Monthly Archives: February 2015

Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

February 25, 2015 | 1,100 views

Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

These days, having someone who works for your company in your office is less important than it once was. Instead of bringing the most convenient person to your team, you can focus on bringing the right person on board. Sometimes that means hiring a new employee and other times it means contracting a freelancer.

 

How do you know which is right for your business?

 

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How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

February 18, 2015 | 991 views

How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

It’s a scary world out there for business owners. You grind yourself into the ground day in and day out to make ends meet. You serve your customers while trying to sell to new customers. It’s a whirlwind, no doubt. But is it time to get some help?

 

Burning the midnight oil can’t last forever. At some point, if you want your business to grow, you need to bring help on board. That means hiring your first employee.

 

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6 Critical Components of Your Marketing Plan

February 11, 2015 | 1,218 views

6 Critical Components of Your Marketing Plan

6 Critical Components of Your Marketing Plan

Business owners come out of the gate running. They’re so eager to build their business and reach new customers that they often forget one critical action item – planning. You can relate to that feeling, can’t you?

 

Planning isn’t something many go-getters embrace. It requires putting on the brakes while details get woven together into a failproof strategy. Although it’s not always the “exciting” part about running a business, it’s essential to your success.

 

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5 Tasks to Outsource

February 4, 2015 | 1,041 views

5 Tasks to Outsource

5 Tasks to Outsource

Are you like many business owners who struggle to hand over control of a task by outsourcing it? You’re not alone. Yet outsourcing tasks to others can have a powerful impact on your company’s bottom line. You’ll have more time to focus on the areas you do best. You’ll become more involved in the growth of your company. And, you’ll play an integral role in boosting your company profits.

 

Still, it’s not easy to know where to outsource and where to keep things in-house. Here are five tasks that will help you determine what makes sense to hand over to others.

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