Tips For Small Businesses to Appear Much Larger Than they Are!

By Ian In standard22nd September, 2016 Tips For Small Businesses to Appear Much Larger Than they Are!

Having one address at a prestigious location can be good, but what about having multiple location addresses with a 800 number to 1 location? Your small business can saves money and appears like have multiple locations for less than the cost of 1 office space with the 1 800 number meaning you only need 1

3 Tips for a Small Business to Compete With Bigger Competitors

By Ian In standard21st September, 2016 3 Tips for a Small Business to Compete With Bigger Competitors

There is a great deal of business advice in books and on the internet, but much of it is not always intended or aimed at entrepreneurs or small business owners. There is even less advice on how a small business can compete with the bigger competitors who dominate the market. The advice you may get

How to Negotiate for Lower Business Expenses

By Ian In standard15th September, 2016 How to Negotiate for Lower Business Expenses

Every expense that your small business has, ends up adding to your overall cost of doing business and can eat away at your bottom line. What is the answer? Lower your re-occurring costs by negotiating discounts and lower rates with your vendors. While small businesses have been cutting back on their spending over the past

The Real Differences Between Coworking and Business Centre Office Solutions

By Ian In standard12th September, 2016 The Real Differences Between Coworking and Business Centre Office Solutions

The flexible workspace sector is home to all types of different types of work spaces and combinations of places to conduct business. Those who are “in the know” about office situations understand the subtle differences between a coworking space and a shared office (a serviced office in a business centre). The differences between coworking and

Getting Virtual Teams Right

By Ian In standard8th September, 2016 Getting Virtual Teams Right

First let’s talk about “Virtual Teams” as some people do not know what the term means. Basically, Virtual Teams are people that work together on various projects, but are located in different physical locations. This concept of people collaborating from various locations is one that is on the rise and has become easier as internet

Where to locate your business

By Ian In standard6th September, 2016 Where to locate your business

It is often said that the three most important factors in making sure a business is successful are ‘location, location, location.’ Even if your business is not retail and does not rely on walk-in traffic, your location is important to your customers and prospective clients. Yes, you prospective clients will often research your small business

Seminars and Training Sessions Provide the Perfect Networking Opportunities

By Ian In standard1st September, 2016 Seminars and Training Sessions Provide the Perfect Networking Opportunities

Whether you’re starting your own new business or trying to expand your current small business —networking can be your life support. Networking can propel your business to the next level professionally, while also simultaneously enhancing different aspects of your personal life. The trick to effective networking is to develop lasting relationships, so it is important

Five Tips Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

By Ian In standard30th August, 2016 Five Tips Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

While there are plenty of tips all over the internet for small businesses, few are aimed at the business owner. As a business owner, sometimes you have take a step back and look at yourself in the mirror – and decide if you are making decisions for yourself or for your small business. Here are

Tips on hiring and managing employees

By Ian In standard25th August, 2016 Tips on hiring and managing employees

As you get your small business off the ground, you will at some point need to hire employees to take care of the day-to-day functioning of your business. Before you start to look for employees, you need to define their job descriptions and what qualifications they should have to fill that position. You want to

Registering your business

By Ian In standard23rd August, 2016 Registering your business

So you have your business idea and you have developed a good business plan, now what? The purpose of this post is to give you granular details on where to find the information and online registration portals to make the registrations and get the proper licensing for your business. The earlier post tells you to think about and this