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Business Equipment – Lease or Buy?

It’s the age old question, should you rent or buy equipment in your business? On the one hand, leasing can save you money in the short term. But in the long run, it could cost a lot more. There are a number of different factors that can impact this decision but before we look at […]

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What Can Group Discussions and Mock Practices Teach Your Live Chat Agents?

The implementation of live chat software is a great step forward towards improving your customer service. However, the initial training that customer support agents receive is not enough for reaching the best performance. Over time, organizing monthly group discussions and mock practices is necessary to enable your customer support team to move forward and achieve […]

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Personal Branding Tips for Graduates

In this post, I will provide tips I have learned on personal branding which may be beneficial for graduates looking to “market” themselves into their dream job. Young people entering the workplace today have far better tools and communication channels at hand then previous generations could ever imagine. Social media and the Internet provide all […]

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How Do I Check My Businesses Compliance Requirements?

Keeping your business legal and up to code is crucial for the owner of any company. If your business is not compliant with different rules and regulations, you won’t be able to legally operate on the market. You can also run into issues with lawsuits that can cost your business thousands in damages. But how […]

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What Do I Need To Prepare Before Hiring Staff?

Your employees will be one of two things for your business. Either, they will ensure that your company soars to new heights on the market. Or, they will bring your business model crashing down. The results of hiring the right or wrong way could be that dramatically different. It all depends on whether you prepare […]

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When Should I Hire Staff?

Hiring staff is always going to be a risk for any business owner. You need to consider whether the potential hire is going to be worth it and if hiring a new staff member will help your company make larger earnings. You might be a solopreneur, in the midst of considering hiring your first employee. […]

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What Insurance Do I Need For My New Business?

Every business owner needs some form of insurance. Think of insurance policies as safety nets that you can land on if you slip off the business ladder. There’s a lot that can go wrong when running your company and the recovery could cost you a fortune. Everything from theft to a lawsuit is a possibility […]

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20 Of The Worst Business Decisions Ever Made

Some things can seem like a good idea at the time, but retrospect is a wonderful thing. Having a business is all about making decisions. In business, you can’t expect to be perfect all the time. Some of your decisions will be great, and some of them not so much. To illustrate that point, here […]

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How Do I Price My Products/Services?

Many people have incredible business ideas – perhaps even world-changing. And a lot of work goes into turning those ideas into a reality, driving buzz around the product, and storming towards a successful launch. But as soon as that launch date arrives, no one buys. You might be perplexed, confused, and unsure as to why […]

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