Purchasing supplies for your business more effectively

The Small Business Blog

When it comes to the day to day running of a business, it’s easy to let supply purchasing slide to the bottom of priorities, especially during rougher economic times. More firms than you would imagine take this approach, but that would be missing the point. The best way to increase profit in business is to…

Streamlining Supply Chain Management: Perfecting Your Purchase to Pay Processes

Small Business CEO

There are many points where problems can arise along the supply chain , but one of the most common areas that managers can look at to create more efficiency is the purchase to pay process (P2P). … Management purchase to pay process scm supply chain management

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5 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Made Your Purchase With Cash

Dumb Little Man

Their responses revealed that people generally feel a deeper connection with cash purchases. It pulls you out of the vicious cycle of making purchases and paying interests. Cash purchases can make you pay more attention to what you’re buying. Cash purchases mean more.

Shopping For A New iPhone or Smartphone? Consider These 10 Important Questions Before You Make A Purchase

Dumb Little Man

Twenty years ago, hardly any of us had cellphones, because they were big, heavy and expensive. Now they’re tiny, light and can do lots of things beside make calls.

The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

  One item frequently purchased at this time of year is a calendar or planner for the upcoming year.  I purchased two dry-erase magnetic calendars and place them side by side on the refrigerator. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

Infographic: Third Wave Technology

The Small Business Blog

People are increasingly making purchases through interactive televisions and smart devices such as online connected fridges that let you order the groceries you will need. The way in which we buy things online is changing.

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Yelp Ratings and Review: You Are in Control

Small Business CEO

Consider these facts: 98% of Yelpers have made a purchase from a business they found on Yelp, 89% of consumers make a purchase within a week of visiting reviews sites and 29% will visit a business within a day.

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How Content Marketing Can Reach Targeted Customers

Small Business CEO

Researching your audience, identifying an ideal market and delivering the content they want when they need it influences purchase decisions and builds brand loyalty.

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Top 5 Tips for Small Business CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

The Small Business Blog

If they purchase from you, find out why. If they don’t want to purchase from you, you should definitely find out why! The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Talk to everyone who comes in contact with your business. Try…

Target Cloud CRM Groups for Business Success

The Small Business Blog

Understanding the people who purchase from you makes it easier for you to speak directly to that audience in your marketing, offering them content that will appeal and helping you to decide the overall tone of the messages you communicate.

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Finances made easy

The Small Business Blog

Watching them is a great way for you to get familiar with the app before purchasing it, or for current users to learn tips and tricks that they might not know about! Check out these great tutorial videos for the WinWeb Accounting App that have been featured over at GetApp.

Building customer loyalty for small businesses

The Small Business Blog

So it’s a good idea to make an effort to know and understand your customers – remember their names, their personality traits, and their key purchases to show that you listen and value their custom. Building customer loyalty is an important process for a small business.

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How I Brought My Debt Under Control

Dumb Little Man

Do you frequently make impulse purchases of items that you don’t really need? […]. Sometimes, debt sneaks up on you when you least expect it. You think you’re doing all right, but suddenly, you realize that your debt has spiraled out of control.

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Future Finances: How Outdated Accountancy May Be Costing Your Business

Small Business CEO

When we think of finances, we often relate it back to our personal experiences, such as managing our private savings, or evaluating whether our budget can accommodate the financial commitment of periodic mortgage payments when purchasing a home.

The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Purchasing Power. It’s no wonder then that assistants decide which suppliers to use and often purchase their services without having to get approval from Executives or Procurement.

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Tips and Tricks for Buying Happiness

Dumb Little Man

How to Buy Happiness There are some things that I have purchased over my lifetime that have undeniably broken the rule that money can’t buy happiness.

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Power in Information: A New “Zillow-Like” Service for Small Businesses (Interview)

Small Business CEO

Purch is a next-gen digital publishing and marketplace platform with 25 brands across lifestyle, technology, shopping and small-to-medium business categories that help intent-based buyers make purchase decisions.…

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Staying Out Of Debt: 3 Money Habits You Should Be Doing

Dumb Little Man

Debt can pile up for a number of reasons, but it’s particularly problematic when people make major purchases without concern for the consequences. 3 Tactics to Manage Debt During Major Purchases. Staying out of debt isn’t as much fun as getting into it, but it’s important to think ahead when making any major purchase. To determine what big purchases you can afford, create a monthly budget. You can also consider tying big purchases to life goals.

Top 5 Small Business Xmas Tips

The Small Business Blog

Contact all of the people who have purchased from you in the past. The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Use the Xmas period as an excellent excuse to conduct marketing activities. Prepare for the festive season well in advance …

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Yahoo: The next Apple?

The Small Business Blog

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has already made a few controversial decisions in her brief tenure, but the decision this week to purchase Tumblr – currently one of the most popular social networks – will likely be the most “make or break” moment in the history of the company.

