Are you aware of the power of blogging to grow your business? Having a business blog is a must if you want to grow your business. According to statistics, B2B marketers who blog attract 6% more quality leads compared to those that don’t blog. Blogging gets you noticed and increases your ROI (return on investment). Even B2C business benefits from having a blog. Use it to attract the right audience who will potentially become customers.
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Data security threats are on the increase. In 2015, there were substantial data breaches across the globe. Members’ private data was stolen from LinkedIn, Ashley Madison, major banks and other organizations. The cost was a whopping £3.79 million, according to the Ponemon 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study. What are the implications for your business or as an individual? You have to be vigilant to protect your data.
With the advancement of technology, cyber criminals have become more advanced. They’re developing clever tactics to outsmart security measures.
Some entrepreneurs earn millions from their businesses. This is nothing unusual. However, earning millions before you leave your teens and hit the age of 20 is exceptional and rare. Most teenagers are busy studying hard at college or university to earn qualifications for their future. Others are starting out on the career ladder gaining relevant work experience. On the other hand, a few who are driven to succeed have big dreams. They aim for the moon and land among the stars leaving the less ambitious floating on the clouds.
So, why are the teenagers who are earning millions flying high? First, they have a vision, dream big, listen to valuable advice, take risks and work towards fulfilling their goals.
Snapchat is absolutely amazing. It’s definitely one of the latest craze (even though it’s been around since 2012) that’s going viral. Most people use it for fun. But you can use it to set your business apart from other businesses.
What is this craze that’s taken the world by storm?
Snapchat is a mobile photo-messaging app. Users capture the moment in short videos and photos and share it with snapchatters. You can view live stories around the world, catch up on the news and read magazines in Discover on Snapchat.
Running a business can take its toll on you. It requires a lot of work, time and effort. You have many tasks fighting for your attention. Thank God for technology. Business apps are here to make your life much easier.
Let’s look at some of the top recommended apps to take the stress, manage your time and boost productivity.
- Good old Skype. This app is wonderful for communicating with new or potential customers. It’s ideal for holding team meetings, dealing with overseas partners, securing new business deals or holding a video conference.
Like I said in my article last week, a high percentage of startups end up in the business failure heap. Therefore, if you want to avoid being one of the statistics, take action. You didn’t start your business for it to fail. So, intentionally work on it. Plan, be organized, run it as a pro, and you will succeed.
Let’s look at some strategies you should put in place for a successful business.
Are babies and business skills connected? At first glance, it may seem that they’re miles apart. For a start, babies are innocent little dears, without a clue about business. That may be so. However, knowledge is available everywhere, even from a baby. Watch their behavior closely and you’ll see the connection. They have amazing skills you can adapt to help develop your business. Read on to find out more…
Unfortunately, according to the Small Business Administration, 50% of startups will face business failure within the first five years. No entrepreneur intentionally starts a business with the intention of it failing. Those who make it have the knowledge, skills, strength of mind, and will do whatever it takes, to create a successful business. Nevertheless, others will treat their business like a glorified hobby and expect it to succeed.
Starting up and running a business is not for everyone. The statistics of failed businesses are alarming. If you want to be fruitful, there are pitfalls you must avoid to reach your goal.
There’s nothing more refreshing than reading inspirational quotes from business leaders to boost you. Business can be draining. It saps your mental and physical energy. You dedicate your life 24/7 in an attempt to make your business successful. For this reason, you deserve a dose of inspiration to keep you on track. Read and digest positive, encouraging quotes from professionals and influential business gurus to fire up your creativity.
Here are some of my favorites to motivate you. As well as give you a portion of renewed energy for your mind.