7 Ways To Build Your Business Without An Internet Connection

Business Without An Internet Connection

My dream is to have a “business in a bag” that I can run from anywhere, anytime. And this dream is definitely a reality because I’m a HUGE techy fan. Wherever possible I use software and apps that are cloud based because they offer the flexibility I need to be able to work seamlessly around…

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Warning: Are You Unintentionally Giving Up Control Of Your Small Business?

Giving Up Control Of Your Small Business

In business, some days rock while others are awful. The good days are blessed with momentum, the ideas flow and you push past obstacles with ease. What’s more, it’s easy to get enough done to achieve (and invoice) your target hourly rate. But on the tougher, darker days the resistance is uncomfortable. You can get…

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Why Making Yourself Dispensable Is The Only Chance You Have Of Growing Your Micro Business

Office vacancy sign

A lot of micro business owners make the mistake of believing they are indispensable. In fact, they do everything they can to make themselves indispensable by: If you hold any of these beliefs – you’re making a clanger Let me tell you why… Just recently I wrote a post that encouraged you to figure out…

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How To Tweet For 10 Minutes And Give The Impression You’re On It All Day

twitter in 10 minute chunks

I love Twitter. It’s a fantastic social media platform to build relationships, spread your word and grow your small business. However, if you’re not careful, Twitter can turn into a time hungry work avoidance strategy and reduce your productivity. So if you’re finding Twitter has become an addictive time drain that’s distracting your attention away…

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Save Time In Your Small Business By Using These 3 Communication Tools Today

Isabella on the phone

Do meetings eat hungrily into your time? Once you’ve taken into account travelling time and got through the small talk and niceties, a conversation that would only last 10 minutes can easily absorb an hour or more. It can be really frustrating and it’s bad news if you’re already feeling the time pressure and want…

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Are You Committing These 7 Very Expensive And Highly Inefficient Advertising Sins?

Highly Inefficient Advertising

With efficient advertising you can easily stand out from your competition. If you attract the right customer, you can see your advertising investment return a healthy profit. So if your advertising fails to deliver, could it be because you’re committing one of these deadly sins? Want to find out? Then read on… It can be…

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Six Questions Smart Business Owners Ask Before Starting Their Working Day

Six Questions Smart Business Owners Ask Before Starting Their Working Day

Do you want to get more done in less time? As a small business owner, maximising your productivity and making smart use of your time can make the difference between a thriving business and a surviving business. But did you know that achieving high levels of productivity actually starts in your head? That’s because your…

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How To Travel Whilst Working ON Your Small Business

How To Travel Whilst Working ON Your Small Business

I believe time is my most valuable business (and life) resource. What’s more, despite what a lot of business owners say, I understand it’s something you can't control. After all, it’s you who decides how and where to spend your time but the clock keeps ticking whatever decision you make. Make the right decisions, prioritise…

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Spend Your Time More Efficiently On Twitter By Using Lists.

Spend Your Time More Efficiently On Twitter-By-Using-Lists

Twitter is a smart networking and sales tool for micro businesses. But to get the most from Twitter you need to engage, entertain and interact with people. And that means entering relevant conversations, initiating useful discussions and having a consistent presence in important people’s timeline. But this objective gets trickier as the number of people…

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The Number Most Business Owners Are Too Damn Scared To Calculate

Number Most Business Owners Are Too Damn Scared To Calculate

Do you remember why you started your business? I bet financial reasons were one of your key drivers. You saw an opportunity to create your own financial security and you went for it. Fantastic. Does your monthly profit make up for the extra hours, stress and uncertainty you put you and your family through? Or…

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