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Maintaining the Proper Cold Chain For Your Perishables  

Posted on March 16, 2015 by

Tweet Shippers of perishable goods have to worry about a lot. Maintaining an unbroken cold chain for temperature-controlled cargo is essential in avoiding spoilage and financial loses to your business. From your warehouse to the products’ final destination, there is simply no margin for errors when it comes to perishable shipments. Whether you are transporting […]

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ClickDocs: the founders story – don’t give up up on a great idea!

Posted on July 3, 2014 by

Tweet My ‘eureka moment’ happened during an e-commerce seminar in Edinburgh in the summer of 1999, at the height of the dot com boom. Dot Com Bubble I was working as a solicitor in private practice but had been looking for opportunities to start my own business. Investors were pouring money into internet start-ups without […]

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The Bitcoin Phenomenon: Does Anyone Really Understand This Cryptocurrency?

Posted on January 20, 2014 by

Tweet Since 2009, Bitcoin has become the controversial subject of numerous debates. Some governments and people praise it, and just as many passionately oppose it as a form of currency and transaction. As Bitcoin currency became more mainstream, investors were able to reap huge profits in the now infamous Bitcoin bubble. As with all bubbles, […]

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Effective Customer Service For Success

Posted on December 18, 2013 by

Tweet Customer service is of paramount importance and has an influence on the success of a business. It is provided to clients during the process of purchasing goods or services. Excellent customer service involves providing an experience that meets the needs and wants of customers. It is important that businesses constantly strive to go above […]

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Understanding The Growing Importance Of Online Shopping Personalization

Posted on December 16, 2013 by

Tweet If you offer a friendly, personalized shopping experience on your store, there’s a 60% chance your shopper will return for more. If you don’t believe us, talk to the marketers, 51% of the global ecommerce pool, that have already implemented personalized shopping! Here’s why you absolutely must personalize your audience’s shopping experience. About Shopping […]

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Managing Warehouse Safety

Posted on June 10, 2013 by

Tweet It’s crucial for any business to maintain the health and safety of their warehouses to the highest standards; this means drawing up a detailed health and safety plan, so that all staff can be made aware of what to watch out for. However, warehouse safety also means putting into practice methods for reducing slips […]

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Who Said Offline Advertising is Dead?

Posted on April 19, 2013 by

Tweet Is it realistic to think that offline marketing has been driving sales long for thousands of years and all that would disappear when online marketing comes along? In fairness, online marketing is good, in fact, it’s better than good because it’s scientific and you can measure exact return on investment for the first time […]

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Improving the Customer Lifecycle

Posted on April 19, 2013 by

Tweet Business often worry about where the next customer is coming from and they spend a large portion of their attention focussing on marketing, but improving the lifetime value of each customer should be a greater priority. Every interaction your customers have with your brand, product and staff should be a positive experience. Even negatives […]

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How To Get The Work/Life Balance Right

Posted on April 18, 2013 by

Tweet Is there a right answer to how much we should work and how much time we need to spend away from working?  With the passing away of Margaret Thatcher recently we have heard numerous stories through the media of how the “Iron Lady” famously got by on only four hours sleep and rarely stopped […]

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What If I Want To Invest In An International Franchise?

Posted on April 18, 2013 by

Tweet There are those of us who know we aren’t meant to work for someone else. The select few who decide to change our fates from someone who works for a boss to someone who is the boss. Owning a franchise lets you change your fate to just that, you are the boss. Investing in […]

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Information At The Tips Of Your Fingers

Posted on April 18, 2013 by

Tweet Businesses today have to have a website if they expect to make any money. However, not every business owner understands this, and thus they watch as their business suffers terribly. To remain on top of the competition, you need a good website that gives people access to information all about your business. Your website […]

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Wipe Away Health and Safety Issues

Posted on April 18, 2013 by

Tweet The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) covers all areas of workplace safety and it’s thanks to their diligence and experience that we benefit from safer working environments than many countries in the developed world. Although the HSE was born out of a need to improve the workplace for people involved in manufacturing, the […]

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The Banking Crisis: who’s still lending?

Posted on March 5, 2013 by

Tweet The global financial crisis which was felt in 2008 began in the financial sector and subsequently moved into the different economies across continents. Several recessions have been experienced by nations and have continually been fought by governments. In the case of the United Kingdom, the government is doing its best to cut back on […]

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Troublesome Tenants Making Your Life Tiresome?

Posted on December 9, 2012 by

Tweet We’ve all heard the horror stories of pesky tenants causing property owners endless amount of toil and trouble. From messy students, tardy rent payers to those who just flat out skip town. Last year the Village Voice compiled a list of New York city’s work tenants on record, the article, which can be found […]

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Make Extra profits with a little business savvy!

Posted on November 14, 2012 by

Tweet You can make a pile of cash when you sell your old stuff! Maybe you are feeling quite strapped for cash at the moment? Perhaps you have utility and credit bills piling up through the letterbox every morning? You stack them carefully into a neat pile, but don’t feel that you have any way […]

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Should you buy or rent or invest?

Posted on November 5, 2012 by

Tweet You maybe looking to buy a property with the sole purpose of renting so you need to get a good deal on a property investment and a buy to let mortgage, with sufficient rental yield to make a viable profit. Seeking the help of a property consultant like VUE Property to carry out market […]

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