Today’s tech savvy entrepreneurs have a much easier job than those starting off decades ago. You will have a lot of information at your fingertips, and you don’t have to subscribe to expensive publications to find out more about your market and ideal customer. Your research is simpler and faster, so you can move with the trends and identify them easier. Below you’ll find a few reasons why technology might be just the thing you need to succeed with your business.
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Running your business means that you are often presented with many decisions to move your business forward. Developing your website, deciding to stay online or having a store or retail premises, expansion and all of the ways you can do it. Another decision we are faced digitally is making the most of everything we have available, and with most people having some from of smart device these days, the decision to make an application for your business has fast become something seriously to consider. So is it right for your business? Here are some of the things to consider and steps to take.
When you set up an online business, it’s only natural that you focus on the online requirements that you need. After all, you’re operating entirely online, so all of your attention should be put towards all things digital, right?
Well, not necessarily. Because when your mind is completely plugged into the online world, you’ll be missing out on some key offline opportunities too. And it’s also important to remember that you are out there in the physical world, and that there are a lot of tools and equipment in the physical world that you will need to ensure that your business is running smoothly. So as much as you need to get your website up and running, stay on top of your social channels, and utilize some of the best online software there is, you also need to focus on the things in the physical world that can boost your business too.
,Most businesses that make money online are selling a product, either directly as a service or physical item, or indirectly by providing interesting content which then attracts paid advertising. That means at some point in the chain there is a customer or consumer that needs to be kept as happy as possible. The reason for this is that these guys are the one that essentially pays for your profits, and without their spending, your business can’t succeed. With that in mind, check out our guide below on how to ensure you online revenue is decent by keeping your customers happy.
I have a confession.
I’m a lazy social media poster.
You see, I understand how important social media is for growing a business. I know it’s a great way to increase visibility of your brand. It’s a great way to connect with potential customers. It’s a great way to bring regular traffic to your website.
Messy tables, non-stop ringing phones, sporadic schedules, team management troubles, email beeps, and what not; an entrepreneur often has stacks work of finish. It can be quite difficult to manage all your tasks once your business in kicking-in and has finally started making profits. You don’t want to mess it up at this point of the cycle since this is a crucial stage in the business. Depending on your survival extinct, your business will pave its way into the market and make a mark with the grit you develop at this stage.
I’ve been fortunate enough to use two of the top landing page platforms in my business – Leadpages and Clickfunnels, and I wanted to give a review of the two products side by side, because I know that a good landing page tool is one of the most critical decisions for a new entrepreneur to make when they are starting up their business.
I’ll take you through some of my own results, what I’ve learned along the way, and some of the downsides.
The rapid growth of new technology is a real blessing for us entrepreneurs. Running a business online is just getting easier and easier. When I first started working at digital agencies back in 2006 it took months to develop a website, weeks or months to add new features to it, and web design required heavy input from someone hugely skilled in Photoshop. Can you imagine how frustratingly slow it would have been back in those days to adapt your business to an ever-changing marketplace?
I’m always on the lookout for new tools, resources and apps that are designed to make the life of the entrepreneur easier. Here are ten that I’ve been really excited to discover (and no, I’m not affiliated with any of them):