Archive for the Business Planning Category

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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7 Mistakes Almost All Businesses Make And How to Avoid Them

Posted on December 18, 2013 by

Tweet Running a business has never been easy, which is why most business owners fail in accomplishing their purposes and making profit. Not focusing on the right principles leads to making critical mistakes, which might affect your business over time, decreasing your popularity and reputation among your clients. However, even though you cannot observe the […]

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3 Ways that your Business can Break in to the Public Sector

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

Tweet There are hundreds of different ways to market a business to the consumer sector, and just as many ways to approach the business to business sector too. One of the quickest and most cost effective way to reach a large international audience is via online marketing, and many businesses have been successful at growing […]

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Business Intelligence Vs. Business Analytics

Posted on May 2, 2013 by

Tweet If you operate a company or business enterprise that requires a large amount of data to be collated and interpreted, then you’ve probably heard of business intelligence software, indeed, you might be an enthusiastic end user of these types of packages, and wonder how you ever managed without it. Business intelligence packages are remarkable […]

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Break the Business inertia to avoid failure in future

Posted on April 23, 2013 by

Tweet Both retail and wholesale business are prone to failure, especially during the first few years of operations and business transactions. According to an estimate, almost 20 percent of the new businesses get folded within their first year and almost 40 percent get closed within initial three years. The figures are not mentioned to scare […]

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Get Your Facts Before Applying for a Business Loan

Posted on April 21, 2013 by

Tweet If you’re a small business owner looking to take out a loan, you may want to arm yourself with some knowledge about business loans. Some small business owners aren’t doing the research they need before diving in and as such, the process of obtaining and using one doesn’t go as smoothly as it could. […]

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How to Start a Business On a Budget

Posted on October 24, 2012 by

Tweet Starting any business will involve a budget. Good businesses are managed with attention paid to the return on investment. If there are little funds available, there are creative ways to maximise any spend and minimise unnecessary costs. Overheads are unavoidable and immediate costs when starting a business. By being realistic about what is needed, […]

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Bringing People Home: How to Start your Own Estate Agency Business

Posted on June 13, 2012 by

Tweet With the shift in the housing market in the UK and abroad, more and more people are signing on to take advantage of the sellers or buyers markets by deciding to start their own estate agencies. This is one of the most lucrative small businesses in London, and anyone with the right skills and […]

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Local Courier Services And How To Choose One Thats Right For You.

Posted on June 12, 2012 by

Tweet There are different types of Courier Companies.  Some are Same Day meaning they collect your item from its collection point and deliver it, more often than not, straight away to it’s destination. These services are normally provided for by pushbikes, motorcycles, small vans and large vans. Then there is a Next Day or Overnight […]

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How SMS Services Can Help Your Business Grow

Posted on October 10, 2011 by

Tweet Using SMS services can help your business grow in a big way with very little effort, and cost, on your part. It is just one way that you can make your marketing dollars go further as you seek to get the word out about your business. By using this marketing technique, you can really […]

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Make Your Business Better With Business Insurance

Posted on August 16, 2011 by

Tweet When running a business, you do not want to take any chances. This is the reason why you should consider getting business insurance. This is a type of protection or coverage that is availed to business owners in order to protect their investments against seasonal fluctuations or losses as the operation of the business […]

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The Importance of Creating a Business Plan

Posted on November 1, 2010 by

Tweet If you have small business or are want to start your own small business one of the first things you need to do in order to be successful and around for a long time, is to create a business plan.  A business plan is basically a plan of where you want your business to […]

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