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    4 Reasons Why Your Website Might Need A Makeover

    Do you have a website? Be it for blogging, business, or personal reasons, chances are you might, as many of us have found a reason to set ourselves up online.  (Pixabay CC0) But how well is your website working for you? Are you happy with the way it is? And could it be time to give it a makeover? If your website isn’t working for you, and if you aren’t happy with it, then yes, a makeover is probably needed. Here are just a few of the reasons to consider making a few changes.  #1: Your website isn’t fulfilling its basic needs What are these needs? We don’t know, but…

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    What Are the Benefits of Being an Independent Contractor?

    In May of 2017, there were over 10 million people in the U.S. who were considered independent contractors. In the UK, there are about 2 million people who consider themselves freelancers.  Needless to say, the rise of being your own boss isn’t just a fad. Thanks to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, more people than ever are considering starting their own businesses, especially if their previous employer has shut down or they’re struggling to find work.  One thing that has been apparent during this pandemic is that gig economy workers have been the most successful, and the most needed. Without workers to deliver food and medical supplies, for example,…

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    So, You Want to Expand Your Small Business

    If you’re a small business owner, growing your company is probably your number one goal. When you expand your business, you have the opportunity to increase your turnover and profits. Due to this, most entrepreneurs are eager to expand their enterprise as quickly as possible.  However, successful expansion depends on a number of factors. To ensure your business growth is managed effectively, take a look at these innovative ways you can broaden your business today: Pixabay – CCO Licence Find new markets To date, you’ve probably focused on serving your core target audience when you’ve been developing new products or launching new services. When you diversify your existing product line…

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    5 Things To Consider When Starting Your Own Business

    Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s vital that you’re fully prepared for what’s to come. A daunting task for any entrepreneur, it’s a step that won’t be easy. But with the right motivation, organisation and know-how, you’ll be in a far better position when entering the market.  To help guide you, here are 5 things that you must consider at the start of the process: What Will Your Business Specialise in? Before you set up shop, you need to think what your business will specialise in. Often, this will be down to what your skills and experience are in. However, that doesn’t…

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    How To Handle The Stress of Running a Business

    There’s much to love about running your own business, but it would be wrong to say that it’s easy. Even when things are going well, things can seem tough. There’s no avoiding that it can be stressful! That’s why it’s really important that you’re taking the time to reduce your stress levels when you’re running a company. This will make everything more enjoyable, and you’ll be able to think more clearly, too. But how can you do this? We take a look at some tried and tested methods below. Pexels – CC0 Licence Lighten Your Load It’s normal that you’ll feel stressed if it feels like you’ve always got a…

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    3 Instant Ways To Widen Your Blog Audience

    How do you measure the success of a blog? Do you even need to bother? Well, it depends on how you approach blogging. If it’s a hobby, then you probably don’t care about success or numbers that much. If you see it as your own small business, then you definitely need it to be successful. As such, you’re mainly concerned with how many people are reading your posts. If you consistently have a stream of traffic on your blog, then you start to grow an audience. This means you make more money from any adverts on your blog posts, more brands may contact you, and so on.  Image Link (CC0…

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    Outsourcing Excellence: Which External Services Can Actually Aid Your Business

    Business landscapes have undergone an immense change in recent years, and all companies must adapt to the modern arena. There are several contributing factors to consider. Still, the potential of outsourcing is one that should feature prominently. Before opening your eyes to the rewards of using remote workers and external firms, you must identify the right opportunities. After all, some tasks are best handled in-house. Here are five where the outsourced route reigns supreme. Pixabay CC0 License Marketing & PR Reaching and engaging with customers will always be an essential ingredient in the recipe for success. Ensuring that your firm surfaces in the appropriate sections of the media, as well…

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    Buying Guide: Things to Consider Before Choosing Office Furniture

    Choosing the right furniture is the first important step you should think deeply about before you decide to remodel your office. Poorly chosen office furniture will affect your work environment and negatively influence employees’ productivity and effectiveness. Here are some considerations you should keep in mind before remodelling your workplace. 1. Your needs  In which ways are you planning to use the office? Take your time and make a list of the activities that will be going on at your enterprise. If you are running a software solution centre, you might have to go for quite sizeable office desks with enough space for computer monitors. If you are operating a…

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    Must-Use Strategies For Keeping Your Remote Workers Happy

    Remote working was exploding in popularity before the current lockdown. Estimates suggest that it rose by more than 140 percent over the last fifteen years. The pandemic may have increased this another five-fold in just the previous month.  There’s a need, therefore, for businesses to update their management practices. Companies must understand how remote working changes the nature of work and the new risks it poses.  Pixabay – CC0 License In this post, we’re going to take a look at some tips for managing your remote team – and getting the most out of them, no matter where they are in the world.  Engage Your Team Socially Pixabay – CC0…

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    These First-Time Travel Tips Will Help you if You’ve Never Been Abroad Before

    If you have never been abroad before, then you may feel as though it’s a nerve-racking experience and that you have so much to think about. This is normal, but if you take your time when planning and if you make sure that you are flexible, then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have the best time ever. Use a Travel Agent The first thing that you need to do is use a travel agent. It’s entirely possible for you to book your entire trip yourself over the internet and this is understandable, but if you go through a travel agent, then they will be able to give you the…