Archive of ‘Business’ category

5 Advantages of Colocation for Your Business

A colocation centre, also known as a carrier hotel, is a type of data centre. With a regular data centre, businesses can rent out server space to store their data on. But with a colocation centre, businesses can rent out space, equipment or bandwidth. This enables smaller businesses to access the kind of features and capabilities that are usually reserved for bigger and better-established businesses. (more…)

The Do’s and Don’ts for International Business and Travel

When travelling for business, there are certain rules in which you should be aware of and a certain travel etiquette that is expected when travelling for an international business trip. A business trip will differ greatly depending on which country you are visiting and understanding the local customs could be the difference between a successful business trip and an unsuccessful business trip. Even those who have been travelling for business for years can do with a refresher, but if this is your first time travelling for business, here are some simple do’s and don’ts to follow in different countries. (more…)

The Hobby Blog

For something which started as a total hobby, it’s morphed more into more of a life-style and it has been for a long while. I was just playing along sending out my thoughts into the world and hoping someone would be interested enough to come back and see what I had written the next day.
Initially, I started to see my regular visitor numbers spiking and then my unique interactions really took off. I had the basic for doing this seriously and I took it with both hands.  (more…)

Increase your Productivity in Business Tasks with these Wonderful Apps

Running a business is a tiring job. There are so many responsibilities and duties that a person or a team has to fulfill during a time limit. It can get overwhelming at times for even the strongest of us. You need hard work and a lot of patience to run a business. However, there are many duties that you don’t have to bear alone. There are apps and software in the market that can help you manage your business efficiently. We managed to make a listing of the best apps available in the market to help you get some weight off your shoulders.     (more…)

5 Tips for Motivating Your First Line Management Team

Our first line managers are some of the most important members of our businesses team. They are responsible for the supervision and management of our workers, and their levels of effectiveness and productivity can have a large impact on our business’ profitability as a whole. It is vitally important that we keep our first line management team highly motivated and working effectively. If our team is working to the best of its abilities, we can work with confidence, knowing that they have the capacity to handle any challenges they face.

Keeping a team motivated can be a challenge in itself, but by taking a few steps in the right direction, any manager of a department or division, in any business in any sector, can increase the productivity and cost-effectiveness of their team. Here are five tips on how to motivate your first line management team, so that you and your business can reap the benefits of a highly motivated workforce. (more…)

Creative Ways to Boost Rental Income for Commercial Real Estate

If you have real estate that you can rent and thus make money, you can consider yourself quite a lucky person. Making money through real estate has always been very popular, and for good reason – it’s definitely something that can make you plenty of money on the side. However, if you really want to make the best out of your real estate, there are certain tips and tricks on how to increase your potential rental income. What are the things that you need to pay attention to other than keeping it neat and tidy? (more…)

Include Inclusion and Diversity in Your Business Strategy

In today’s world, only truly progressive companies are incorporating inclusion and diversity as parts of their sustainable future. In a nutshell, diversity is about what differentiates people from one another, whether by gender, ethnicity, disability, education, religion or sexual orientation. But it is a lot more. It is about respecting and appreciating those same differences. (more…)

New to the Internet? Use a Website Builder for Your Business Website

Not everyone is as experienced on the internet as the typical millennial that grew up using PCs and then smartphones and tablets. While most of us have gotten used to using Google to find out basic information, launching a website for our business is no small matter.

Assigning a web studio is fine for businesses that have significant funding, but if you’re bootstrapping or running your business on a low-to-medium budget, then the four-figure price tag for a website isn’t very affordable. A website builder, on the other hand, is far more budget-friendly and comes with a host of useful features for business owners. (more…)

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