One of the most common complaints that we hear from the business owners is that they simply don’t have enough time in a day to get everything done. Many feel they are in crisis management mode, constantly spending time putting out fires and not enough time on tasks that generate revenue. So we thought we would share some ideas to help you improve your .
The efficiency of the business owner has a profound impact on the overall productivity of the company as well as we have learned over the years. Chances are good that if you are spending all your time putting out fires, your [Read more…]are too, and no one is focusing on revenue-generating tasks.
It seems to me that the growth of email newsletters has been exponential the last few years. Every day I seem to get 10 to 15 of these from various sources that I have provided my email address to over the years. Many of them are so non-newsworthy that they get deleted immediately (and I eventually opt out). Others seem to have some relevant information but they are usually so poorly written or designed that reading them is a chore. You’ve probably experienced something similar.
This made me wonder, what makes an effective email newsletter? What makes recipients want to open it every time it is emailed? [Read more…]
Yesterday we introduced four ways to keep your business IT system secure from Reuters and Entreprenuer.com: password protect your systems, design systems that are safe from abuse, conduct pre-employment screening and background checks, and continually train your . Today we discuss the last five ways to ward off unwelcome IT problems. [Read more…]
Over the past several months we have published a number of articles dealing with cyber warfare and related Internet phishing/hacking attacks. In those pieces we reminded small- and medium-business owners that they are not immune from cyber attacks even though many consider themselves safe due to their size. We have also examined the fact that your very own website could be under attack and you might not even be aware of it! We also gave you some tips on how to ensure that many of the most basic tenants of IT procedures are followed.