Trade shows can be costly, it’s true. With the expenses you’ll incur in the preparation of the booth, training of staff members, and cost to get to the location, the amount can pile up. However, with proper strategizing and implementation, you can get the most out of a trade show by being able to attract new clients, reach out to existing customers, and just basically getting your name and your business out there. The steps below can help you achieve trade show success, and keep yourself organized until after the event has commenced.
Here is something a little different for us - a fun article about business (and not so business) fashions. For those of you who are working in an office, travelling or are out meeting contacts and clients, here are some tips on what to wear and not to wear. Gone are the days when a navy business suit was the way to leave a lasting business impression. Times are changing, and today, business fashion has become more casual and playful than ever. Some companies even feel if your shirt is to stiff – you must be a stiff shirt. In business fashion today, accessories can play an important role and celebrities can take a lot of credit for that. Stars from Angelina Jolie to Kim Kardashian choose to always look good because they know importance of making a fashion statement has on their brand.
PDFs and Images: A Winning Combination Improving the efficiency and organization of your company is a breeze with a Doc 2 PDF and image converter. With this useful technology, you can make the most of your PDF files and include stunning graphics and visuals that will send your message home.
Did you know that over four thousand people are killed in work place accidents every year and over three million more are injured? The European Commission has launched a new plan called the Strategic Framework on Health and Safety. The aim of this plan is to create safer workplaces for everyone in the Euro zone. Regardless of the industry, all workers have a right to work in a place where their health and safety are a top priority. If you own a business, it is important to protect employees from accidents, injuries, and work-related illnesses. Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone. Here are some tips that can enhance the safety of your workplace...
Colored Rocks
This is a wonderful article sent to us by Colour Graphics whereby they explain a lot about the power of color. I used to have a clothing store so I know first hand how important color is. Women and men both were always drawn to certain colors - and often those colors would change season to season. So if you are in business, or thinking about being in business, it's a good idea to learn a touch about color and set up your company and promotional materials just right! CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE
Peugeot is one of the most recognized and respected names in the auto industry. It’s also one of the longest-running manufacturers, with roots dating back over 200 years. The company’s success is truly remarkable, so how exactly did Peugeot get to where it is today and what has enabled it to dominate the market?
House made of cash
I realize there are a lot of real estate “flippers” out there. With all of the television programs on it makes it all look almost too easy. Most flippers will tell you that buying the property is the hardest part. Most successful flippers will also say, buying a property is when you make your money. You have to buy it right and make sure you do not over pay for the property.
The leaders of all Wall Street institutions need to spend more time talking about how to best serve their customers and walk the talk when it comes to placing the customer’s interest first. They need to value integrity above all else.
With a down economy and a job market that is becoming increasingly specialized, more and more people are striking out and going into business for themselves. However, the transition from working at a traditional job to...
The following is a guest post by Marsha Friedman. Nearly every day, someone asks my advice on the best way to promote their business or themselves. I get the question at speaking engagements, at the office...
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The following is a guest post by Rudy DeFelice. As a father of three and founder of Kidworth, Rudy DeFelice is familiar with the issue of when parents should start addressing kids’ financial literacy. The answer...
If you've got an idea for a hot new niche service, or a new way to improve an existing online service, don't bother starting from scratch.
The following is a guest post by Victor Green, author of How to Succeed in Business By Really Trying!) It’s true that many factors contribute to an organization’s success, but in the end it all comes...
The following is a guest post. Attending trade shows can significantly increase exposure for a company, no matter how large or small, but first you need to attract attention. If no one sees your exhibition, it...
5 Profitable Businesses you Never Thought of How are you going about making money? What if you could make money with some of your craziest ideas? Here are a few wall ideas for very profitable businesses: Game...
If you are trying to run a small business, there is no way to avoid the Internet. No matter what kind of business you operate, you will need to have an online presence. Having an...
There’s a fashionable mantra being preached by ecommerce gurus that one can live and operate an online store from anywhere and that the online store can operate in any country, especially if you employ the...
The following is a guest post by Kate DiGiacomo. The decision to use manufacturer’s reps, also referred to as sales agents or sales representatives, is typically quite simple. Manufacturer’s reps generate sales for the manufacturer, and...