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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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Using Automation to Scale Your Business

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

As crazy as it sounds, a lot of companies don’t take advantage of the benefits of automation. Through sheer inertia or a lack of information, people often power through certain aspects of their venture that could save both time and money. Not every part of a business should be automated, though. Deciding which areas of [...]

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How to Successfully Lead a Team

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading a team can be incredibly difficult, especially for those who are new to the role of team leader. It can be a very daunting prospect, especially if the team is large. Here are a few hints and tips to make it easier to successfully lead a team. Leadership Courses – If you know that [...]

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4 Ways to Better Manage your Time as a Business Owner

| May 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

By Patty DeDominic COO & Chief Catalyst Maui Mastermind Managing your time is difficult enough while employed at someone else’s company; doing so while growing your own business is a completely different ballgame. On any given day, a combination of distractions can arise from technology, managing employees, and minor but time-consuming challenges. Adding the invaluable [...]

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Keeping your Bricks and Mortar store Relevant in the Digital Age

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

In order to succeed in the digital age, the traditional bricks and mortar store needs to make changes that enable them to move with the times. It goes without saying that in the last few years, online has taken a firm hold of the retail market, but with the right technology, the traditional bricks and [...]

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