Posts Tagged‘business’

Local, National or International

When you’re putting together your initial plan for your business – or deciding on the best and most sustainable way you can grow – then you need to think about the scale of the business you’re putting together. Will you look for customers (or clients) at the local level, in the community you live in, across your whole country, or on the world stage? Starting an international business is not as difficult as you might think – tools like Shopify make it surprisingly easy for even a small-scale e-commerce business to market and ship all over the world! Likewise Shiply,…

Audrey Gelman – Private Habits of CEOs

CEO and entrepreneur Audrey Gelman has been at the top of her industry for many years, and is very much someone who is outspoken about her successful lifestyle. we often hear about CEOs and how they share similar skills which take them to the heights they’ve found, and it is certainly true that the do share many characteristics. What some don’t realize however is that these shared skills don’t stop in the workplace, and there are in fact many similar behaviors which most CEOs have. Here are just some examples of what those private habits of CEOs are. Moonlighting Despite how…

How Much Should Your Business Invest in SEO

You have probably heard and learned how SEO is your ticket to reaching potential clients and outranking your competition. Now you’re wondering, how much should I invest in SEO for my law firm? How much will bring in significant results and ROI (Return on Investment)? Different businesses have different SEO needs, thus likely to spend differently. According to a study by Backlinko, small businesses in the US spend an average of $497.16 monthly on SEO. Those who spent more than $500 per month had a 53.3% chance of getting satisfied with the results than those who spent less than $500.…

Virtual Answering Service Irvine Style

I run a medium sized office within around 20 staff and we serve a number of customers via an online format, as well as some customers who will come in face to face. Last year we pushed for some level of growth and we decided that it would be prudent to hire an answering service. The idea was that we wanted to streamline the way in which we worked and to increase the level of productivity in the business. When it came to a virtual answering service Irvine was the company who we chose, based on a recommendation from a good…

How GP Surgeries Can Lower Their Costs without Sacrificing Service

Source: Unsplash | @mdominguezfoto Doctors pay careful attention to their patients but rarely review their overhead costs. That is despite how much overhead costs them every month, averaging more than 60% of their billings. Overhead costs include salaries, medical supplies, office expenses, and purchased services. If you don’t manage these expenses, you may not earn a profit at the end of the year. Here is how GP surgeries can lower their costs without sacrificing service. Staff Staffing costs are almost always the biggest overhead cost in a medical practice. One solution to this is to carefully calculate staffing requirements. Start…

Examples of Integration API Which We Use Each Day

When it comes to learning about API and what integration API means the best way of making it make sense, is to look into some examples of how this works. API stands for Application Programming Interfaces and it is important because it is something which is being used by many companies around the world. The integration of API means that we can have a multitude of applications and programs which are able to talk’ to each other, and therefore provide better and more intuitive solutions. There are many examples of this which we actually use in our daily lives, let’s take…

Victor Restis Shares Interesting Thoughts on Diversification

The global pandemic showed the world our current processes in many industries need to be reevaluated. Our international shipping and trade industry are among them. The industry needs to maximize the strength, sustainability, and viability of global supply chains to survive future pandemics. Victor Restis, a Greek shipping executive and president of Enterprises Shipping & Trade, provides beneficial insights that discuss the new paths forward within the international shipping and trade industry. We learned from COVID-19, among many things, that, for the most part, global supply chains remained strong. Issues that consumers experienced were product availability and not the ecosystem…

Automation in Business: The Way Forward

Every enterprise needs to establish an excellent business process that will keep them running and place them ahead of their competitors. One of the most significant ways to do this is by applying data science in automating business processes, leading to the optimization of workflow and, consequently, the generation of higher profits. Automation refers to the application of technology in the performance of tasks or processes where manual efforts can afford to be replaced, so your staff can focus their talents to more important tasks, because despite the numerous benefits that automating a business may bring, some processes will always…

What Has the California Department of Insurance Done to Address Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19?

Across the nation, small businesses have been devastated as a result of the shelter-in-place and social distancing measures enacted in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Consumer behavior has dramatically changed, even stopping almost entirely for some industries, as the public not only copes with quarantine orders but massive waves of unemployment. Business owners have looked to their business interruption insurance to get them through these difficult times. However, insurance companies have actively searched for policy loopholes to deny coverage. As a California business owner that has been drastically affected by the pandemic, it is your right and duty to…

What Are the Advantages of Outsourcing Real Estate Office Tasks?

As a realtor, your schedule is full of responsibilities and tasks that, often, you are expected to take on alone. It can be challenging to keep up with all of this without eventually burning out and compromising the quality of your work. So, you must consider how and when to delegate specific work duties to keep you functioning at peak performance and to maintain high client satisfaction levels. For this reason, there are several advantages to outsourcing real estate office tasks here and there. By choosing to outsource such work, you will improve the efficiency with which your business runs…