Category Archive: General Business

What to Think About Before Relocating Your Business

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Moving a business from one part of the country to another is a big decision, and there are several things that you should take into consideration before you take the plunge and actually move everything over. Here are the main things to think about before relocating with your business. What type of business have you got? If you have a business, which relies mainly on the local people using your products and services, moving away to a different location might not be ideal. If business is going Read more [...]
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What You should Really be Looking for in an Ecommerce Fulfilment Service

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Ecommerce companies and businesses mostly rely on the Internet and the promotional tools the web offers for their business; the electronic means of communication is the major part of the operation. However, managers and entrepreneurs who start a web-based enterprise often overlook an equally important part of the business model: the logistics, the process of ensuring that the products they promise the customers arrive at the right address in good condition, in a timely manner and at reasonable costs. Read more [...]
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Before You Swipe: What You Need to Know About Business Credit Cards

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A business could either be a locally run start-up, or a large company with scores of employees. Either way, any type of business can utilize business credit in some fashion. These cards are a great source of additional capital and are easy to integrate into business transactions. There are different features for every business credit card out there. It’s a huge billion-dollar industry. There are some things you should know before getting a business card.   Determining Factors for a Card Read more [...]
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Packing, Protection and Productivity: Planning Your International Business Travel Trip

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Let’s be honest, business travel is no picnic a lot of the time, especially if you get delayed or some sort of incident disrupts your scheduled arrangements. There are several key steps that you can follow in order to reduce the prospect of something going wrong with your business trip, so here is a look at a few savvy tips that are normally worth following.   Getting through immigration   If you are heading off to an unfamiliar destination on a business trip, it makes Read more [...]
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Four Pointers for the Travelling Entrepreneur

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As an entrepreneur today, there can be a lot of travelling around. Whether you are driving a lot in your own region or flying around the world, there are a few things all traveling entrepreneurs need to keep in mind. Here are four pointers we have to help make your travels easy, enjoyable, and hopefully not too expensive! Find a Good Rewards Program Any entrepreneur that travels regularly needs to have a travel reward credit card and bank account. Which card and bank you go with will Read more [...]
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A Look at the Top Facts on South Africa’s Targets for Foreign Investment

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South Africa is doing well – very well, in fact. Minister Siyabonga Cwele, chair of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security cluster, was pleased to announce that between April 1 and December 31, 2015 (the three first quarters of the financial year), South Africa surpassed its target for foreign investment. And it didn’t just slightly surpass it. Its target was R 45 billion; the actual investments were almost R 20 billion more. Here’s a look at the top facts on South Africa’s targets Read more [...]
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Entrepreneurs and social media

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It may surprise you to discover that there are quite a number of business owners who are more reluctant to embrace social media than you would imagine. As this infographic illustrates, there are a number of reasons why entrepreneurs tend to hesitate when it comes to using all of the tools that are at disposal when you create a presence on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Many observers would probably consider that entrepreneurs and social media are almost the epitome of a perfect Read more [...]
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Bringing in contract workers to help a business grow

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Business operations constantly change and whereas the norm was once for new businesses to develop a plan to employ a number of people to start with, today that has changed. Many young businesses simply don't have the initial finance available to take on full time employees from the beginning, and though they may want to in terms of the development of their plans, sometimes it's just not possible. If that's how you are situated there are ways to get the support you need without spending more than Read more [...]
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From Conventions to Conferences: Preparing Your Company Car for a Long Business Trip

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You need to prepare your car for any long journey and when you are headed for an important business convention or conference, you want to ensure that you get there safely and on time. Company car compensation claims are not that unusual according to personal injury and accident attorney on Staten Island, injuryclaimnyclaw.com, so you need to try and make sure that you and your car are ready for a long business trip. Preparing your car in advance of your trip Once you have the road trip date Read more [...]
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Ideal skill sets that you must have for being an entrepreneur

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The world of business is huge and Enormous. A person having huge knowledge might not always be a successful entrepreneur; again a person with too less knowledge might eventually fail due to lack of skill sets. Hence it is important to understand what a person must know to be an Entrepreneur. The prompt answer will be, the “right skill sets”. By meaning right skill sets, it involves not only the knowledge on the field where the person might eventually start his/her business but also the Entrepreneurship Read more [...]
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