How to Start a Budget
How to Start a Budget
Starting a financial budget for your business is essential for managing your finances effectively. A budget helps you plan for your expenses, control your spending, and make informed financial decisions. In this blog post, we’ll explore the steps to start a financial budget for your business. Determine Your Income The first step in creating a...
Streamline with Software as a Solution (SaaS)
Streamline with Software as a Solution (SaaS)
In today’s digital age, software services are critical tools for businesses of all sizes. From managing customer relationships to tracking finances, software services can help businesses streamline their operations and achieve their goals. In this blog post, we’ll explore the top software services to use for businesses. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software CRM software is...
TikTok’s Impact on Consumer Behavior: A New Era of Commerce
TikTok’s Impact on Consumer Behavior: A New Era of Commerce
The digital era has revolutionized the way we consume content, with social media platforms taking center stage. Among these platforms, TikTok has emerged as a powerhouse, captivating audiences worldwide with its short, engaging video clips. This meteoric rise in popularity has had a profound impact on consumer behavior and buying power, making it a crucial...
The Future of TikTok
The Future of TikTok
Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the potential ban of TikTok in the United States. This popular social media platform, which allows users to create and share short videos, has become a cultural phenomenon among young people in the U.S. and around the world. However, concerns about national security and data privacy...
The Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Could’ve Been Avoided
The Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Could’ve Been Avoided
The collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was a result of several factors, including the bank’s high-risk lending practices, inadequate risk management, and over-reliance on the technology sector. There’s no telling if the collapse could have been avoided altogether, but hindsight is always 20/20 and several preventative actions could have been taken, including: Improved...
Microsoft Brings AI to Office
Microsoft Brings AI to Office
Microsoft, a leader in the technology industry, is bringing artificial intelligence (AI) to the office with its latest updates to Microsoft Office. The integration of AI will make Office more intelligent, efficient, and personalized to the individual user’s needs. In this blog post, we will explore how Microsoft is bringing AI to the office and...
Budgeting in Business
Budgeting in Business
Budgeting is a crucial aspect of running any successful business. It allows business owners and managers to plan and allocate resources effectively, make informed financial decisions, and ultimately achieve their organizational goals. A budget is essentially a financial plan that outlines expected income and expenses for a specific period. In this blog post, we will...
Chat GPT 4: The Next Evolution
Chat GPT 4: The Next Evolution
The field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) has made significant strides in recent years, with the development of increasingly sophisticated language models such as GPT-3. However, there is always room for improvement, and OpenAI’s upcoming release, GPT-4, promises to push the boundaries of what is possible even further. What is Chat GPT 4? GPT-4 is...
5 Different Types of Businesses to Start
5 Different Types of Businesses to Start
Starting a business is an exciting but challenging venture. There are many types of businesses you can choose from, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. In this blog post, we’ll explore different types of businesses and their pros and cons to help you make an informed decision. Sole Proprietorship A sole proprietorship is...
QuickBooks Tips for Beginners

QuickBooks is a complete accounting software suite used by countless business owners on a daily basis. It has a very simple user interface, excellent security, and more than enough accounting features for different types of small businesses. QuickBooks also has a good price point making it a popular choice in the business world. The Best...

How to Estimate Startup Costs for a New Business

  Confused on how much money you’ll need for your startup business?  Don’t worry, we have put together a simple approach to breaking down this mystery and creating a clear picture of the funds that your startup business will require. COST CATEGORIES Keep in mind that different types of small businesses will have different types...

Manage Surging Inflation With These 5 Business Tips

For many business owners today, managing surging inflation in a new experience.  The responsibility and commitment to operating and growing a fiscally successful and sound business can be daunting, even more so during these challenging times. Business owners need to be creative in their approach.  Inflation can have an impact on everything from materials, wages,...

The What, Why and Benefits of Consultative Selling

Consulting selling is a sales technique in which the salesperson acts as a consultant to determine the customer’s needs. Rather than trying to sell a product, consultative selling focuses on establishing a relationship of trust between the salesperson and the customer. Consultants have been referred to as value-added vendors, need-satisfaction sellers, and professional sellers over...

Starting A New Job & When To Ask For Time Off

It’s coming up to summertime and vacations are being requested, but what do you do when you just started a new job? Perhaps you have a yearly summer beach vacation you take with your family and need the time off. You don’t have to abandon your travel plans because you’re a new employee. Here we...

Modern ERP Consulting & Why It’s Valuable

PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, MIGRATION   WHAT IS ERP CONSULTING? Accounting, human resources, sales and inventory management are all considered part of enterprise resource planning (ERP), which is a set of integrated and integrated business applications used to manage and automate numerous business functions. Additionally, depending on your ERP choice, you may be able to take advantage...

SEO- Why It’s Important for Website & Branding

Do you know about SEO, which stands for Search Engine Optimization? Have you ever considered how it relates to your business? How does SEO work?  In search engine optimization, organic search results are ranked high and website traffic is obtained. In order to generate web traffic organically, click-through ads are not considered. Although a few...

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Many of us can remember the days of posting a job in the newspaper. While hiring methods have certainly evolved since the digital revolution, the ability to reach a wider audience has led to even more competition. This being said, every business at some point will need to invest in their job advertisements.  As we...

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There are many contributing factors that can drive an employee to resign from his/her position. Employees who find themselves constantly buried in their workloads and without the proper support from their peers and management will suffer the “need to get out” mentality.  In a recent survey nearly 600 individuals said they left their job without...

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Clearly, there is a lot of attention on the growing gig economy as workers continue to create their ideal arrangements and businesses benefit by embracing the future of work.  While we have explored and outlined the direct benefits to hiring a virtual assistant, the whole process of finding the right one for you can be...

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It has become increasingly common for companies to hire contingent workers to fill staffing needs and help with short-term or high-skill projects. But what exactly are contingent workers, and how can employers navigate the sometimes-confusing rules and regulations associated with them? Our team explains everything you need to know about contingent workers below. What is a...

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After 11 consecutive months of hard work and perseverance to get his business up and running, the owner finally reached his breaking point.  If you’ve experienced this yourself, you can probably remember the same feeling. At some point along their entrepreneurial journey, every founder will eventually reach this crucial moment in their life, one where...

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Do you think that having a virtual assistant is a sort of luxury that only the big companies can afford? Not exactly. In fact, hiring a physical assistant not only soaks up more of your time and energy, but it also costs much more than hiring a virtual one. With the recent rise and development...

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A specific memory that still holds strong in our minds has to do with a company our team has previously worked with. After spending a few years trying to get off the ground, this company began to see significant growth, however, their seemingly uniform culture also came under fire.  In their attempts to combat this...

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Do you want larger profit margins in your business?  Recent studies have shown that companies with diverse executive teams actually have larger profit margins than companies with relatively little diversity in their upper positions. If you’re sitting there raising your eyebrow and tilting your head, we encourage you to keep reading for some proof: Companies...

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47.8 million U.S. workers – that’s how many voluntarily quit their jobs in 2021.  The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives in many different ways, but most notably gave way to what we now know as the Great Resignation. The nation’s “quit rate” reached a 20-year high in November 2021.  While we were all made fully...