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With everything going online, it can be difficult to choose whether you should promote your company via traditional methods such as print or merchandise. Although some companies may not feel they need these techniques any longer, there are still industries where this type of advertising is still a prevalent part of their business plan. Organizations that attend lots of conferences, for example, need objects and merchandise that potential customers can take away from the event to give them a little reminder about who they spoke to. For...

For any business, the main goal is always to try and increase sales as much as you possibly can. The big question, however, is how exactly to go about doing this! Online sales are booming as more and more people hit the internet to purchase the goods or services that they are looking for. Many business owners can be put off from trying to increase their sales as they think they have to make lots of drastic changes to their business. However, this is not the case at all and you can make small, gradual changes and test them out to see what...

Starting a new business is always an uncertain time.  It’s important, then, to be fully aware of your outgoing expenses, and stay on top of any costs that might lead to your business failing.  To ensure your venture starts on the right step, together with Flogas, we explore those hidden costs that you may not have originally considered. Minimise your monthly bills All businesses will use energy, the key is to make sure you keep these charges to a minimum. According to BusinessEnergy, micro businesses in the UK use an average of 7,500...

Making as much profit as possible is the primary goal of any business activity. If you run a business, you know that this is the main perspective you have in mind when setting your strategy. There are many ways to increase sales online and offline, either by increasing your number of customers, their repeat purchases or the amount they purchase each time. By operating online, you get the opportunity to boost your sales in a cheap way and increase brand recognition. Here are four ways you can increase your online sales and use the internet...

As stocks rise and fall, the market watch has taught us one thing: no industry is immune to the uncertainties befalling their trade. The need of the hour, then, is to prevent a slump by transforming your business processes using people, processes and technology. Agility took the IT industry by storm with its focus on team building and interactions over processes and tools. Agile frameworks are branching out now to the non-IT sectors as well, which goes to show how pivotal a role it plays in business process transformation. It not only...

When you travel to a new city, understanding the new location can be made easy with some map apps. But moving around the city, requires one to get to know the public transit system and map apps can’t get the job done, the way Moovit does. Available in 2000+ cities and with 140M customers and counting, Moovit has more riders than any other app in the world and that’s what makes it more reliable and accurate. Moovit can help you move in a city using public modes of transport and even locate your next bus in real time if you need it. Whether...

You can find ID Cards in all corporate businesses with 100+ employees,especially those in urban settings or large buildings with multiple entrances and exits. It would make sense for any event hosted by the same company to carry on that same sentiment, for the obvious reasons that ID cards provide enhanced security to everyone inside the event. Your event-goers need to feel safe, and the easiest way to do that is by insisting on an ID card system for the event. Having ID cards at corporate events ensures that only invited guests attend...

It is never too late to start your entrepreneurial journey. Whether you are a 20 something looking to set up your first business venture or a professional with 20-30 years of experience, choosing to become an entrepreneur, is a courageous step. The desire to become an entrepreneur starts with an idea of doing something differently from the rest. While an entrepreneur is a visionary in many ways, it is quite often that budding entrepreneurs overlook some of the most basic things needed to run their business e.g. formalities of company...

Business loans are the impetus to setting up a new business or beginning a startup. And before borrowing for the first time, there is a lot to know about Business loans. Beginning of a certain business shall involve the requirement of capital or adequate finances. Most of the investors may rely upon their savings that they may have accumulated throughout the years. But, it is not possible for all to accumulate adequate finances to begin a business. In such a case, Business loans come in handy for new investors or entrepreneurs to step...

For entrepreneurs today, technology has become an essential part of doing business. Nearly 9 in 10 entrepreneurs now use their smartphone to help run their business, while nearly 6 in 10 use tablets. This dependence on technology makes it vital for small business owners to possess the basic tech skills needed to run their operations. But if your business depends on technology and you don’t have do-it-yourself skills, you may risk a costly lag in operations or even going out of business. Here are four technology skill sets that today’s...