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6 Must-Know Secrets of A Smart Shopper

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are food shopping or purchasing something bigger for the family, spending money is definitely a side effect of shopping. In this article, we will talk about the games most retailers play and how to plan your purchases so you can get a huge spending advantage. The majority of people are hurrying to purchase the latest and greatest things as soon as they come out, like mobile devices or computers.

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How to Buy a Franchise Restaurant

Small Business CEO

Because crafting a successful restaurant from the ground up can be an extremely difficult endeavor, many would-be restaurateurs are turning to franchise purchases.

Structure Your Business With Kanban

Small Business CEO

purchasing. Starting a new business? Want to increase your chances for success? Every company, regardless of its size, needs to plan and establish an internal processes.

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Infographic: USA Bankruptcy

The Small Business Blog

The worry for many small businesses is that they won’t have enough money to purchase the supplies they require to run their day-to-day business affairs and therefore… Read the full article here: Infographic: USA Bankruptcy on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Lessons in Car Finance: Key Benefits of Taking Out a Chattel Mortgage Over a Car Loan

Small Business CEO

For business owners or managers that need to purchase vehicles to operate their business, paying for the asset upfront can have a huge impact on their financial resources.

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Payment Processing

The Small Business Blog

Allow customers to purchase from you in the way they want to, rather than just limiting them to one method. The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. For example, if you only accept payment in person at your shop then you…

Five Things Small Businesses Need to Know About Free

Tips From T. Marie

The free graphics program I used required more steps to the desired result than a purchased one would have. The free WordPress theme required more time to learn how to change headers and colors than a purchased theme did.

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Buying Options: Try Before You Buy

Small Business CEO

So here’s a guide to the options for testing and purchasing new equipment in order to see if it’s right for your business.

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9 Tips To Save Money On Wine

Dumb Little Man

Here are nine tips to save anywhere from a few bucks to significant dollars on wine purchases. So you want a glass of wine to go with your midweek meal but you don’t want to take a second mortgage to do it.

Promotion: Share the Love

Office Dynamics

That means during this week when you purchase a Joan Burge authored book, CD, or DVD at regular price you get a 2nd copy of that same item for FREE! Enclosed in your order will be a letter to include with your gift and a special gift just for you with the purchase.

Top 5 Tips for Office Essentials

The Small Business Blog

Today’s tip column reveals our Top 5 Tips for purchasing your office essentials: 1. Setting up your very first office is a big moment for any business, no matter whether you are decking out a room in your house to become a workplace or if you are renting premises from somebody else. Even though your… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Office Essentials on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips home office office chair office desk office furniture

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Price Isn't the Primary Loyalty Factor

Make or Break Moments

I went to Levin because they had a 50% off sale and if you purchased on the weekend, it was free delivery. I’ve bought furniture there before – a dining room set, some end tables, and I’ve been happy with the purchase.

Trade Finance could expand your business

The Small Business Blog

Trade finance is a form of business finance that funds the cashflow gap between the purchase and sale of goods. In this current economic climate, businesses – especially those looking to expand – tend to trade with other organisations beyond national borders. It can enable businesses to capitalise on the global trade market conditions to…

Home Security: Try These 10 Ways to Make Your Home Safer – Without a Gun

Dumb Little Man

Some citizens insist on their right to arm themselves, others refuse to have a gun in the house, while some are considering purchasing a firearm for protection but are concerned about safety. The country is currently very divided on the issue of firearms.

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The Video Marketing Success Secret That Nobody Wants to Know

Productive & Organized

  That means that if in the future you decide to purchase from Steve, I may get a commission from the registration.    Remember, I only share content from people I have actually talked with and programs I have tried (or plan on purchasing myself.) 

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Sell What the Customer Wants – Not What You Want to Sell

Make or Break Moments

He went through 16 hours of unpaid training and had to purchase the sales kit prior to making any money so he is invested in the process. He’s just following the sales pitch; thrilled when anyone makes a purchase.

Growing Direct Selling Industry Employs Over 20 Million Americans

Small Business Labs

  According to the DSA the top motivations include: Being able to purchase products one likes at a discounted price (62%). According to the Direct Selling Association (DSA), about 20.2 million Americans are involved in direct selling the U.S. This is up from 15.8 million in 2010. 

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Global Retail Giant Ikea Acquiring Task Rabbit

Small Business Labs

As anyone who has put together furniture purchased from Ikea knows, it's not easy (see picture above). Retail giant Ikea announced last week it was acquiring one of the original and best known gig economy companies, TaskRabbit. TaskRabbit is an online talent marketplace that links freelance workers with a wide range of jobs.

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Why You Need to Get Emotional With Customers

On The Job

Most companies realize that customer emotions are key in purchasing decisions or brand loyalty, but it’s something based on gut reactions with little data or science to back it up.

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Permission Marketing 101: Six Ways to Keep Subscribers Happy

Andrea Kalli

From small purchases to big business relationships, the entire business world is built on connections and networking. Even though these are affiliate links, I use or have purchased nearly all of the products and services listed below.