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stop being afraid of your dreams

How to start going to your dream, even if it frightens you? Everyone is afraid to start something new because they do not understand what will come of it; relatives can not understand them, they can lose their jobs. Every time you change something, you feel fear. So let’s talk about how to make sure that you did not frighten you your new way to a dream, but rather supported and pushed you forward.

5 Reasons to Add a Live Chat Facility to Your Business Website

Live chat is becoming more and more prevalent across a range of business websites as retailers and service providers start to realise the benefits it can provide. Here are five of the most prominent reasons why you should consider adding a live chat facility to your site. Increased Availability Live chat can be used to cover times when your call centre might be unavailable. Indeed, some service providers offer twenty-four-hour

Why Your Business Needs A Courier Service

As a business owner, you’ll have a lot of things on your plate. From branding, website design, recruitment and advertising to logistics, payroll and production. You’ll want to streamline your processes for maximum efficiency and to keep down costs. Part of this means finding a courier service to compliment your business and work alongside you to please your customers. Image credit Finding a reputable courier helps you to: Keep Focus

A look at VoIP coaching and conference calls

VoIP, or voice over internet protocol, is a telephone system that brings some great advantages to business. Two of these standout features are conference calling and coaching. Image Credit Conference calling Conference calling has been used for many years now, but what VoIP offers customers is more control. Gone are the days of crossing your fingers and hoping that all members are connected and can hear one another – with

How to find a manufacturer to make your product

Choosing a manufacturer to produce the products you need is no small decision. As with most contract decisions, it is unwise to simply go with the lowest quote. You also need to be confident the manufacturer has understood the requirements, correctly calculated their overheads, has the resources to meet deadlines, and won’t damage your reputation through poor product quality or customer service. Image Credit Are your business models compatible? If

Essential tips for your membership marketing strategy

Whether you’re marketing widgets to manufacturers, enterprise software to large businesses or toys to children, the principles remain the same. Understand your product offering and your competition, create a profile of your target customers and prepare your marketing strategy. Image Credit This is no different for membership organisations, the only stumbling block can be that they are often led by their members in the form of boards and committees, and

5 More Ways Your Business Van Drivers Can Record Their Mileage

In a follow-up to our previous blog on how companies can record their business mileage, here we take a look at five more top tips on how keeping accurate records can have a positive impact on your business. Image Credit 6. Capturing Your Information with an App Drivers who are connected to their smartphone can download an app which records mileage and separates business miles from personal ones. This option

Poland to be home to Europe's largest lithium-ion battery factory

The move toward electric vehicles is gathering pace. Korean chemicals giant, LG Chem, has announced the opening of a new $1.63billion battery factory in Poland to serve the European market. It will be located near Wroclaw and will produce 100,000 lithium EV batteries per annum. Image Credit That is still just a fraction of Europe’s projected demand, but Swiss engineering group ABB has also announced an even larger manufacturing plant

Retail sales growth is driven by rising clothing and food prices

Sales in the retail sector can be notoriously volatile, affected by the exchange rate, interest rates and levels of unemployment, to name a few. More recently, the Brexit vote has had an impact on both the value of the pound and the cost of imports and the knock-on effect has been to push up retail sales. Image Credit Retail sales in September 2017 According to the British Retail Consortium, total sales

HMPPS commits to rolling out body worn cameras

Her Majesty’s Prison and Parole Service, or HMPPS, provides the personnel who run and staff prisons and deal with parolees, as their name would suggest. Image Credit Their officers, therefore, work with high concentrations of dangerous or violent people day in and day out. Like many other government-funded institutions in the age of austerity, HMPPS have been fighting for funding, with regularly expressed concerns about officer safety. To help with