Just because you have a smartphone and a USB 3G dongle doesn’t mean you’re prepared to hit the road. Here are 10 tips for weathering worst-case scenarios and getting your work done.
Picture this: You’re sitting down in between meetings on a business trip, and you need to send a few quick e-mail messages and an image or two. You pull out your handy-dandy USB 3G Internet... Read More
As more SMBs engage online, security concerns grow: Almost three quarters of small and midsize businesses were victims of cyberattacks in the past year. These tips on Web hosting and cloud security can help boost your businesses defenses.
While two of five small-and medium-sized businesses still don’t have an online presence, those that do increasingly worry about the security of... Read More
Follow this guide to calculate how much to pay yourself.
You’re the business owner and you set the budget, so the size of your paycheck is entirely up to you. But while the freedom of setting your own salary sounds great in theory, in practice most business owners find it a tough call. Should you pay yourself what you need to cover expenses? What your business can afford? The salary you... Read More
One of the first steps in starting your own online business is making a website. This website is your place of business and must be treated as such. Your potential customers will visit your site and decide within seconds if they will stay or go. Turning these quick browsers into buyers is one of the major obstacles in building your new business.
Below are ten things you can do to help... Read More
First impressions are everything. Lets say two individuals are applying for the same position. One is dressed in business casual. The other in an unkempt dirty outfit. Both applicants are equally qualified. The one in the business outfit takes the job all because of presentation. The same applies with your web page. Just as the interviewer had probably instantly picked... Read More
Everyone who has even been a part of the business world will accept that fact that running a business is not at all any easy task. It gets more difficult for a newbie or for someone who is not properly educated about the tricks and techniques of initiating and running a business successfully. Investing in business is risky but at the same time it if works out, it is a lucrative income. This is... Read More
While millions of people share the dream of working from home, very few understand its difficulties. From online distractions to technical malfunctions, online entrepreneurs and freelancers face thousands of potential setbacks, each one threatening a decline in income or a pause in cash flow. We’re all familiar with this problem.
Yet the problem doesn’t affect every designer and... Read More
The pros and cons of an online tool that focuses on managing the sales pipeline.
The economic downturn has prompted many business owners to look for more efficient ways to stay connected to customers. While most customer-relationship management (CRM) software can be too complex and costly for small businesses, a relatively new entrant on the market has the potential to be a Swiss Army knife for... Read More
For a company to successfully tap into a new market it requires a bit of research and localised content, meaning different websites for different countries.
In order for website to reach its full potential in a foreign market a few steps are necessary: navigation strategy, color of the website, the right tools for the right website, suitable images, professional translation of the website,... Read More
Today, we’ll continue on our previous topic on when it’s time to rebuild the existing website.
Website Performance Testing
A simple way to test the site performance is to use Firebug web development tool and its integrated plugin YSlow. YSlow analyses the web page and suggest the possible improvement based on the general. The page will... Read More