Rebecca Jones 

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10 Things Beginners Must Know Before Building Their Own Website

Building your own website can be a very testing ordeal. The majority of people opt to have websites built for them, or jump onto already-built websites and have to share code. However, there are a lot of benefits to building and owning your own website. These include owning your own code, having as much creative input as you like, and improving your own ability to write code. … [Read more...]

Tips for Reducing the Costs of Running a Business

Every business expense you have cuts into your profits. That's why it's in your best interests to minimize your business expenses. Fortunately, there are many things that a business owner can do to cut down on overhead costs. The following are six ideas business owners can consider to reduce the costs of running a business: Allowing Employees to Telecommute When it comes … [Read more...]

Eight Laws That Were Pivotal in Combating Gender Discrimination

Women have made, and are still making, amazing strides in the workplace--and in different industries, from fashion, to science, technology, and business. But it was not always like this. There were darker ages when women in the workplace were not accorded their due respect, or even basic rights, as compared to their male counterparts. They received lower wages despite doing the … [Read more...]

How To Handle Cash Flow: 5 Handy Tips

When running a business, "cash flow is king" is a phrase you may have heard thrown around and honestly, it’s not untrue. Many a fundamentally sound business has found itself going under due to running out of cash, especially if owed some money. It’s good to think about and plan ahead to avoid this. Let's have a look at the ways to do this. Make A Business Plan – Project Income … [Read more...]

Low Cost Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

While paying a marketing agency can cost you a fortune, your own efforts on the part of your small business employees shouldn’t have to. It does, however, take time to develop and execute marketing materials, even if you prefer to use low-cost or no-cost marketing tools. Before spending a single penny on marketing, you need to develop a marketing strategy. You need to … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Fleet Tracking

Whether you own just a personal car or manage an entire fleet of company vehicles out on the road, if you are yet to deploy fleet GPS systems you are missing out on several benefits. But why has fleet tracking become so important and beneficial to forward-thinking businesses in 2019? The rising cost of fuel, increasing concerns regarding traffic levels, noise, and pollution … [Read more...]

Importance of Continuous Professional Development

When it comes to professional growth, finishing your degree is often not enough. You need to continue developing your skills and knowledge through continuing professional development (CPD) programs. Along with that, you might want to consider that you get your MBA online. It will help you improve your business operations and stay competent in your field. Acquiring an MBA degree … [Read more...]

The Most Effective Ways Upper Level Executives Solve Problems

For many people, it can seem that the larger a business gets, the larger the problems get. This may be because once a company becomes national or international, there's so much more at risk when problems develop. Because of that, many people in upper management at these large companies need to have a way to solve problems quickly and effectively. With that in mind, there are a … [Read more...]

Why Independent Freight Hauling is Such a Big Business

Consumers want a great deal on goods, no matter if they have to get it from a foreign country, wait a little longer for delivery, or even drive farther to pick it up from a retailer. Then there are all of the "big box" retailers that deliver goods straight to customers’ doors, but they depend on a network of drop shippers, freight companies, and home delivery services. The long … [Read more...]

Cash Flow Caution: A Guide to Bank Reconciliation

Bank reconciliation is a process that is used to determine whether your company’s books are precisely in line with your bank statements at a given bank. It may not imply anything serious, it is important to sort out any discrepancies. The bank reconciliation process also ensures that your finances are in order and you have a complete picture of where your business is … [Read more...]