Posts Tagged‘business talk’

Understanding the Reinvention of UK High Street: Reasons Why Business Owners Need Not Panic

Ever heard the well-known cliché that England is a nation of shopkeepers? You might have also heard of the impending death of the UK high street. Not to entirely discredit the prophets of doom, but there has been a bit or to be honest, a great deal of exaggeration about the matter. Yes, the figures show that more shops are closing on the high street than are opening. Fashion stores are leaving and are getting replaced by health shops and barbers. But does this all spell doom for the high street? No. The UK high street is not dying but…

How to Create an Online Profile For Your Business

If you are running a business then it is vitally important that you understand just how vital it is to have an online business profile. The consumer market is no longer solely on the high street and these days if you want to boost sales and grow your brand, you need to be doing so using the power of the internet. Some companies pay huge money for this, hiring artists like my buddy Jon Bunge to design sleek websites and campaigning hard on social media and whilst this can help, it is by no means a requirement. If you want…

Busting into the big time: cracking the art of getting corporate clients

Just started working for yourself? While you have some money flowing into your coffers from your first few clients, it’s just enough to cover your immediate business and personal needs. If you want to thrive rather than survive, attaining corporate clients should be priority #1. If you think this goal is too much for you to handle, remember that people like John Bradberry were once in the same boat as you. Through trial and error and help from his friends, he started landing corporate contracts which enabled the life he now enjoys. If you want to become a big shot,…

Great Inspirational Quotes For Those With a Dream to Lead

I have long had dreams to be a great leader like my school friend Marc Hagins, ever since I have known him he has had a certain air about him which screamed leadership and I have never quite understood how I can be like that. You probably know somebody similar in your family or friendship circle, people who just lead, they do it unknowingly and it is as though they were born with the ability to take others with them. I am a good leader but I have had to work hard on it, I know that becoming a great…

How to Modernize Your Business

It doesn’t matter if you are a start-up company or an established organization, you must develop a modern process to compete in an increasingly competitive market. Fortunately, there are many tools and tips to modernize your business. Turn to the Cloud Many large and small businesses are turning to cloud computing architecture to improve their company. It is a low-cost, easy-to-use solution that allows you to access a platform or file on any device from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. From accessing a considerable number of documents abroad to using an app on…

Is There a Difference Between Social Media and Digital Marketing?

Many business owners believe that social media is a completely different advertising concept from digital marketing. The truth is that social media is a part of digital marketing. There are also those that believe if they are active on social media, they are engaging in digital marketing. This is not entirely true because there is much more to digital marketing than social media. If you are in the process of getting your business online, perhaps with the help of a digital transformation company like Bizagi.com, it’s likely that you are still struggling to get your head around all of the…

How Accepting Credit Cards Can Be More Sustainable for Your Business

When it comes to operating your small business, you may be hesitant to take credit card payments. You may worry about not receiving payment due to credit card fraud or being charged too much to run the transaction option. However, by not accepting credit cards, you are alienating a large consumer base. With quality POS systems in place and learning more about this option, you can see how accepting credit cards can help your business be more sustainable in the long run. Consumers Use Credit Cards Today’s society has a ‘buy now-pay later’ attitude and will easily charge something and…

Doing These Things Will Keep Your Business Healthy

If you run a business with multiple products or services and you work with several vendors and suppliers, while you service multiple clients, things get complicated. CEO and Chairman of the Board of United Builders Service, Inc., Lloyd Claycomb ll advises that by focusing on some basic business practices around company finances, you can work through the complications and keep your business healthy. Here are some tips. Know Your Customers A primary focus for your business is to create an intimate relationship with your customers. You need to know them so well that you can often anticipate their actions and…

No College, No Problem: Three Tips for Starting a Business as a College Dropout

“Should I stick out college? Is it even worth it anymore?” Such a question runs through the minds of many degree-seekers in an increasingly competitive economy. While everyone’s situation is different, there are indeed plenty of good reasons to leave academia behind in pursuit of being your own boss. Consider, for example: The rising costs of tuition: for many, that money could be better spent elsewhere (think: in a savings account or as a startup capital) versus on a degree with little or no career trajectory The sheer amount of time it takes to finish any given degree: that time…

Career paths for lesser-known jobs

Making a big decision when you are relatively young about how you are going to spend the majority of your working life can seem quite daunting. However, apart from the simple fact that you can actually change your mind, there is a whole world of jobs out there, so why not look beyond the usual? Don’t follow the crowd Many students – or people attempting to decide which area of work they want to get into – automatically look toward high-profile careers in medicine or law when they are setting out. If you have a real passion for these kinds…