Business

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

5th September 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!

2nd September 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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Remove These Obstacles from Your Ecommerce Website to Improve Results

30th August 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

30th August 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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Important Considerations To Make When Hiring New Employees

30th August 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

30th August 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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4 Services Your Business Should Be Outsourcing

26th August 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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Essential Tips For Anyone With A Software Business

18th August 2016

Software businesses are very popular in modern times. They represent a great chance of making money and starting a business from scratch. If you have a software business, then I think these tips will help you get more out of it: Offer More Than One Software Package If you want to start a software business,…

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What it Takes to Get Your Products to Customers in the Ecommerce Sector

18th August 2016

In the ecommerce sector, deliveries are very important. You need to be sure that you can get your products to the customers that buy them quickly and securely. This is one of the most basic and fundamental tasks that any ecommerce business has to fulfil properly. So, here’s what it takes to succeed at it.…

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6 Steps To Launch Party Success

15th August 2016

We’ve covered plenty of startup launch parties in the past here at Serious Startups. But what if you want to have your own little – or enormous – bash when your product or service is ready to rock? There are a few guidelines you will need to follow, so read on to find out more…

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