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5 Reasons Why Content is NOT King

• <i>Content is one of the most important aspects of marketing businesses, but it's NOT the key element like so many will claim it is.</i>• <i><br>There are several</i> …

7 Common Challenges For Startups In The Vacation Rental Market - SavvySME

• <i>Challenges for startups can come in a variety of packages. These can range from technical challenges with your website to having the right partners</i> …

Using This Simple Tool Will Make You Better Than 99 Percent of CEOs

Think of feedback like the gift that will keep you honest, successful and humble.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In the new podcast</i> Masters of Scale<i>, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at Entrepreneur.com, entrepreneurs are responding with</i> …

Salesforce announces $50 million fund to invest in cloud consulting startups

Salesforce Ventures is announcing a $50 million fund to invest in “cloud consulting” startups. The corporate venture arm is making a special effort to finance companies that are synergistic to the tech giant’s business.<p>The team has a “strong commitment to our consulting partners to make sure that …

How To Double Your Social Media Results In Three Months

My headline is an example of what works best on business-related social media:<p>• Offer a clear benefit to the reader, right up top in any article or update<p>• Use numbers. Sorry, but it works<p>• Validate those numbers (more on this below)<p>• Be positive, concise, and clear<p>• Serve, don’t sell. Be far more …

Marketing

7 Must-Know SEO Tips To Optimize Your Business Blog

SEO is one of the most important factors to consider when you start a business blog. Without SEO, then no matter how good your content is, your …

Small Business

How to Navigate Mergers and Acquisitions for Small Business

• <i>Acquisitions are not just for large businesses. Small businesses can use them to gain</i> <i>competitive</i> <i>advantage over other companies.</i>• <i><br>Acquisitions are used</i> …

How to Organise Your Business Before Selling

• <i>For retail SMEs,</i> <i>organise</i> <i>your store arrangements and check your intellectual property arrangements and supply arrangements.</i>• <i><br>For service-based SMEs,</i> …

5 Vital Steps on How To Choose What Home-Based Business To Start

• <i>The first step to starting your home-based business is knowing what kind of business you can do, and make sure you enjoy doing it.</i><br>• ​​<i>Ideally, you</i> …

5 Free Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Professional Service Website

Have you launched a website for your new business and wonder how on earth you are going to get anyone other than your friends and family to …

4 Steps To Increase In-Store Sales

<b>With the retail industry facing challenging times – especially those with physical stores – every retailer I know is looking for ways to increase</b> …

The quickest way to expanding market share?

<b>There are a handful of tactics companies can employ to increase market share.</b><p>But first, let’s understand what market share is before we get into …

How Recycling Cuts Costs and Attracts Customers For Your Café & Restaurant

Running a small business is a difficult and challenging vocation, no matter what industry you’re in. It involves long hours, financial commitment and …

2017/18 Budget – In Plain English

Okay, another year and another budget. My inbox is full of very intelligent people and well-established companies explaining it all in very correct …

How your staff can increase your brands digital visibility

<b>Your staff is one of your biggest untapped resources.</b><p><b>Most staff have some digital footprint or presence on social media and other digital channels so</b> …

Budget 2017: 10-Minute Guide for SMEs

While there were a few clear winners from Budget 2017/18, small business owners may feel somewhat left out in the cold. Although there were a few …

Scott Morrison

How to Accelerate Your Content Marketing Efforts through Copywriting S...

Content marketing can be a bit overwhelming for small business owners just starting down that path. There are many elements to consider in order to …

Marketing

How a Security Business grew from zero web presence

<b>This small business selling security services and products to professionals, other small businesses (B2B) and homeowners is a start-up that didn't</b> …

Mobile Wallet Marketing: Where Businesses And Consumers' Needs Meet

Since the first appearance of the <b>Mobile Wallet in 2014 in Australia</b>, mobile wallets have been driving Australia’s digitalization at unstoppable …

Banking

How to Get Found by Making Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out!

<b>LinkedIn is loved by over 300 million users because it is a business-friendly social media platform but used right it can be so much more than just</b> …

Do I need a registered business name to start a home business?

If this is a full time business or even permanent part-time then yes you should register a business name but think one step ahead. Bear in mind what …