Posts Tagged“business advice”

Business Owners Can’t Ignore the Media

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Stop for a moment and look around the world that is taking place outside of your business. If you tend to ignore what the media is saying and doing, you might think that you are better off. That said you may actually be hurting your business in the long run. By at least having some interest in what is going on outside of your business (especially in the political world), you can be better positioned to act when politicians and/or their policies have an impact on your financial well-being. So, with all the hype (pro and con) coming into this…

Factor Better Revenue Numbers for Your Company

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  In a business world where only the strong survive, how is your business doing when it comes to keeping a healthy revenue stream going? Depending on a number of factors (industry you’re in, availability of products you sell or rent, part of the country your business is in etc.), your company may be doing quite well as Q4 comes up in 2016. On the other hand, this last quarter of the year could prove to be a make-or-break time for you, with lots of pressure going into 2017. No matter where you and your business stand, one of the…

Make Your Business Mobile Enough for Today’s Customers

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What are you doing to make your business as accessible as possible for your customers, especially in today’s digital age? When it comes to outdoing the competition, one of the ways to go about this is by providing stellar customer service. Such service should be the norm, not something that occasionally appears out of the blue. That said some business owners simply drop the ball when it comes to going out of their way for customers, something that can ultimately lead to them becoming former and not current customers. At the end of the day, making your business mobile enough…

Really Common Payroll Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Business

It is normal to make mistakes since this is a part of human life. The problem is that payroll mistakes do have serious consequences in the business world. A simple wrong number can lead towards employees being incorrectly paid and the entire organization can become inefficient. The good news is that there are always ways to fix problems and avoid them appearing in the first place. Outsourcing to a professional payroll management company can be a solution. However, knowledge is still needed. You should at least know the common payroll mistakes that appear and that can hurt companies. This is…

Top Tips for Entrepreneurs: Essential Steps for your First Office Set-up

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Although a lot of entrepreneurs might start out from a laptop in their bedroom, at some point you’ll need to set up your first office. Depending on the field you’re in, the size of office you have and the kinds of facilities you need will vary, but there will always be a few key things you’ll have to bear in mind. Here are those first essential steps towards the perfect office set-up. Try to plan ahead You don’t have to go buying an entire floor of a building in the beginning, but that doesn’t mean you should be short-sighted either.…