Running an online business

In many ways, running an online business is more of a challenge than running a traditional brick and mortar store. Technology is constantly evolving, so staying on top of current trends is critical for any manager. For the owner of an online business, work never stops Any business owner knows that work never stops. Working around the clock means that one has to have a cell phone that is able to keep up with the breakneck pace of work. Managers need a phone that does not quit. A phone that is able Read more […]

Marketing Tools to Use for Your Online Business

Running an online business can be quite lucrative when you use the marketing resources that are available to you. The biggest mistake that you could make as an online business startup is not network and market as much as possible, especially if you don’t already have a solid base of customers. Your goal is to be seen and hear, so that you can find prospects and turn them into paying customers. Here are some marketing tools you should be using, if you aren’t already.   Social Media is Kin They Read more […]

5 key information management trends

Over the last few years, the amount of information businesses have to deal with has jumped dramatically. Driven by much more widespread use of connected devices across the world – with these no longer limited to just desktop and laptop PCs – the data coming into organisations is getting bigger and more detailed all the time. And this is not likely to stop any time soon, as more people get connected to the internet and use digital devices to manage all aspects of their lives. Cisco recently noted, Read more […]

Less mess, less stress?

Everybody has heard the old adage “tidy house, tidy mind”, but could this extend to the workplace? Does less clutter on your desk or in your surrounding area mean you are less likely to feel stressed? Clearing the rubbish from a desk or helping to de-clutter the office could help employees focus on their own workload as there would be less distractions taking their attention away from the matter at hand. Focus When your environment – either work or home – is messy this creates chaos, Read more […]

What type of Cloud is best for me?

It’s quite fair to say that, so far, the Cloud is the IT buzzword of 2014. Everyone seems to be getting in on it, or at the very least considering implementing it into their business operations. Of course, used correctly, the Cloud can be an incredibly powerful tool – improving a firm’s flexibility, saving it money and giving it an edge over competitors that have yet to brace such methods that can take efficiency levels to new heights. However, one thing that many are failing to realise is Read more […]