Getting Great Customer Reviews

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Many buyers will make their decisions based on customer reviews. You can see how companies like Amazon, eBay and many more  depend heavily on customer reviews and feedback, on many aspects including price, quality and customer support. This is called social proof to the customer, which means if someone else felt happy with the product or […]

5 Marketing Tips

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When people talk about marketing, they often talk about content marketing, social media, flyers and ads. Many of these solutions are long term, and require a fair bit of invested capital to deliver a solution.  Although these are items which should be part of your overall strategy, here are some other ideas to get you […]

Keeping a Cushion in your Account

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Keeping a cushion in your account is important for a few reasons. In terms of practical reasons, often businesses just look at the expenses they have month by month. This is good, but what about the long-term expenses? Many businesses will have several of these, for example: maintenance, licence fees and taxes. These are not […]

Qualify for a Business Credit Card

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Applying for a business credit card is a fairly straight forward process. Although in general your personal credit will impact your application, there are some differences between a personal credit card and business credit card that are worth knowing about. First of all, having a business credit card is something great to have, because it’s […]

Success Planning

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As you start to build your business, you will pick up skills, methods and techniques. So will your employees, many of which are very specific to their job and their day to day roll.  Now picture this: for some reason one of your critical employees, or yourself, could not turn up to work anymore. All […]

401(k) Plans for Employees

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Having a 401 (K) plan, is a way of investing in your employees and their benefits, with research indicating that employees who are happy with their benefits have high levels of job satisfaction.  So, where you need to get going is over at the IRS web site (https://www.irs.gov/retirement-plans/irc-401k-plans-establishing-a-401k-plan) which will get everything set up for […]

Where to Find Freelancers

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When running a business, you have 101 things to do all the time, and trying to do all of them yourself is just not possible.  This is fine! You are directing the company, and although you need to wear many hats, you can not wear all the hats. But the good news is there are […]