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Most businesses need to produce videos in some form or other to help with their marketing and sales, internal training, reports, or as content for a website or social media. If you’re recording business videos it is a safe bet that you’ll want it to look as impressive as possible – which can be a problem if you don’t have much experience and lack the budget to hire a professional. The good news is that there are several easy ways to start recording much more impressive-looking business videos: Bump up the frame rate of the recording As...

This year, consumer expectations are higher than ever before due to the growing long-term impact of real-time communication tools such as live chat and texting, both of which consumers have grown accustomed to using and rely on to resolve customer service issues. And as more companies adopt these tools to meet consumer expectations, some may argue it’s certainly more crucial than ever to join the pack. Consumer satisfaction levels have plateaued since the first quarter of 2017, taking a slight dip after they reached an all-time...

As a business owner, you are constantly juggling all kinds of responsibilities, issues, and stresses. The bottom line is that you want your company to be successful, and for that to happen, you need to make sure the company runs efficiently and smoothly. A bit part of a company’s success depends on the employees. It goes deeper than just hiring the right person for the job, your team also needs to be able to communicate and work well together. If you feel like your employees aren’t exactly in-tune with one another and working well...

Have you lost your passion for your career? Are you ready to try something new? You won’t be the first to feel like they are at a dead end with their job. So, why not drive a new career path with a business from a van? Commercial vans specialist, Van Monster, discuss how you can re-discover your passion for working with a new career in your van. Keep costs down when setting up a new business by operating from your very own van as opposed to renting or buying premises. Your van could be the key to accelerating to success. From courier...

Although the majority of businesses factor in their health and safety strategies simply due to legal obligations, the truth is that having a firm grasp on the requirements can have a number of positive effects. Not only do you show your employees that you value their health, but you also help to streamline the production capabilities of your company and ultimately create a better product that can lead to a healthier profit margin. Aside from the ethical concerns of looking after your staff, a robust health and safety strategy is key to...

If we lived in a perfect world, we wouldn’t even have to talk about these cases. Of course, the real world is often harsh and some people are not satisfied with the treatment they receive from their employers. Some people don’t have experience with these situations, so they don’t have an idea where to turn when they find themselves dealing with an unfair dismissal. Before we proceed, if you feel like you want to consult a professional right away, all you need to do is dphlegal.com and find a lawyer to talk to. But since most people...

Well, everyone knows how to source and import from across the world, especially China. But very often importers find it really hard to get access to the right supplier who can provide you with the right quality and perfect price. When you hundreds and thousands of suppliers for one product on several B2B websites, it gets very tough to choose a reliable and reputed supplier for yourself. You need to be extra careful to avoid all types of fraudulent. So, what can you do to find a good exporter for yourself? Well, with the help of sourcing...

When you start up your own business or are put into a managing position, one of the tiles of the job which might have you a little stumped is the hiring process. If you have never hired anyone before it can be a little bit intimidating at first to be out in the position of hiring a new employee. However, it is an integral part of any business and you need to learn the best ways to identify that ideal candidate and who should be the newest member of your team. Look for someone who is committed The ideal person for any role you want to...

They’ll come a time when it feels like a dead day, then a dead week and suddenly the whole month has been slow. Before you start jumping to conclusions and doubting your business plan altogether, it’s time to switch the bait. A business can be revitalized without changing anything regarding products and services. Sometimes it is only a flesh wound, and you’re in desperate need of a revamp of your brand. Even the largest and most successful companies refuse to rest on their laurels and will change something about their brand to...

Think of employee productivity as something as vital as breathing. You need to keep it rolling to keep your company alive. Some businesses often resort to implementing one-time tactics that keep their team motivated, but the truth is, productivity should be a year-round priority. With different distractions and challenges coming in every now and then, employees need to find their focus and drive at all times. No matter the season, here are some effective methods that will help you navigate your employees to be more productive at work. Set...