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Why you need a website for your business

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A business website is staple for many businesses. For some small business owners, a business website acts as a way to give the business some legitimacy. An online presence is another tool in your toolbox for establishing your business credentials. For more established businesses, your website is also very important in your sales pipeline. A […]

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Smart Work!

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Hard work is smart work. Work smarter, not harder… I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase many times. There are times when this is true but oftentimes we apply it to everything. Working smarter can certainly save you time and money and I’m an advocate of working smarter and gaining every ounce of efficiency available to […]

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Run your Business Like a Well-Oiled Machine

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What would it mean to you if your system could run on auto pilot? Would you be able to go on holiday? Spend more time with your children, pursue a hobby or perhaps just get some well deserved rest? Like many business owners you may be exasperated at how much your employees rely on your […]

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Simple Goal Setting Tips for Success

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Setting goals and planning can seem such a huge and daunting task. It’s just easier to go with what each day brings. You’re not doing too badly, you think to yourself. Paying the bills, putting food on the table and a few holidays thrown in for good measure. In fact, you’re doing pretty great. So […]

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Use Gmail to Manage Your Customers

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Gmail you say? How is Gmail going to help you keep track of your prospects and customers? With a little ingenuity and some free add-ons, it’s a pretty decent customer management tool for a small business, solopreneur or freelancer. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems are great for tracking leads, automating customer prospecting processes and a […]

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6 Reasons to be Addicted to Gmail

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Google’s suite of services offer great value and it all starts with Gmail. When you sign up for a Gmail account you get access to calendar, google drive – which includes docs, sheets, presentations, forms and so much more… You can use either the free Gmail account or create your domain and have access to […]

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Work Smart

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Running a business is stressful enough. Make your work easier with tools that make running and organizing your business easier. For most small business owners we’re working a job and trying to get a business off the ground. Even when we have taken the plunge, we’re usually juggling a few business ideas or income streams […]

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Buy Buttons

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Read Buy Buttons by Nick Loper This book popped up in one of those marketing emails and it’s surprisingly packed full of actionable useful information for starting a side business. If you’re looking to make some extra cash – who isn’t? – read this book. Find one idea that interests you and make some money […]

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How to choose the right IT Consultant for your business

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Does your small business need an IT Consultant? As a small business, you might think that your business does not need that much technology for you to seek the services of an IT consultant. Most twenty first century businesses rely on some form of technology or the other to run efficiently and be cost efficient. […]