Dirk DeBie 


Security Risks Every Small Business Has to Address

While security should have always been a significant concern for businesses, this is more true now than ever. There has been a huge rise in data breaches in the past year, and this, unfortunately, shows no signs of slowing down. These data breaches can not only ruin the reputation of your small business, but they can also cost you a lot of money.  In fact, according to an … [Read more...]

3 Mistakes Startups Make in Protecting Their Intellectual Property

In the new information economy, a startup that begins with a good idea or new product can attract plenty of attention, funding, and the best talent its industry has to offer. The problem that many startups face, however, is that larger, more established competitors can beat them to the punch and bring similar offerings to market before they have a chance to get into production. … [Read more...]

Most Affordable And Effective Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses

Regardless of the specific industry that your small business is in, you will eventually realize that marketing strategies are crucial for success. However, marketing is an industry that is constantly adapting as highly skilled professionals are continually on the hunt for more effective methods of enhancing success for businesses. This can make settling on a marketing strategy … [Read more...]

How to Enjoy Traveling for Business

If your job means that you travel around a lot, it’s hard to settle down and relax in every place you end up. Home is always going to be your favorite place to be and nothing beats the feeling of relaxing and unwinding after a long day’s work, in the comfort of your own home. So, how do you get to enjoy that relaxed feeling whilst you are away? Here are a few ideas: Do Your … [Read more...]

Organizing an Industry Trade Show

The modern internet has transformed the way that business operates. It’s now possible to communicate with would-be customers, clients, and other businesses instantaneously, from any position on the globe. And yet there’s still a place for traditional trade shows, where participants set up booths and showcase what they have to offer. But in order to get the best from an industry … [Read more...]

How Can Bridging Loans Benefit The Growth Of Your Business?

Growing a business can be challenging, particularly if you are looking to move your office or refurbish the office space you currently have. With this in mind, bridging loans and other forms of finance can help to spread the cost of these refurbishments and can be paid back in affordable repayments. In this article, we will be looking into some of the ways that bridging loans … [Read more...]

Save Money and Cut Down on your Business’ Energy Use

It doesn’t matter whether you are running a large business with hundreds, or even thousands, of employees or if you have a small retail store, saving money on energy can make a huge difference to your bottom line. Energy is one of the most costly avenues for your business, and most people could drastically reduce their expenses with a little effort. According to figures … [Read more...]