If your business relies on its online reputation, you know how important credibility is to your success. Hiring a professional writer is a great way to maximize your company’s online branding potential. Unfortunately, not every small business has the funds available to hire a full-time writer. However, if you do have the financial flexibility to... Read more »
Having a strong credit score certainly makes it easier to start up a new enterprise. Unfortunately, many business-savvy individuals have to put their entrepreneurial ventures on hold due to their poor—or sometimes nonexistent—credit histories. Building credit might seem impossible for many young entrepreneurs, especially if they’re in school. However, the more they learn about basic... Read more »
Once you’ve worked in the same industry for a few years, you’re bound to hit a learning plateau. Although we might not like to admit it, our industries often become less appealing as time passes. I work for a surety bond insurance company, so I can tell you firsthand that finding new and interesting ways... Read more »
To be competitive in today’s online community, your website must give visitors a good first impression. The content they find on your website says a lot about your company’s mission, professionalism and attention to detail. I frequently run across websites featuring content that was clearly thrown together quickly without much forethought. The following five tips... Read more »
Persuading people to do business with your company in the physical world is hard enough. But add in the skepticism that pervades the online corporate market, and you’re looking at a much tougher barrier to entry when trying to attract customers. Ease their wary woes by proving that you operate a reputable and ethical enterprise.... Read more »
When reviewing your company’s current financial situation, creating a new budget is typically a key component of being able to allocate your existing funds more appropriately. Re-evaluating your financial priorities frequently can help keep your professional spending habits in check. The following are some practical suggestions that can help you make the best use of... Read more »
Starting up a new business can be exciting for those with entrepreneurial spirits, but developing a business plan that has an accurate budget can be a daunting task. A good rule of thumb is to calculate your first year budget as accurately as possible in your business plan and then add an additional 20% onto... Read more »
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