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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 →

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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 →

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Credit Most business owners will want to pitch for investment at some point. That either happens at the start of the venture or when you plan to expand or grow the company. However, there is a lot of confusion out there about the best methods to follow. With that in mind, this article will draw your attention towards three crucial steps you need to take during the process. Hopefully, entrepreneurs who put this advice into action will save themselves a lot of time and increase the chances of success. Step 1: Explain the reasons for investment Before anyone gives you money as an investment inRead More →

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Photo Credit In today’s world of business, customers are more impatient than ever before. As a business owner, this means that you need to be doing everything you can to increase the response time of your company. Technology is here to help in this regard, and there new methods coming out all the time of giving your clients the quick response time they are looking for. With this in mind, let’s take a closer look at the exact ways that you can do this. Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) Using a VPN allows all your employees to have remote, secure access to your internalRead More →

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Image Source Being a business owner gives you a certain level of freedom to do as you want. However, that shouldn’t mean you should stop taking advice from others altogether. The best business owners are constantly learning to keep their businesses evolving with the times. Here are some ways that you seek guidance as a business owner.   Read books There are plenty of business-related books out there on all manner of subjects. These can be a cheap and reliable way of improving your business knowledge. Always read reviews of books so that you know you’re buying a book that’s respected by others. Be carefulRead More →

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Businesses of all sizes are working with technology in new and innovative ways. It has transformed the way we all do business. The internet alone has changed the landscape for small businesses and the self-employed. Marketing strategies now include digital marketing campaigns far more than TV, print, or radio. Most importantly, it has revolutionized the way we work. Remote working has become the norm for many of us. Businesses no longer need to recruit employees from their local town. Instead, they pay self-employed people to undertake tasks and projects remotely from all over the world. There are no taxes to pay, no benefits packages toRead More →

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There are only two types of directions in which your business could evolve: Either you grow, or you downsize. Except for some extremely specific situations where entrepreneurs choose to shrink to ditch less profitable areas, downsizing is always synonymous with loss of revenues and business issues. Upsizing, on the other hand, is a positive evolution that indicates that your business is looking to approach a wider audience and win large parts of the market. However, business expansion is a combination of elements: You need to take additional work projects to aim at a new or broader target group and ensure that further recruitment of newRead More →

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Property, precious metals, stocks, shares….Bitcoin? The 2009-born crypto-currency has been stealthily gaining traction as an investment option for a few years now, to the point where it’s beginning to pique the interest of even the most bearish of investors. Where and how do you start with bitcoin investment? We take a walk through the basics here… What is Bitcoin? In case you’ve been living under a rock, Bitcoin is a counter currency created by an unknown person under the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made online without reference to institutions such as banks – there’s no transaction fees and no identification, which has made itRead More →

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Nowadays, there are very few businesses where the hardware and software of their tech doesn’t play a huge role in their success. We’re digitizing more and more of our processes and many businesses rely on services delivered entirely using their tech. For these businesses, that tech is not only the key to their success but often the source of their downfall. Here are some of the major concerns you need to address if you’re one of the businesses that are perhaps a little too switched on for their own good. Photo Link The costs of computing Helpful as it is, it costs money. Should everythingRead More →

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Starting a business is tough – but if you think it is a struggle to get going, wait until you start to grow. There are a vast array of complicated issues involved with growing a business, and many of them materialize themselves in technology. Sure, you might think that tech is empowering to small businesses, and to an extent you are right. It saves you money, for a start – of that there is no doubt. And there are improved efficiencies, marketing benefits and a whole bunch of other benefits that make technology worthwhile for small businesses. The trouble is, business tech is a bigRead More →