How to Write Your Mission Statement

Julie Babcock-HydeSmall Business0 Comments

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A mission statement isn’t just for a large corporation. As an owner of a small business, you can benefit from going through the exercise of writing your mission statement. This exercise can re-connect you with your “why”.  As a result ,  it can also communicate an important part of your business to all of your stakeholders. What Is a Mission Statement? … Read More

Get Ahead on Year-End Tasks

Julie Babcock-HydeProductivity0 Comments

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Year-end is just around the corner. That means a couple of administrative tasks are necessary to take care of bookkeeping and tax chores. Here are a couple of tips to make year-end go smoother. Clean up tasks Things will go a lot smoother if you reach out to your vendors and employees and get their help to update your records. … Read More

Spice Up Your Marketing with Storytelling

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One of the ways to impact your marketing is by adding stories. Everyone loves a story and  compared to almost any marketing copy, stories are more memorable . Here are a couple of tips on how to use and place stories to share with prospects and customers. What a Story Is All stories need to be personal and evoke an … Read More

The Perfect Chart of Accounts for Your Business

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Your “Chart of Accounts” is the list of accounts in your accounting software.  The accounts are listed in your reports, and the totals allow you to determine how much you’ve spent, made, own, or owe depending on the type of account. It’s essential to create a list of accounts that you need in order to make better business decisions.  Your … Read More

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

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The security breach at Equifax a few months ago left many people thinking once again about identity theft. The best thing is to do everything you can to prevent it from happening to you. Here are a few tips to help you reduce your risk of being a victim of identity theft as well as how to reduce the damage … Read More

Browser Productivity Tips You May Not Know

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If you spend a lot of time online using a web browser to view web sites or to work in online applications, then you may benefit from knowing these wonderful features about your browser software.  Here are some browser productivity tips. Bookmarks All browsers support bookmarks, and hopefully you are already using this powerful feature. Which web pages do you need … Read More

How to Beat Procrastination

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Would you call yourself a procrastinator?  If so, you’re not alone, and with our to-do-lists growing daily, the percentage of people who procrastinate chronically has increased over the last few decades. There’s a difference between procrastinating and prioritizing.  Great entrepreneurs know how to put the most important tasks first. There’s also a difference between procrastinating and being overloaded with tasks; … Read More

Is It Profitable to Blog?

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One of the many online marketing options available for businesses is blogging. A blog can act as a company’s daily newspaper, letting customers and followers know the latest news about what’s happening. It can also be a wonderful revenue-generator. As long as the content of your blog is relevant to your readers, you can post on a wide variety of … Read More

5 Ways to Increase Revenue from Existing Clients

Julie Babcock-HydeProfitability0 Comments

    Are you looking to grow your business? Traditionally, there are two ways a business can grow:   Find new clients Increase revenue from existing clients   Many businesses put all their time and effort into finding new customers while neglecting the massive potential of leveraging their existing customer base.   Today, I’d like to focus in on how … Read More