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International marketing strategies can seem daunting to even the most seasoned of professionals. Once reserved for only the largest, most lucrative of businesses, the ability to sell to a global audience is now, thanks to the internet’s levelling powers, a real possibility for even the smallest brands. With literally no boundaries when it comes to selling online, it’s become more relevant than ever to move your business into an international marketplace. But, how do you get started? Not quite as simple as translating a few posts and...

As a new entrepreneur, it’s likely that you’ll be wearing more hats than you could have imagined. This could mean having to be admin staff in the morning, a graphic designer in the afternoon and accountant at night. For this reason, before starting a business, you should be well-equipped for the challenges that will inevitably come. One way you can do this is by improving your skills so that you’re able to handle the many tasks that you may be responsible for, especially in the early days. If you happen to be a new entrepreneur...

After a while, things can get stale. This is especially true if you’ve established a rigid daily work routine that makes you tired, sometimes even despite your otherwise successful business life. In order to spark some excitement in your life once more, we’re prepared a list of 5 simple changes you can make that are bound to make a change for the better sooner or later: Re-arrange the furniture in your office Familiarity and dullness often go hand in hand. But what would happen if you decided to completely re-arrange the furniture...

Many business owners may find that their business need upgraded equipment to improve efficiency and to be able to better serve customers. However, new equipment requires money as every business owner knows, and access to cash may be an issue that could impede the flow of their business. How do you confront the problem of not having the cash to purchase the new equipment that you need to grow your business? Equipment financing is the answer. It can aid in financing up to 100% of the new or used equipment needed for your business, be it...

We live in the age of the startup. The digital realm has become a colossal source of empowerment for those who have been failed by the education system and the job market. One can’t blame them, they bought into the same narrative that their parents were sold, and it worked for them. “Work hard now”, they said “and you’ll reap the rewards later”. So they worked hard. They got good grades in school, went on to go to university where they also excelled. But upon graduating they experienced a reality that was altogether different...

Remember the near credits scene from recent Marvel movie, where our superhero uses his laptop as a large screen to watch a movie? Well, to his benefit, the superhero is capable of shrinking himself to the size of ants but that can’t be our story. Luckily, for us, there is AirTame, a simply plug and play device that can instantly take you away from the small screen of your smartphone and wireless display to the big large displays around you. Whether you want to show off your presentation or use it for educational purposes, AirTame, lets...

The story of the Newcastle City Council exposing the personal data of thousands of adopted children in a wrong email attachment highlights a sad truth: no organization, no matter how big or small, is immune to human error. Just like outsider attacks, mistakes can ruin your reputation, damage operations, and maybe even take your company out of the game. What’s more, governments around the world have made sure that reporting data breaches is mandatory. In such a landscape, anxious business owners have grasped cybersecurity technologies...

Have you ever worried about the security of your premises? It is especially worrisome if you are on the move most of the time and have to leave your home or office unattended. You see mechanical locks can be picked and no matter how fancy they make it, lock pickers are getting smarter. The answer to that is perhaps a smart lock that you can keep a track of online. RemoteLock offer you such an alternative, where you can have locks installed for your office, home rental property, or vacation home and keep track on any activity on it. These...

This is a guest post, courtesy of Adam Steele, the founder of Loganix, a popular SEO fulfillment company located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. So you want your startup to get some attention? You’re in for a lot of work, because there has never been more noise to shout over. If you want to stand out, you’ll need to be agile, active with your audience and prepared to prove your worth with defining content. Sure, that sounds hard, but it’s not as bad as it sounds. All you need is the right set of fundamentals to...

When you put like minded, efficient people in one room and ask them to work together, you know that something will come out of the collaboration. If you work with a team of head one, you know that there is no substitution for a great team, where each and every individual has a contributing factor to push the teams agenda forward. But sometimes it does get difficult to get those very same team members motivated or even focused at the job at hand. You will also realise that policing adults (or children) with rules and regulations just makes...