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Managing Small Business Technology

Using Technology Helps To Level The Playing Field

Over the years small businesses have gained the advantage of the increased availability of technology that was at one time only available to the largest companies with the bigger budgets. But with the benefit of having this technology there is also the additional responsibility of keeping control and managing the technology. read more

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Effective Strategies for Social Media Marketing

Maximise The Presence Of Your Brand

The social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram can help your company to maximise the presence of your brand online. It gives you a platform on which your company can engage with the public in a much better way than the traditional users online experience. By maintaining your company’s presence on the social network platforms it allows your customers to express how they feel about the services and products you provide. They can follow your companyís posts on Twitter, join your Facebook community and interact with other “fans” on your Facebook page or they can share and reshare your images on Pinterest and Instagram. read more

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Do You Need A Business Plan?

The majority of successful businesses have created a business plan at some point, usually before their start-up.

What Is A Business Plan?

A business plan helps you to address all of the major components to starting your business. It is essential to create one, as it makes you carefully think through the majority of the important parts your business will be built upon. Ideally, you will create a business plan BEFORE you start your business. read more

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Digital Business Accounting

Many businesses, particularly those that have been around for a number of years, will be sticklers for doing things the old fashioned way, only upgrading their systems when absolutely necessary for the survival of their business. It is a fact that many accountants still prefer to keep paper records instead of digital ones and, while this may be useful, it can also be perilously dangerous. Here are some reasons you might want to upgrade to more modern practices and how your accounting department could really benefit. read more

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6 Business Management Tips All Managers Should Know

It does not matter whether you run a small local business or you run a large business, you still need to manage your business properly for it to grow. In this quick guide I ma going to cover the following business management tips:

Hire The Best People For The Job

Making sure you get the best people for the job is crucial for both the growth of your company as well as for your sanity. Before you take on any new employee you need to ensure that apart from being fully qualified and able to undertake the job that they will also be a good fit for your existing team. It will not always be the person with the best qualifications for the job who will be the best fit. read more

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Why You Need Business Management Software

Why You Need Business Management Software

Managing a business, especially an expanding one, is no mean task. You cannot afford to be all over the place at the same time. Business management software is basically several integrated applications that help run a business. An example of such a system is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software. Apart from your company having grown in size, there are other reasons why you need this software.  Here is a video on how it can help you. read more

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Plan for a Successful Business
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Plan for a Successful Business – Going Beyond a Business Plan

Plan for a Successful Business

To tell you the truth right off the bat; it’s impossible to determine whether a business will be successful before it starts. There are way too many internal and external factors that go into the business from its conception stages to its execution to decisively make that kind of conclusion. That said, there are definitely ways to plan for a successful business to not only increase the chances that it will succeed as initially conceived but to help it evolve and possibly succeed in a different form. read more

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