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plan for small business
12/07/2019
If you run a small business, you know there are many topics to consider. We believe you're left to focus on these 8 subjects when attempting to grasp all accessible data
relieved business owner ferratum business blog
26/06/2019
Most business owners think that it’s hard to qualify for a small business loan, mostly after they were rejected by a bank. After talking to a lot of small business owners we say that it’s not hard to qualify for a small business loan.
Financial advice
23/05/2019

Small and medium-size companies are the core of the European economy.

5 steps on how to build good credit reputation for your small business
14/05/2019
We all know that maintaining a good personal credit reputation is highly valued in our current economy. It also affects you as a business owner and can impact your company's financial abilities.
Does Your Small Business Offer A Loyalty Program?
30/08/2018
If you think that loyalty or reward programs are only for “big box” stores and supermarket chains, think again. Brand awareness and marketing are crucial for every small business and giving your customers value and earning their loyalty...
How Much Money Can I Get From A Business Loan?
08/08/2018
When it comes to running a small or medium business, time is always of the essence. Whether it’s vendors who need to be paid, paying staff, production costs, or inventory, we know that every day and every cent can make a difference...
Why You Should Attend Conferences As A Small Business Owner
04/07/2018
As a small business owner, when it comes to finding inspiration, keeping on top of the latest trends in your industry, and connecting with potential partners and customers, there´s no better opportunity than at conferences.
Why It´s Important To Pay Your Bills On Time
28/06/2018
If you´re running a small or medium business, chances are you´re familiar with the expression “when it rains, it pours”. Between inventory, production, and marketing costs, equipment hire, and employee salaries, having enough working capital to...
A Day in The Life of an SME Owner
28/05/2018

If you´re running an SME, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you that it’s not quite like working a 9 to 5. The point where most people end a typical work day often marks the halfway point for those running a small business.

The Rule of 7 and The Key Ingredient For Small Businesses
10/05/2018

If you´re running a small business, you´ve more than likely heard of the marketing rule of 7.

 

The rule says that a would-be customer needs to see or hear about your company or product at least seven times before becoming a customer.

 

The theory goes that:

The 80/20 Rule For Small Businesses
24/04/2018

The 80/20 rule, otherwise known as The Pareto principle is an observation and theory that says approximately 80% of the effects or outcomes of a situation come from 20% of the causes.

5 Ways You Can Reduce Costs For Your SME This Year
18/04/2018

No one said running a small business was cheap but even so, with the increasing cost of real estate, running a vehicle, employee salaries, and supply costs, it can be tough to make ends meet.

05/02/2018
If you´re a market vendor or owner of a restaurant, café, or food truck, you´ve, no doubt, seen how mobile devices, gadgets and apps have made running a small business easier than ever.
08/01/2018

In recent years, there has been a lot of buzz around the word “mindfulness”, and for very good reason. At $3.4 trillion, the Global Wellness Market is now three times larger than the worldwide pharmaceutical industry.

 

08/01/2018

In 2013, American research-based, global performance-management consulting company Gallup conducted a 142-country survey which showed that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their work.