There's a lot of advice from experts and from people of all walks of life when it comes to achieving success in business. There are experts who have been around for a long time and have seen almost everything in business. Then there are the seasoned entrepreneurs who have seen their share of the modern trends in business.
Either way, there's a lot to learn from these individuals.
For any business owner, whether old or new, having a good grasp of the business and…Continue
Added by Steve Mills on December 27, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments
When looking around you and at other companies that are marketing their business to the masses, you will find yourself wondering how they are doing everything. You will see that people are actually quite appreciative of…Continue
Added by Steve Mills on December 18, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments
If you are able to use Facebook to its maximum potential, you will be able to get your page on the top of Search Engine results. The question is, how do you do this?
1. Maximise the use of Facebook links.
One of the rules from Google says that in order to get on the first page of search engine results, you will need to have back links. You can use Facebook to create links back to your website. This is as easy as sharing links of your website on your Facebook page. Of course,…Continue
Added by Steve Mills on December 12, 2014 at 15:01 — No Comments
2015 is just around the corner – a time for resolutions and fresh starts. While motivated entrepreneurs don’t need the turn of another year to remind themselves of their resolve to keep driving their business forward, it’s still a good time to review and refresh plans for how best to achieve goals, and on 22nd January 2015, Ellis Bardsley from ActionCOACH will be leading our half day workshop - …Continue
Added by Graham Carson on December 12, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
It’s just over a week until the shortest day of the year. 21st December marks the winter solstice, and when the sun sets at 3.53pm (assuming that you live in London – and assuming also that the sun has made an appearance at all), you will have enjoyed precisely 7 hours and 49.5 minutes of daylight – or put another way, you’ll spend almost two thirds of your day in…Continue
Added by Steve Hiscox on December 11, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
What happens, for example, if the country is hit by bad weather and staff can’t get in to their workstations? What will you be doing?
Will you shut down for a few…
Added by Craig Atkins on December 10, 2014 at 15:19 — No Comments
The answer to that question will be the difference between wasting your time and energy on the business networking site or making the most of your presence there.
Finding out what will make that difference is a crucial piece of knowledge.
Added by Lisa Chaffey on December 9, 2014 at 17:42 — No Comments
When you’re considering working with an outsourced IT support team, you will find a lot of different options with regards to types of contracts and support agreements. You could plump to just work on a pay as you go (break/fix) basis, a block hours deal where you buy time up front, or a fixed price IT support contract which includes most or all of the items your business…
Added by Craig Atkins on December 8, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments
As we all know, Twitter is being used by a lot of businesses as a top social media tool not only in Berkshire but all around the world. There are only a maximum of 140 characters when updating your status, but this could also be a positive for you since you don't have to spend time writing a lot just to update your followers.
The success for businesses in Twitter has been proven many times. However, there are still a lot of business owners who are not aware of the right ways to use…Continue
Added by Steve Mills on December 7, 2014 at 4:38 — No Comments
Have you ever found yourself continuing to argue a point long after you stopped believing it yourself? One of the most useful phrases we can benefit from using is “I changed my mind”. Yet how rarely people seem to say it, and it doesn’t come easily for most.
To easily say “You know, I see things differently now, so I’ve changed my mind” is incredibly liberating for all…Continue
Added by Rob Pickering on December 5, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
Being in business is not simply about making money – it’s about ensuring you get to keep as much of what you make as possible. Every penny and pound saved represents more profit for you, so making sure overheads and operational costs are as keen as they can be is an ongoing task. In just the same way, making sure your business is as tax efficient as possible will ensure your…Continue
Added by Graham Carson on December 4, 2014 at 15:50 — No Comments
E-mail scams are getting more sophisticated, and our clients are increasingly worried about the security of their network, especially around e-mail security. The problem is, you can put as many sophisticated scanners, anti-virus programs and spam filters in place but sometimes a rotten apple will sneak through with the good ones.
The way to ensure that nothing bad…
Added by Craig Atkins on December 4, 2014 at 11:46 — No Comments
With Christmas just around the corner, office workers all over the country will be searching dusty cupboards for last years’ decorations, spending hours untangling knotted wires and twiddling with tiny lamps – getting ready to add a festive ambience to their workspace. It’s the time of year also, when health and safety officers come out in a cold sweat as they think of all the…Continue
Added by Steve Hiscox on December 3, 2014 at 15:32 — No Comments