Posted by Megan Webb-Morgan on September 28, 2012 in Business Insurance [ 1 Comment ]
No matter what kind of business you run, you are going to face some risks, and small businesses are especially vulnerable.
Small business insurance can protect your company from a wide variety of legal and financial risks that might otherwise cause irreparable harm.
While businesses may need industry specific insurance for themselves and employees, there are two general types of insurance that you will definitely … Read More
Posted by business on September 27, 2012 in Business Management, Business Start Up Advice, Taxes [ 2 Comments ]
If you think their job is just to make sure you get a paycheck every couple weeks, think again. Of course, making sure you’re paid at the correct rate and that your check is deposited … Read More
Posted by Guest Author on September 26, 2012 in Internet Marketing [ 1 Comment ]
As a small business owner or marketing manager that is responsible for most of your company’s marketing efforts, online and off, adding an SEO campaign to an already hectic daily schedule might seem like an impossible task. You barely have the time to eat lunch most days, not to mention squeezing in link building, blog writing, keyword research and more.
But if your company can’t … Read More
Posted by business on September 25, 2012 in Sales 2.0 [ 0 Comments ]
The website smoothsale.net is the creation of Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, LLC. It’s a great resource for anyone interested in improving their professional success, whether they’re in sales or not. Stutz’s bestselling book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results, has been featured in TIME magazine and translated into several languages. Her latest book, HIRED! How to Use … Read More
Posted by Guest Author on September 24, 2012 in Business Start Up Advice [ 0 Comments ]
Owning a restaurant is a lot of work—sometimes 24/7—but you’ve given it a great deal of thought, and you’ve decided to go forward with it.
People tend to frequent their favorite restaurant for three reasons: 1) The food and atmosphere are favorable; 2) The staff is knowledgeable, helpful, and courteous; and 3) The restaurant is close to their home or office. Keeping these in mind, … Read More
Posted by Jessica Sanders on September 19, 2012 in Marketing [ 13 Comments ]
For your customers, photo sharing sites are definitely the current trend. Pinterest has changed the way women share recipes, workouts and good books, while Instagram has embedded its antique view of life into everyone’s memories.
Posted by business on September 18, 2012 in Telemarketing [ 3 Comments ]
With business telemarketing, you have a convenient, ubiquitous technology (the telephone) that allows you to deliver your message to large numbers of people that you might not reach otherwise.
But there is no denying the downside of telemarketing, and that is the reputation of telemarketers as pushy, intrusive, and inconvenient. Telemarketing works, or nobody would waste resources doing it. But sometimes you have to … Read More
Posted by Jessica Sanders on September 14, 2012 in Business Management [ 0 Comments ]
With too much business software to wrap your mind around, the question remains, do you really need another program to run your business?
Well, time and attendance software is a valuable tool in a variety of ways. However, as with anything, there are pros and cons to consider. While easy scheduling and less payroll errors are attractive features, more work is never wanted.
So, before … Read More
Posted by business on September 13, 2012 in VoIP [ 2 Comments ]
Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP phone systems are rapidly becoming the standard in business phone systems. They’re portable, scalable, cost-efficient, and include an array of useful features. But businesses aren’t the only entities choosing VoIP. Many local governments are changing to VoIP as older phone systems approach the end of their life cycles.
One of the most vocal proponents of replacing plain old … Read More
Posted by business on September 11, 2012 in VoIP [ 0 Comments ]
Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP communications have revolutionized business telephony, saving companies money and making telephone systems easier to scale up or down. VoIP systems also work well in businesses with a “bring your own device” or BYOD setup. But VoIP depends on broadband internet coverage, and there are places where broadband isn’t available, particularly in rugged or mountainous terrain.
However, new … Read More