4 Ways To Keep In Touch With Your Customers

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly It is said that around 80 percent of your business will come from just 20 percent of your customers – that means it’s easier, and more cost effective to keep your current customers happy, contented, and loyal than it is to try and find more customers. […]

3 UK Startup Hacks from Diverse Sectors

Contributed article in our entrepreneurial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly There are now five million UK self-employed workers and recent rises in their numbers account for more than half of the nation’s growth in employment. Some of these workers operate in the ‘gig economy’ where they perform services like food delivery. But the new wave of […]

5 Useful Software Solutions for Diverse Businesses

Contributed article in our small business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Doing business in the digital age requires software solutions that are fast, flexible and user-friendly. But there’s so much choice that it’s difficult to decipher which system is the ideal match for your requirements. Some packages are perfect for niche industries, while others can increase efficiency for […]

4 Tips for Staying Motivated When You’re Self-employed

Contributed article in our small business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly When you’re in charge of your own work life, it can be difficult to stay focused. With no one to pay attention to your activities, it’s tempting to talk yourself out of doing work. In the short term, this might provide you with a pleasant […]

Why Finance Management is So Important in Business

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Every major business will have to handle money. Fact. Therefore, it’s vital that businesses manage their finances finely to ensure that they can pay for any expenses and that no money is being lost. Sometimes, managing finance can be tricky, but with a lender for short […]

4 Top Tips for Improving Your Online Presence

Contributed article in our small business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Every business must develop a strong online presence to boost their brand awareness, encourage engagement, improve industry authority and increase sales. To maximize your success, we are providing four top tips for improving your online presence. Website Optimization Only 51% of small businesses currently have […]

Three Online Services Shaking Up Small Business Operations

Contributed article in our small business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly It seems that everything can be ordered online today, from a new pair of shoes, to a day at the salon. With digital marketing and sales transforming the way we shop, communicate, and book our services, a business that hasn’t got an online distribution platform […]

5 Ways You Can Ruin Your Startup Before Getting Your First Customer

Contributed article in our entrepreneurial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly If you are planning a startup, know this: you are statistically unlikely to succeed. According to Forbes, nine out of ten startups fail. They may have run out of cash, have ineffective management, fail to properly market their product or service, or some combination of all […]

Tips To Help You Sell More Efficiently

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Sales is a tough, yet, rewarding profession. There are tips, tricks and tactics that sales professionals must use to get ahead. However, it’s important to brush up on your game once in a while and learn new techniques – even if you’re a sales professional and […]

5 Reasons Your Small Business Should Focus More on Local SEO

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Local search engine optimization is often seen as the purview of big businesses helping people find the locations of their stores or restaurants. However, local search engine optimization is incredibly important while offering a very high return on invested effort. Here are five reasons your small […]