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Three Ways To Take Care of Your Mental Health While Starting A New Business

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If you have decided to take the plunge and start your own business venture, it can be exciting, but at the same time quite scary. With so much on the line and a lot of hard work ahead of you, it can be easy to feel the pressure and experience stress-related problems, as well as fear and anxiety about the…

The Challenges of Multi-Channel E-Commerce: Sensible Solutions for Modern Merchants

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Attracting the attention of online shoppers is a constant challenge for any modern merchant. People have become accustomed to comparing prices and reading product reviews from a range of sites before making a purchasing decision. In business terms, the act of researching a product for various prices and consumer reviews before choosing the online store to complete the purchase is…

What to Consider When Looking for a Reliable SEO Service Provider

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As a business owner in the 21st century, it is absolutely pertinent to make sure that you incorporate the Internet into your currently marketing and advertising strategy. Failing to do so will result in your business missing out on a new revenue channel. At the same time, you need to understand that your competitors are already online! They’ll overtake your…

Searching Corporations in Your State

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Determine Legitimacy How do you know whether or not a business is “above the board”,and legitimate, especially as more businesses exist online? You want to be sure that whenever you’re working with any business, or considering whether or not you might work with a given business, that you know all you can. When you do a search online for internet…

Marketing to the Mobile Masses: Navigating the Landscape of Local SEO

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For local businesses, being able to market themselves effectively online is key to their success. In recent years, local SEO has completely revolutionized the way businesses reach out to local customers. In the past, SEO was all about generating the maximum amount of traffic to your website. Today, local SEO is about generating quality--which means local--traffic, because that is the…

Branding Gone Wrong: Image Building Blunders That Cause More Bad Than Good

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The best quality branding takes time and a lot of thought. It’s a little like watering a delicate flower – do too much and it dies, do too little and it never takes off – so you have to get the balance just right. Here are some mistakes to avoid so you can maintain your branding equilibrium and keep your…

Hiring the US – How to Find the Ideal US Employee as a UK Business

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As UK-based businesses, we face a number of challenges when searching for US employees. The most obvious challenge is that the USA is a vast country, and there are lots of candidates to choose from. The second is that our hunt for the right employee is probably best undertaken by limiting our search to a specific city within a specific…

Employees Can Change, and Employers Can Direct Their Transformation

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I see it all the time: Business leaders desiring a change in workplace culture, a change in workforce motivation and energy, a change in work style - and instead of trying to change their employees’ mindsets, they simply exchange their employees for new ones. Employees can be stubborn or seem mired in old routines, but more often the problem lies…

Top Ways to Grow Your Retail Business Economically Today

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If you’ve been through the stage of developing and then starting up your business, you have probably spent a lot of time, energy, and money on elements such as finding a customer base, developing the right products or services, and putting processes in place to streamline things. However, perhaps you’re now always on the lookout for ways to grow your…

Four Easy Ways to Improve Customer Satisfaction

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Whether you’re a fresh start-up or a well-established business, everyone is looking to improve their customer satisfaction scores. These days, the customer has never been more discerning, harder to impress or easier to drive away, so you need to be able to grab your audience, drive them through the customer journey, and leave them with the feeling that you’re the…

Why Doing Social Work Is Great for Business

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For larger companies, Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR is a mandatory thing to do. Companies need to set aside a portion of their budget for activities that will help develop communities around them. Small and medium enterprises are starting to take CSR more seriously too, albeit on a smaller scale. Regardless of the size of your business and whether it…

How E-Commerce CRM Is Transforming Online Retail

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Technology led to the creation of the e-commerce industry, and it’s only going to fuel its evolution further in the years to come. This is ever transparent in the way that websites, search engines and online marketplaces have evolved over the years, as well as with what you currently see in the e-retail space online. Retailers, on the other hand,…

Digital Word of Mouth Marketing: The Power of Social Proofing for Your Brand

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When it comes to business, it used to be the case that word of mouth advertising was the best way to introduce your company to potential new clients. And this is still the case today, although, thanks to technology, it has developed in a new way and is now referred to as “social proofing”. What is Social Proofing? Social proof,…

Running a Business with Your Family: Good or Bad Idea?

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Family-operated companies are much rarer in today’s business landscape, but that doesn’t mean they’re becoming less effective. Some love the idea of working with family members, while others think it sounds more like a punishment. The Pros of Working With Your Family Family businesses can be hugely successful. Take TYME, a profitable beauty brand, as one example. Jacynda Smith has…

Gaining More Weekday Business in Your Restaurant

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Restaurant owners all struggle with the same issue at one point or another in their career: your restaurant is full and bustling on the weekends, but empty as can be on weekdays. While the flow of clientele can ebb and flow during particular days, weeks, and months, most restauranteurs cite weekdays as their slowest time of business. Surveys show that…

Tips on How to Get Customers to Find You and Buy from You

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If you don’t have the right website construction and the proper marketing campaign, your business is destined to remain lost among a host of websites that can't be found. There are many ways that you can increase the amount of exposure you get, and many of these things only take a small amount of effort and time. What is in…

How Will the New Banknotes Affect Businesses?

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The new £5 note prompted a strong reaction throughout the UK back in September 2016, and we can expect to see a similar hype occurring when the new £1 coin is introduced at the end of March and after the £10 note arrives in September 2017. With all this change, it’s important you keep your business up to date with…

Who Can You Trust to Give You Money? A Guide to Business Funders

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You need to spend money to make money, so if you don’t have any money to spend, you need to get some, first. Finding funding is a crucial first step for most entrepreneurs, but often it is necessary to acquire additional funding throughout a small business’s life. Therefore, understanding how to determine your funding needs and knowing where to look…

Designing Mobile Apps: Integral to Modern Business

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How Mobile Applications Are Changing The World An entire business can be run from a mobile device. You can check emails, send emails, make calls, receive calls, accept transactions, make purchases, reallocate funds, and the list goes on. For all intents and purposes, all you really need for a business is one smartphone; though if you dive in with only…

Get It Right the First Time: The Benefits of Hiring a Developer for Your Small Business Website

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When you launch a new website for your small business, you may already know about the benefits of hiring a web designer. But what about a web developer? The terms web designer and developer are often used interchangeably, and many web design agencies will also offer development services. But they are actually very different. So what are the benefits of…