Posts Tagged ‘Business Tips’

Small Business Rescue Service

June 8th, 2009 No comments

Office Reliance introduces a service aimed at entrepreneurs wanting to ride out the current recession without seeing their businesses closing down.

edfaDesperately seeking a way to save your business? Make use of the admin and office services supplied by Office Reliance and cut your overheads to the bone.

In these taxing economic times, turnover and profits are taking a nose dive and business owners must do everything in their power to keep expenses to a minimum.

Salaries, administration and office space are three areas that tap your business and can easily suck dry the diminished cash flow still generated when times are tough.

Dynamic salesforce – appointing part time reps

August 24th, 2008 No comments

This is part 5 of a series of posts for a local newspaper.

Generating sales is the key to a successful business. Often companies offering mediocre products and services are successful simply because they are good at converting leads into sales.

Investing in your sales force is one of the most important aspects of any business, and could well be the difference between a good and a successful company.

This is not always easy for a small or struggling business, as sales staff can be expensive the long term commitment associated with employing staff may well not be the right strategic solution for the company. Employing part time or contract sales staff may well be a viable alternative, but beware, it is not that straight forward….

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Products without borders

July 28th, 2008 2 comments

This is part 4 of a series of posts for a local newspaper.

Having a product or service offering is one thing. Getting it out to distant consumers is quite another.

Products without borders are those items that have universal appeal and could be sold almost anywhere.

A common evolutionary step for small businesses is to expand  their marketing channel to include distance customers, either by way of web, mail order catalog or door to door selling.  Easier said than done I hear you say. Correct, but if you following some basic principles it is not only possible, but also relatively painless.

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