Women entrepreneurs are taking ground in the push for equal rights for women in the workplace. For decades, female employees pressed for access to the same opportunities and treatment as their male counterparts. This became especially true as women penetrated some fields that men had dominated for years. But women entrepreneurs do not have to push for their rights in the workplace. Instead, they decide whom to hire and whom to work with in their firms. In New York City in particular, women are succeeding in business because of empowerment programs in place there.
Do you need funding for your business? If your business that accepts credit or debit card payments from your customers, you could qualify for a merchant cash advance. It's an easy, straightforward funding solution that will work with your business cash flow.
Whether you’re a small start-up or an experienced business with multiple departments and hundreds of employees, training your workforce isn’t a simple task. Keeping your workforce fully trained and educated in all aspects of their job and industry can often be a time-consuming and costly affair. But with E-learning, it doesn't have to be.
Working from home can be fun. You don't need a fancy wardrobe, you don't have to fight traffic, and you can work when you want. But maybe you need to add employees as your business grows, or your kids are a distraction, or you don't have enough space for an expanding inventory. If you think it is time for moving office to an actual office but you don't know where to begin, here is a simple list to get you started.
Is there a secret to how some businesses are more successful than others? Is there something you could be doing now that could help your company to flourish? There are many reasons why a company succeeds or fails, but there are some key characteristics of successful companies that can lead to a successful business. Apply these now to put your business on the right path.
Whether you’re planning a product launch party, a milestone celebration, or a farewell dinner for your CEO, you should hire a jazz band. That's because, in addition to food, your guests will be expecting high-class musical entertainment.
Are you thinking that you want to modernize your business but you're not sure where to start? In many cases, the three things listed here are holding businesses back from realizing their full potential.
If your growing trucking company requires a bit of leeway while you're waiting for invoices to be paid, consider freight bill factoring. Further, think of factoring as a regular extension of your accounts receivable process. With freight bill factoring you’ll have access to improved, flexible, and dependable cash flow solutions.
While most folks consider promotional materials a luxury more than a necessity, there is good reason to believe that promotional materials do a lot more to build brand awareness than is typically believed. Fortune 500 companies and startup companies alike spend millions of dollars each year on promotional items. T-shirts, key chains, letter openers, and other objects are the usual suspects. Interestingly, there is research into how and why these items are most effective. As it turns out, they’re most likely to be the most successful in increasing brand awareness when people use them in places where they do most of their business decision-making.
You don’t have to wait to start preparing to run your own business. While you may not have the time, money, or skills while you're in school to begin your operation, that doesn’t mean you have to sit still. There are plenty of things you can do while in school to get yourself ready to run your own business. Take relevant classes, meet new people. and get a side job to help finance your business venture when you graduate. All of these are concrete steps that you can begin taking now, and when the time comes, your business will have a head start because of it.
I get it: You’ve read your fair share of online articles about B2B marketing strategies, haven’t you? And if I’m guessing right, most of those write-ups are generic—borderline useless. You can’t imagine why anyone would even take the time to write such a piece. Don’t worry. This article isn’t one of those. If you’re sick and tired of reading pointless articles about B2B marketing that trick you into reading them by claiming they're “must-read guides,” then you’re in the right place.
For sure you’ve placed your logo everywhere you can think of. You've covered all the usual suspects—your website header, your profile photos on social media, your product packaging—but where else can you display your logo, the all-important image that represents your brand? Here’s a roundup of five places you might have missed.
To write compelling content is a choice. Either you choose to put in the time and energy it takes to represent your brand and do it well. Or you take the easy route and create boring content, a route that leads nowhere in the end. Boring content wastes energy, time, and resources. The choice is clear. To boost search engine research page (SERP) rankings and achieve your goals, you need to offer compelling content on your website or blog.
Too many businesses aren’t getting the most out of their cloud set-up. They just view it as somewhere to store data, a way to save money and keep their information safe. However, the cloud also offers companies a large number of other functions and options that can bring real benefits. These benefits aren’t anything fancy or complicated, but they will give your business a bit of an edge. Read on to learn more.
Any entrepreneur trying to grow their business knows the value of a quality website that can act as a perpetually accessible brochure, helping you to draw in customers around the globe while you sleep. When potential clients or customers are seeking information online, your website plays an integral part in the decisions they make. The value of a well organized website includes customer acquisition, credibility and being found via search engines. Therefore, it’s in your best interests to set up a website as soon as possible if you don’t already have one. Here are 6 tips for getting the most value out of your website.
You have probably read or heard about traditional old-money families that have built a lasting family business. They have kept their family's wealth, fortune, and influence alive despite the passage of time. Yet, for every old-money family there are thousands of nouveau riche in which the wealth did not survive beyond the second generation. However, building a lasting business legacy, though hard, is not impossible. The piece provides insight into 3 tips that can help you build the legacy of a lasting family business.
The right employee time-tracking software can help you increase the productivity and profitability of your business. Plus, it’s an excellent way to cut unnecessary expenses. Here are just a few of the benefits of having time-tracking software for your small business.
If you have recently launched your own business, congratulate yourself. Regardless of whether your venture succeeds or fails, you have achieved far more than the countless souls who dream of starting a new business but lack the courage to do so. You will undoubtedly experience obstacles, frustrations, disappointments and failures that no one could have possibly warned you about. However, the following top ten mistakes are ones that you should be able to avoid.
Small businesses need to adopt a strategic approach to international payments because forex rates are inherently susceptible to a vast array of variables. Whether you are importing by purchasing raw materials from abroad or exporting your goods and services to foreign countries, foreign exchange rates are important to your small business.
Today, tradespeople such as plumbers need to level up to compete with the rest of the market. If your business is plumbing, check out the list of apps we offer here that you can use to improve your plumbing business while sticking to your traditional business model.