Is Your Small Business Prepared For the Holiday Season

Posted on 1:05 am, November 5, 2015 by

With the month of October behind, and with just few weeks for Thanksgiving, the shoppers are geared up with holiday shopping lists for a holiday sale. With most of the shoppers going online to make their holiday purchases, you as a small business entrepreneur should start prepping up your enterprise now. If you want to improve your marketing and sales … Read more

Getting your business off the ground

Posted on 11:40 pm, October 21, 2015 by

You have decided to strike out on your own. But are you completely prepared? We look at things to get your business up and running. Ask pertinent questions – Brainstorm on certain questions. These include the type of business you want to run. How many locations you want? How many employees you want? Do you have the skills to run … Read more

Is crowdfunding right for your business?

Posted on 8:19 pm, October 19, 2015 by

Crowdfunding is a way of raising funds from several people. It is a popular way for financing businesses including small businesses. While crowdfunding is suitable for many businesses, we take a look at whether it is right for your small business. Crowdfunding is suitable for your small business if: Your idea is cool and interesting – As per Vision Launch … Read more

How’s your customer support doing?

Posted on 10:19 pm, October 5, 2015 by

Customer, who was the king yesterday, is today an emperor. They have the power to make and break your business. In this technological world, any wrong move your customer support personnel makes will immediately be displayed by the customer on one of the many social media platforms. This can damage your business to a certain extent. Remember, a returning customer … Read more

Improve Your Small Business Credit Score

Posted on 11:22 pm, September 24, 2015 by

Small business owners are hard pressed for time and funds. Hence, they tend to neglect their business credit score. Most of the small or medium-sized enterprises are busy formulating creative and innovative marketing ideas. They’re working on customer relationship strategies to take their business to the next level and can’t find the time to repair or improve their credit score. … Read more

Are You Using Google Analytics?

Posted on 9:31 pm, August 24, 2015 by

These days, nearly all small and medium-sized businesses have an Internet presence. Keeping in constant touch with your potential or loyal customers is mandatory if you want to propel your business forward. With a click of a mouse, virtually anyone can get information they are seeking with a simple search engine. Apart from that, a website is accessible 24 x7 … Read more

7 Tips for making a successful sales plan

Posted on 8:00 am, August 17, 2015 by

Every sales department and company makes sales plans. However all the plans do not necessarily meet with success. Small businesses need to have sales plans just like established players do. A sales plan outlines sales goals, deadliness to meet the sales goal as well as the process to achieve the targets. By not planning, small businesses are setting themselves up … Read more

The key to budgeting for small businesses

Posted on 10:01 pm, August 5, 2015 by

Estimating and matching expenses to revenue is critical as it assists small business owners to determine whether they have adequate money to fund operations, expand the business and produce income for themselves. With a business already operating, you can assume future revenue depending on recent trends in the business. If the business just commenced, assumptions can be based depending on … Read more

Why your small business needs its own mobile app

Posted on 7:00 am, July 20, 2015 by

Internet technology has changed the way business is conducted. These days getting a loyal customer is a herculean task as the customers have many choices to suit their preferences and taste. If they feel that they are being offered a better deal by another firm, they will switch over very easily. Therefore, having a mobile strategy in place is no … Read more