Does your business have a website? If so, have you ever tried to find it via search engines like Google, Yahoo or Bing? If you have tried and it does not appear at all, or appears well past page one of the search results, then your business’ website will benefit from developing a search engine optimization (SEO) plan.
Husband and Wife Run a Home-Based Business, Island Style!
Like most people, you’ve probably gazed at magazine cover shots of ridiculously beautiful white sandy beaches against sparkling turquoise colored waters and romanticized what it would be like to pack it all in and go live on a tropical island. Unlike most people, this family is actually doing it.
Helping Small Businesses Market Directly to Consumers’ Needs
Believe it or not, consumers hit Twitter every day asking for advice or looking for a product or service. And with the right software, businesses can find the Tweets that directly relate to them, and, voila! Tweet back with information or an offer that directly responds to the request.
Are you immobilized by clutter in your home office? Clutter costs you money. You buy duplicate items when you can't find existing ones. You lose important project information and thus customers' confidence. You spend labor hours looking for your stuff, perhaps missing work-related deadlines. Here's a solution — a seven-step plan to organize your office in one day.
Launch Your Brand Online Without Losing Your Money or Your Mind
A great idea can hit you anywhere. It can wake you at 2:00 a.m., so compelling that you jump out of bed, put on a pot of coffee, and begin outlining your business plan. Remember, though, in the heady rush of dreaming up the business, to build a launching pad for it. In other words, a presence on the Internet. Because in today’s buzzword search-engine climate, a web site is the most powerful marketing and sales tool available to any company, large or small, cottage industry or inspired solopreneur.
The people in your company who are dealing with your customers — the clerks, the caregivers, the customer service reps — are where the rubber meets the road. That’s why it’s essential for the company leaders — the men and women in the offices that are often far from the front lines— to be where the action is on a regular basis.
Here is a sure-fire recipe for network marketing success in 2014. Cultivate these simple, practical — and highly duplicatable — daily "success habits," and master managing your time, business relationships, and yourself in your network marketing business.
Whether a brand new bakery or a tech startup, sometimes knowing which app to invest in is the most difficult part of starting your own business. How do you know which tool is the right one for your business? We’ve compiled a few pieces of advice to help you cut to the chase and find the perfect cloud apps for your business.
Whether you have an entire room to dedicate as your office, or just a small corner of your bedroom to call your own, the home office is an integral piece of any home-based business. Setting up this space doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg; follow these steps below to create the gorgeous, functional office you dream of, on a budget.
Get Your New Business "Out There" and Known at Minimal Advertising Cost
By Christopher J. Bachler
You can’t expect business to come to you. You must go after it. And the most effective way is through advertising. Of course that costs money. But that shouldn’t be a deterrent, because there are lots of simple strategies for getting your message out without breaking your bank.