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Month October 2012

Unemployed Lazy?

We, WinWeb, have had multiple job offers on our website for months and months, not a single CV has hit our inbox! Why is that, are unemployed lazy? As a small business owner I don’t want to work with agencies as they charge a lot of money for very little service. They say they select…

Top 5 Tips for Remaining Competitive in Business

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. As a small business, you have the opportunity and freedom to innovate with a lot less restrictions than many of your larger rivals. A lot of the really radical business ideas and…

WinWeb Updates Business Planning App To Make Your Business Execution More Coherent!

WinWeb has updated its Business Planning App to allow business startups and established business to have a fresh look at their business plan. A Business Module Canvas has been added to the existing modules of cash-flow planning, SWOT analysis (no allows for multiple SWOTs) and the more traditional vision, mission, action plan, etc. components. The…

Mafia Offer

Gloomy news everywhere, apparently the world economy is heading for another recession, the Euro leders still can’t get it together, more austerity on the way and so on…. How can a SME/SMB survive in these circumstances? Answer: ‘Mafia Offer – An offer a customer can’t refuse!’ In my last post I wrote about value propositions…

If you want to stand out in front of your customers then you need to close the loop

Following on from my last post: What you think about your customers and how you serve them will define and drive what you receive from them, here’s another quote that I like to and from a topical source, given the upcoming US presidential elections. You may not know this but Ross Perot, a former US…

Value Propositions

Especially in the current climate, you need to be clear about what value you deliver to your customers? Which of the customers problems are you solving? Which customer need are you satisfying? This requires focus and time to think ABOUT your business and not in your business, that comes later. After all, every sale needs…

How to keep your small business financially adaptable

Financial commitment can feel alarming when the economic future looks this murky. Flexible, online systems and a freelance workforce are becoming more common, and are both good ways to keep costs low. Pay-as-you-go facilities – online file storage, mailing list management, even call-center infrastructure complete with automatic dialler systems and unlimited answering capacity – can…

Top 5 Tips for Turning a Hobby into a Small Business

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. They often say running a small business should be something you love doing. For many people the ideal situation would be to turn something that they do as a hobby into a…

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