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Business Cards Whether you’re working hard to make money online, locally or in both areas at the same time, business cards can be an important part of that process. In fact, not only are business cards not outmoded, but you can use other people’s cards to help you generate more business and thus more income. Add Your Information to Other People’s Business Cards In the next section, we’ll discuss why you may want to distribute other people’s business cards, but that would be putting the cart before the horse. The core motivation for distributing someone else’s card is to generate more business for you, and people and businesses need to know how to contact you. The back of card is a great place to list this information, but keep it brief. Perhaps include your name or business name, a telephone number and an email address or website URL. Use Other…

Take Your Business Beyond the Borders It is every business owner’s dream to see his or her business grow beyond their own shores, but this dream has many challenges. You not only have to deal with language barrier and time differences, you also need to adapt a different business model. In order for the business to sustain itself globally, you need to implement a policy where each member of staff fully understands your brand – this is the bottom-up approach that will enable you to implement critical developments that are constant across different cultures. Fortunately, the Internet and digital revolution have significantly demystified going global for small businesses. With just a single button, you can make your services and products available in hundreds of countries at once – the possibilities of conducting global businesses are now almost infinite. However, achieving this task does require significant input in terms of focused…

Divorce Planning Many people focus on emotions and support when they are looking to divorce. How will they get through it? Who will their friends support? What happens to children and the assets? There are so many things that people think about and yet the one thing they forget to consider is the financial impact of an impending divorce. Here are six things for you to consider as you decide on this major life change: Moving Expenses Over 20 states require a separation period before you can begin divorce proceedings. Often this leads to moving into a new residence. This can mean purchasing a home or renting an apartment, which translates into a new mortgage or rent and deposit. But it doesn’t stop there, here are more expenses to consider: Movers or moving van rental Deposits for setting up electric and water Paying for your own cable (or dish) and…

Local Plumber For Your Small Business You have multiple options when it comes to hiring a plumber to come and tackle your plumbing issues, but the only option you should consider is one local to your business or home. If you have to ask yourself the question “Why would I want to hire plumbers near me?” you may want to have a look at the following benefits of doing so. 1. Emergency Callouts Are Completed Quicker Hiring a plumber right on your doorstep provides many benefits to your company. If, for example, you ever had an emergency plumbing job that needed to be completed quickly so you can open for business for the day, you can be sure hiring a local plumber is going to be your best chance of getting the job done quickly. 2. Local People Will Be Able to Recommend Their Services Finding a reliable plumber isn’t…

Advantages of Outsourcing As you take a look at different outsourcing options based on the various components of your business, you have to consider the major advantages that this practice will provide the company. When outsourcing happens for the ideal reasons, not only will your company grow faster, but you’ll also save money over the long run. According to Basis 365 Accounting, there is a difference between outsourcing versus offshoring even though, “Over the years, the term outsourcing has become synonymous with offshoring.” So it’s important to know the difference between the two to get the terminology right. With that said, let’s take a look at the major strategic advantages of outsourcing right now. 1. Business Owners Can Focus on More Important Activities As a business owner, you and your in-house staff are going to need to focus on certain activities that will make it possible to grow your business.…

Ransomware Organizations are well aware of the threats posed by cyber insecurity, but many of them do not really understand the great danger that comes with some of these threats. One of the most advanced forms of malware that businesses face today is ransomware. This is malware that gets hold of your data, locks it up and demands payment for it to be released. This may sound a little bit crazy, but this act alone managed to extort $ 1 billion from businesses and companies in the year 2016. As you can see, figures do not lie, and it goes all the way to show the financial implications of ransomware. How Ransomware Work Ransomware always come disguised as exploit kits, adverts and campaigns among many others. Humans are not like machines, and they tend to fall victims when they click on them unknowingly. Despite the widespread knowledge of malware tech,…

Guide to Foreign Exchange Does your small business have internet commitments such as investing overseas, managing imports and exports, or running a foreign payroll? You will need to navigate the murky waters of foreign currency market. In this guide to foreign exchange, you will learn what foreign exchange is and how your business can save money when dealing with international money transfers. Foreign currency exchange: what is it? Forex – foreign exchange – is the process of changing one currency to another. The currencies being exchanged are known as a currency pair and the exchange rate is the value of the second one in relation to the first. For instance, if you have Pounds but want Euros, you are interested in the Pound/Euro currency pair. A currency pair is usually presented in coded form, with the codes being three letters that represent the currency itself as well as the country…