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The Benefits of Credit Checks For Small Businesses

The Benefits of Credit Checks For Small Businesses

You have to get paid for your services and products to stay afloat, but knowing which customers will be good payers and which ones will take you for a ride can be a tricky business. It may be worth while to learn how credit checks can help you.

Whether you are thinking about supplying a new customer or you are already selling them your products or services, getting credit information on them can cut down your risks of invoices going unpaid. A credit check is essential if you’re thinking of extending credit to a customer. If you can see past and present information on how firms pay their invoices you can make quicker decisions about doing business with them and put your mind at ease.

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Mobile Phone Shop – Paradoxical Device Indeed

Mobile Phone Shop – Paradoxical Device Indeed

The mobile phone is a paradoxical device indeed. Seen as an anti-social device, its primary function is social. Go to the movies, parks, hotels or even in hospitals, there is no escape from the continuous beeps of the mobile phones, or from the meaningless tete-a-tete of their owners. According to a survey,mobiles are one instrument that 30% adults love to hate but cannot do without. So what makes the mobile so fascinating and so addictive?

The total number of mobile phone connections globally has gone past 2 billion, according to Wireless Intelligence. It took 20 years to reach the first billion but a mere three years to add the second billion. We are moving towards a generation where mobile devices are as commonplace as watches and are are considered by many as a prerequisite of modern day living. Be it a wealthy tycoon who uses the phone as an essential link for running his business or a teenager for his amusement, it is a must-have for everyone. Many mobile phone owners feel that the main advantage of owning it is the ability to contact family or friends when emergency arises. Added to it is the fact that that reduction in costs associated with owning and using mobile phones, means that more and more people are now able to afford them easily.

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My Crazy Project – Read 52 of the Best Business Books in 52 Weeks, and Post a Weekly Review

My Crazy Project – Read 52 of the Best Business Books in 52 Weeks, and Post a Weekly Review

“You wasted $150,000 on an education you could have got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library.”
– Will Hunting (played by Matt Damon), Good Will Hunting. First of all I want to introduce myself to those who don’t know me: I am Olivier Roland, I’m 27 years old, I’m French and I manage an information services company that I created when I was 19 (with 3 people).

Are you familiar with the Personal MBA? It’s a concept created by Josh Kaufman. Going off the assumption that business schools don’t have a monopoly on knowledge and wisdom, he suggests that every one of us passes a personal MBA by reading a selection of the best business books that exist, around 77 published in 2008 (93 with supplements) in 12 different categories.

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Interactivity and Individualization in Online Marketing – 5 Tips to Increase Traffic

Interactivity and Individualization in Online Marketing – 5 Tips to Increase Traffic

Interactivity and individualization in Online Marketing are two essential components that are necessary when it comes to online marketing. These elements work alone, as well as together in the development of online marketing programs.

Interactivity in online marketing programs

The integration of diverse services to implement web based marketing programs is advantageous to the programs involved. The sharing of ideas help motivate and stimulate the unique characteristics that are most needed for online marketing consultants. It is much easier for marketing specialists to communicate with each other, due to the level of high technology that is imposed in today’s business world. There are various manners that marketing consultants can communicate with each other and take their ideas and innovations to the next level. These methods are as follows:

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The Profit Model Analysis of Smart Locker in China

The Profit Model Analysis of Smart Locker in China

Smart locker is increasingly being accepted, but few people are very clear about its business model. At present, there are two foreign mainstream business models. One is a European and American model, primarily served by express carriers. There have been some third-party companies, such as InPost, but not all have a very clear profit model, and are used as a service tool like the ATM. The second one is a Japanese and Korean model, mainly paid by real estate developers; owners pay 5 cents for each square, about 5 RMB per month per household. On principle, the ones who benefit are the ones who pay.

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Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Part of the romanticism of entrepreneurship is the thought that entrepreneurs are creative, innovative, go-getters, risk takers, driven. All of that implies a high self-esteem and determination. In reality, having a clear understanding of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship allows managers of institutions and corporations, as well as individual, manage each area differently to get the best results.

People like creativity simply because it is fun. We reconnect with the pure pleasure of getting something that did not exist before. When we create we forget our problems, we are just being, the child comes out, we connect with ourselves and it simply feels good. Our energy pours from the inside to the outside and leaves our imprint, the object of our creation becomes an extended part of ourselves. Creativity also lives in a time and purpose vacuum. The worst enemy of creativity is a good idea.

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Prospective Emails: Effective Technique to Write Sales Statements

Prospective Emails: Effective Technique to Write Sales Statements

The impact of modernization has shaped the time management of businessmen in such a way that, professionals become choosy even to read emails. The particular behavior has brought a lot of challenges against other businesses trying to prospect via sales emails. Thus this shift in technology is also indicative of tolling salespeople to shift from old-style to modernization.

To write impressing statements is actually a great technique to make the prospect taking actions, but the tricky part is how do we get it right? I am pretty much sure that a lot of sales professionals do not understand why their sales email are always cold.

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Pros and Cons of Having a Small Business Voicemail System

Pros and Cons of Having a Small Business Voicemail System

In any business, application of advanced technologies can contribute towards ensuring success. Your office may require a better telephone system and voice mail system to carry out effective business transactions. The success of any business depends mainly on client satisfaction. In order to maintain steady contact with clients, small business owners can make good use of the voice mail system which functions as an answering machine.

The pros and cons of having a small business voicemail system are many. The main point in support of having this system is that, it is featured with a personalized answering facility which allows you to brief your client in situations when you are unable to answer their calls. The voicemail system is provided with caller identification facility which enables you to respond to your client at a later stage when the client might have forgotten to provide his contact information. It is also provided with date and time stamps which give a clear idea about the date and time when the message was actually obtained.

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Starting An Online Business? ECommerce Solutions – The Conclusion

Starting An Online Business? ECommerce Solutions – The Conclusion

Over the past few weeks we have covered the various aspects of setting up an online business and what a business owner needs to create to become successful with their ecommerce solution. Operating any business is hard work offline or online, so by managing both, the business owner takes on the responsibility of dictating offline and online strategies to best suit their business.

By going over the various guides that I have previously created, the business owner will have an online plan of what it takes to operate a successful online business. There are a few extra points that I would like to state that will encourage a business to start trading online, whether it be using ecommerce software or finding a web development company.

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Why the Need for Brainstorming?

Why the Need for Brainstorming?

Brainstorming can be the most abused word when it comes to meetings and group activities. It is often used by students, teachers, successful businessmen and even criminals. A lot of projects and activities have become successful due to creative brainstorming sessions.

It is a fact that a person normally uses less than ten percent of their capacity to think and use their brains. This means that there is a lot of room for more creativity and thinking if only a person can find the right enlightenment or inspiration.

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