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When you are running a business, you need to be mindful of cost in every aspect of your work. With recent data indicating that the average cost of domestic travel is $111.7 billion each year, traveling for business can seem costly. However, you may also need to take regular business trips to market your products or meet with investors. So, how do you strike a balance between traveling and saving money? Here are a few tips on how you can still go to meetings, yet save money while doing so. Flights There is a big difference between traveling...

Image Source As an employer, you need to keep your workforce happy. Don’t assume you can rule over them with an iron fist, berating them every time they make a mistake, and treating them as your personal slaves. When your employees are unhappy, they will be less productive, take more time off work with sickness (real or otherwise), and they may be inclined to take their skills elsewhere. If you want your company to succeed, you need to make coming to work a pleasant place to be. Giving your staff a five-minute break in the morning and...

Precision Printing has proudly serving the print industry since 1966. As a way of commemorating this momentous occasion, their team is sharing their insights into their professions and industry. Here we have a Q&A with Group CEO Gary Peeling. What is your role in the business? A CEO leads the executive team, and in my case that results in a being a “General Practitioner” within the business. If I were to break down my working week it would it would tend to look like this: Marketing / Sales and Business Development 50% Operational...

A lot of people struggle when it comes to thinking about business ideas. It’s easy to think too big, and only consider options which are far out of your grasp. Of course, this makes sense; everyone wants to do something big with their time. But, this has to be saved for the future, once you have a good foundation for it. For now, you have to look into options which aren’t quite as interesting; but, will be much easier to start up. To help you out with this, this post will be going through some business ideas which are cheap and easy...

Photo Source Looking to start up a business that earns you a lot of money while genuinely helping people? Healthcare could be the way to go. As they say, health is wealth, and with patients becoming more and more comfortable with managing their symptoms and illnesses online, it opens the door for health-oriented entrepreneurs. You don’t have to be a doctor, nurse or even any other kind of specialist to start a business in healthcare, there are plenty of ways you can still get a foot in the door. Designing apps to help people track symptoms,...

Over £3.7 billion is spent on outdoor advertising each year. It’s big business, and it’s understandable that you’d want a piece if the action. If you’re investing in banners for your marketing campaign, you want to make sure you’re positioning it in the best place to get it noticed. Where The Trade Buys, specialists in outdoor banner printing, has offered this advice on making sure your banner placement is right… Ask yourself, where will your customers be looking? It goes without saying that your banner needs to be in front...

When it comes to starting up a new business, the most important step is getting the required amount of funds. Like most startup business owners, you may not be able to finance your venture out-of-pocket. You will need to find ways to finance your startup. Besides getting help with small business loans, there are several other excellent ways to finance your new business in 2017, and today we will look at some. Let’s get started!  Raise Money from Friends and Family Done in the right manner, hitting up friends and family is one of the...

If you’ve got a business, no matter your area of interest or expertise, you’ll soon find out that an effective marketing strategy can make all the difference. Whether you have a small startup or you have grand plans to conquer the world, it’s essential to get the message out there and start ensuring people know who you are and what you’re about as quickly as possible. If you’ve got plans in the pipeline or you’ve recently launched a new company, here are some of the best techniques to try. Image Source Online marketing Billions...

Most of us have toyed with the idea of starting our own business at some time in our working lives. It may have been after an especially frustrating conversation with our boss or after peering at our wage slip and feeling a bit disappointed. The options for starting your own enterprise are vast. However, if you are going to make a success of it, there are five things that you must get right from the start. Be realistic about what you can and cannot do Make a list of the skills and experience that you can bring to your new venture. This...

The internet is filled with myths and real opportunities, and this makes it hard to determine, which is legitimate and which is not. Sometimes, it’s tempting to succumb to an offer that is too good to be true. Still, many people get victimized with bogus offers; therefore, you should be careful in determining whether or not an online scheme is legitimate. Nonetheless, you can learn how to make money fast the legal way. In this way, you will have peace of mind and be inspired of your chosen endeavor. In fact, most of them are no secrets...