1. Every online startup needs to start somewhere. That starting point actually comes quite a long way before the launch of your new business.
  2. No matter how old you are or how much experience you’ve got – starting a small business is always an equally stressful and risky endeavor. Building something from the ground up is extremely demanding and tends to leave people drained and devoid of focus.
  3. Customer experience, often referred to as simply “CX” has been a huge topic among business owners and executives for some time now. Ever since the mid noughties, this term has been popping up with more and more frequency as more and more customer service tech has hit the market. Despite the amount of articles which crop up in business journals focussing on this topic, there are a lot of start-up owners that manage to neglect it horribly. If you’ve been guilty of this, then today’s the day you turn it around!
  4. Many Europe and North America business owners who conduct their businesses internationally often make the mistake of seeing their websites only from their audience’s perspective. However, it is important to consider your website’s appeal to users from other countries to effectively attract and maintain your international audience. One of the best ways to achieve this is by coming up with global marketing campaigns. However, conducting these campaigns is usually an expensive and lengthy affair.
  5. All modern businesses need to focus at least in part on the website they have. Your business’ website says a lot about it as a whole. What’s more, it will be the first port of call for many people who are interested in your company. It is clear, then, that building a website which reflects well on your business is going to be hugely important. No matter what it is that you trade in, you need to ensure your website accurately depicts it. And you need a strong strategy for drawing in as many people as possible.
  6. Congratulations, your business is now online. What next? When it comes to finding success as a small business on the internet, having a website set up is merely the first step. Here’s how you can go from merely having a website, to rip-roaring success online, simply by putting a little attention towards a few simple matters: mobile, performance, and security.
  7. Online business is the trend these days and with a number of benefits associated with it, it is rightly getting the attention it should. The Internet has allowed fledgling businesses to increase both visibility and revenue, reaching a potential customer population never before seen in history.
  8. Running a business is never easy and since software became part of the business ecosystem, things have only gotten more complicated. The good news is that with a few good choices, one can provide themselves with a few amazing allies that will help them run that business. Project management software can be especially tricky to choose since there are too many choices and as many different situations as there are companies in the world.
  9. There comes a time in most business owner’s lives when they need to think about hiring staff. However, you can’t just hire them and expect them to get on with it. You need to make sure you’re taking good care of them. Although many business owners believe that the customer is the most important thing to them, taking care of your employees is even more important. This is how you’ll build a strong work force. Plus, if you have an unhappy employee who then deals with a customer, what do you think that customer’s experience is going to be like?
  10. They say you should zig when other businesses zag. If you keep on doing what the competition is doing it’s hard to see how you’ll crush them. Promotional models aren’t as common as they were years ago thanks to the internet, but they’re still a highly effective way to grow your startup into a million-dollar business.
  11. The dream, in 2016, is to be as self-sufficient as we can be. Being your own boss is everyone’s dream and we all wish we had the guts to leave our companies and start our own businesses. Here are some things you should know before you make the big leap
  12. Maintaining a business takes more than a step by step approach. You require an unmistakable thought of where you need your business to be a long time from now — your own North Star that not just rouses you, it moves your group too. Basically, on the off chance that you need to get some place and you need individuals to tail you there, you need to picture it first: you can't be a leader without vision.