Running a business often also means managing a team of staff or contractors who work for or support your business. And in today’s business world, increasing numbers of small and medium business owners allow their staff to work remotely and also use the services of virtual assistants. Here are some tips and online tools to help you do this well.
When done right, outsourcing can help gear up your business to be more productive and profitable, but how do you know if and when you should do it? Here are four questions you should consider before you outsource.
The lead up to Christmas is traditionally one of the busiest periods for retailers. This year, however, online sales in Australia have been poor, and some businesses have managed to do more harm than good to their reputations by hosting a string of disastrous online sales. What can small businesses learn from two recent online sale disasters?
Reading this could be the beginning of a much more productive business! As a business owner, you need to get lots of things done at the same time, and in the most efficient way. Here are some apps and cloud-based services for small business.
We are very pleased to bring to our readers Part Two of our interview with Ms Polka Dot (aka Dorothy Polka), founder of the hugely popular lifestyle blog, Polka Dot Bride. Dorothy Polka has operated the blog since 2007 and is within the top 20 Australian female bloggers.
We are very pleased to bring to our readers an interview with Ms Polka Dot (aka Dorothy Polka), founder of the hugely popular lifestyle blog, Polka Dot Bride. Dorothy Polka has operated the blog since 2007 and is within the top 20 Australian female bloggers.
My husband and I recently stayed at a beautiful resort at Palm Cove (about 30min drive north of Cairns in North Queensland). Even though I was on holiday I could not help but see the resort as a great marketing case study of a business that under-sells itself but understands that little gestures can mean a lot to a customer.
Freelancers, sole operators and small-to-medium business owners can reach countless potential customers and advocates for their business by using social media well.