Posts by: prolog

Uber Prevents DUIs Across the Country

- - Legal
The fight against DUIs has become so serious in this country, which the creators of mobile apps have begun to get on with the cause. The new Uber App is one that has been used at the Dallas Cowboys football organization in order to prevent intoxicated players from getting behind the wheel. The app actually acts as an automatic dialer, which calls the local cab company to pick the intoxicated player up at their current location. This app has been hailed as not only a great effort for the league, but Read more [...]

How to Create a Comfortable and Productive Atmosphere

- - Business
Creating a positive atmosphere in the workplace can be difficult but it is also important, as this can enable employees to work to the best of their abilities and maximise their productivity. This will greatly benefit your company, but as well as this when employees are happy, motivated and focused it also makes it an enjoyable place to work too. So how do you go about creating this atmosphere on the work floor to ensure everyone feels motivated, energised and ready for a productive day?   The Read more [...]

Favorable Trends in Houston Favor Buying a Small Business in 2014

- - Business
Based on local listing data, BizBuySell has noted a decrease in the median asking price for a small business in Houston during the first quarter of 2014. This decrease in asking price doesn't indicate a down turn in businesses though. Small business revenue is up, creating an ideal set of circumstances for those looking to buy a small business.   BizBuySell is a business-for-sale marketplace for small businesses. They found that the median asking price dropped from $204,000 in 2013 to Read more [...]

Improving Customer Surveys: Do They Really Help?

- - Business
Everywhere you turn, there's some type of customer survey that companies want you to take. It doesn't matter whether you've just stopped at your local fast-food restaurant, or whether you've paid a bill over the phone, you just can't seem to escape the obligatory customer survey. They attempt to draw you in with promises of winning some type of prize or a free meal for answering a few, simple questions, or they promise that your next experience is sure to be better if you just stop to tell the company Read more [...]

Your Duty as a Small Business-owner: The Importance of Health and Safety

- - Business
The prevailing level of sentiment among SME’s in the UK remains extremely positive at present, having fully rebounded from the impact of long-term recession and sluggish recovery. With more than two-thirds of independent ventures anticipating that they will recruit additional members of staff in 2014, there is ample evidence to suggest that the economy will continue its growth for the foreseeable future. This level of expansion brings considerable responsibility, however, as entrepreneurs must Read more [...]

The Benefits of Offline Marketing for Business-owners

- - Marketing
Although controversy may continue to rage about the origin of the politics behind last week’s budget, it cannot be denied that George Osborne’s statement was received positively by SME’s and large businesses throughout the UK. With Britain itself experiencing significant growth and experts predicting that it will supersede Germany as Europe’s largest economy by 2030, there is little doubt that contemporary business-owners are looking forward to a prosperous decade ahead. This is forcing many Read more [...]

Software Packages that can Transform your Business

- - Business, Innovation
All businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve customer retention, increase the spending their customers make and increase referrals for new customers. Knowing how to achieve this can be difficult. There are ways in which you could attempt to do this yourself such as promotions, loyalty rewards or high quality advertising campaigns to name a few methods. But you should know that there is now a much easier and more straightforward way to do this. Technology has aided businesses massively Read more [...]

Your Guide to Setting Up a Recruitment Agency

- - Business
You’ve dreamed of owning your own company for a few years now; if you have ample experience in the business perhaps it’s time you founded your own company and began your trek toward financial freedom. Let’s take a look at the guidelines you should use to determine if this is the right time for you to make your debut into the corporate world.   Get All the Experience That You Can Knowing the ins and outs of your business can be an advantage when you are managing employees who work for you. Read more [...]

Safety Basics for Working Near Electricity

- - Safety
It’s not necessary to be an electrically competent person to work near electricity. Construction workers, plumbers, plasterers, mechanics and manufacturers are all exposed to electricity and electrical wiring as part of their daily routines. If you’re a business owner, you’ll be aware of the importance of carrying out a risk assessment before you allow your employees to carry out a new project or task. More details on conducting a thorough risk assessment are available from the Health and Safety Read more [...]

Tips for Shopping for Office Furniture in Melbourne

- - Business
If you are shopping for office furniture in Melbourne, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. There are a lot of different pieces of furniture to consider, as well as a lot of choices. In addition to selecting the perfect pieces for your office space, budget is also usually at the forefront of your mind when shopping for office furniture in Melbourne. Getting the right look for your office can also be tricky. Depending on what type of office you have, you want your atmosphere to appear comfortable Read more [...]