As a marketer, the prospect of going freelance brings up plenty of potential pros and cons. The whole process can be daunting but pays dividends in the long run.
As a wedding caterer, your main goal is likely to make sure the happy couple have a great day, and that everything goes as smoothly as possible. On top of this, though, you’ll face the added challenge of creating a stable, competitive business that earns plenty of custom and does things by the book.
If you’re starting up your own cleaning business, you’ll be spending a lot of time planning it. From equipment hire to insurance, this can be a long-winded and difficult process.
In the bakery business, we all know it’s important to make your products sell like hotcakes. However, this is also the tricky aspect of running a successful bakery: timing.
Startups face the unique challenge of translating passions and ideas into repeatable profits. If you want to scale your business successfully, you need systems that support your goals.
Like a house, a business can accrue junk over time. Especially when it comes to marketing.
You have started a business but you’re short of one very important thing… money. Having an extra source of capital can help your business in a number of ways: You could hire new staff, acquire a new office space, build a new product, go live with a marketing campaign, and of course much more.
After starting your business it’s likely that you’ll encounter a number of situations where you’ll need to deliver a presentation. Whilst presenting can be a nerve-wracking experience, it’s a great opportunity to really sell your business.
The life of a startup is full of ups and downs. Fortunately, there is a simple way to prepare for the tough road ahead.
Here at MadeSimple we are big fans of the the Netflix sensation House of Cards - which has just seen its fourth season released. It’s a fantastic show full of political intrigue, deception and scheming - starring Kevin Spacey as the ruthless politician Frank Underwood.
Networking events are a fantastic opportunity for you to get out there and talk about your business to like-minded people and potential customers/partners.
It is a question that entrepreneurs, business owners and management should ask themselves – whether to put themselves in the limelight and enter an award. As the organiser of one such programme, Arabella Dymoke, of The Good Web Guide shares her thoughts.