How To Create Business Website With WordPress

Your website is your No. 1 marketing tool. Very few businesses nowadays can succeed without one. It is the face of your business and, just like people, you only get one chance to make a  good first impression.

Consumers are very judgemental. If your website looks unprofessional, you’re not only going to lose their business that one time – it would be safe to assume that they’re never coming back.

Facilitating Greater Community Within Organizations

Interview with Tom Zacharski, Co-founder/CEO at HR Tech Cultavo

Tom is the Co-Founder and CEO of a startup that aims to create happier workplaces.

Formerly a professional in the tech industry with a passion for the Internet landscape.

He combines business education and solid analytical skills with technical knowledge and a flair for entrepreneurship.

Having worked and/or studied in eight different countries he understands the challenges facing global businesses very well.

8 Business Financing Options That You Need To Know

Financing a business isn’t like getting a bank loan for a car or home. There are quite a few creative options out there to explore, on top of traditional methods.

 

1. Bootstrapping

Before you get too excited looking for money elsewhere, consider “bootstrapping” as your first step.

If you are able to fund the initial capital yourself, it is a safer route to take in your company’s infancy as it develops and your business concept matures.

Should You Start Your First Business Full Time Or Part Time?

Once you’ve decided to become an entrepreneur, the burning question on everyone’s minds is:

How long should I keep my day job?

Should I go all in and quit, or should I try part-time first (be it part-time entrepreneur or part-time day job)?

 

First things first: Finances

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How long could your savings last you, if you quit your job today?

The Journey To Become 2016 World Champion of Public Speaking

Interview with Darren Tay, Principal and Master trainer of the Public Speaking Academy

I first learned about Darren when I came across the video of his speech made during the finals of Toastmasters’ 2016 World Champion of Public Speaking.

It was amazing to learn that a fellow Singaporean earned a gold on the global platform.

You can catch the replay of his speech here:

His topic would resonate with everyone out there as we are indeed (spoiler alert!) our own worst bully.

This Is How To Get Your First Business Idea

Okay, so you’ve now prepped yourself personally. You feel you’re in a good place to start something fantastic for and by yourself.

But how do you come up with a great business idea?

 

Don’t obsess about being original – Focus on being better!

You want to be the next Richard Branson but you feel like everything’s already in existence.

Wish To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Questions First

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and become an entrepreneur.

You’re sick of your 9-to-5 job that drains your mind, body and soul.

Plus you have an awesome business idea that could free you from the prison that is your day job.

But before you plonk that resignation letter on your boss’ desk, ask yourself the following questions and be 100% honest with yourself.

Building a Brand for Your Startup

This is a guest post by Emma Miller. She is a Sydney based writer with a degree in marketing. Interested in digital marketing, social media, start-ups and latest trends. She’s a contributor at Bizzmark blog.

Building a brand for your startup can be very tiresome, especially if your company has been just founded and it doesn’t have regular customers, prospects and leads.