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How the Sochi Olympics Went Carbon Neutral and the Lessons That Businesses can Draw from This

As the Sochi Winter Olympics draws to a close, it is the ideal time to reflect on the event and its long-term impact. Just as the London Olympics sewed the seeds of inspiration and competitiveness in millions of previously disengaged youngsters throughout the UK, so too it is hoped that the Sochi games will empower […]

Making Your Mark

Understanding how to brand successfully is an ability that every profitable company will have, and one whose significance every aspiring enterprise should recognise. Most big companies will have an entire department devoted to this process, but you don’t require a specially allocated body of employees to make a positive, lasting impression with your clients. Here […]

5 SEO Myths Busted

Ah, SEO. The thorn in any marketers side and an ongoing battle with the tyrant named Google. 2013 saw several significant changes to Google search, from Pandas to Penguins to their very first Hummingbird. Whilst there’s been a lot of buzz about what these changes might possibly mean for your brand’s ranking, there’s been less […]

Tips to Travel Smart and Save Money

So you have decided to make the most of the upcoming holidays to give your mind, body and soul the much-needed relaxation and rest after the hectic mundane everyday work schedules. Be it a family vacation or a romantic trip with your spouse somewhere during the planning you need to ponder on the question of […]

Business and Packaging: How you can Save Money by Reusing Common Materials

With a bit of reorganizing, room for stockpiling used shipping material, a little creativity and some sweat any business can revolutionize its supply room. Save it, reuse it and encourage employees to find alternatives. Every business working with shipping supplies has a unique opportunity to contribute to a sustainable pro-business future. Here are some useful […]

Six Things That Can Impact Employees Productivity In A Major Way

Comfort, satisfaction and contentment are key elements in the way employees perform in the workplace. It is important that their performance level be at an all-time high because it is vital to the success of the business. Not only should their performance be of a high standard, it must also be consistent. To ensure that […]

How Businesses Have Changed Over The Last Decade

The 2000s have seen a lot of change in the world. The computer boom of the 1990s fueled new innovations in social media, communications, and interconnectivity. World economies have risen and fallen, and businesses need to know how the contemporary age will affect their decisions. Here are some examples of changes in business over the […]

Quacking Up a Business with Duck Eggs

Modern Farmer: Hilary Brooks never thought she’d be in the business of selling duck eggs. When starting Fork Creek Farm in North Carolina, she planned on selling duck meat, and maybe eating a few of the eggs herself. But when the owner of a natural foods store placed an order for duck eggs, she quickly […]

Obamacare Creating New Businesses

Were it not for Obamacare, Lauren Braum, would be confronting a phenomenon that economists call “job lock”: when people stay in jobs they dislike, or don’t want, solely to keep their health coverage. When she was in college, Lauren Braun created a business making and selling silicone bracelets that function as punch cards, to remind […]

America’s Retail Shrine to Pseudoscience

Americans get riled up about climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods; it’s all pseudoscience — so why are some kinds of pseudoscience more equal than others? The Daily Beast: I’m talking, of course, about Whole Foods Market. From the probiotics aisle to the vaguely ridiculous Organic Integrity outreach […]

Alligator Farming is Big Business

Modern Farmer: If Sen. Brad Hutto’s Captive Alligator Propagation Act passes the legislature, South Carolina would become the fifth state to allow commercial alligator farming after Florida, Georgia, Texas and Louisiana. Residents of the state can already hunt alligators and buy alligator meat, but there is no way for residents to raise the nation’s largest […]

Four Ways to Put Customer Experience First

Getting the customer experience right is of paramount importance according to the judges of the 2014 Management Book of the Year competition run by the Chartered Management Institute and the British Library. The overall winner was Matt Watkinson for his book, ‘The Ten Principles Behind Great Customer Experience’. In awarding Matt the coveted book prize […]

Top 50 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

A reader asked: Do you have any suggestions for entrepreneurial/startup podcasts I should listen to while traveling over the long Thanksgiving weekend? I do actually, and I’ll do you one better. Below are 50 podcasts for entrepreneurs, sorted alphabetically. 33voices We bring together the most influential thinking and thinkers on the planet to help entrepreneurs […]

The Basics to Selling your Craft Products Online

If you love nothing better than buying art materials from sites like and turning them into beautiful products, then why not sell some of your crafts online? Turning your hobby into a fun-filled business and generating some extra cash is easier than you might think, so take a look at these few pointers. Set […]

What to Consider Before Applying for a Small Business Loan

Growing a small business has common rewards and challenges. A chance to expand reflects the budding success of your business. You begin to see how business growth can improve income and quality of life. However, time and capital may restrict the potential for expansion. At this point, many small business owners consider financing to grow […]

Relocatable Buildings: The Basics

Relocatable buildings are commercial spaces that can be leased for a certain period of time. If you are in the process of starting your own business or your business circumstances are undergoing change, it might be a good idea to consider a relocatable building for your commercial requirements. Why Choose a Relocatable Building? Some businesses […]

Freelance vs In-House – Which Should You Hire?

The internet has changed the face of business forever. Most companies will now require the services of writers, developers, designers and marketers – regardless of their industry. Business owners have two options – either employ their own skilled staff, or collaborate with freelancers. Choosing between these options can be tricky, and ultimately the answer lies within […]

Debunking Four Common Misconceptions of Using a DBA

In addition to all of the other legalities and technicalities you face as a prospective business owner as you get their company off the ground comes the need to decide whether or not to establish a Doing Business As name. There are actually several myths and misconceptions that have clouded the judgment of many business […]

Easy Ways Entrepreneurs Can Create a Relaxing and Efficient Office Atmosphere

Whether your business is a new start-up or an established company, the company culture you establish and the office atmosphere you create are vital to the success of your business venture. Companies that spend a good deal of time focused on company culture and atmosphere have a history of huge success. Zappos is one of […]

Getting the Best from your Employees: Is Flexible Working the Answer?

A business should always be trying to improve productivity among its employees. This can be done through a number of ways, such as rewards and pay rises. However, many management systems are reactive rather than proactive and can fail to address the problem of why productivity may be down in the first place. Could flexible […]

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