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Starting a profitable new small business is an entrepreneurial dream. It requires a significant investment of time, effort and money. As much as it is exciting, starting a new business from scratch can be intimidating too. While small businesses have become increasingly popular over the years, establishing yourself in your industry will require a lot of hard work. That being said, getting started is the first step. It all starts with an idea. Coming up with a stellar small business idea that…

Launching a business involves a plethora of steps. The key to a business’s success extends beyond its idea, plan and funding. It involves a checklist. With a new venture in mind, it is important to understand each and every aspect of your upcoming business, identify all requirements and have a concrete plan to cater to these needs. If you look carefully, you will be able to find a number of important criteria that your business should consider in order to devise foolproof strategies for…

Everything nowadays seems to depend on social media. If you’re going to get noticed, that’s where it’s going to happen. After all, even a year ago 63% of Americans were already getting their news on Facebook and Twitter. That’s the news we’re talking about – the stuff we’re all supposed to think about objectively and independently. And yet people are letting their friends and their idols decide what they’re going to read. If that’s already happening in terms of news then you…

Mobile is king. Concentrate on mobile. Make mobile your first priority. These and similar tips and suggestions can be heard throughout the business Internet; but how exactly does one use mobile to one’s greatest advantage? This is where things become a little bit vague – so let’s do our best and analyze the most practical tips on using mobile technology to improve your sales, make your business more visible and attract new clients. #1. Add Mobile Payment Options The use of mobile…

It’s no secret that Australia has come to the alternative finance party a little late. While the past decade has seen the UK blaze a trail in the field, the first Aussie peer-to-peer lending platform only appeared in 2012. Peer-to-peer and crowdfunding platforms began to appear in the UK nearly a decade ago in order to fill the credit gap the banks created after the global economic crisis. However, the plucky start-ups of those days have now seen the market explode – predominantly in the…

In this #TYBCommunity round-up it’s all about marketing:- blog comments, content writing, link building, Pinterest, pagerank, keyword research tools, outreach strategies and lots more. Marketing How To Get Your First 500 Blog Comments [INFOGRAPHIC] – Here are some great data-driven tips that will help you get more comments on your blog. Blogging Wizard 5 Things Content Writers Should Know About SEO – Content writers who are interested in making a career in SEO need to keep…

You are a business leader, a project coordinator, a man manager. And you’re doing it wrong. Every day you make strategic choices, you are ignoring an opportunity to cost save and boost productivity. You could have better morale running through your company, and a better organisational system for coping with changing market conditions and disruptive innovations. You could be more progressive, generating a more positive image of your business, and you could be in a stronger position to…

For entrepreneurs, time is money and every second counts. Therefore, time management is essential, and this means being more efficient. It is not just the best use of a busy day to get most things done, but avoiding time wastage is equally important; consequently, being better organized is the key to success. With the help of technology, and being tech-savvy, is where using mobile apps make the most sense for this. There are thousands of executive style apps to help keep things slick and…

For UK registered businesses VAT is basically the acronym of “Value Added Tax”. This tax needs to be disbursed to the UK Government for a sale that’s made by the seller. This tax should not be confused with income tax because income tax is actually deducted from the seller’s pocket. VAT is paid to the seller by the consumer and the seller has to transfer it to the Government. Hence, the seller indirectly acts as a middle man by transferring the VAT from the consumer to the…

In this #TYBCommunity round-up we include posts on making your website responsive, social media checklist, content marketing, SEO friendly blogs, analytic tools for bloggers, marketing writing, an interview with Brian Solis, become an influencer and interviewing millennials. Technology 6 Pitfalls to Avoid While Making Your Website Responsive – If you are creating a website for your business, it is essential to follow a few steps. In the very beginning, you have to plan to create a…