How to Vet a Franchise
When I was in my late twenty’s, I had a horrible experience buying into a popular franchise concept. I am a lover of all things business and have been self-employed most of my adult life. After my sour franchise experience, I have investigated hundreds of franchises trying to find just the right thing. At this point I consider myself a franchise investigation pro. Here are the questions you need to know to ask in order to properly vet a franchise.
Cryptocurrency: What It Is and How It Can Help Your Business
Cryptocurrency is digital currency that operates independently of governments or a central bank. It is encrypted so as to regulate the generation of coins and verify transfers of funds. You’ve likely heard of the most important ones: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. There are also Litecoin, Dash, Ripple, and IOTA, as well as others. If you have been struggling to raise funds for your startup, trading in cryptocurrency could provide a solution for you. If you’d like to know more, keep reading.
How to Ensure Compliance and Constant Improvement in Your Business
Making sure your employees are doing what you’re paying them to do can be a problem. Of course you hire the very best people you can find. And then you hope they will comply with your company’s guidelines. However, you can’t watch their every keystroke to ensure their compliance. Or can you? Interested? Read on.
5 Problems with Scheduling Meetings (and How to Fix Them)
Few people get excited at the prospect of hosting or attending meetings, but they’re a necessary institution for business success. With everyone’s schedules packed and the number of participants sometimes in the double digits, scheduling meetings can become a real ordeal. So what are the specific problems that make scheduling meetings such a headache, and how can you fix them?
Starting a Home Business? Take Care of These SEO Fundamentals
Starting your own small business is no easy task, especially if you don’t have a lot of experience with business in general. Even a city like Madison, Wisconsin, can be a challenging environment for a new business. So making your entrepreneur debut from home might be a great idea. If you’re going to do everything yourself, though, you will soon enough find that it’s less rewarding than you might have thought. That’s especially true when you consider the amount of work you have to put in. However, you’ll find it easier to gain traction if you pay attention to some SEO fundamentals.
Why Choose a Career in Corporate Hospitality?
Are you leaving school in the near future and looking for a career that fits you? Or are you wanting a change of direction in your career that offers excitement, rewards and enjoyment? If so, then employment within the corporate hospitality and events sector might just be a perfect option for you.
Level Up Your Marketing with Effective Gamification Strategies
When people think about marketing gamification, they commonly think about loyalty programs. However, it has moved far beyond simple loyalty programs. Now, it is creeping more and more into other marketing strategies and even product development. Are you leveraging gamification in your marketing strategy? If not, it’s time to level up.
What Is a White Label, and Why Should You Care?
The term “white label” refers to a product that is made by one company and sold to other companies for them to sell as if they had made it themselves. The phrase can be traced back to the days of vinyl records. Back then, artists would distribute their new music to DJs and nightclubs inside a plain white sleeve ahead of the record’s official distribution. The purpose in those days was to gauge the level of interest in the artist’s new music and, hopefully, to generate buzz. These days, though, if you’ve been struggling as an entrepreneur, a white label product could be your doorway to success.