Three Ways Cloud Accounting Makes Your Business More Productive

Cloud accounting involves using accounting software on the internet rather than installed on local computers and servers. Your data is stored in the cloud too and instead of opening up a programme, you log into your account using a web browser. Some of the major benefits of using cloud accounting include reduced capital equipment costs […]

Creating Letterheads – What You Need to Know

Even in the modern digital age where a lot of communication is electronic, letterheads are still important. Getting the design right is, therefore, important too. The design includes the overall look of the letterhead as well as the information you must include, should include, and should leave out. Below is a summary of what you […]

6 Mistakes Business Owners Make Pricing their Products of Services

Getting the price wrong for your products or services can damage your business. This applies whether you overprice or under-price – if you overprice you will lose sales and if you under-price you will lose profit. Here are six common mistakes that business owners make when pricing their products or services. 1. Getting the value […]

7 Tips for Running a Business from Home

Running a business from home is an attractive option, particularly when you consider costs – it is much cheaper than renting an office or workspace. This applies whether you plan to run your business from home for the long term, or you want to keep costs low in the early stages of a business before […]

Marketing on a Tight Budget

If you want more customers to learn about your brand and the products or services that you offer, you must promote your business. Marketing is difficult when you have a tight budget, however, here are seven marketing tips that are either very cheap or that cost nothing except your time. Network More Get out there […]

Top 5 Reasons for Having an Accountant

Most people who run a business or who are self-employed will benefit from having an accountant. If you don’t use an accountant to help with your finances, tax obligations, and business in general, however, here are the top five reasons why you should. 1. Ensure You Pay the Right Amount of Tax Tax law is […]

How to do Market Research

In last week’s blog we established the importance of market research. In this blog, we will look at how to do market research, particularly if you have a restricted budget. There are two types of market research – primary and secondary. Primary market research involves asking people what they think. This is typically done through […]

8 Time Management Tips

As a business owner, time is one of the most valuable things you have. It is usually also something that is under the greatest amount of strain. Here are eight tips to help you better manage your time.