Monthly Archives: September 2014

Got A Passion? Turn Your Hobby Into A Lucrative Business

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Link to image There is a golden rule when it comes to business that you should always remember. Every successful businessman is passionate about his subject. If you are going to start a business, you need to be willing to dedicate your entire life to the venture. That means that you should be passionate about the area of business you ... Read More »

How To Start Your First Property Business

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People with money to invest could make a huge profit out of the property market at the current time. While prices have increased significantly over the last few years, they are still not as high as they were back in 2007. That means there is a long way to go before the market is back on track. Choosing to invest ... Read More »

7 Small Ideas To Make Your Startup Stand Out

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Link to image It is not enough to have a great business idea. You need to know how to turn that idea into a viable business. Many young entrepreneurs make the mistake of assuming that they can change the business world. You cannot change the structure that has developed over a matter of years. What you can do, though, is ... Read More »

Launching Your Startup on Facebook: Is This the Right Route to Take?

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Startups everywhere believe that they have to harness the powers of Facebook lest they fail. To a degree, this is true. But, launching a startup on social media is not always the right route to take. This is certainly the case if you have no knowledge of marketing and social media in the first instance. Facebook can be a powerful ... Read More »

Making Your Startup Look The Business


When you start a new business, appearance is everything. You could offer the greatest service or product in the world, but if you don’t appear reputable, people are not going to part with their hard earned cash, or even their details in a freemium model. Trust is everything. The good news is that it doesn’t have to cost the earth ... Read More »

Do You Need Offline Consultancy in a Startup Venture?

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When you are taking your new business by the helm, you need to make sure that you have all of the tools in place to make it a viable company. After all, you want your business to succeed. Failure is not an option. Sadly, there are many startups that do not make the grade. But, you don’t have to become ... Read More »

Is Your Business Ready for the New R22 Legislation?

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The R22 refrigerant gas is being phased out, so by the end of 2014, any refrigeration equipment on your site containing it will need to be replaced or adjusted. EU legislation is enforcing the removal of the R22 refrigerant gas to help combat the damage that it is doing to the ozone layer. This gas is present in refrigeration, heat ... Read More »

Hiring for a Hair Salon: How to Pick the Right Candidates

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Have you been considering expanding your hair salon to include more staff members? Now that the economy is headed out of recession and on the way back to being mended, more people have that little bit of extra cash in their pockets, and this means that they’re now more likely to book a haircut with you more frequently than they ... Read More »

A Crash Course On Building Your Brand Awareness Online

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It’s no secret. The World Wide Web is growing at a phenomenal rate! Growing numbers of people everywhere use the Internet on a daily basis. From catching up with gossip on Facebook to searching for jobs, there’s no denying that the Web is a useful and convenient tool. We live in a digital age. These days it’s not just computers ... Read More »

E-commerce: A Rough Guide To Selling Your Products Online

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The e-commerce industry is worth several billion dollars. More people are taking to the Internet when they want to buy goods and services. From pizzas to pallets of plastic piping, the Internet makes it easy for people around the world to buy stuff. One thing that is quite good about selling online is that anyone can do it! You don’t ... Read More »

Crucial Tips on Video Production and Strategy


The first and most important point in video production is the message. The reason why there are so many useless videos in YouTube that nobody watches is the lack of a clear message.  When producing the video it is really crucial to make sure that you do not deviate from the main theme of the video. If you wish to make ... Read More »

$#!+, Somebody Dropped A Crappy Review Of Your Business Online. Now What?


Source: $#!+, Somebody Dropped A Crappy Review Of Your Business Online. Now What? You know what they say: “Sh-t happens.” And sometimes that sh-t comes in the form of a terrible online review or rumor — penned or pushed by a disgruntled client, partner or former employee. So, how can an entrepreneur or business owner bounce back after being struck ... Read More »