City buildings.

Picture Source It takes a lot to make your business stand out in the modern age. There’s so much competition in every industry, and the number of industries which exist in the business world seems to be expanding almost exponentially. It’s hard to keep up. The internet’s made things easier than ever. Of course, that’s also a good thing; it means things should be easier than ever for your business too. Do you want your company to grow? You have to use the tools at your disposal and the modern world offers a lot of those. Here are some things to know if you wantRead More →

Holiday spirit.

Photo Credit Christmas is fast approaching and while we may all be looking forward to that prized time off from work, it’s important to remember that this can also be one of the most profitable times of year for your small business. People generally spend more over this period than at any other time of year, so you need to capitalise on this to make the most profit possible. It may only be November, but now is the period when people start scouring the market for potential gifts, decorations, and other bits and bobs. So it should also be the time that you start creatingRead More →

Credit card charge.

Technology is evolving at such a rapid rate that small businesses are clamouring to keep up with the developments. Times have been tough for most businesses for a few years, and this is something that is reflected in how you cut back on your business spends. Thankfully, it’s in the last few years that companies are realising that they need to spend more on their IT budgets and not less. The competitors in your industry are investing in their business technology and if you don’t do the same, then you are going to struggle to keep up. Image Source Knowing that your competition is upgradingRead More →

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Image Credit: Pixabay Keeping costs low is one way to help maximise your company’s profits. There are many ways that you can do this, but here are some simple methods that you can do from the comfort of your computer. Outsourcing Instead of hiring an individual full time to perform a job, you could instead hire freelancers on a gig basis. The process of hiring a freelancer is far easier and less stressful than hiring a proper employee. It is also a lot cheaper because you only need to pay them for each specific job. There are a range of websites, like Freelancer and Fiverr,Read More →

Clean beach.

The latest buzzwords in the corporate world are ‘green’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘eco-friendly.’ We all know about the cycle to work scheme, the effort to reduce paper wastage and the email that forever goes around the office reminding us to put the lids back on whiteboard pens. The drive for a more sustainable workplace is admirable and worthwhile financially for many companies. But is there such a thing as green software? Developers are now making strides in creating software using processes that minimize any negative impact on the environment. As a consumer of these software packages, it’s only right that you should stand up and takeRead More →

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With the incredibly rapid progression of technology within the last few decades, new industry standards are set about as often as new fashion fads and keeping up with all of them in order to stay competitive keeps turning into more and more of an arduous task. No matter how dead-set you may be to keep things the same and stick with the good ol’ tested methods, if you want your business to survive you will have to keep up with the times. If you do not, the next person along will be more than willing to progress and keep up with the new industry standards,Read More →

Notebook and iPhone.

Technology has played a huge role in the world of business for the past few decades. The introduction of computer technology has made it incredibly easy for us to manage our companies, and the easy and accessibility of the internet has made it possible for almost anyone to start a business and become instantly renowned across the entire world. To add to that, social media is now playing a huge part in how we expose our brands. In the past, we resorted to things like classified advertisements, radio marketing and even physical media like leaflets to grow our recognition. Nowadays, a streak of luck andRead More →

Dude mac user. Quit wasting time on menial tasks a tech tool could do for you

We live at a time where it is difficult to imagine a regular business routine without the help of tech solutions to proceed to everyday tasks. From general communication processes with clients, partners and colleagues — aka emails — to maintaining a healthy market presence that informs and attracts future customers — aka your website —, the workplace environment is naturally built on technology. The main reason for it is that we, people, rely on the tech solutions in our everyday interactions; we have become multitasking tech-savvy productive machines. However, while the focus is always set on the use of digital technology, there is veryRead More →

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Image Source There are few moments in the early life of a business more exciting than the moment that you move into a new office space. Perhaps your business has grown significantly and you need more space, or perhaps you simply need somewhere productive and focussed in order to get the most out of it. Either way, it’s a big step and one that is often a sign of bigger and better things to come in the future. However, it does also come with some challenges that you have to be prepared for. With that in mind, here are a few things that you shouldRead More →

Camera lens.

Starting your own business comes with a lot of stress. Financial stress is one of the main things that affects businesses the world over, but with a little guidance and a lot of hard work, the stresses can be overcome. Other than an excellent support system, secure finance and a conviction for success, business owners need one other thing. Gadgets! Image Source Technological gadgets and gizmos are what make the world go around these days, and an entrepreneur with a flair for creativity and an understanding of how to make their life easier at work benefit from the gadgets on the market far more thanRead More →