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[ 21 Nov 2018 | No Comment ]

More business owners are swapping rigid 9-5 schedules and traditional office environments in favour of flexible space and remote working as an option for saving costs, retaining employees and encouraging a healthy work-life balance. With this in mind, Instant Offices investigates what industries are leading the way for remote working and how to overcome the typical challenges of managing a remote team.
A 2016 study conducted by Vodafone involving 8,000 global employees and employers found that three-quarters of companies worldwide have already switched to flexible working options. 61% believe that it had increased …

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[ 27 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

The crypto revolution has really taken off in the last few years. As the stunning success of Bitcoin has been followed by the likes of Ethereum, Litecoin and Dash, more and more people have started taking an interest in these currencies. Those who work from home are ideally situated to get involved in this exciting new type of investment. Read on to find out why this is the case and how should you proceed if you plan to invest in digital coins?
Who is the Typical Crypto Investor?
First of all, who …

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[ 25 Sep 2018 | No Comment ]

As at the end of 2017, 33.4 million buyers had bought things through the handmade and vintage marketplace, Etsy. So, if you offer products under those categories for sale via this peer-to-peer e–commerce platform, it can help expose your shop to an enormous built-in base of buyers.
There are several categories with an impressiveperformance on Etsy, for instance, jewelry, clothing, baby products, digital prints, craft supplies, and tech accessories categories. If you want to join over 1.8 million active sellers on Etsy from all over, who sell more than 40 million items, read on …

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[ 20 Sep 2018 | No Comment ]

Now that there are approximately 3.2 billion people using the internet, there’s never been a better time for creative people to get on the web and start making some extra cash. The way that people launch companies and sell products is changing drastically, and there’s practically no limit on what you can achieve, even if you don’t have a lot of resources to get you started.
There are so many different ways to make money offline, and even more ways to make money online that it’s hard to know where to …

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[ 20 Aug 2018 | No Comment ]
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Purchases resulting from organic search are something that is available to every business owner, but a little knowledge can help you improve how your business makes the most of this strategy. Here are five simple dos and don’ts to help you make the most of organic search:
 
DO: Create relevant and quality content to match each stage of the buying cycle, taking your potential purchaser from information seeking to decision making to purchase.
DON’T: just create content at random or for the sake of filling pages. Have a strategy and make content …

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[ 19 Jul 2018 | One Comment ]

Playing games for many is rarely seen as anything other than a fun hobby. However, if you’ve ever tried completing Dark Souls or nailing every challenge in Myst you will understand skill and dedication involved. More and more teens see gaming as their potential future. This value should be rewarded and Dean Anderson, Gamestatix believes that it won’t be too long before it’s possible for every player to make a living just by playing video games.
Value shared and rewarded
Developers need dedicated players with the insight and experience to review their …

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[ 9 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

By John Auckland, TribeFirst
No one can deny that the social and political landscape is changing. Driven by the digital revolution and gathering pace as the number of so-called ‘digital natives’ reach adulthood, this paradigm shift is a result of society shunning traditional leadership models and preferring direct connection instead of intermediation. It’s because of this shift that crowdfunding was born, and the effects it’s having on society are far more profound than many realise.
I’ve been bold enough to state in the past that I believe all good ideas will be …

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[ 16 May 2018 | No Comment ]

If you’re a mom who likes to blog and be on social media, there’s more to just clicking share and post.  You can actually increase your blog’s brand awareness by planning out a solid social marketing strategy. With its growing span, business applications and uses, social media is a powerful marketing arsenal that could be the backbone of your blog’s road to monetization.
As a hip mom who already has valuable blog content to boot, all you need is an effective social media strategy to get a solid following and a …

business, online business, training »

[ 1 Feb 2018 | No Comment ]

Brothers Chris and Dan Morgan established online learning website New Skills Academy in 2013. Here Chris discusses the challenges they faced – and the milestones they’ve since notched up…
In 2009 I left a comfortable job in recruitment to start my own business with my brother. The company involved generating leads for an online training programme which would eventually develop into a successful, multi award-winning business providing online training for over 100,000 students, called New Skills Academy.
Taking those initial steps into the world of business – the risks and decision-making …

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[ 10 Jan 2018 | No Comment ]

Is your website delivering the customers you hoped it would? No? Then Tim Butler, Founder of Innovation Visual says you need to action these 10 steps to boost its performance:
Know your numbers
How many visitors does your website get every month? How many leads does it generate?
Are people filling out contact forms and clicking on phone numbers? Without having access to the correct information, you will be completely in the dark and won’t know how many real potential customers are on your website and how well your website converts.
Improve your search …