Posts Tagged“business”

Content is your most potent tool when it comes to increasing your brand awareness online. However, like most tools, it needs the occasional sharpening and upkeep to make sure that it stays effective and relevant with your evolving needs. Hence, the need for an annual content audit of your website. A surprising 90% of all online content does not get the coveted traffic from search engines like Google. This translates to precious marketing dollars and effort buried in obscurity. How does auditing your content help with this problem? Read on to find out. What is Content Audit and Why Is…

These are perilous times for small businesses, sole proprietorships, and entrepreneurs. The COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant government shut-downs and slow-downs, combined with masking and social distancing, have changed the way we conduct business as well as the way our customers procure our products and services. Unfortunately, not every small business has been able to adjust to the new economic climate, and many have closed their doors. If your small business is struggling, bankruptcy provides opportunities to close in an organized way or to reorganize into a leaner and meaner company. This article comes from the office of a prominent…

If you are new to this business, then to clarify: Jira is mainly used for project management, in particular for tracking bugs. This flexible tool, owned by Atlassian, was created in 2002 for software developers. Jira helps you keep track of your daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly tasks and projects. Jira allows you to create tasks, write detailed descriptions and reports, and distribute tasks relatively quickly across your entire team. Tasks and plans in Jira are fairly easy to organize, giving you the ability to see the direction your project is heading. Jira, already used by 65,000 teams, can…

All the business tasks are converting to digital. Meeting, drafts, emails and report making have transferred to the digital platforms, but the old school idea of a business card is still the same. You might have encountered several business cards and have given to others too. With colleagues or clients, you must have swapped your contact cards many times. Many cards have thrown in the trash can by the holders without knowing the business cards’ purpose. You should know the importance of business cards to make a networking medium and understand the idea behind using the contact card in this…

Here’s the story: Once upon a time, there was an evident imbalance in the business ecosystem. Advanced facilities and smart tools were available only to tech-giants. Then came to a wave of technology equality and most of these tools were dispersed to small businesses as well. Now it was on Small Businesses to leverage these tools. The ones that did, found an edge in the industry. A Virtual phone number for small businesses is one of the tools I am talking about. And today we’ll be discussing why startups must have it. See, the fact is you need to treat…

How good of a job do you do as a business owner when it comes handling money? In the event things could be better, don’t you think now would be a good time to put more focus there? If you are not doing a good job of handling your finances, you could end up losing your business down the road. So, what can you do to avoid having money be an issue for your company all too often? Do You Have People Managing Your Finances? One of the key things you can do for better money management is to have…

Have you ever been to an ineffective team building event? The kind where nobody is getting involved and everyone is staring at their watches hoping for the end of the day? It’s pretty excruciating isn’t it? And yet, team building events can also be an effective tool for improving relationships between staff and helping people work together more efficiently. So, how do you organize a team building event that will actually build your team and not bore them to tears? Include a learning element If you arrange a team building event that is structured around learning something new, your team…

If you are thinking of selling your business, what might be behind the motivation of this? Selling a business is a big step in one’s life. As such, it is important that you make sure you have everything in order before embarking on such a venture. So, what might motivate you to sell your business? Knowing When It is Time for a Change If the idea of selling your business is crossing your mind, here are some reasons that may be motivating you: 1. The timing is right – It may all boil down to the timing being right to…

Today more and more agencies are making a shift and accepting flexible work arrangements. It helps attract the best talent and makes it simpler for the team members to complete their tasks more creatively, regardless of their location. However, the entire set-up of remote working can get a bit problematic for the clients and the agencies, if they do not employ the use of the right tools. Given the availability of a myriad of tools for streamlining communication, managing products, and having the teams work together, it can get a bit overwhelming to find one that works best for you.…

Currently, there are plenty of small businesses operating in the market. Some small business owners like things as they are and don’t really want their businesses to grow further. However, there are those who dream of expanding their endeavour and turning it into a huge success. For those people, this article will provide some useful guidance and information on how to propel small business growth. Here, you will find useful information regarding the things you need to pay special attention to when trying to grow your small business. Additionally, you will also find some of the most common mistakes you…