Strategizing

Small Business Strategy and Planning

The most successful business owners are always thinking ahead. If you are a new business owner, strategizing about mission statements, corporate culture and business plans are things you would be smart to address early on. More seasoned business owners can benefit from articles on everything from setting client expectations to creating a niche for your small business

Selling like Hotcakes: 8 Pro Tips for a Compelling Auction Listing

Auctions can be a convenient and lucrative way to sell large items, precious items, and vast groups of things. The participation and bids for those auctions all begin with the auction listing, from how it is written to how the images are presented. Those who list well, sell well. Those who do not, well, the sales are not so hot. What can you do to list your items well to make … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Drive your Business Growth Exponentially

There are many different ways to drive your business growth. You want your business to stand out, and you want to build a powerful brand that will leave an impression on potential client, whether you are a global company, an online enterprise, or a local business. Utilize Social Media One of the very best ways to market your business is through social media. Social media is a … [Read more...]

Top Tips for Negotiating the Sale of Your Business

Selling your company could be one of the largest financial transactions you ever make, and that is why you need to be cautious every step of the way. A single mistake or oversight could end up costing you quite a bit of money or bring your negotiations to a grinding halt. These few tips will help you sell your company quickly while avoiding some of the most common mistakes that … [Read more...]

Ideas for Boosting Office Productivity

Office managers are always looking for ways to increase productivity. There have been lots of different strategies used over the years, but even they are becoming a little less productive themselves. As a result, the quest for a more energetic and productive workplace continues. Managers are getting more creative all the time with the ways that they try to boost … [Read more...]

How to Use Office Color Psychology to Boost Productivity

Ever since the birth of civilization, color has been used as a symbol to convey messages, as well as to denote classes and factions. However, in the twenty-first century, it is not a big secret that psychological research determined that colors can affect our mood. In fact, certain colors can be good mind-boosters that increase our productivity. It is quite literally a matter … [Read more...]

Seize an Opportunity with Seasonal Trends

They say that opportunity knocks but once. But you don’t have to passively wait for that. That’s what we’re going to talk about: how you can seize an opportunity with seasonal trends. Every business has its share of ebbs and flows over the course of a single year and across multiple years, and there are ways that you can plan your inventory management to make the most of … [Read more...]

Hiring in-House or Outsourcing: Which Is Better?

Whether to outsource or hire in-house is a decision that affects businesses of all sizes in all industries. There are merits and drawbacks to both, and which decision is optimal largely depends on what you’re attempting to accomplish. In business, you always want to make the best decision the first time. If you’re contemplating which is best for your business, you have a few … [Read more...]

In-House or Outsource: Which is the Best Option for Hiring Tech Personnel for Your Company?

The rise of outsourcing has forever changed the hiring landscape – but many wonder if it is for better or worse. There are plenty of arguments for and against outsourcing, with most companies finding that it has had an overall positive impact. Specifically, companies are embracing the benefits of outsourcing IT positions. The majority of IT work can be done remotely, and all … [Read more...]

The Guide to Corporate Gifting

It can be hard enough finding what to gift your mother-in-law, let alone a client you only know at the professional level. Gift giving, however, is a tremendous tool for building lasting relationships with your clients. As Ian Altman wrote in Forbes, “If you’re wondering whether or not you should give your clients gifts, let me clear up any doubt: you should.” A small … [Read more...]