Growing your business is essential if you want to make a good profit, with an eye to expansion in the future and an even bigger payoff. It’s also important to get there quickly, and to keep that turnover coming in so that you don’t succumb to your overheads. Here’s how to do it as fast as possible.
Bill by job, not by month
A lot of businesses will collect all of their work and send out invoices at the end of each month. However, this can be a real hindrance if you are trying to grow fast. Your costs have already been spent, and the goods or services have already been provided. Why wait? Bill your customers as soon as the job is finished, and your turnover will grow quickly too. You will no longer have to wait a whole month until you receive payment. Read More
There has been an explosion of reading matter in various forms over the last couple of decades. The internet has billions of websites, full of news, stories, fiction and information on every topic under the sun, and despite printed books and magazines facing the challenge of e-readers and smart devices, they continue to thrive and serve an expanding market. Newspapers may have seen a decline in print circulation, but this is largely due to the content they print – breaking news is far more easily accessible online and is continuously updated, whereas papers are out of date the minute they have been printed. The printed word in all its modern formats has never been more popular, but what can an electronic magazine offer that a printed version can’t?
What they have in common
Online magazines are usually a PDF or similar version of the printed magazine, so reading it online will only differ by the format that you are using to access the content. Therefore, it’s more a case of choosing which format you prefer; the simplicity of the printed page or the convenience of the online version. Read More
There was a time when search engine optimization meant complying with hard and fast rules, such as using the right keywords and creating lots of backlinks. Today, search engines like Google have become so sophisticated that they’re able to factor in certain characteristics like the credibility of your website.
If you think about it, the credibility of your site is crucial not just for your SEO, but also for your site’s overall effectiveness. If web site visitors don’t trust what they see, they’re less likely to buy what you offer or give out their credit card details. Read More