5 Insider Tips to Setting Up a Business Website

From selecting a website hosting platform to establishing eCommerce, there are a number of important steps businesses should take when looking to create a successful website.

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The Home of the Brontës and Haworth

Aѕk аnуоnе whаt Hаwоrth іѕ famous for аnd thеу wіll inevitably reply “thе Brоntеѕ.” The vіllаgе оf Hаwоrth is knоwn the wоrld оvеr as the fоrmеr hоmе оf the Bronte fаmіlу and has bееn drаwіng tоurіѕtѕ tо іtѕ narrow, соbblеd ѕtrееtѕ for wеll оvеr a century.  Continue reading “The Home of the Brontës and Haworth”

How to start a business without good credit

Starting a business is seldom easy, but not having much credit history or having bad credit shouldn’t stop you in your tracks. Entrepreneurs start businesses for many different reasons, and one could very well be the loss of a job or lack of funds, which usually leads to late bills and debt collectors; however, starting a successful business doesn’t rely on great credit. Here are a few tips to get you started if you don’t have a top-notch credit score. Continue reading “How to start a business without good credit”

How Can You Stop Customers Asking for Plastic Bags?

Single-use plastic carrier bags clog up landfills, escape into the countryside and the ocean, and are ultimately one of the biggest environmental problems facing the world today. Most businesses want to move away from them, but it’s ultimately the customer’s choice whether to request them or not. Being unable to provide single-use plastic bags may aggravate customers, so you might want to keep some available, but you can also follow the tips below to make your customers more amenable to an eco-friendly alternative. Continue reading “How Can You Stop Customers Asking for Plastic Bags?”

3 Tips for Running a Successful Import/Export Business

If you’re looking for a great industry to get into, imports and exports is definitely one you’ll want to consider. International trade is huge right now and it shows no sign of slowing down. However, it’s not as easy as you might think. Continue reading “3 Tips for Running a Successful Import/Export Business”

5 Ways You Can Pay Off Your High-Interest Credit Debt

Credit card debt is among the most costly ones. Its interest rates range from 20% and 30% in some cases. Cardholders might have even higher penalties rates in case they fail to make a payment on time. Continue reading “5 Ways You Can Pay Off Your High-Interest Credit Debt”

Four Ways You Can Value Your People

Your staff may not be listed on any inventory sheet, but they are the most important asset you have.  You have spent countless hours investing in their knowledge of your product and company.  They hold your production and the value of your business in their hands. They have spent a full ⅓ or more of their waking hours supporting a vision, mission, and process that you have set forth.  If you have done a good job of creating a team atmosphere, they have a sense of ownership and a sense of pride in this business of yours. In what ways can you show them how much you value them. Continue reading “Four Ways You Can Value Your People”