Time management apps

Seven Apps That Will Help You Manage Your Time and Declutter Your Everyday Life

0 comments / February 21, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by: Jeff E. Brown, a freelance writer from Oregon with a knack for lifehacking and DIY projects.

Life is full of commitments. Going to work, taking the kids to their activities, cooking dinner, cleaning the house, going to various appointments – it all takes time management. Sometimes we find ourselves forgetting what we need to do or even getting caught up on one task and neglecting the next. If this is you, don’t worry. There is a way to solve your problems. The answer is through time management apps. There are many such apps out there, and we will be covering the best seven available, but you can additionally search for others as well. Here goes!

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4 Creative Ways for Business to Generate Leads

1 comment / February 14, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Dante Munnis, a content manager on essayrepublic.com

When you have a business, it is essential that you keep the leads coming in. The problem, of course, is how do you do that? Sure, you can do it the old-fashioned way. The problem with that is that people have been exposed to the tried and true methods to such an extent that sooner or later they are going to start ringing false. It is not just that either. Sometimes you need a bit of creativity for your employee’s sake as well. After all, if they have to repeat the same script and the same methods over and over again, they are going to get tired and possibly even fed up. That is not a ticket to employee retention. So, here we’re going to look at some techniques that will both generate leads and let you be a bit more creative in how you generate them.

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Business

The Do’s and Don’ts of Starting Your Own E-commerce Business

0 comments / February 6, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Trevor McDonald, a freelance writer from San Diego who enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge on e-commerce, software and IT technology with readers everywhere.

Competition in e-commerce business is growing by leaps and bounds. That’s a good thing, and you shouldn’t let it discourage you. If you have something of value to offer to consumers, your startup has every chance of succeeding. There’s no better time to launch your online business. From 2014 to 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales increased by almost 15 percent. Almost 70 percent of consumers would rather shop online than in brick-and-mortar outlets.
There’s no proven formula for building a profitable company. Overnight successes are rare. There are, though, some do’s and don’ts that can give you a competitive edge.

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7 e-commerce trends not be missed by online shops in 2017

0 comments / January 31, 2017

As competition increases in e-commerce with an ever-growing populated market, merchants have to make sure to align with upcoming digital trends to be able to compete with bigger players. Web shops have therefore to be constantly adapt and rely on smart solutions in order not to fall in the highly competitive challenge of attracting new customers. A clear commitment and customer focused positioning can help smaller e-businesses to stand out from the crowd. As Payment Service Provider, we at PAYMILL are at the heart of the e-commerce market, witnessing changes and setting new trends. In this blog post I would thus like to share with you our 7 most important trends that we were able to identify for the current 2017 year.

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Bigcommerce vs. Shopify

BigCommerce vs. Shopify: A Comparitive Analysis

1 comment / January 30, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Rayanne Dany, Head of Business Development at TAH.

As soon as you start thinking about building your online store, you will always likely to come across a long-standing debate between Shopify and BigCommerce. It has an epic showdown between the two giants but has often been a confusing one at that. The reason for that is because there are pros and cons in each of them and there is no undisputed winner among them. We will do our best to try and separate the wheat from the chaff to give you a clearer image. In the end, the choice winds down on you and what you think is best for your business.

So without wasting any more time, let’s look at all the important factors and how they differ from each of these two products.

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Technology is the answer of your startup roblems

5 WAYS TECHNOLOGY IS THE ANSWER TO ALL OF YOUR START-UP PROBLEMS

0 comments / January 20, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Kara Masterson, a freelance writer from West Jordan, Utah. 

It is your duty as a business owner to learn and research new marketing tactics, currents trends in your line of business, and amazing new products. However, keeping up with advances in technology is one of the sound strategies for solving your startup problems. Innovative technologies touch the clients directly and in turn, that interaction builds a source of digital difference, which matters to value and productivity. Below are five ways technologies can serve as a solution to challenges that your startup face.

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web development

Top 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Web Development

0 comments / January 9, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Emma Clark, a senior web application developer at Thinsquare LLC. 

Trends exist in every field and same is the thing with the web development. The web is regularly evolving and growing, serving the people from all over the world. As the needs of the people are changing and an utmost attention is given to make the things more effective and less complicated, the new trends in the web development keep on coming and becoming popular. Some of these trends are an update to a previous trend which removes all its drawbacks while some are totally new to the field. Also, most of these trends come to remain there forever among which some are lost when a new and better alternative is introduced.

However, for the developers, it is much necessary to remain aware of these trends as this awareness not only let them hone their skills but also enables them to provide the best services to their clients. There is much competition in the modern web development industry and developers are required to update their skills by opting the latest trends. Along with enhancing their expertise, it will ensure the growth and success for their clients. Here are the 5 top web development trends.

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m-commerce

How to Maintain Business Flow through m-Commerce

1 comment / January 2, 2017

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Heena Banga, a Sr. Technical Content Writer with Konstant Infosolutions

Almost 9 out of 10 eCommerce traders have extended their services to smartphones. For them, it’s not only business but the personal experience of customers that matters. With a huge smartphone market potential, every consumer expects to be treated as per their tastes and likes on their personal devices. As a result, most eCommerce giants have launched their mobile apps and have been pushing themselves to target a large audience worldwide. m-Commerce app development is gearing towards a brighter future as some of the world’s top brands are being outpaced by competitors.

The largest eCommerce companies are not ranking as the top mobile commerce leaders. For instance, Dell that ranks 6th on the list of Global 1000 e-Commerce companies is way behind in the mobile market (at number 87). Similarly, Walmart number 7th on the eCommerce list secures 13th position in mobile. Conversely, there are companies that rank higher in mobile app trading than online website retail. Vipshop – a leading online discount retailer brand in China, climbs up to 6th place in mobile commerce compared to 11th (in eCommerce). Stringing along the latest trends, brands like Amazon, JD.com and Apple have managed to maintain their positions in both web and mobile commerce on 1st, 2nd and 3rd, respectively. These indeed have emerged as real leaders and there is a lot they understand about moving ahead in retail business in this digital zephyr, where consumers have the potential to think one step ahead than business owners.

Read through to know some of the prized secrets of topmobile merchants who are penetrating deeper into the mobile markets in order to maintain the business flow across all channels and hold on to their global rankings.

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invoices

HOW TO KEEP INVOICES ORGANIZED IN SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING

1 comment / December 29, 2016

Editor´s note: This is a guest post by Mark, a biz-dev hero at InvoicebusHe passionately blogs on topics that help small biz owners succeed in their business. He is also a lifelong learner who practices mindfulness and enjoys long walks in nature more than anything else.

You may not be the kind of person who is a natural-born organizer, but if you run a business, maybe it‘s high time you got your business and work space organized. Keep in mind that only organized business is productive. Most of the business owners and managers consider paperwork one of the least popular activities since it takes a lot of time, and balancing receivables or payables can cause a severe headache! That‘s why invoices are necessary for small businesses, since they catalogue and keep track of the services and goods rendered to customers, and let businesses know what was purchased from what vendors. This constant influx of outgoing and ingoing invoices must be organized, both for the sake of accounting books and the very business. There are numerous methods for keeping your invoices organized, but regardless of the method you choose, you’ll find your company’s accounting a little easier to manage. Here are some tips  and advices to help you get on the track and organize your paperwork!

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