Should you use a personal loan?

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 18th, 2018

A personal loan can come in handy if you need some extra cash to fund a purchase, but it may not always be your best option. Before you sign away, you will need to understand how personal loans work and if they are appropriate for your circumstances. A personal loan is when a person borrows […]

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How to create a ‘newsworthy’ business

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 18th, 2018

Media coverage can be an excellent way to gain publicity without affecting your bottom-line, if you are a small business owner on a tight budget. Unlike paid advertisements, media outlets publish to a wide targeted audience predominantly interested in reading or viewing an engaging news story, with a convenient focus on your business. To successfully […]

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Succeed in sales

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 18th, 2018

Closing a sale is the end goal for many business owners but often knowing how to close the deal is a challenge. Here are three ways to improve your sales approach: Remove your agenda A sales prospect can usually identify when a salesperson is running off an agenda. The salesperson comes across as pushy, they […]

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Drive traffic to your website

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 16th, 2018

If you want your business to be successful online, you need to direct a steady flow of relevant traffic towards your website. The more traffic your website gets, the more popular it becomes, and the more popular it becomes, the more successful your business will be. Or so it may seem. There is no doubt […]

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How to improve efficiency

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 16th, 2018

Efficient businesses create more with less. They are driven by highly-motivated employees and inspirational leaders. They understand the power of time-management, organisation, and most importantly, managing their resources. To improve the efficiency in your small business, consider the following: “Eat the frog” Starting your day by “eating the frog first” helps to tick off the […]

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Changes to provisional tax

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 16th, 2018

Small businesses, sole traders and contractors can choose a new pay-as-you-earn option rather than paying provisional tax instalments several times a year as changes to pay-as-you-earn tax have come into place this April. The changes were made to help small businesses pay provisional tax based on their cash flow rather than the previous year’s earnings […]

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Risks of investing in cryptocurrencies

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 6th, 2018

Bitcoin experienced its worst first quarter in history in 2018, falling from $13,412.44 to $6,928.85 in the three months to 31 March. Bitcoin, among other cryptocurrencies, are slowing down with market values expected to plummet further. The highly volatile nature of cryptocurrencies means investors need to be aware of the risks before deciding to invest […]

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Creating a productive work environment

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 6th, 2018

A productive workplace is fuelled by a supportive environment, healthy culture and a great atmosphere. Business owners are responsible for ensuring their business incorporates these elements and that they transcend through to their staff. Here are four tips to improve your work environment for optimal productivity and success: Don’t micromanage staff Trust in your staff […]

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Public speaking tips to win over a crowd

POSTED BY admin ON THE April 6th, 2018

For a lot of people, public speaking isn’t their most strongest suit. But for many business owners, public speaking is inevitable at some point in their working career. Public speaking can provide generous opportunities to connect with more people and share your own experiences and knowledge. It is an excellent way to establish yourself in […]

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Cutting down your marketing costs

POSTED BY admin ON THE March 28th, 2018

When business is struggling, one of the first places business owners look to cut costs is in their marketing efforts. Although many do not view marketing as an essential element, it can create immense value for a business. Fortunately, there are still ways to market your business on a tight budget, forging the need to […]

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