How to Train Your Sales Team on the “Words That Work”

How to Train Your Sales Team on the “Words That Work”

They say that talk is cheap but, in sales, talk is everything. You’re either pitching to clients or making sure they’re happy with what you’ve successfully pitched. As such, honing your sales language and knowing just what to say can be the difference between a solid pitch or a happy customer and, well, the opposite. Here are some of the most important phrases for a sales team to know — teach them to yours and…

Style Guide: How To Nail Office-Wear For Men

Style Guide: How To Nail Office-Wear For Men

  Traditional workplace dress codes are changing and it’s becoming increasingly popular for businesses to offer a more flexible attitude to work attire. This can make choosing your work wardrobe feel like a minefield, how can you dress professionally but comfortably? How relaxed is too relaxed? And what is smart/casual anyway? It can be tough to know how far to go and while you can try to model yourself around your colleagues and how they…

A Guide to E-commerce Shipping and Fulfilment

A Guide to E-commerce Shipping and Fulfilment

You can put a lot of effort into creating the best e-commerce business. Your store is pristine, your images are perfect, your emails are customer centric and engaging but when it comes to shipping, how can you be sure you are providing the best customer experience? We’ve put together our guide to e-commerce shipping and fulfilment to help you get your head around this important part of your business. Shipping strategy   There are some…

5 Things You Should Check Before Expanding Your Business Overseas

5 Things You Should Check Before Expanding Your Business Overseas

At some point in time, business owners conclude they have to get global. Going global is an obvious decision for businesses that reached an advanced growth in their origin countries. Selling overseas expands a company’s reach and portfolio. Hot markets like China, South America, and the Middle East are attraction points for business owners because of the fast growth and impressive potential they have. It’s not surprising business owners across the world take into account…

The Importance of Phone Conferencing for Your Small Business

The Importance of Phone Conferencing for Your Small Business

    Reach back into your video library and find your eighties action movies and dust a couple off. Choose one to watch and chances are you’ll find a scene involving a video conferencing call. Typically these features take place in the future where technology is advanced far beyond the 1980s. Today, however, video conferencing calls are a common occurrence.  So common, in fact, that it has taken on a new meaning and taken over…

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Local SEO for Businesses

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Local SEO for Businesses

You have probably come across the term local SEO one too many times. How important is it? The truth is it is everything! Optimizing your website for local SEO is an excellent step towards increasing your sales. Look at it this way, people will want to get coffee with friends after work but have limited time to find the perfect spot. Their next option would be to go online and check if they could get…

How to Get over the Mid-Week Hump When You Work from Home

How to Get over the Mid-Week Hump When You Work from Home

  We’ve all been there — You started off Monday with a big burst of sweet motivation; when Tuesday rolled around, you got into a rhythm of a new project; but by the time Wednesday arrived, you found it hard to even get out of your pajamas. It’s 11 am and the only progress you’ve made is scrolling halfway down the page of your favorite meme account. You’ve lost the gumption you had for your latest…

15 Indian Employees Reveal Ways They Make Money On The Side

15 Indian Employees Reveal Ways They Make Money On The Side

Money. That’s the thing with it. The more you have, the more you want. And turns out, the smarter you are, the more you can make of it. Not satisfied with just getting a monthly paycheque, there are some people who like to go beyond the day job and earn a side income. We had done an infographic on some of the ways one can earn extra alongside a full-time job. It’s great to see that, almost a year later, there’s a good number of people already practicing a lot of these. Whether to earn just that little extra, or just to keep your very monetisable passion alive, these enterprising people have managed to turn their hobbies, passion, skills and smarts into sizable income.

The Basics of How to Do Business Taxes and Avoid Penalties

The Basics of How to Do Business Taxes and Avoid Penalties

Before you can start a business, you need to be familiar with business tax laws. Here’s a introduction to how to do business taxes. Approximately one-third of small business owners believe that they overpay taxes each year. Do you want to make sure you’re not part of this group? It doesn’t matter if you’re a new business owner or a seasoned pro. Filing business taxes can be pretty overwhelming, especially if you have a tendency…

How to Improve Productivity by Starting an Employee Wellness Program

How to Improve Productivity by Starting an Employee Wellness Program

The top rated companies in the world – Google and Facebook among them – have something in common. Not firehouse poles. Facebook got rid of those. The answer is they all prioritize the health and wellness of their employees. The idea behind this approach is simple. These industry giants expect a lot from their employees, so they provide the resources needed to operate at peak performance. While small businesses may lack the resources of the…

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