Web Design Tips: 6 Steps for Establishing a Great Working Relationship with your Designer

It is a good idea to always have a graphic or website designer that’s readily available and is familiar with your business. Even if you don’t need their services all the time, having a go-to designer will allow you to have a pay-per-job team member that understands your branding completely. To get the most out of your relationship with your website designer, follow these tips.

Know the 5 Basics of Web Design

    Know Your Basics

Before you send over a project for your graphic designer, it is good to understand the five basic elements of web design. They are: [Read more...]

Social Media and Online Forex Trading

The impact of social media in various walks of life is a well-known fact. And the busy and lucrative forex trading is not immune to the charm exuded by social media. From being thought of as a traditional trading platform, solo investors now have turned to social media networks to get the best of market strategies right from the experts. [Read more...]

How to Build Your Team as an Entrepreneur

So you developed a grand idea for the next hot startup and now you need to bring people on-board to help you make it a reality. How do you get started? Do you just post a job listing and start interviewing? That’s not exactly the best idea.

You’re better off taking a step back to understand what an entrepreneurial team needs to become successful. Keep reading to learn how to build your team as an entrepreneur.

Puzzle?

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Arrange Your Hiring Decisions Based on Key Business Goals

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How to Build a Free Online Business Site or Family Holiday Card

Half of your work peers and family is on Facebook – but the other half isn’t. Some use Instragram while others don’t have smart phones. How can you share your holiday thoughts with everyone in one place? What if you want to share your business’ holiday specials or favorite photos? Make a holiday website!

Even if you aren’t technically inclined, it is easy using a free website builder like IM Creator. By using one of the free templates you don’t have to know much about design. The layout is done for you.

Just click on anything you want to change. For images, click the image and then ‘Replace Pic’. Here are some ideas for building a fun site for free:

Example IMCreator site

Click image to see full size example site built in IM Creator

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Choosing a VoIP Service

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is growing in popularity among small businesses as many eliminate landlines due to the lower costs and ease of use of VoIP. However, before switching a small business over to the protocol, it is important to follow a few tips in order to be sure what you choose is suitable for your needs.

How Does VoIP Work?

Before choosing a VoIP system, it is important to understand [Read more...]