Even though the term “Web 2.0” might be a little passé now, the competition in that niche is as fierce as ever. Every day more startups flood the web 2.0 market. Unfortunately most of those startups fail before they’ve had their first anniversary. If you want to make sure that you (and your brand spankin’ new company) aren’t among those failures, you need to heed the following tid-bits of advice. Continue reading
Graduating from an online store to your first physical premises can be a pricy business. It makes sense then, to benefit where you can from any freebies that can help you get off the ground and save overheads. Would you like a free point of sales solution? That would be a pretty big saving against the investment required to purchase one.
The good news is that you can actually take advantage of a free POS system. There is a small catch though as you might expect. You need to sign a contract tying you to a single credit card payment processing service. Continue reading
When is the best time to start your next sale? The minute you complete your first one. As soon as a customer opens a box that contains one of your products, that customer should find some piece of additional marketing material that helps set up the sale of the next product.
A lot of entrepreneurs skip this step, simply because they’re so busy with the work of packing and shipping products that they don’t take the time to add that extra piece of marketing. However, it’s often the little details like these that can make or break your business. Here’s how to add fresh marketing to each product you ship, and use your current sales to close the next ones. Continue reading
There are a myriad of great reasons to consider a Hosted PBX system such as the Hosted PBX solutions. In addition to helping you save a considerable amount of money on up-front capital costs and monthly service expenses, a reliable and reputable solution will provide your business with world class calling features such as fax to email, voicemail to email, auto attendant and much more.
Here are the advantages of getting a Hosted PBX:
Smart business owners know that one of the main benefits of selecting Hosted PBX is the flexibility that it offers. Nothing matches Hosted PBX for businesses with multiple locations, outside sales force, home employees, and remote workers. Continue reading
It’s a business truth: if you don’t control your processes, your processes control you.
Take, for example, the startup owner who doesn’t have a handle on expense tracking. He’ll invite a potential funder to coffee and forget to grab the receipt. Or he’ll keep the receipt but neglect to enter it into a system like Expensify, meaning that at the end of the year, he has to set aside a few days to go through all of his receipts and sort out the tax-deductible expenses. That’s an example of a bad process controlling an entrepreneur, not the other way around. Continue reading
Chatterlime is a popular online widget allowing users to better manage their chats when they are not physically present at their desk. All of us simply love chatting online but the thought that one has to sit at the desk to ensure messages are sent and received can sometimes be a tiresome thing.
Chatterlime offers an easy solution in the form of offering a virtual concierge to the user who effectively handles all the chats of the user. Continue reading
When looking to create a good impression on your clients, there are various strategies you can adopt. It is not always necessary to invest in high-investment strategies to carve a favorable image. Most businesses are not aware of the fact that even with their shipment invoices, they send out a sublime message of their company’s brand identity and reputation to their clients.
Having realized the importance of creating presentable invoices, many businesses now outsource invoice design and development work to various third-party agents. Continue reading
The Web is growing at a significant rate and each passing day more and more people begin using online platforms to create content, businesses, and share their ideas. As time moves forward we begin to see an overlap in search results due to an overlap in names and industries. There are thousands of John Smiths in our World which makes it a difficult task for search engines to determine which of these individuals deserve top results in search queries. Continue reading
Realizing the importance most businesses give to various kinds of events like trade exhibitions, trade shows, trade fairs and other events, the Juno Events website was launched with an aim to provide the businesses with the necessary help in finding events that concern their business area.
For many small businesses and individual entrepreneurs who are running short on time, initializing their calendar would be the last thing that they have thought of. However, Calester has tapped into this unexplored zone and has come up with an extremely unique product.