So, your startup idea has started to gain momentum? Lucky you. Now’s the time to find an appropriate HQ for your business, from which the seeds of your creativity can grow and flourish. Let’s take a few steps towards a healthy office space that can grow along with your business.
From a personal and financial standpoint, running a small business is both utterly rewarding and taxing. The outcome depends on how well you are managing all the moving parts. So, what to do once you get your operations up and running?
Many entrepreneurs are still not aware of just how much value a lawyer can add to the organization. Yes, it would be nice if you could focus just on getting the product in front of the people, but businesses do not operate in a legal vacuum. When trying to get operations off the ground and stay financially afloat, a legal hassle is the last thing you need. Skimping on legal professionals can have a variety of dire consequences down the road. Therefore, it is in your best interest to hire experts and avoid costly mistakes.
In the dog-eat-dog business world, few things can match the satisfaction and engagement that stems from feeling appreciated and recognized for what you do. Workers who receive such a treatment are more likely to go above and beyond the call of duty. Sadly, companies that live by these values are few and far in between.
No business ever reaches a point of complete safety, and not just in terms of security threats, but also in terms of risks that can cause failure. Small businesses can, indeed, grow extremely strong and stable, but they are also very volatile – things can turn upside-down in a matter of days. The best way to try and avoid risky situations is being aware of some of the most common threats that small businesses face
2018 is finally here, and if you still haven’t set your inbound marketing goals for the year, this is the perfect time to sit down and do it.
Of course, before you set anything in stone, you should get familiar with the latest trends in the inbound content world to see where your efforts should best be spent in 2018.
The cornerstone of good office design is functionality. A workspace must support daily work patterns, provide ample storage space, and include all the necessary features to help everyone get the job done. At the same time, there are many fine layers that aid companies in translating their branded vision into reality. Here's how it can benefit your brand!
Despite how progressive we think the modern world is, the fact of the matter is that the gender wage gap still exists, and it’s still very pervasive in many industries. With this in mind, I've outlined a list of seven high-paying jobs for women.
Although it is debatable whether the typical means of promotion should still have a place in the modern world of business, one thing is for certain: the old ways are very expensive. Here are four opportunities to excel at getting your name out there without breaking the bank.
Although the job market never remains exactly the same through the years, the recent technological breakthroughs are completely turning things around. With certain professions slowly becoming decreasingly popular and necessary, a modern-day professional needs to keep their options open at all times, as well as constantly learn extra skills to remain afloat in the world of business.
To draw attention to your brand in today’s turbulent ecosystem often requires big marketing plans and big budgets. Luckily, by implementing guerrilla tactics, you can create low-cost and yet equally successful marketing campaigns. Let’s see how new businesses can make the most of guerrilla marketing without going into the red!
We live in the technology age, and when it comes to business there are some seriously EPIC tools out there for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Here are some of my all time favourites that will make your life easier, more productive and more awesome. And the best part... they’re all FREE!
Books are a truly wonderful thing. Not only are they enjoyable to read, they hold such powerful information within them. Here's a list of great books for entrepreneurs. Enjoy!
Selling products online is getting more and more difficult as everyone is competing for potential customers, who are getting more and more tech-savvy every day when it comes to Internet search and shopping. They will leave your site if they are not happy with your offer. So, what can you do to make them stay? Here are some of the tricks you can use to turn them into buyers.
"I'm bored." Something a lot of people seem to say on a daily basis as if it's a bad thing. The truth is - boredom is an absolute luxury! Here's six things to do next time you feel like you have nothing to do.
Goal setting - something everybody does, but very few actually commit to. I want to make sure that you actually start getting results and hitting your goals, so this is exactly how I've done it and how you can too.
If you’re working for yourself doing freelancing or a small business and you’ve found yourself struggling, I’m going to share with you something seriously valuable… I’m going right into the juicy details, from how much I charge to exactly what I do. Here's how you can double your income and half the workload in 3 months. Here we go!
Hey guys - it's Mitch here. I want to tell you a short story about something absolutely critical that I have learned throughout my years.
They say failing to plan is planning to fail, and when it comes to building a business, that term is incredibly relevant! A business plan will allow you to showcase all of your company's key information and convince outsiders to come on board. So how do we write one? Let’s take a look.
Want to generate more sales online? Who doesn’t. There’s no one trick or golden bullet to becoming successful in business and marketing - it’s a lot of little things added together to create a lucrative business model. Here are three things you can do today to make your website work for you and get more leads.
Being an entrepreneur ain't easy. Whether you've just started out in business or you've got some skin in the game, there will always be moments that make you question yourself. It's natural to have these thoughts, but instead of letting it get you down, keep pushing and have a look at 25 of my favourite quotes to keep you motivated during those rough times.
Ideas aren't actually worth anything, it's the execution that counts. However, executing can cost a lot of time and money, so it's important not to jump in too quickly. These steps will allow you to test the validity of a business in just 10 minutes, so you can throw the bad ones out and focus on the more winners!
Is 2017 the year you decide to start up that company you’ve always wanted? Exciting times! These days almost every business needs to be online in some way or another, regardless of your industry. There is a long list of online tools and resources to keep you organised, efficient and productive. Here are some essentials you should definitely use for your new venture!
A new year is just around the corner. Most people want to wait until January 1st to make their New Year's resolution, but I am a BIG believer that January 1st is the same day as ever other day of the year. Don't wait for this novelty day to create a positive change you want to see in your life. Do it now! Here are 7 things you can do NOW to radically increase your chances of success in 2017.
First of all - it's almost 2017 y'all! If you have a business and you STILL aren't putting out content, you're seriously behind, and you're also missing out on all the benefits. Video is absolutely skyrocketing, which is why I've put together this post on how you can make HQ videos from home even if you're never done it before!
For those who know me, before I dived into startups and marketing I was a full time DJ. I still do it quite regularly, and whilst it might seem very unrelated to startups or technology, it actually taught me a lot of critical things that translated into business. Here's the most important lessons I learned as a DJ.
Foundr is a fast-growing online magazine for entrepreneurs, and they're now launching a physical book that puts together all of their best work to date. From practical business tips to interviews with business legends like Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Robbins, Seth Godin and many more.
If you’re in business for yourself, whether it’s running a small business or operating as a freelancer, learning how to manage time can be complex. Not only how to fit all your work into your day, but how to justify your pricing so you can keep clients happy whilst also support your financial needs. In this article, I’m going to show you how you can INCREASE your income with LESS effort, using something called Value Based Selling.
Jack Ferguson from Be the Push is a good friend of mine, and he recently had the privilege of interviewing Tech Investor and judge on Shark Tank Australia Steve Baxter as part of his Push Events. If you weren't able to make it Jack has you covered. Here are 9 lessons he learned from the night.
Sales is the most important part of a business. You might have a great product, you might have a great team, everything might be in order, but it’s all useless if you can’t sell anything! Here are five things you must avoid to increase your sales effectiveness.