Creating An Effective Business Meeting Environment

Creating An Effective Business Meeting Environment

Planning a great business meeting involves more than just tables and chairs.Creating the best ambiance for your business team’s needs can cut down distractions and increase productivity. A positive environment for your team meetings is conducive to small business success. Here are a few tips to creating an ambiance that […]

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Advice for Successful Networking

Advice for Successful Networking

Like it or not, networking is a vital part of ensuring your success in business, because in the business world, who you know could be the key to landing an important contract instead of losing out to a competitor. Business is all about relationships, and networking is the best way […]

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The Best Man Speech Advice

The Best Man Speech Advice

Sweating bullets in front of a banquet hall at full-capacity, the words of your best man wedding speech are slipping away and all eyes on you. The groom’s little brother is recording you via cellphone, hoping to make funny videos out of this unmitigated speech failure. If only I’d followed […]

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Can Your Business Benefit From Networking Events?

Can Your Business Benefit From Networking Events?

People are in one of two camps after attending a handful of networking events. They either sing their praises or they regard them as a complete waste of time, but there is more to networking than simply turning up at an event with a pocket full of business cards and […]

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A Unified Communications Strategy for Local Businesses

A Unified Communications Strategy for Local Businesses

The term ‘local business’ is a broad one, encompassing tiny start-ups with a handful employees and much larger companies which are well ingrained in a particular community. However, the need for comprehensive and affordable channels of communication is universal in the modern marketplace. Companies which adapt to changing circumstances and […]

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Virtual Office Benefits for The Modern Day Professionals in London

Virtual Office Benefits for The Modern Day Professionals in London

With so much of our office work being done on computers in the modern world it is no surprise that many forward thinking professional employees are opting to work from home via remote connection to an on-site server, email and telephone. For the existing or potential business owner this is […]

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Video Conferencing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Video Conferencing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Video conferencing has been one of the most utilized means of communication in businesses. The best thing about it is its ability to allow people to connect and interact easily and conveniently anytime, anywhere. Whether it's a conference call done in the privacy of your office or one that is simply […]

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When Online Review Responses Go Wrong: How Not To Respond

When Online Review Responses Go Wrong: How Not To Respond

Now that online review sites like Yelp and CitySearch have been around for a while, your business has likely learned (or hired someone with experience) how to manage and monitor these sites successfully. By now, you know the importance of claiming your business on popular review sites and how responding […]

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Need to Write a Winning Business Pitch?

Need to Write a Winning Business Pitch?

The business pitch presents the ultimate communications paradox. On one side the presenter wants to tell the potential client everything they know about their subject. They want to woo them with their technical prowess and ensure that the potential client is in absolutely no doubt about their experience and expertise. On […]

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How to Choose The Right Communication Method

How to Choose The Right Communication Method

Methods of communicating are constantly changing. Up until relatively recently you could only really talk to someone in person, by telephone or by writing them a letter. That was about it. You might have faxed someone or sent a courier to speed things up a little. Then came the internet […]

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Guidelines for Writing Thank You Letters

Guidelines for Writing Thank You Letters

Follow up letters are a great marketing took if used wisely, helping to solidify the business relationship between you and your customers. By writing a handwritten, personalized thank you letter for your customers not only makes them feel important but is also a clear sign that you made an effort […]

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Guidelines for a Productive Meeting

Guidelines for a Productive Meeting

Hmm, not something you hear that often sadly! Meetings; are they single-handedly responsible for reducing productivity or a valuable investment in your business? Probably, meetings are both; sometimes they can be the biggest investment you can make and at other times you may have been better giving everyone an extra hour for […]

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