Smartphones Ring in the Change

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

By now it would be virtually impossible not to have had a close up and personal encounter with the mobile giant: the smartphone. Read More

Reach Outside the Box

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

It’s easier than you think to reach outside of the so-called box and generate new clientele. Don’t be afraid to ask your loyal customers to refer your services to their own contacts. Often classic word of mouth tactics can open up an entirely new world of business. Read More

Make Sure You Are Contactable

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Ever tried to get hold of a company but can’t find its phone number on its website? Or tried to look it up in a business directory and it’s not there? It’s frustrating and makes you wonder how much the owners want to speak to their customers. Read More

The Modern Way to Use Mobile Phones

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

A mobile phone is a powerful device these days. More than just taking and receiving phone calls and text messages, a mobile phone can run your calendar, receive and send emails, browse the internet and play movies and music. And these are just some of the more basic functions. Some people love this idea; and other people fear how much technology is encroaching on their lives. But the fact remains that if you are running a company it can be very useful to have access to all forms of communication in a single, portable device. Read More

Exit Interviews

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

When a valued employee decides to move on, take the opportunity to get some insight into your operations. Your employee won’t have anything to lose because they are leaving anyway. Listening to criticism can be difficult, but also very valuable.

Don’t waste the opportunity. Read More

Business Travel on a Budget

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Business travel can quickly become a financial black hole. It’s worthwhile developing a formula for keeping costs as low as practicable without compromising on comfort. The two areas responsible for the majority of cost blowouts: hotels and airfares, can both be minimised with a little effort. Read More