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[16 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Business Intelligence

Running a business is a hard task on a good day. If your business is large, it can be nearly impossible to know what it going on in every single department at any given time. A decade ago, a business owner would have to gather all the department heads for monthly meetings just to see what was going on within the company. Most of the time, these meetings never provided a clear, up to date picture for the owner. However, today’s technology lets business owners look to see what is …

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[13 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Employee Credit Cards: Take Control of Spending with Business Credit Cards

Managing Company Spending with Employee Credit Cards
If you’re a small-business owner, you know how important it is to control spending. As your business grows, you should consider using employee credit cards to help you manage expenses. Business credit cards cut down on the need to write checks and reimburse employees, and they offer the convenience of built-in expense documentation. Here are three tips for managing an employee credit card program that will keep you aware and in control of spending activity.
1. Set limits. Business credit cards are designed to help you …

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[19 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Ways to Grow Any Business

Many business owners ask what is the best marketing tactic that I can use that is worth the money. This is one of the most common questions that are asked especially from new small business owners. Many think it should be answered starting with “it depends”, however, it’s easy to pinpoint a tool that is very cost effect and yet delivers a very high ROI. What is difficult to understand is that it’s not commonly found in the so called “small business box.” It is actually not a marketing tool …

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[9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Can Technology Solve The Small Business Crisis?

What has been coined as the “Canberra small business crisis” has caused some controversy between local business leaders, with a number of key people suggesting there is still plenty to be done in order to diversify the ACT economy and offer better support to small businesses.
Traditionally the ACT has the lowest rate of survival for small businesses in the country and a summit was held recently in order to attempt to address some of the looming challenges faced in the area.
One of the challenges cited has been the dependence of …

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[25 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | ]
The Advantages of Buying an Established Business

Buying a ready-made business is often easier than starting a business from scratch and is somewhat less risky. With an array of commercial properties for sale, you can find one that suits your needs, interests, time and budget. Of course, buying another person’s business does present risks, but the advantages are also numerous. It will save time and frustration if you have some knowledge of the industry when researching commercial properties for sale.
Processes in Place
The great thing about an established business is that the previous proprietor has already done much of …

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Looking to Start Your Own Business Consider a LLC

While it is not everyone’s dream to start up their own company, for many they are interested in this endeavor. Being your own boss has many advantages, people like the idea of running the show, making the calls, and putting their dream into reality not to mention the dream of making some good money. Owning your own company may also come with a longer work week but if you are doing what you like, those hours can seem small in comparison to doing a job you are dissatisfied with. One …

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How Effective Lead Capture Can Increase Your Business’s ROI

In an era of digital marketing, many businesses are looking for ways to make sure that virtually every click they pay for results in a meaningful interaction with their target customer. This can be a pretty tricky process for firms that haven’t had much experience in digital marketing, search engine rankings, and other processes designed to win new customers and generate new leads. By focusing on four key areas, though, businesses can reduce their cost per click and increase the return on investment that results from their online marketing efforts.
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The Rise Of Video Conferencing

As the world becomes more technologically advanced, Issues like Video Conferencing is becoming increasingly expensive and an attractive alternative to face to face meetings. Not only is travel decreased in doing this but the meetings are essentially just as effective due to quality video and audio technological advancements. In fact as much as 70% of people would rather meet this way. I would not doubt any stress due to a face to face meeting would be greatly reduced this way too. People would feel more at ease in a video …