Archives for April 2013

The Complete Entrepreneurial Guide to Creating a Successful Business

Building a business from the ground-up is one hell of a job, make no mistake! However doing so is easier than most budding entrepreneurs think - if they know what they're doing! Understanding a business and some of the core processes involved in the building and running of a business can be … [Read more...]

Case Study: How NOT to Do Customer Service

'Customer is king' and 'it is essential to put the customer first' are just some of the concepts which underline the importance of good customer service. Indeed, your customer is perhaps the most important business asset: if you don't have any, your business will cease to exist - it's as simple as … [Read more...]

EdgeRank and How To Maximize Reach on Facebook

A few days ago, we spoke about the importance of businesses building a strong social media presence. Facebook, of course - with it's 1 billion+ users and more than half-a-billion active users - has the highest appeal for businesses, and remains the focal point for many businesses and corporations … [Read more...]

Dress to Impress: Why Your Attire Matters

Fact: People judge others based on their physical appearance. Think about it, how someone chooses to dress is usually one of the first things you notice about them. Appearances matter. Your clothing and how you choose to dress will be a big part of your appearance, and hence a big part of how … [Read more...]

Building Customer Loyalty

Why do people buy an iPhone? Why do people prefer shopping on Amazon? Why do a large percentage of internet users prefer to use Google? Why do Ford fans buy Ford only? Why do Nikon enthusiasts prefer Nikon cameras and lens? Why do people stick with specific brands and names when it comes to … [Read more...]

Jay Abraham Quotes

"You are surrounded by simple, obvious solutions that can dramatically increase your income, power, influence and success. The problem is, you just don't see them." - Jay Abraham, America's highest paid marketing consultant. Being an entrepreneur or a manager is all about finding opportunities, … [Read more...]

16 Brilliant Apps and Services for Small Businesses and Business Owners

For business owners, time is money. Efficiency is everything, and it's all about maximising your time and using technology to help you run your business in the best, most efficient-possible manner. That's where apps and services come in! Smartphones and tablet PCs have now become invaluable … [Read more...]

Reasons Why Businesses Need to Build a Strong Presence on Social Media

Social media is an outstanding tool for businesses, and can actually be one of the most valuable assets for any business - big or small. Why is this so, we shall soon see. A few days back, we did a post on this blog on how businesses can develop an effective social media strategy. And while … [Read more...]

Companies with the Happiest Employees

"A happy worker is a productive worker." A quote I wholeheartedly agree with! There's aboslutely no question that a happy workforce will always be more productive and efficient. According o published statistics, an average person spends around one-third of their life at work. In order to be … [Read more...]

3.4m Defected Vehicles Recalled (& Other Big Automobile Recalls)

Automotive giants Honda, Nissan and Toyota have recalled 3.4 million vehicles as part of a global recall after a fault was discovered with their front passenger-side airbags. According to five separate incidents - two in the US and three in Japan - faulty airbags, manufactured by leading Japanese … [Read more...]