Tag Archives: Tips

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »

Ten tips for making it in finance

It has been 20 years since I began working in finance. What advice would I offer someone starting out in the industry, based on my experience? I’ve spent a good few tube journeys pondering this question, and this is my best effort. 1) Treat the job as if you’re lucky to have it – you are There are many wonderful ... Read More »

25 Tips for Creating Great Marketing Videos

In recent years, videos have been making inroads in digital marketing, emerging as a powerful promotional tool for businesses to promote their wares in an exciting and engaging way. Though when it comes to video marketing, there’s some pretty definitive ‘rules’ businesses should stick to in order to get their videos right. Get them wrong and marketing videos can be ... Read More »

10 Tips for Franchising Your Business Idea

Thinking about franchising your business idea? Starting a franchise program can be a great way to grow your business fast. But there’s a lot that goes into getting a new franchise up and running. For that reason, it can help to learn from those who have gone through the process before. Tips for Franchising Your Business Here are some tips from franchise ... Read More »

Shoestring Marketing Doesn’t Have to be Hard: Read These Simple Tips

One of the most critical, and most challenging, aspects of running a small business is marketing it.  Most entrepreneurs have little to no background in marketing, and often lack the resources to hire the talent that could make a difference in this area, especially early on.  Failing to market your business and its productseffectively can be costly; poor marketing can limit your company’s ... Read More »

10 Smart Tips for Marketing Your Brand to Chinese Consumers – #Gateway17

So you’re interested in selling in China? Great! There are plenty of opportunities for companies looking to expand into the Chinese market, according to speakers at Alibaba’s Gateway ‘17 event this week. But it’s not as easy as just listing some products and arranging shipments to China. You actually have to learn how to market to Chinese consumers. Small Business ... Read More »

Seven Tips for Keeping Your Home Office Organized

Increasingly, American workers are working from home, at least some of the time. Working from home can be a wonderful experience, but to work efficiently and effectively, you need a home office setup that works for you. Here are ten steps to getting your home office to be a functional, organized, pleasant place to work. One: Purge Any Paper that ... Read More »

12 Insider Flea Market Selling Tips to Increase Profits

Selling at flea markets doesn’t just mean clearing out some junk from your basement and throwing it on a table. You can actually build a business around selling at flea markets. But you’ll need some flea market sales tips to really increase your profits going forward. Here are some flea market selling tips to make your next flea market sale a ... Read More »

20 Tips to Lower Utility Bills in Your Business

From marketing to payroll, inventory and taxes, there are many ongoing costs associated with running your small business. However, there’s one cost that many small business owners overlook: utilities. Ironically, your utility bill is one area with the most potential for cutting costs. How? By following the 20 tips to lower your utility bills below. Getting Started Before you tackle ... Read More »

12 Insider Flea Market Selling Tips to Increase Profits

Selling at flea markets doesn’t just mean clearing out some junk from your basement and throwing it on a table. You can actually build a business around selling at flea markets. But you’ll need some flea market sales tips to really increase your profits going forward. Here are some flea market selling tips to make your next flea market sale a ... Read More »