How To Start Your Own Freelance Business

You’ve been thinking about it, dreaming about it. Well, now is the time to take that leap and start your own freelance business. There are incredible opportunities for people who have the skills and the will to do this –and remember, both skill and will are equally important. Here’s a tried and tested guide to […]

Stuck In Second Gear When Funding Your Business?

You have a great idea and are energetic and enthusiastic about starting your business. But there is a problem: you just don’t have the necessary funds to get going. You are stuck in second gear as the song from the popular series Friends goes. Here are some ideas you can cash in on to get […]

Make Anywhere Working More Productive

Today’s technology allows people to be more flexible about where and when they work, which makes remote working increasingly popular. How can you maintain the same level of productivity—or even a higher level — away from the office? Here are some tried-and-tested tips. Get a headstart by starting work early Start working an hour or […]

Making The Most Of Your 24 Hours

Everyone has 24 hours in the day. Yet there are people who get much more done in the day than others. Here are ways in which you can make the most of your 24 hours. Plan your day Spend a few minutes every night to plan what you are going to do the next day. […]

Publicity Without The Price Tag, It’s Just a Matter Of Spreading The Word

Can you get people talking about your business and your products without actually paying a fortune for publicity? Yes, you can. Here are some tried and tested ways to get the publicity you want – for free. Word-of-mouth publicity Word-of-mouth is an exciting possibility. This is an unpaid form of publicity in which satisfied customers […]

Beware The Pitfalls, Working Remotely Has Its Disadvantages, Too

A lot has been said about the advantages of getting a virtual office. It really frees your employees so they can work from anywhere any time. However, there are some pitfalls in the working remotely scenario as well. It makes sense to be aware of what they are and find ways to deal with them. […]

Does your company have a culture of innovation?

An office that has a culture of innovation attracts the best talent and achieves its business goals faster than those regular ‘nine-to-five’ offices where people just work because they have to. A culture of innovation in an office is an environment that encourages out-of-the-box thinking on an on-going basis. To make the most of innovative […]

Why Serviced Offices Make Good Business Sense

Whatever your business, one of your biggest priorities is cutting costs. You have to find areas where expenses can be kept low. This is specially true when there is an economic downturn. But even when the economy is doing well and your business seems to be on the upswing, it is wise to keep costs […]

Don’t Keep ‘Remote’ Workers At A Distance

More and more employees are not working in the office nine-to-five. In fact, they are not working from office but ‘remotely’, usually from home. While this arrangement has several advantages for both employer and employee, it has its challenges too. Traditionally, management is used to seeing employees at their desks. There is a face-to-face interaction. […]