Don’t feel bad if you fire your boss; sometimes, you just have to make redundancies. You don’t have to fire rounds at your employer’s office, but how great would it feel if you could? I’m not suggesting either that you immediately call up your boss and tell him/her to shove their job up their backside and into the seventh circle of Hell. Firing your boss is a daunting prospect. I know because I did it. It was a leap of faith and one that paid off—thankfully. I know for a fact that I got lucky, but it was honestly the… [Continue Reading] "Fire your boss and free yourself"
Having a successful marketing strategy is crucial for any small business. Design plays an important role in marketing. Thankfully, you don’t have to be a graphic designer to create a professional look for your brand. These best design apps for small business owners cover a variety of design needs. Taking on the creative and visual part of your business is rewarding, and it can also save you money. Although, you could get a loan if you had to and hire a professional – no matter your credit rating, since a very bad credit loans direct lender is a potential option.… [Continue Reading] "Best design apps and services for small businesses"
When the pandemic is over, what is the world going to look like? Many things have pretty much returned to normal here in the UK, but some things are never going back to the way they were – going back to the office, for example – for business in 2022. A lot of businesses are happy for their staff to continue working from home, and some businesses are making it mandatory. Not everyone is happy with that, my friend included, but sadly there is not much they can do. That being said, some people are looking to start their own… [Continue Reading] "Starting a business in 2022"
Blogging is important for your business, but there exists some debate surrounding blogging, and whether it is still relevant within today’s more social media focused marketing environment. Whether you operate a small local business or a multinational corporation, blogging is an important part of your content marketing strategy. To help underline just how important blogging is to your marketing strategy, here are 4 reasons why blogging is important for your business: Blogging drives traffic to your website Your blog is your perfect opportunity to create content that is relevant to your customers, and you can use this as a marketing… [Continue Reading] "4 Reasons Why Blogging is Important for Your Business"
Many small and local businesses have been battered during successive lock-down measures. Many of these have had to close their doors for good – even after government assistance to help them remain open. Sometimes, our best efforts just aren’t enough for our small business to stay in business in 2021. For those of us that remain, how do we pick up the pieces and surge forward in 2021? It is import to start taking steps now so that your business can hit the ground running next year. By implementing the steps outlined here, you will help make your business grab… [Continue Reading] "Elevate your small business in 2021 after Covid-19"
I see a lot of ‘conventional’ businesses where we are in Bromley Cross, Bolton, United Kingdom. Something I also see a lot of is these conventional businesses with no online presence beyond social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. Why would a ‘bricks & mortar’ business need a website? Not all of these more traditional businesses are in the loop as to what Google My Business is and why it is such a major component in today’s digital world. If your business is one of these conventional bricks & mortar companies then you are potentially missing out on what… [Continue Reading] "Google My Business: What is it, why is it important?"