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The Top 6 Business-friendly Apps for Small Business Owners

Wednesday 28 September, 2016 | By: Colin Fruk | Tags: apps, digital, productivity, time management

Since their inception, mobile applications or, ‘apps’ as they’re known have dominated the conversation about technology in relation to nearly every aspect of our lives - from gaming and music, to travel and fashion. Now, we’re seeing entrepreneurs and small business owners becoming increasingly reliant on these savvy tools to help their business grow and improve workplace coordination and productivity. But with such a huge array of resources available, how do you know which apps are going to prove most useful for your business? Read more.

Community… Seems to Be a Buzz Word These Days

Thursday 15 September, 2016 | By: Michael Griffiths | Tags: leadership, management

If you are still relying on your database and sending newsletters every week, fortnight or month then you are missing out and have been left behind with the times. People today understand email marketing better than ever before. They don’t want useless information that they don’t have time to read, clogging up their inbox. Read more.

What You Do First and What You Do Last, Can Make or Break Your Business

Thursday 1 September, 2016 | By: Graham McGregor | Tags: HR, management, staff performance

As a professional speaker, I have been taught that there are two critical parts to a speech. These are the beginning and the end. Any audience will usually remember best what comes first in a speech and what comes last in a speech. For this reason, all speakers know to plan these two parts of the presentation very carefully. Read more.

6 Things You Should Know Before You Pitch to a Big Customer

Friday 12 August, 2016 | By: Bronwyn Reid | Tags: management, productivity, time management, leadership, premium content

Almost every small business owner starts their business venture with the hope of eventually landing a big-name company as a client. Instead of constantly chasing leads and having a “feast or famine” bank account, your new contract will provide you with a steady and certain income. You also know just how much it will mean to be able to put the logo of your new customer on your website and marketing materials — especially if it is a well-known brand. Read more.