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Many people and businesses still don’t really know what reputation they have online. The internet makes a record of your every digital step such as comment, status update and photo change. It is difficult to track your online activity and control your information being used by others over the web. Today, it is very easy to make you look good or bad on the web by anyone. Search engine results can even crush or elevate your business too. Therefore, maintaining a good name is important in cyber world as well as real world and this is for...

In the business world your reputation is everything. One bad review can ruin years of positive profile building. That’s why reputation management is an important component of your business plan. We all recognize that the internet has been a boon for businesses – that’s where more than 60% of your customers will find you. The flip side is that the internet can just as quickly turn the tables on you, resulting in your good standing being dismantled in the blink of an eye! So how do you manage your online presence? How can you,...

Expansion is a significant sign of business growth. Once business owner decides to expand, it means the firm receives overwhelming cash flow. Business expansion enables the enterprise to serve or cater to a larger number of consumers. Thus, the investment might come back twice or multiple times letting the business grow even more and more. Are you on a lookout to expand your business? It is pretty simple to think of the expansion itself and how it will bring more profit to the business. However, business expansion is a very challenging...

The Significance Of After-school Education In Modern, Technologically Driven Society Project management refers to the process of using knowledge, skills, techniques and tools to plan, organize, staff, direct, and control the production of a given system. A proper project management approach is a comprehensive description of an organized and logical method, and PRINCE2 is one of the best examples of a properly structured project management approach that may be tailored for any type of project. What is PRINCE2? PRINCE, which is the short...

Solicitors, accountants, engineers, health authorities, insurance brokers – Many SME’s and large companies have one thing in common; the need to store quantities of business documents and archive records. These records are the life blood of your business and they need to be managed effectively to ensure smooth business operations, compliance with regulations and the avoidance of penalties. You are in fact considered a “data controller” if you are handling personal data from clients in order to perform business activities, with...

The pace of business has been increasingly picking up in the past decade or so and recent technological advances (but also society and economy -related ones) are to ‘blame’. However, the very same technology which is pushing us to work faster and more can also provide solutions, time-savers and ways for us to be more efficient. In fact, I think embracing technology and finding how we can use it to ease our load is the only way out of, or to put it better, survive the fast pace. So here’s an indicative list of what I think any...

There’s no doubt about it, Apple is one of the greatest companies in the world and for a lot of businesspeople, the companies co-founder (the late Steve Jobs) is considered to be one of the greatest businessmen ever to live. I mean, Apple’s products have quite literally changed the world and although the company is quite often classed as arrogant in their approach (as even the companies co-founder, Steve Wozniak believes), there’s still a huge number of lessons that any business owner can learn from Apple. Think about...

For being a successful entrepreneur it is necessary that you have the right traits and the correct attitude in place. So many times we come across people who think they can handle the load of starting a company on their own and they fail miserably. And sometimes you come across people who have ‘entrepreneur’ written all over them, but they just need an opportunity to shine and take off. If you are unsure of whether or not you want to start something on your own, here’s a list of some skills that natural entrepreneur possesses. Leadership...

Research shows that sales are not generated with offers, discounts or prices alone, but people choose to buy a product or service when they make an emotional connection. What better way to make a personal connection with the product or service than to tell a story. No wonder, good sales people we meet are good story tellers too. Here are a few story-telling tips that will help your business prosper. Message: You know your sales material but to sell you must have a message that does not come across as generic. Your customers won’t like...

We’ve always known that the differences between a man and a woman run deeper than just looks; it runs to their very natures as well. Now, according to a survey, it has been found that women tend to feel more confident in their success than men do. The Hartford Financial Services Group surveyed 1004 small business owners last year, comprising of 271 women and 733 men, and found that while 90% of women considered their small business a success, only 80% of men thought so too. So what is it that makes these women more confident than the...