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 [...]
Numerous firms are known to approach debtors and customers to provide valuable services to them whenever needed the most. However, your focus should be upon the seasoned credit repair experts who are known to offer you their overall expertise to you so that your problems could be resolved easily. By approaching a prestigious firm for your actual needs, you are able to realize certain benefits that will prove to be most effective to you in resolving various issues you got. Repairing bad credit with Read more [...]
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 [...]
Some studies have suggested that in the US, about 90 percent of companies use social media, and in Europe, that number is probably similar. Social media has become a part of marketing and is here to stay. In fact, a whole new field of study has opened up, and social media analytics and social marketing techniques are rapidly evolving.
Understanding your customers
To use social media for marketing techniques, you have to ask yourself some important questions. A good understanding of your potential Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
So many people have moved from traditional careers to starting their own ebusinesses after leaving a traditional career. But while they may have the best products and the best business model, setting up an ecommerce site may be alien territory to them.
A good website is the logical starting point for a successful ebusiness. What to include on your site is not always that clear-cut, though.
As with all things business-related, first impressions count. A clean easy-to-use format is essential. Read more [...]
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 [...]
Suffering a serious injury after an accident, owing to no fault of yourself can itself turn out to be a traumatizing experience for you. Besides, the physical and emotional injuries suffered, you also stand to lose a considerable part of your earning if the injury is too serious. You need to ensure that you’re rightly compensated for your sufferings. The rewards should include the medical bills paid by you as well as the loss of income you’ve had to suffer owing to your absence from work during Read more [...]