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Management

Guidelines for Hiring an Independent Contractor

All types of industries use independent contractors. This type of working relationship is mutually beneficial, allowing companies to pay for labor only as they need it and letting specialized workers set up as businesses themselves. You will find them involved with the building of a house, completing an analysis for […]

Business planning

SWOT Analysis: Knowing the Business Realities

Situational analysis is simply what it says: analyzing the situation. Before leaping into any action, the sales manager must analyze the business realities to determine what the best action would be. Additionally, after the action has been completed, another analysis must be done to determine the impact of the action on all […]

Business planning

The Business Benchmarking Process

Benchmarking is the continuous process of measuring products, services, and practices against the toughest competitors or those companies regarded as leaders. Benchmarking is a method of comparing processes, products, and services against organizations with the best practices. You can benchmark best practices to identify how others achieve outstanding results, and […]

Management

Basic Elements of an E-business Model

The emerging e-business market affords companies of all sizes and types the opportunity to leverage their existing assets, employees, technology infrastructure, and information to gain or maintain marketshare. For example, in the telecommunications industry, service, rather than technology, is now the key differentiator. With lower barriers to entry, new competitors […]

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The Magic Rules of Great Outdoor Portraits

When most folks think of portrait photography, they envision studio lighting, canvas backdrops, and a camera perched upon a tripod. But many photographers don’t have access to lavish professional studios, and honestly, it’s not necessary for dynamite portraits. All you really need is a willing subject, a decent outdoor setting (preferably […]

Advertising

The Concept of Advertising in Small Business

Advertising consists of those activities by which visual or oral messages are addressed to selected public for the purpose of informing and influencing them to buy products or services or to act to be inclined favourably toward ideas, persons, trademarks or institutions featured. As contrasted with publicity and other forms […]

Leadership

In Business, the Purpose of Knowledge Is Action

When considering how knowledge affects personal decision making and reasoning, we need to understand what knowledge is and how it relates to information. We distinguish between knowledge and information by recognizing that they are fundamentally different. Information consists of data organized to characterize a particular situation, condition, context, challenge, or opportunity. Knowledge consists of […]

Management

How to Prepare a Good Business Budget

Preparing a good business budget is an essential step for the success of any business. Not only an effective budgeting strategy influences long-term development for the company but also establishes solid relationships with other business partners and prospective customers. Sales Planning Consider the historical patterns of behavior for your customers, […]