When you decide that your business idea is worth pursuing, you will inevitably need to come up with a plan and this has to involve your finances, too. There are plenty of things you will need to think about, apart from the obvious; your profit margins, your best and...
Instagram recently announced that half of its daily active users are now using Stories. As of January 2019, the feature now boasts a mind-boggling number of half a billion daily users. The Facebook-owned mobile app now has more than double the number of users than its direct competitor, SnapChat,...
Presentation skills are something all of us will need at some point in our lives. From winning over that crucial client, to securing funding for a business start up, to nailing that job interview, giving a killer presentation is a definite requirement. Some people are born with the talent...
When I started my first business, I wanted to believe that everything would go smoothly. I thought that once I started the company and started bringing in customers, I would grow steadily every year. I would be able to retire by the time I was 30 and sip mai...
If you think the only way to motivate your workforce is with a big paycheck, you might want to think again. Of course, money is an important factor, but there are many other ways you can ensure your team members are happy. If you’re able to keep your workforce...
When you first set up a small business, you tend to be focused on very broad aspects of your brand and company. You’ll focus on product development, product design, market research, advertising, and marketing. This, of course, can be a steep learning curve and you’re bound to have to...
The role of “the millennial” is very interesting in the working world. While there are numerous startup companies focused on digital content and output, those that have grown up around computers naturally gravitate towards these, but what happens with the industries that are more antiquated, like the manufacturing industries,...
When you start an online retail business, the first hurdle is getting your first customers. If you market yourself well, you should start to see your first customers. But that doesn’t mean that you’re a successful business yet. If you want to build a sustainable business, you need repeat...
Businesses that can find a way to work together, make profit together. It's the best of both worlds as you are given support from another entity that has resources which you may be lacking. You can return the favor in a million different ways and keep the ball rolling....
When you think about the word retail when it comes to your business, does it send shivers down your spine as you are reminded of part-time summer jobs or working in a grocery store to get you through college? As a retail business owner, the reality can be a...