Outsourcing is one of the most practiced business techniques of our time. Initially, outsourcing was predominantly embraced by larger organizations to cut costs and focus on their core functions. These organizations were able to absorb risks associated with doing business in a radically different way. Now, almost any kind of work can be outsourced, including business...
In today's business world, using Zoom chat messaging has become the norm. What makes Zoom so popular is its easy-to-use user interface and how simple it is to sign up for an account. Unlike Skype, you don't have to pay anything out of pocket to make a call. This makes...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, and also the way we work. Just a short time ago, working from home was considered a luxury, but now it has become a necessity for many. While working from home has its advantages, it comes with several challenges, especially...
Business documents are a critical part of successful business communication. You are engaged in discourse with professional people. These individuals and companies know their stuff. Time always seems to be in short supply. Most people are moving at the speed of the internet. Opportunities come and go at the speed on...
An executive summary is a jumping-off point for your business plan. You have taken the time to do research, get the number, and figured out a way for your company to improve itself or for you to start a business. Now you just need to present it to those...
In 2020, the business world has become increasingly reliant on effective technological and digital marketing practices. With that in mind, small businesses hoping to thrive in the online marketplace need to develop and maintain a strong understanding of how to implement search engine optimization (SEO). SEO is the practice...
So you’ve decided to start your own e-commerce business. You’ve probably read every textbook and online guide you can get your hands on, and you feel like you’re ready to launch your online shop soon. While that may be true after you’ve chosen the perfect niche that’s not ultra-competitive...
In today’s world of constant emails and messaging, an occasional typo or error here and there is no big deal—except when it comes to business writing. Business writing is unique — it focuses on professionalism. These mistakes can make the difference between long-term client relationships and someone not taking...
Ideally, a business runs like a well-oiled machine, with all the cogs seamlessly working together in perfect harmony.  Needless to say this demands a large investment of both time and money, and too often mundane tasks require an disproportionate amount of time, taking precious resources away from proactive tasks. ...
When You Need to Update Your Business Card   Business cards are durable, versatile and long-lasting. However, they don't last forever. And there are times you need to make a change. Let's look at the most common reasons why you need to make a change to your business cards.   You're Ready to...