5 Tips to Improve the eCommerce Customer Experience

eCommerce shopping is taking the world by storm. Not only are small businesses embracing online and eCommerce shopping, but big box stores, like Best Buy and Sam’s Club are converting their former retail space into fulfillment centers for eCommerce shopping. In order for your business to stand out from the crowds of websites offering eCommerce, it is vitally important that your customers have the most positive and effortless shopping experience they can. 1. Add Customer Reviews Reading customer reviews and testimonials will inspire confidence in the shopper.…

Want To Start a Tech-Based Business? Here’s How To Start

Starting a tech-based business is not as rosy as the Television portrays it to be. You’ve got to put in a whole bunch of research, sweat, tears and blood. It doesn’t just come easy! So, what are some of the things you need to start a tech-based business? Surround yourself with technicians Starting a tech-based business when you are not a technician, a developer or an engineer is a Herculean task. For you to gain some knowledge and understanding of what you are just about to get yourself in, you need some inspiration.…

How to Fund Your Business: Unsecured Business Loans vs. Credit Cards

Are you looking for an alternative way to get the necessary funds for your business so you can ensure its growth? Do you need funding to seize new business opportunities or partnerships that’ll allow you to increase your profits? Or maybe you just need money to invest in your staff or equipment to bring your business to the next level? According to SCORE’s report on female entrepreneurs, 59% of women said they would like funding to grow their business. This isn’t a surprising fact since financial funds and ability to provide them are crucial for business success.…

3 Easy-to-Follow Business Advice from Already-Successful Entrepreneurs

It is often said that if you want to be successful in a specific area in your life, one way to achieve this goal more quickly is to study those who are already where you want to be. This helps you learn exactly what you need to do in order to succeed while also giving you the information necessary to avoid some of the most common mistakes that others in that area tend to make. With this in mind, if your objective is to reach even higher levels of business-related success than you already have, there are many great people to look to who can help you work your way to the top of your field or industry.…

5 Types Of Insurance Every Self-Employed Person Needs

Being self-employed is freeing, but it is definitely different from the usual 9 to 5 routine. If you’ve recently become self-employed, then you might have found yourself looking up local licensing and permit laws, but what about insurance? You might be considering a general business insurance policy, but did you know there are other forms of insurance you should have if you are self-employed? In this article, we’re going to highlight the top five kinds of insurance for the self-employed. Read on.…

11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Niche Online Store

Starting a niche online store is an excellent way to earn a living, but it’s important to remember that no two e-commerce presences are the same. All entrepreneurs who are in e-commerce have varying levels of success, based on a number of factors. When you are aware of the factors for e-commerce success and can honestly face the reality of the niche e-commerce world, then you have a much better chance of being a successful online entrepreneur. French Knot, Aussie’s premier homewares and home decor online store, shares these 11 questions you should ask yourself before starting a niche online store.…

The Death of the Chequebook – How Finance Technology has Evolved

Chequebooks are seldom seen in society today, with the convenience of contactless cards taking over by and large. There were only a total of 405 million cheques processed in the UK in 2018, down from over 4 billion in 1990! This is largely by design, as many banks choose to phase out chequebooks entirely by introducing a number of hurdles that didn’t exist before. This means that those who still rely on using cheques to pay their bills are being forced to adapt to survive, but online banking is not the complicated experience it once was.…

5 Success Strategies Startups Can Learn from Big Brands

Just as people have role models they look up to and want to be like, small brands have bigger brands that have attained the heights they desire to reach someday. Every brand aims at generating sales, increasing their conversion rates, and building their brand reputation. Growing a brand can be quite tasking and exhilarating, as businesses don’t survive on just luck. This increases the need to learn from others who have been there. One lesson to pick from big brands is treating your employees rightly.…

4 Questions To Ask Your Accountant About the 2019 Trump Tax Cuts

As the time to file your 2018 taxes looms closer, you may be feeling the stress of having to learn some of the new tax laws that were created and signed into law by the Trump Administration in 2017. Knowing whether to file jointly with your spouse or individually or how to claim medical expenses for the year can be confusing when new laws take effect. However, making a list of questions for your tax accountant before you submit your information can give you peace of mind that you are following the reform’s guidelines properly.…

6 Simple Yet Effective Ways to Promote Your Brand

Developing the product or service for your business is just the start of your entrepreneurial journey. The next step is to find ways to promote your brand and let your target market know what you have to offer. Fortunately, gone are the “Mad Men” days where you need to set aside a fortune to launch a marketing campaign. These days, your marketing budget can just be a fraction of the cost of traditional campaigns. Using different technologies and best marketing practices, you can launch your brand successfully without breaking the bank.…