The Top Business Tablets

Being able to keep up with current news, perform transactions, send emails and write proposals on the go has got to be one of the top advantages of using tablet for your business dealings. Many companies have been eager to get in on all this tablet action, which means as a consumer there are so many brands […]

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Secure Your IT Systems

How often have we heard this: “I lost my life!  Everything was on my phone!”?  What if your company became the victim of online crime and lost everything? In this case, the loss is not limited to one person, but a snowball effect occurs affecting everyone associated with your business.  Sensitive information in the wrong hands […]

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Building Your Personal Brand

Companies spend a lot of time, money and effort on effectively managing their company’s public profile.  But with easy online access to background checks, personal, academic and employment history it is becoming more and more common practice for prospective customers and employers to look into your personal brand before making a decision to contact you. The correct use of information and the proper […]

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Creating A Marketing Plan

Before you embark on any marketing campaign for your business, you’ll need a clear plan and strategy. Follow these simple steps to ensure that you have a workable plan that will benefit your business.   1) Who Are You? The first step to take before beginning your marketing campaign is to have a clear sense of self-identity. What […]

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Know What You Want In A Web Developer

In the early 90’s, with the rise of the internet, the company website started replacing the conventional strip mall shops and served as a fast, effective and user friendly way to market your business, but back then that’s all it did…  Over the next few years, the need for moving your shop online and being able to trade in a cyber environment […]

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Could SEO Grow Your Business?

Most people concerned with e-commerce and their business’ online presence will be almost preoccupied with Search Engine Optimization, more commonly known as SEO. The Wikipedia definition of SEO is; “the process of improving the position that your website appears at in the “organic” search results returned by sites such as Google.”  Yes, not surprisingly it is not […]

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How To Start A Killer Kickstarter Campaign

If the $5 billion raised by crowdfunding campaigns last year proves anything, it’s that your dreams really can come true. From record-breaking hardware campaigns- such as Pirate3D Inc’s affordable 3D printer, which raised $1.4 million on Kickstarter– to software successes like Ghost (dubbed “the future of blogging”), today’s emerging businesses no longer need to rely on banks for backing.   Reassuring as those […]

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Motivating Your Staff

Starting up a new business is exiting, and when the times comes to hire additional employees there are many ways to keep these new staff members motivated and excited to work for you. Mentoring or being a ‘hands-on’ type of manager/boss where anyone can approach you about ideas for streamlining processes or new business models […]

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Government Grants: Could You Be Eligible?

You may have seen infomercials or newspaper headlines about the government giving away millions of dollars to small businesses. The truth is that the US government has many different types of grants available for small business, but what exactly are the criteria to be eligible for one? First off, the federal government does not provide any kinds of […]

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Should You Hire An Accountant?

Starting up your small business can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a little daunting, especially when it comes to taxes and compliance issues. It may be worthwhile to hire someone to sort these issues out for you, but is it worth the costs involved? Initially, you might save some money doing your own […]

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