Posts Tagged‘business’

Why Don’t Employees Always Adopt Business Intelligence Tools?

Many companies select and deploy a business intelligence (BI) system thinking it’s a given that they’ll soon be gleaning incredible value from all that data they’ve been storing over the years. They wait a bit. Then they wait a little longer. But the results are less impressive than they’d hoped, even months or years after deployment. So, what gives? Deployment is only part of the puzzle. Realizing true value from BI depends heavily on adoption. In other words: Are employees actually using these tools regularly, uncovering data-driven insights they can use to fuel better decision-making? Or are the tools sitting…

The Absolute Best Time to Send Your Next Email Campaign

Source: Unsplash | Krsto Jevtic Have you ever wondered what is the best time for sending emails campaigns? Or even the best day of the week? Or the best day of the month? Don’t mistake email campaign for just any email, here we specifically mean campaigns and newsletters that you send to promote your product and services. Identifying the best time to send your next email campaign is an integral part of your email marketing strategy. It will help you scale up your return on interest (ROI), click-through-rate, and more. That’s why, in this article, we will talk about the…

Interdependence PR, The PR Team Which Really Delivers

Public relations is something which is becoming more and more important for businesses to focus on as reputations mean more than ever before. It is for this reason why my company decided to outsource our PR and begin to use the wonderful Interdependence PR, a team which has taken our business forward and to new levels of success. I often hear colleagues and friends in the industry talk about how difficult it is to get the right PR firm, which is why I am so pleased that we chose the team at Interdependence. This is a company with a great…

The impact of dull décor and office design on employee engagement

Looking for cost-effective ways to improve the overall morale of your business and stimulate employee engagement? Thinking about sprucing up your office with a little bit of paint work or even transitioning to an open plan workspace? The style and atmosphere within your business can have huge benefits on the productivity and happiness of your staff. Maris Interiors are experts in creating contemporary office solutions in-line with the current company culture of your business, we can provide consultations and inspiration for your office-space at a cost-effective price. Here are just a few ways your office décor can have an impact…

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! You need to…

Start a Self-Employed Courier Business Today: Here’s How

Source: Unsplash | Maarten van den Heuvel If you want to be your own boss and enjoy the rewards that come with running your own business, then courier service is the right choice for you. What does it take to start this business? The answer is simple: a dependable vehicle and a cell phone. The startup cost apart from the vehicle and cell phone? Not more than $500. Yes, you heard it right. You only need a couple of bucks to get started in this part-time or full-time job. Here, you are required to pick up and deliver packages to your…

Market Research and Your Business

The art of good decision making is founded on gathering plenty of information. If you’re not in possession of all the facts, then you can’t use those facts to steer your business towards success. Market research agencies can help you by getting your business more information to go towards making better decisions, and encouraging better outcomes. Today we’re having a look at some of the ways market research agencies can help your business, starting today! Brand Tracking Determining the health of your brand gives you a shortcut to understanding if you’re making good decisions for your business. Your brand is affected…

Girish Navani – An Unknown Inspiration

Souce: Pexels Have you ever met someone and taken an instant liking to them? Someone who’s energy is infectious and someone who makes you want to be better? I was lucky enough to meet such a person in Girish Navani, someone who a friend of mine met some years ago and a man who started to come out with us every Thursday night. I never really knew Girish personally but we did actually spend quite a lot of time together in the same group. Girish Navani at that stage was only in the UK for a short while and then…

Reasons Why People are Abandoning Your Products in Favour of Other Options

Source: Unsplash It is common for some sales in your company to drop slightly over a given period. It is usual to see profits fall and rise. The problem is when the drop seems to be too drastic. It shows that many people who used to be your customers decided to leave you in droves. You need to understand the reason behind their behaviour and find a way to deal with the problem. Increase in price People bought your products before because they were of top quality. However, they were not valuable enough to justify a drastic increase in price.…

5 Major Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Receptionist

Perhaps you never thought you would be in the position to hire a real receptionist or assistant, let alone a virtual one. Having your very own virtual receptionist will certainly make you feel like a real business professional – just try not to get a big head about it! If you don’t see the worth of having a virtual receptionist you obviously haven’t thought about it for long. There are tons of perks to investing in this service, almost too many to count. Check out 5 of the most obvious benefits to hiring a virtual receptionist to help further your professional…