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10 Foolproof Ways to Make Your Employees Hate You

10 Foolproof Ways to Make Your Employees Hate You

10 actions small business owners can take that make them a bad boss to employees It’s one of those cases of being unable to see the forest for the trees — most bosses think they’re on the same wave[...]
Is an Employee Survey Right for Your Small Business?

Is an Employee Survey Right for Your Small Business?

What to consider when evaluating if a survey to your employees is right for your business Employee surveys - they’re only for large organisations, right? Not so. But while there may be many attract[...]
How to Create Instagram Posts That Make Your Phone Ring

How to Create Instagram Posts That Make Your Phone Ring

3 Steps to growing your small business with direct calls from Instagram posts With incredible growth resulting in over 600 million active monthly users and a heavy emphasis on imagery, Instagram ha[...]
Small but Perfectly Formed: Employer Branding for the Small Business

Small but Perfectly Formed: Employer Branding for the Small Business

Employer branding can help promote how your small business offers unique opportunities for employees If you run a small business, you’ve got enough to worry about, haven’t you? You have to keep on [...]
Is Your Local News Pitch Newsworthy?

Is Your Local News Pitch Newsworthy?

4 tips when you are pitching your business to local news television and radio stations Are you looking to get featured in your local or national news coverage? One of the key points you need to [...]
How Can SMEs Handle Digital Marketing in 2017?

How Can SMEs Handle Digital Marketing in 2017?

The growing options and tools with digital marketing may be challenging for small businesses to navigate in a changing online environment Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) have more marketin[...]
5 Ways to Keep Your Employees from Burning Out

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees from Burning Out

When it comes to the health of your business, there’s nothing as thoroughly detrimental as employee burnout. Excessive turnover, reduced engagement, and decreased productivity can all be tied t[...]
Thought Leadership 101: How to Make Content that Actually Matters

Thought Leadership 101: How to Make Content that Actually Matters

4 steps your business can take to create memorable content as a thought leader For half a decade now, the importance of creating content has been drilled into the minds of business owners by market[...]
Meta Digital – 5 Ways to Build Your Digital Brand with Analogue Marketing Tactics

Meta Digital – 5 Ways to Build Your Digital Brand with Analogue Marketing Tactics

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4 Most Common Small Business Loan Mistakes

4 Most Common Small Business Loan Mistakes

Avoid the potential pitfalls or rejection when applying for a small business loan Financing your small business in its early stages is never easy. And ever since the global financial crisis of 2008[...]
How to Blog for Better Business: 4 Surprising Secrets about Content

How to Blog for Better Business: 4 Surprising Secrets about Content

Have you struggled with content? Have you heard " content is king?" Blogging is the cornerstone of your content strategy. Simply by writing one blog every week you can create a powerful content[...]
Writing Memorable Press Release Boilerplates [6 Tips]

Writing Memorable Press Release Boilerplates [6 Tips]

Concrete tips on how to write press release boilerplates that are effective and professional A boilerplate is a standard description of an organization that appears at the end of press releases and[...]
4 Key Prerequisites to Make a Small Business Grow

4 Key Prerequisites to Make a Small Business Grow

A small business is a big responsibility. Although running a small enterprise might not seem like a big deal, it’s a daunting task. Since you’re a small business owner, you don’t have too much roo[...]
Why Colours are Important in Branding

Why Colours are Important in Branding

Choosing the right brand colour that reflects the right personality and actions can impact your small business Colour plays a vital role in marketing. When designing the branding and logo of your c[...]
5 Reasons You Should Utilize Video Marketing

5 Reasons You Should Utilize Video Marketing

Why businesses should make a video marketing strategy an integral part of their overall marketing plans Once hailed as the future of content, video marketing has proven to be more than just a passi[...]