How many folders of filed paperwork do you have in the office or in storage? If the answer is lots, technology has enabled us to eliminate that from our business, and go entirely paperless. Paperwork is the burden of most businesses, and the thorn in the side of any admin team member, electrician, and even….
When it comes to paying the bills, not every client acts responsibly. Businesses face a challenge when their clients are purposely avoiding them and not making their payments on time. Although sometimes missed payments are an honest mistake, most of the time these are deliberate. This issue can cause a lot of problems for businesses….
Advertising is one of the most powerful tools that have the ability to drive massive sales for a business. But, if your ad copy is not on-point, there is a high chance that it will have no affect at all. It is important for businesses to create compelling advertisements that make their place in customers’….
This article is specifically one for my electrical followers. As you would know, my background has strong roots in the electrical industry, and I see electricians struggling to manage their business quite a lot. By no means is this only applicable to electricians. It applies to any trade, and without a doubt most owner operators….
As the financial year draws to an end, I’m sure you’re all eager to trade your calculators for beers. You should also take the time to reward yourself and celebrate a successful financial year. This week’s article is aimed at helping you do just that with some helpful tips and tricks. There’s a lot to….
Let’s start this one with a short story. I heard John Eales tell this one at a conference once, to illustrate the point I’m about to make. If it’s good enough for one of our greatest ever Rugby Union players (and a top public speaker I might add), it’s certainly good enough for me. Sweden….
Unfortunately, with one of my current businesses – since it’s launch into the market place, we’ve been on the receiving end of every possible dirty tactic from one of our competitors. I wanted to share some tips on the experience, incase you too, are ever on the end of one of your competitors desires to do….
Where has the money gone? You may have had this experience as a business owner. Many, if not all of us have. You’ve just been to your accountant to review last year’s financials and they give you firm handshake, a high-five and a big congratulation for having a profitable year. Ok maybe not the high….
What is this mystical state of being that people call ‘Inbox Zero’? Is it real, or is it like a unicorn, the loch ness monster, or sharks – only existing in fiction, dreams and imagination. Well, I can tell you from personal experience that ‘Inbox Zero’ is real, it is achievable, and it is fantastic…..
To ensure you never have to compete on price, you’ve got to develop your company’s USP (Unique Selling Proposition). Your USP is the one thing that is truly different about you, or at least the one thing you can promote as being different. This should make a potential customer from your target market sit up,….