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Attract the Right Attention with These New Business Networking Ideas

Attract the Right Attention with These New Business Networking Ideas

It would appear that many businesspeople are networking averse and look upon this integral business activity with a fair amount of reservation, and in many cases, something bordering upon, perhaps even surpassing, disdain. Business networking is the most effective, low-cost marketing method you will ever come across – when it’s performed correctly. But how should you go about networking amongst your business peers? Prepare an ‘elevator speech’, come across as ...

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How to Choose a CMS for Your Business

How to Choose a CMS for Your Business

To aid with the running of any enterprise, the right software is required. Typically, this equates to a content management system (CMS) which generally handles a range of data including customer details, inventory, purchases, etc. Since this technology has been around for a while though, there is a wide selection available on the market. How can you find the best of the best then? If you spot a CMS with ...

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How to Start Your Own Business

How to Start Your Own Business

by Judith Lindenberger | Last November marked my six-year anniversary of starting my own human resources consulting business. As I look back on the years, I am amazed at what I have accomplished and learned. If you are thinking about starting a business, read on! I always dreamed about having my own business, talked to friends about it, and imagined how it might be. But it was only after two people in ...

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How to Evaluate Employee Performance in 15 Easy Steps

How to Evaluate Employee Performance in 15 Easy Steps

via eHow| How do I fairly evaluate an employee? When evaluating an employee for a periodic review, a raise, or a promotion, you need to have a checklist of measurable performance criteria that can be applied consistently to all members of your department. This article uses simple language to help you objectively evaluate how employees have performed their job duties and how they stack up against other employees in the same ...

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Live Your Talents, Love Your Work

Live Your Talents, Love Your Work

by Lynda-Ross Vega After thirty years in business coaching, there are a few things I know to be true: 1) different people have different innate skills and abilities, 2) most people are currently performing jobs that are not supported by their natural skills and abilities, and 3) when people connect with jobs that are supported by their natural skills and abilities, they shine. All of which I’ve always found reflected ...

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How to Run a Kick-Butt Kickstarter Campaign

How to Run a Kick-Butt Kickstarter Campaign

by Jamie Flynn | Since Kickstarter launched just over five years ago, investors have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to help fund the thousands of creative projects featured on the crowdfunding platform. While these projects range in scale and success, entrepreneurs and small businesses are turning to Kickstarter to grow their brand and tap into the fast-paced, modern approach to fundraising. To run a successful Kickstarter campaign, there are ...

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New Technology for Home and Business Security Systems

New Technology for Home and Business Security Systems

by Julianne Mercer | Last year, England and Wales experienced over 35,000 burglaries per month. In order to protect your property from this danger, it is essential that you have a modern-day security system installed. The good news is there have been plenty of developments in this field with a number of high tech devices now on the market. The following products will keep your home and business safe no matter ...

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Why Authoritative Content Is More Important Than SEO

Why Authoritative Content Is More Important Than SEO

by Brett Relander, via Entrepreneur  | It is a little-known secret that Google and other search engines are making a shift from traditional search engine optimization (SEO) to a focus on quality and authoritative content. While it is still important to optimize your meta data and remain on top of relevant keywords, it can no longer be denied that when it comes to generating organic search results, quality content with a strong ...

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Distracted? 11 Hacks That Will Help You Focus. (Infographic)

Distracted? 11 Hacks That Will Help You Focus. (Infographic)

by Carly Okyle, via Entrepreneur | Just because you’re not doing work right now doesn’t mean there’s no work to be done. I’ll bet you’re just about to get started on that work right after you read this. Well… you do have to return that phone call first, but then you’ll do work. Oh wait… but isn’t it someone’s birthday today? You’ll just check Facebook and make sure you’re not ...

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5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Finish College

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Finish College

by Paul Hudson | Going to college — despite what you may think — is not a complete waste of time, even if your dream is to become a successful entrepreneur. College comes around during a time in our lives when we are still doing our best to find ourselves, to find our purpose in life and to find, in a sense, ourselves. Many will argue that if they wouldn’t ...

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6 Ways Fulfill Your Dream Of Becoming An Entrepreneur

6 Ways Fulfill Your Dream Of Becoming An Entrepreneur

by Brandon Ochoa | A bad entrepreneur talks about being in business; a good entrepreneur is actively developing multiple projects. A great entrepreneur? A great entrepreneur is the master of the craft and worries about the main project before getting too involved with many other ventures. We have all heard the saying, “Jack of all trades, and master of none,” which is exactly what you don’t want to be. With 2015 right ...

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4 Things To Remember When Your Life’s Chips are Down

4 Things To Remember When Your Life’s Chips are Down

by Sandy El-Rayes, via Elite Daily | When you’re chasing success in a certain endeavor, you will run into many challenges. I’ve realized that the more times you get challenged and want to quit but don’t, the stronger you come out in the end. Accepting the challenge is the defining difference between those who become successful in life and those who don’t. Usually, the journey to success does not look how ...

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