Staying on task each day is a challenge for most people. Some struggle with project management, while others just can’t stay organized. Either way, there’s always room to simplify and streamline work and life.
Fortunately, you don’t have to spend money on costly self-help systems or learn a complex electronic calendaring system. One of the best tools for productivity are trusty Post-It Notes. Sticky notes – that’s right – can be a powerful device for making your days more fruitful, breaking down complex tasks into more manageable pieces, and streamlining organization in your life or at the office. Continue reading
Death and taxes may be a certainty, but in business, paperwork is a close third. A bank statement here, a receipt there. Soon enough your stack of papers rivals The Leaning Tower Of Pisa. But there is hope! As a small business owner, you wear many hats – from sales to accounting – but no matter your role, there are benefits to getting your paperwork in order. You’ll save time, money, and whoever you’ve chosen to sift through your receipts will thank you for it. And it’s easier than you might think! Continue reading
LinkedIn is a very effective medium to increase customer acquisition, especially in the Business to Business market. But with the different types of advertising, the bidding payment system, and a plethora of targeting opportunities, the advertisement choices on the platform can be a tad difficult to navigate. The key to understanding LinkedIn paid advertising is to know a great deal about your target audience.
Building a strong customer base can be tough. Turning those customers into long-term customers who’ll come back time and time again is even tougher.
At MyCorporation, we’ve found that creating a login feature keeps our customers wanting to work with us. With MyCorp Vault, our customers can login to access their business documents whenever they need them. We also consistently provide assistance to businesses throughout their entire lives with services like filing annual documents.
We asked our small business owners how they create long-term relationships with their customers and this is what they had to say: Continue reading
2015 is well on its way to the end, with the first quarter already gone. However, it started on a high note in many circles – fuel prices and unemployment are on the decline, and entrepreneurship is in its all-time high. If you are an entrepreneur in 2015 (or not), here are a few powerful ways you can make the rest of this year stand out: Continue reading
As we all know, summer tis the season to be distracted. With the sun shining, holidays approaching and school terms ending, it can be all too easy to succumb to the notion that productivity will be waning.
However, when the sun has got his hat on, it is, in fact, possible to turn these distractions into positive ways to significantly improve your output.
Embrace summer in the office
If you’re worried about keeping your staff productive – as well as your own productivity – when a heatwave is looming, there are simple processes you can implement to boost business productivity, and morale with it. Continue reading
So you are all set up with a personal profile and company page, and now you want to attract your target audience. There are a couple of different ways to go about creating content, but the most important thing to remember is to give before asking. Whether it’s contributing to your own groups, your friends’ groups, or your company page, very little of your content should be conversion based. Nobody wants to follow someone who only takes and never gives.
Paid search marketing is an effective way for small companies to generate sales leads and e-commerce revenue. Whereas organic search marketing (SEO, for the most part) takes months or years to bear fruit, paid search marketing gives companies instant search engine visibility; an immediate opportunity to increase revenue.
While there are many types of paid search marketing, this article will focus on PPC (pay-per-click) advertising, and specifically Google AdWords, the most important, and most popular, and usually most effective type of paid search. Nevertheless, many of the ideas presented here apply to other forms of paid search such as Bing Ads and retargeting. Continue reading
Summer is here and with it comes summer storms – of the meteorological kind and the business administration kind. We’re talking about sales tax. If you sell products, then July is most likely a busy time for you and your sales tax filing duties!
But never fear, at TaxJar we have your back when it comes to handling all the vagaries of sales tax. Here’s what you need to know to navigate July’s sales tax perfect storm. Continue reading
The core of your LinkedIn success comes from your profile. Without a reputable and strong presence, it is virtually impossible to gain real traction on the website. But where do you start? Your company’s LinkedIn page will be different from any other social media outlet, and your personal and company profiles require different approaches.