You can have a business idea with huge potential but to make it work you need a team that can work together, drive the business forward and stay with you long enough to make an impact. Sharon Fishburne shares three surprising ways to to build great teams.
Unlike commercial plans, captive insurance is tailored to fit the exact coverage needs of the insured. Peter J. Strauss, author of "The Business Owner's Definitive Guide to Captive Insurance Companies" explains how captive insurance can help startups.
After a certain amount of success, most consultants flirt with the idea of partnership. Elaine Biech shares the advantages, disadvantages, and everything else you should consider before teaming up with someone else.
Executives that know how to lead in this new era of data analytics will outpace their competition. It will require a shift in how you view analytics and the importance the organization places on the building of analytical capabilities. Andrew Wells and Kathy Chiang, co-authors of "Monetizing Your Data: A Guide to Turning Data into Profit-Driving Strategies and Solutions" shares five keys to leading in the age of analytics.
The workforce today is not interested in being dictated to, giving absolute loyalty and working their way up to the top. If you are a savvy business leader, you will recognize this and use it to your advantage says Gary Douglas, author of "How To Become Money".
Branding is without a doubt one of the most important aspects of building and growing a company. Luigi Pannozzo, Managing Director of Gazeboshop shares his views on company branding.
Because Millennials participate so much of their daily lives online — from communicating with friends to reviewing restaurants — they represent a hugely lucrative market for brands. Kelly Morr, Senior Manager of Content Strategy at 99designs shares what makes this generation so special when it comes to ecommerce strategy.
With more and more businesses embracing the efficiency and accessibility of on-the-go technology and online transactions now being processed quicker than ever, it’s no surprise that these new technologies are also attracting potential security threats. David Midgley, Head of Operations at Total Processing six most common myths regarding cyber security for businesses.
Mobile device security must not be left solely in the hands of the employees, argues Sanjay Castelino, VP and market leader of SolarWinds.
The first step in modernizing the United States Postal service has been taken. Deborah Sweeney, CEO of MyCorporation, offers some advice to small business owners who may be affected by for USPS’s impending downsize.
Smart business owners know the importance of good money management and apply tactics in their business to actually help them. Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker, co-authors of “Virtual Assistant, The Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA“ shares some tips to help.
The coronavirus pandemic has represented a significant financial burden for businesses. Many business owners are struggling to make ends meet. For ecommerce organizations, however, it represents an opportunity to increase both short-term revenue and long-term value.
Knowing the protections to put in place, and particularly the relevant requirements from a regulatory perspective, is essential when it comes to cybersecurity. Brian Connell-Tombs of CT Compliance Consulting stresses the importance of such due diligence.
It’s always a good idea to cross-train employees, allowing someone else to step in when circumstances necessitate it, says Bill Higgs, author of "Culture Code Champions: 7 Steps To Scale & Succeed In Your Business".
Email marketing is one of the strongest and most efficient ways to reach your customers. John Oechsle, President and CEO of Swiftpage shares how integrating marketing automation with your email marketing campaigns is absolutely essential to give your SMB the competitive edge it needs.
Designing an attractive, consistent and clear food label is the key to winning hearts. However, the job is no as easy as it sounds. With an increasing number of food products being introduced in the market, what should you do to make your food item get noticed? Emily Smith, marketing strategies associate for The Label Company offers 4 tips.
In order to increase conversion numbers and boost the bottom line, sales reps need to accomplish the following tasks in the first quarter: reduce response rate, increase lead follow up, learn how to sell themselves first, personalize, says John McGee.
The key to being able to deal with unforeseen changes in the future lies in increasing the capacity of yourself, your team and your business to meet any disruption head-on, says Otto Scharmer, author of "The Essentials of Theory U".