Category Archives: How to’s

Boom in home services marketplaces

Boom in home services marketplaces

If you’ve been reading the start-up press lately you’ll have noticed there’s a buzz about local services marketplaces. Amazon just announced its intends to launch one, Thumbtack is booming, and other niche providers like Rover (dog sitting) and HomeJoy (cleaning) have successfully raised funding from venture capital firms. Continue reading

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How HRIS Defeats the Challenges of Managing a Mobile Workforce

HRIS and mobile workforce

Managing your mobile workforce is not the simplest of task. Do your employees have the ability to interact with your Human Resources Information System (HRIS) while mobile? Are they permitted access to the company’s HRIS range of capabilities, while traveling to various locations? Continue reading

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Is satellite Internet better than cable?

Satellite Internet or Cable Internet

Depending on where you look and who you ask, you may have heard conflicting things about whether satellite Internet is better or if cable Internet is. The reality is that the industry is changing. With every advance in technology, the two services are becoming more close in their capabilities – making the choice of which to use harder than just picking according to what is offered in your area, says Robert Kleymore from Networkreviews.net. Continue reading

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Things to consider when commissioning a new school web design

Things to consider when commissioning a new school web design

Commissioning a school website is something that will take a significant amount of planning and preparation. There are many factors to consider, and you should think carefully about each of them before you commission a web design company. Here are some of the most important things to keep in mind to ensure the end result is exactly what you are hoping for. Continue reading

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Developing A Small Business: Business Advice & Sustainability

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It is essential for small businesses and startups to develop with a sustainable business model in mind. Long-term success depends on a plan that assesses risk and allows for the capitalisation of the opportunities that arise. This takes into account everything from cash flow to the sales and delivery process. Continue reading

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Best Social media app offers for Non-Profits

Social Media Apps for non-profits

“Fish where the fish are”- The golden rule to marketing for every business, and that includes nonprofit organizations too. Nonprofit organizations are always on their toes to spread the word and make people aware of the causes they are catering too. What better way to catch the eyeballs than social media portals. Continue reading

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Essential marketing tips for those who want to leverage Pinterest

Pinterest for business tips

Social media is relentlessly helping businesses to grow. True as this is, the debate continues- where to start? Which social media channel to use? Wishpond had compiled data from social networking sites last year. The result as quoted on Entrepreneur showed that “business owners would be wise to ramp up their presence on the social sharing site Pinterest. Continue reading

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Reasons to take your ERP solution to the cloud

Taking ERP to the cloud

Azzure IT is a Sheffield based IT company offering a range of awesome Microsoft solutions. We invited them to chat to us about ERP. Enterprise Resource Planning solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV are pushing the boundaries of business software and pioneering new ways to increase their usability and appeal in a better way. Continue reading

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Tips For Freelancers: A Solid Structure & Business Plan

Tips for freelancers

The state of the UK employment market is forever changing, and recent years have seen a significant shift in its make up. Back in 2011, there were 4.2 million people – 14.4% of the nation’s workforce – who were working as freelancers. Continue reading

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3 Tips for Spotting New Trends in Business

It is often said that the best time to buy a company’s shares is when it isn’t public knowledge. Buying your shares when the cab driver on the street knows about it will probably generate some returns for you, but it won’t give the same rewards as when you have ground floor access to a highly viable company’s stocks before it becomes public knowledge. Continue reading

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