For those just starting a business or making the leap into the online marketing game, knowing where to start can be confusing. There is so much information available on what it takes to drive internet traffic for your business, yet much of it is from companies just trying to sell you their service. The truth is that just like any marketing strategy, there is not one right path that will work for every type of business. However, there are some basic online marketing concepts, like SEO, that every business can use. Read More »
For most small business owners, time is a commodity. Running a small business requires owners to wear many different hats from operational manager to marketing guru. Even the most organized individual easily gets thrown off schedule by interrupting phone calls, minor and major crisis situations and the entire minutia that eats away time every day. Saving steps by simplifying some of the business financial operations can free up some of your precious time so you can spend it making money instead of spending it. Read More »
In business, everything in one way or another translates to sales or customer relations, regardless of how removed from the front lines. Although it is easy to focus on the people that deal directly with customers in your business to improve processes that may impact sales, it is important that all employees understand their connection to the lifeblood of a business; the customer. Read More »
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It takes a unique person to be an outstanding office manager. It is not a career that you can necessarily learn to do well just through training. Office managers that stand out in their field have specific traits that along with knowledge and experience that make them indispensable for many business owners. If you are looking to find one of these treasured employees, there are 5 traits that excellent office managers generally possess. Read More »
In business, the most valuable asset you can have is a loyal, knowledgeable employee. The longer an employee is part of your business, the more you rely on their expertise in their position to make sure everything runs smoothly. However, even the most dedicated employee can leave for a variety of reasons and with them they take that knowledge that you have relied on for so long. Preserving that knowledge is important to ensuring that even if they must move on, that your business will not suffer. Read More »
The IRS announced that almost a million taxpayers did not file in 2009, leaving $917 million in unpaid tax refunds. This money may well stay in the government’s coffers if those who are owed it do not file for it soon. The deadline to file for 2009 refunds is approaching with the tax deadline, April 15th, 2013. For those who did not file in 2009, it is now or never if they want to see their tax refund. Read More »
Starting a freelance business is an exciting opportunity to branch out on your own and build a business doing something you love. However, it is still a business and whether you are starting part-time or jumping in with both feet, it takes other skills other than your talent to make it successful. New freelancers need to approach their endeavor with a sound business strategy and be prepared for the inevitable ups and downs that come with owning your own business. Here are 10 tips for freelancers that are just getting started: Read More »