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Tips on How to Manage Projects More Effectively

Contributed article in our PM series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Do you find that many of your business projects take too long or they are not completed properly? This inefficiency in business is a common problem and it affects all types of organizations. However, you can reverse this situation by following the tips below.

Learn How to Manage Projects

If you don't already have the expertise required to manage a business project, you need to address this situation as quickly as possible. You can hire a person or people with these capabilities, but you should also improve your own business skills by completing a project management course like an online MSMPP degree.

Once you have completed a masters in project and program management degree like this, you will have the knowledge and know-how required to make more confident business decisions and manage future projects in a much more professional manner. Read more »

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The Most Effective Way to Develop an Email Campaign

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

While email marketing has been around for years, the way that marketers develop campaigns has evolved over the years. If you’re not an expert in this area then you would be forgiven for thinking that it is fairly basic . . . you write an email and send it to your list of contacts.

Years of research has gone into calculating the most effective way of developing email campaigns, and this research has shown that 77% of email marketing ROI came from segmented, targeted and triggered emails. So, just sending a "one size fits all" email is not going to get you the results that you are looking for. Read more »

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How Create a Stronger Brand Identity

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

A company’s brand is its unique selling point. If you fail to create a strong image, you may struggle to survive in a competitive market. A solid brand will not only capture a potential customer’s attention, but it will ensure you appear professional and trustworthy, because you have taken the time to refine your image.

Create a Key Message

Your brand is your voice, so you must identify what valuable things you need to say to the customer. To set yourself apart from other businesses, it is vital to create a key message that covers a company’s unique selling points. Read more »

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How to Approach Company Data Loss

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Technology has transformed business operations across the world. With the emergence of ground-breaking innovations year after year, companies can utilize technology to grow their business, granting organizations with greater data storage options to protect and preserve private documents, audio files, photos, videos and more.

Prevent a Data Problem

Data issues are preventable, and it is your job as a business owner to prevent them. It is easy to focus on different areas of the company and leave files to be stored only on your desktop, but it is smart to back-up onsite, offsite and on a cloud-based server. Read more »

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How to Attract More Clients to Your Law Firm

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Every law firm wants to attract more clients. While this can sometimes feel like a challenge, there are things you can do to attract additional clients to boost your firm’s success and revenue.

Create a Niche

Instead of specialising in every area of the law, you might be able to attract significantly more clients by becoming a leading expert in one legal area within your city, take a look at Horn Law in Independence, MO car accident lawyer, as the perfect example. Read more »

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Why It’s Vital to Provide Excellent Customer Service

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Is your business providing the best customer service possible? If not, you need to address this issue and ensure that every customer that comes into contact with your organization is dealt with in a friendly, professional and efficient way. Achieving this goal could transform your business and make it a more appealing company to deal with. Below are some of the most important reasons why it's vital to provide excellent customer service.

Your Business Runs More Smoothly

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When you do things properly in a business, life seems to be easier and everything runs smoothly. However, if you don't have the business skills required to put the appropriate customer service processes in place, things can go horribly wrong.

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How to Decide Whether to Sell Your Company

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

The fact you clicked on this article means you are probably considering selling your business. It is a big step, so it makes sense you might be undecided whether to grow your company or allow someone else to take the baton.

Is Your Business Ready?

Do you know if your business is ready for sale? To sell your company to a buyer, you must be able to produce between two or three years of tax returns, as well as any other paperwork, such as turnover and profit documentation. This will ensure you receive the best possible price for your business.

Is it the Right Time to Sell? Read more »

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Wellbeing Doesn’t Always FEEL . . . well . . . WELL!

Here's how I'm facing this year's daunting challenges. Who's in? - Kimberly

With all of the hatred unleashed in the 2016 US elections, I've been struggling to regain my send of wellbeing. Then I remembered . . .

WELLBEING ISN’T NECESSARILY EASY. Sometimes I fret that “wellbeing” will be misinterpreted as “Life should always be easy.” How dull would that be?!! My work mostly involves tackling challenges that most people claim are very difficult, highly unlikely, or darned near impossible, and I find the work absolutely exhilarating! Yes, I feel quite “well” when I’m in the midst of such circumstances, meeting tough challenges while shaking in my boots, staying committed to results that seem unattainable. Wahoo! For me, wellbeing isn’t endless days of paddling a lazy canoe toward my ultimate resting place (RIP). While I sometimes enjoy the tranquility of a quiet stream, I’m sure I’d go completely bonkers if I had to experience peace, calm and tranquility every moment of my life. Truly. Read more »

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Getting Started with Capital Gains Tax

Contributed article in our business series from "Thirty Six Months". Enjoy! – Kimberly

We’ve covered a lot of investment related topics here at Thirty Six Months. In the previous post, I talked about how to exit an investment. Here, however, we’re going to focus on the capital gains tax. According to Villanova University and its MSA program online, capital gains tax is the tax you pay on the gain in investment. The tax is paid when you choose to sell the investment and pocket the gain. If you’re investing in the stock market, for instance, the profit you make when you sell your shares is taxed. Read more »

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How Blog Owners Can Get More Blog Visitors to Return to Their Blog

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Do many of your blog visitors return to your blog on a regular basis? Getting repeat visitors to a blog should be the main goal of every blog owner. If you can do this, you are much more likely to build a loyal following of blog readers who will subscribe to your email lists, purchase your products and services or click on your advertising links. Below are some of the changes you can make that will lead to more returning blog visitors.

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