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Business Marketing: Should You Outsource or Handle In-House?

Marketing is important for every business. It’s how new people hear about your brand, it’s how you attract new customers, and it’s how you help retain the customers you already have. But there are many ways a marketing strategy can go, and not all of them are favorable. If you want to make sure your […]

Common Issues in Business and how to Handle Them

Establishing a company is a great achievement for many entrepreneurs but maintaining it and keeping the business running profitably is an even greater challenge. Here are the five most important challenges for small businesses. Insufficient Capital Insufficient capital is the biggest obstacle for startups and other small businesses. Entrepreneurs often start with too little capital, […]

3 Key Benefits of Partnerships Between Local Small Businesses

One of the major obstacles most small businesses are up against is in trying to compete with global mega corporations, especially in terms of pricing. It’s almost impossible to keep prices as low when those giant companies can afford to ask much lower prices for comparable products. At least, they are “comparable” in the eyes […]

3 Things you need to think about when starting your own business

There is a lot to think about when you are starting your own business, and it can be really quite daunting. However, the payoff is worth all the initial stress, and the more research you do, the more successful your business is likely to be. If you don’t know where to start when it comes […]

Deciphering office jargon: What your colleagues really think

Do you love to think outside the box to really move the needle? Chances are you are either guilty of office speak or know someone in the workplace who does. When you’re new to an office environment, it can sometimes feel like a new world, though those who are a little more used to the […]

Buying vs Renting: What is the best option for your business premises?

Have you just set up a business and need somewhere as a base? Perhaps your lease has ended on your old premises and you’re trying to determine whether you should buy or rent your next place. Whatever your reason for finding a new building for your business it can be a difficult task. Your budget […]

How Can You Make Your Business Easier to Manage?

While a business should never be easy to run entirely, it also should not be a complete nightmare to manage too. No matter what, you need to ensure that you are tracking down ways in which you can simplify your business and make it easier for you to manage. Here are some of the ways […]

Planning Ahead When You’re Thinking of Starting a Business

Starting a business is exciting, and often anxiety-inducing, sometimes in equal measures. These are natural feelings though, and if it’s something that you’re going through, it’s likely a topic that you’ve thought about in a fair amount of depth. However, it is important that you cover all of your bases and thoroughly ensure that you’re […]

Top Tips for Investing in Employee Development

  As a business owner, you need to think about how you are going to best invest in your employees’ development. If you are willing to spend time and resources on training, you are going to be able to create a workforce of skilled employees who are able to benefit your business in a number […]

The Busy Worker’s Guide to Applying to MBA Programs

You already know that earning a degree – bachelor’s, master’s, whatever – will hopefully take you amazing places in your career. You probably already know that MBA degrees specifically are designed to help those eager for careers in business accelerate their success, reaching higher-level management positions faster than they might through brute force in the workplace. […]

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