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Why It’s A Good Idea To Get Your Team Out On An Away Day

September 14, 2016

There are many businesses that don’t organise away days at all. Instead, they sit in their offices doing the same thing day in, day out. It’s hardly the type of environment that gets people’s creative juices flowing. And neither is it the sort of situation in which most people want to work.   Then there…

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Easy Ways you can Improve your Business’ Customer Services

September 7, 2016

If you were to put yourself in the shoes of your customers, you’d expect nothing but the best in customer services if you had a complaint or question you wanted resolving. More to the point, if you didn’t receive a decent standard of customer care, you certainly wouldn’t be impressed, so why run the risk…

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Sick Of Your Regulars? Here’s How To Attract Better Clients

September 5, 2016

If you’ve been running your B2B business for a while, then you’ve probably had dealings that you’d rather forget. You may have felt that the client or customer in question didn’t appreciate the work you had put into the project, or wasn’t willing to pay the full value of what you offered. The first thing…

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Working from Home? Make Sure Your Office Is Set Up Right

September 5, 2016

It’s official: people who work from home are more productive than those who work in an office. This carries a lot of implications for people all over the business spectrum. For employers, it means that it’s time to consider cloud-based options that allow workers to have more time at home. For employees, it means that…

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Hosting An Event? Take It On The Road!

September 2, 2016

Traveling with an event or show can help you appeal to all kinds of new audiences. Whether you’re planning a trade fair, a corporate event, a concert or any other kind of show, consider taking it on the road. Learn how to take your event around towns and cities and you could enjoy the experience…

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Important Considerations To Make When Hiring New Employees

August 30, 2016

Employees are the backbone of your business. A successful company will have hard-working, passionate employees who keep business operations running smoothly. To fill your business with the right people, you’ll want to take some time when it comes to the employment process.   Don’t just hire the first person available. Ensure you find the right…

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Everything You Need to Know About E-commerce Shipping

August 30, 2016

As a small business owner, you work hard to ensure your customers have the best possible shopping experience during each stage of the transaction. All businesses know that in order to be successful, customer satisfaction is everything. However, there’s one part of the customer experience you have very little control over – delivery. Did you…

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Remove These Obstacles from Your Ecommerce Website to Improve Results

August 30, 2016

When you’re aiming to sell to people, it’s up to you to make it as easy as possible for the customer. They have no obligation to buy what you’re trying to sell. Instead, you need to be the one giving visitors to your ecommerce website a reason to buy. You also need to remove the…

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Why Data Is Your Ally In The Fight For Higher Email Click Through Rates

August 30, 2016

Right now there’s an interesting trend developing in the world of email marketing. Email open rates have increased substantially. According to Epsilon, they’ve gone from 22.4 percent in 2010 to over 30.8 percent today. That’s great news for companies that depend on email marketing to sell their brand. Unfortunately, however, click through rates have declined.…

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4 Services Your Business Should Be Outsourcing

August 26, 2016

These days, the word ‘outsourcing’ has negative connotations because it’s simply seen as a way for larger companies to take advantage of cheaper labour costs overseas. This is just a part of the picture though. Outsourcing is usually done on a local level, and is essential in enabling smaller companies to compete in competitive industries.…

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