for them. But there are those who crave for more opportunities, and want to take their trades even further. Does that sound like you? Well, if you are currently … Continue reading

When Business Boredom Drains You Of Joy

business boredom

Business boredom will kill your venture long before you lose customers. So how do you get out of the boredom bog? The excitement of starting a business is enough to keep you going in the beginning. It’s tough, but there’s a lot to do, and you’re determined to make it a success. But there can … Continue reading

Employee Care : Look After Your Biggest Asset

employee care

Employee care can be one of the biggest issues employers face when it comes to productivity, loyalty, and company ambassadorship. How many times have you worked at a company that has no demonstrative employee care? Whether it’s due to neglect or because they force you to work too much overtime, it’s incredibly difficult to cope … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Go! How To Stop Your Business Falling At The First Hurdle

ready set go

Ready. Set. Go. Startups are remarkably complex things that a lot of people don’t take seriously. For some, the idea of starting a small business is easy. How hard can it be? You just come up with an idea, get some money, and then everything falls into place. You’ll be surprised at how many people … Continue reading

(Don’t) Curb Your Enthusiasm for Business

don't curb your enthusiasm

(Don’t) Curb Your Enthusiasm! What To Do If You Feel Like Giving Up On Your Business Do you have boundless passion for your business? A lot of entrepreneurs would consider that to be a stupid question, but it’s a valid one. Lots of entrepreneurs find themselves feeling fatigued in one way or another. It can … Continue reading

Go Global Or Go Home:

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Go Global Or Go Home: Why The Global Marketplace Could Expand Your Small Business Just think about how much the nature of small business has changed over the past 30 years. There was no such thing as ‘go global’. Your average high street in the ‘80s was rife with small businesses, boutiques, “Mom ’n’ Pop” … Continue reading

What Does It Take To Be A Smart Entrepreneur?

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What Does It Take To Be A Smart Entrepreneur? That is the question to which every entrepreneur wants the answer. What does it truly take to be a smart business owner? What separates a successful business from an unsuccessful one? Companies rise and fall all the time. The business world is highly fragile, no matter … Continue reading

Learn Code: Yes Business Owners, You Need To Do This

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” Learn Code ” probably isn’t high on your list of business priorities. In fact, learning code likely hasn’t even made your top 100 of business must-do’s. Well, now might be the time to proritise it. In business, it takes more than one team to make up a successful and profitable company. There are a … Continue reading

Are You Ready To Launch? The Essential Startup Checklist

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Are you ready to launch a new business as a first-time entrepreneur? Chances are you’re wondering if you’ve covered all your bases when it comes to launching your startup. After all, there have been hours and hours of work put into this so far. Coming up with the idea was the easy part! Translating that … Continue reading

Gain The Upper Hand Against Your Competitors

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Competition is always going to be fierce in the business world. As such, you need to make sure that you gain the upper hand for your business. Ideally, you want to separate your business from the rest of the crowd and make sure it seems like the smart choice for customers or users. But how … Continue reading

How To Use Data To Drive Your Marketing Decisions

How To Use Data To Drive Your Marketing Decisions

When it comes to marketing, there are so many different directions that you could decide to go in. Of course, the decisions that you make will always be based on your own individual marketing needs. Every business is different, so there would be no set blanket marketing strategy that can work for each. You have … Continue reading

Why A Website Is Important To Your Business

Website Is Important To Your Business

Everyone knows that a website is important to your business. But it’s not simply an on-line brochure. It can be much more than that. Advertising is like gold in the world of business. You need to work hard and long to ensure you have a top class business – but your business cannot get anywhere … Continue reading

Is Your Company Fully Protected? Answer These Questions to Find Out

is your company fully protected

The future of your company hinges on the steps you take to protect it today. Sure, growing the business is important. But it’s just as important to make sure that it’s fully protected before you fall into a trap that becomes very costly. Below, you will find out about some of the most important questions … Continue reading

Should You Outsource Your Production?

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If you sell one or more physical products as part of your business, you might have been advised to outsource your production, so that you can save money and maximise your profits, but is it really a good idea to do so?   It’s fair to say that there are many advantages and disadvantages to … Continue reading

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

When you’ve started a new business and things are going well, it’s tempting to start trying to expand as soon as possible. But is this always sensible? There are so many businesses out there that have failed because they’ve tried to run before they can walk. If you don’t have the customer base to facilitate … Continue reading

Is My Content Strategy Working? Know Your Metrics

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Content Strategy: If you have a small to medium sized business, then you should have some form of content marketing. It’s no longer a fun novelty, your content strategy is a crucial building block in creating long lasting and meaningful relationships with your existing customers. A functional content strategy will ensure customers remain loyal to … Continue reading

How To Maximize Your Digital Marketing Efficiency

Digital Marketing Efficiency

The modern customer base never sits still. Marketing conventions are constantly changing, and the businesses that gain a real advantage are often the ones that aren’t afraid to try new ideas.   In this kind of environment, it can be very hard to get your marketing team running as efficiently as possible, and churning out … Continue reading

Building The Ultimate Marketing Dream Team: A Guide For Business Owners

marketing dream team

As a business owner, at some point in time, you will need to have a serious think about marketing. And even if you have a few smart ideas knocking around your brain, the reality is that your efforts are far more likely to be successful using experienced and savvy marketers. The big question is, given … Continue reading

Management Mistakes: What NOT To Do in Business

What NOT To Do in Business

If you manage a business, you’re probably aware that achieving success doesn’t come easy. If you get it right, you can make a lot of money in business, but there are many pitfalls out there.   If you’re keen to avoid common management mistakes, here’s what not to do when you’re at the top of … Continue reading