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Safe But Social – The 5 Best Office Options In The Post-Pandemic World

With such a high amount of people having to work from home during the pandemic, reliance on traditional office use is no longer a reality for many businesses. Even once the world has somewhat healed from this global disaster, most businesses will need to protect themselves from this kind of occurrence happening again.  Luckily, there are many options that can ensure a dedicated working space is available for employees without the need for a traditional office setup. Let’s take a look at five of them: 1. A Serviced Office Rather than holding a permanent office contract, some businesses may choose…

3 Keys to a More Organized Business

How organized would you say your business is these days? If you feel like things could be better in the organization department, do you plan to fix things? Being organized improves your odds of increasing sales and revenue over time. With that in mind, are you yearning for more organization in your business? How Can You Get More Organized? In looking to better organize your business, here are three keys to think about: Review your full operation – To start, review your full operation from top to bottom. The goal is to see where some changes may need to be…

3 Marketing Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Marketing is a critical factor when it comes to securing a company’s success. Nowadays, it is about so much more than simply alerting potential customers to your company’s existence and what it is able to offer them. It is about encouraging engagement and building long-term, authentic connections. In short, it is a lot more complex than it was just 10 years ago!  Are you looking for inspiration to take your enterprise’s marketing efforts to new heights? Here are three secrets that every entrepreneur should know.  SEO is at the heart of digital marketing  When most business owners think of digital…

Be Smart When Making Business Decisions

It stands to reason when running a business that people turn to you to make the decisions. With that in mind, are you making the majority of right calls along the way? Sure, running a business takes a lot of time and effort. It also means being willing to take responsibility for decisions. So, are you confident in the decisions you’ve made to date and feel good about what will come down the road? What Will Be Your Biggest Areas of Focus? In looking at decisions you have to make along the way to what you hope is a long…

Pros and Cons of Owning a Small Business

Owning a business can be the most satisfying and rewarding experience. It can also be one of the most daunting experiences you can imagine. Some of the most important advantages and disadvantages of owning a small business are suggested below for you to consider before jumping into the fray. What are the Pros of Owning a Small Business? Job security You are in charge of when you own a small business. No one will be able to fire you. It is only when the business doesn’t succeed that you lose your job. You can, however, achieve success if you work very…

What Improvements Does Your Business Need?

No matter the length of time you have owned your business, you want to be as sure as you can it is doing well. That said are there specific improvements you can and should be making to your business? If so, how soon until you make the needed improvements and get things headed in the right direction? Don’t Let Money Woes Sabotage All You’ve Worked for In looking at your business and the needed improvements, here are some areas to consider: How are your finances doing now? – It does not take a rocket scientist to know that finances are…

Forex Trading Is on The Rise in Africa

In recent times, Forex trading is on the rise, especially in South Africa. The reason behind this is that the industry has developed a lot in the past few years, with a growing number of traders and brokers. With a well-regulated financial sector, the interest in forex trading amongst the investors is on the rise.  As you might be aware, the forex market is the largest and most liquid financial market in the world. While Africa was not in the picture before, the new European regulations have made it difficult for brokers to accept more traders and operate conveniently. So,…

Reviews or stars: which hotel rating should you pay attention to?

Many of us like to scour around online before committing to booking a hotel for our trips away. According to TripAdvisor’s Path to Purchase report in 2017:  33% of people around the world visit travel sites  74% of hotel purchasers check TripAdvisor  With so many of us reading and checking online reviews, the question must be asked: just how important are star ratings in the modern world of hospitality? Do people still value them, or are they deemed less important than the words of a (purportedly) real guest experience?  In this article, we’ll explore the star standard for the hotel…

4 Employee Wellness Strategies that Work

Employee wellness has never been more important. Work-related stress, depression, and anxiety account for 44% of work-related ill health and 57% of working days lost in the tax year. It’s the same story across the western world. Taking care of any company means taking care of the people who make it run: its employees. In the USA, workplace wellness programmes save employers an average of $5.82 per dollar spent by lowering absentee counts and costs. Here are 5 employee wellness strategies that work. Think About The Physical Environment Countless studies have shown that working environments have a bearing on everything…

6 Essentials of a Winning Email Marketing Strategy

The rise of smartphones and tablets has elevated e-commerce to its all-time highs in the last decade or so. It has now become the leading channel of carrying out transactions and it is expected to grow even further in the future. The marketing for this retail upturn can be boosted through email medium. Most of the brands use advertisements of different kinds to market their products and services but nothing has yet been able to replace email marketing. Emails provide a platform for sellers to reach the consumers personally and directly as checking email is an essential part of a…