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3 ways blogging can change your business

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Blogging, by definition, is where you regularly write about an event, situation or topic. Business blogging then, would be a forum where you would share topical information about your business and informing people of current events, specials or new business developments, and so it becomes a valuable marketing channel. Thus, having a blog for your business is the best way to increase your online visibility engage with your customers. Here are 3 reasons why your business website should have a blog.

24 Things I wish I knew before leaving school

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Let’s be frank – our schooling system does not teach students life lessons that will stand them in good stead for the business world. Some things you can, and will, only learn with time on the job; other things you can learn by others’ experiences of the real-world!

 

Here are 24 things I wish school taught me…I would’ve been so much more productive earlier on in my career.

7 Things We Can Learn From Our Entrepreneurial Forefathers

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Successful and productive people have the following attributes: they do not let themselves be distracted by unimportant things, they delegate tasks, they allow themselves to take breaks, and they are constantly inspired! Starting a new business is hard work (we know!), and being successful in that business is even harder (we know this too!). But one thing we know, is that we are not the first to walk this road. Entrepreneurial pioneers have gone before us, tripped over molehills, smoothed the road and are able to give us tips and tricks that we MUST learn from! Thankfully we do not need to make the same mistakes as our entrepreneurial forefathers. Here are some of the things that I have learnt (and continue to learn) in my 18 months of starting a business.

How we can make your business more effective

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Most of the tasks we get asked to do require research: finding the best sock manufacturers, finding shops in a certain area that sell exotic fish, finding a list of nutrients and foods for good skin, and the like. This type of market research is lots of fun for me, as I get to learn so much about our client’s business or personal lives. And without wanting to discredit this aspect of our clients’ needs, I really want to talk about what we, at Skivvy, really want to do for you and your business!