Be Concise

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Compare these two sentences: “In the author’s opinion, it is in most peoples’ best interests when excessive verbiage is avoided by people who are engaged in the act of writing.” “Don’t fluff up your writing.” They say the same thing, but the second one is much more direct and memorable. Whether you’re writing website content, […]

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How can I Source Cheap Products from China and India?

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Everyone knows about globalization nowadays.  Developing countries like China and India are known for their cheap exports.  If you go to Wal-Mart and pick a random item off the shelf, chances are it’s made in a developing country. Big enterprises have a vast network of foreign suppliers and professional purchasers to take advantage of the […]

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Who's Browsing Your Website?

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Most small businesses these days have a website up to share information and attract new customers.  If you don’t, you might want to consider getting one designed. If you already have one, have you ever wondered what kind of people are visiting it?  Where are they from?  What do they click?  How did they get […]

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How to Make Your Own Barcodes

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Using barcodes to enter products can be quicker and more accurate than manually typing in item codes. If your products already have barcodes on them, then all you really need is a barcode scanner and some software. If not, you can first make your own barcodes.

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Free Online Survey to Hear What Your Customers Think

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Listening to your customers is critical in identifying how your business can improve.  But usually, you only hear from either your greatest fans or the customers having the most trouble.  What do the rest of your more moderate customers think? An online survey tool can help to gather more feedback and help you organize it […]

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