Archive for May, 2014

Seven Sicknesses of Financial Management

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every business owner understands that cash flow is the lifeblood of his business. It follows that maintaining a healthy business means ensuring that cash flow is not interrupted because, interruption spells the death of the enterprise. Sound financial management is the key to maintain optimum cash flows. However, as businesses grow, customer relations become paramount, […]

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Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Business

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

When starting up my small business I thought I had it all sorted, at least it was in my mind. I had covered the bases that I believed were needed; choosing the right sector and then making sure I had the right levels of insurance for myself and my small amount of employees. However, there […]

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How Do You Know When the Time is Right to Outsource?

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

When running a start-up, it can feel like you’re having to be all things all of the time. This is normal, and a necessity in the early days when budgets are tight and you haven’t yet built up a reliable network to tap into. As your business grows, you may want to consider outsourcing. Outsourcing […]

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Small Business Week Edition: A SlideShare Marketing Checklist That Will Help You Get Started

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In honor of Small Business Week, we’ve put together some free resources to help out small business owners. In this post, we talk about SlideShare, a great free tool that some have called, “the YouTube of slideshows.” Let’s get started! Get to know SlideShare. SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations. With an […]

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4 Building Blocks for a Successful Business

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

You’ve got a brilliant idea, lofty goals, and plenty of motivation — now you just need to figure out how to get off the ground and propel your business into a smashing success. Fortunately, millions of entrepreneurs who came before you have tried and thrived — or tried and failed — and you can learn […]

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Exchanging Currency as a Startup Without Being Fleeced

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Foreign exchange markets can be one of the most mind-boggling arenas to get involved in as a fledgling company, especially when you’re looking for new markets to expand into and opportunities to work with companies overseas. With so many factors to consider, it’s quite possible that your first attempts will end up, at best, falling […]

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What is Agile Working?

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the last couple of years there has been more and more talk about the concept of agile working in the workplace. Thing is, not everyone knows exactly what is involved and what is or isn’t common practice, so the wonderful minions at Office Principles have come up with a new, descriptive infographic telling us all about […]

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5 Types of Mail Your Business Needs To Be Sending

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

To get the most out of your business marketing mail, you should have a well-organised mailing schedule and a range of different types of mail. Ideally, you should be sending mail regularly enough to build and maintain a strong customer relationship but not so often that your customers feel inundated. Let’s take a look at […]

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5 Ways To Reduce Desk Clutter At Work

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Everything is better when things go smoothly. Whether it is a stress free journey or an important event that goes according to plan, we all prefer a life without problems or complications. More often than not it just comes down to that old adage “proper planning prevents poor performance” and when it comes to having […]

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Important to be an entrepreneur; Degree or Dedication

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today’s Bigwigs, once were losers at taking the academic careers to completion {Added Flavor: Read on to know, FIVE Ps essential in a marketing game} An Entrepreneur is one who knows the technique to draw out profit from the market, while a successful entrepreneur knows well how to rule the market. You’ve been fancying being […]

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