How to Make Great HR Hires

A good HR team is vital to any business of moderate size, but they are sadly underestimated. “Recent research by McKinsey reveals that CEOs typically list HR as merely the 8th or 9th most important corporate function” reports Lisa Gerhardt, while noting their importance as the spine of a business: not merely dealing with holiday requests, but handling in-house communication, and being the most...
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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Shoppable Video

Most people today have zero time for video advertisements, yet still love to watch and digest quality video content. For marketers everywhere, getting these two concepts married has been a long work in progress, but they’ve finally figured it out: shoppable video. In the United States, adults watch 5.5 hours of online video a day.  When you make a video shoppable, marketers have the ability to grasp...
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3 Ways to Follow in the Footsteps of Successful Business Owners

If you have decided that 2017 is the year you’ll launch your first business, or if you want to grow your current venture significantly over the coming months, it pays to look to others who have been there before you for inspiration, motivation, and good ideas. After all, while many people dream about building a successful business empire, the numbers are much smaller when you count the individuals...
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How to Have a Good Relationship with Your Shareholders

When you’re running a business, it’s important to maintain a good relationship with your shareholders: they provide the investment that keeps your company running forward, and while you will hopefully be rewarding them by increasing the value of their shares, you can also keep things running smoothly day to day with a number of simple tips. Starting Well It’s important to begin your relationship...
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How Bacs Payment Software Can Eliminate Customer Security Concerns

Customers have so many concerns these days about online security. With cyber-attacks and customer data security breaches all over the world, it is understandable that people want to feel safe when making a financial transaction with any business. How can you demonstrate to your customers that their personal information is safe with you? One option that has a very good reputation for safety and security...
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