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Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Events, Featured, Technology | 0 comments

Online Communication Tools to Expand your Business

Online Communication Tools to Expand your Business

When it comes to running a business, one of the most important things to think about is communication; how will ideas be shared and developed, and how will each member of staff know what is required of them? Internal communication tools Internal communication is essential, which is where online tools such as Yammer, Chatter, Jive, SocialCast, and Groupsite come in; each platform has its advantages and disadvantages, and it is important to consider how each will work with your business model. By implementing one of these tools, or something similar, you ensure that each colleague is on the same page, and that work can progress with little doubt of what’s expected. Of course, communicating ideas is all very well, but without an effective tool to organize those thoughts, you’ll soon be back to square one. Content organizing tools For individuals, tools such as Evernote and WorkFlowy are great ways to leave yourself notes, while businesses will usually operate a bespoke content management system, or CMS, to organize data. Formhub...

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Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Top Tips for Planning a Rural Event

Top Tips for Planning a Rural Event

The countryside is a wonderful place, and it can be a peaceful place where cows graze in green fields, tractors trundle along country lanes and people in flat caps nod in greeting as they pass in the village. But this is just some of the time. In many rural spots there is loads going on, and plenty of events. Events from horse trials to music festivals take place regularly in the countryside, bringing usually quiet spots to life and bringing in scores of people. Events are run by sports clubs, charities, corporations and organisations of all kinds, but there are some things you need to know and tips to consider if you are considering planning a rural happening of some sort. So (to get to the point), here are some top tips for planning a rural event: Set a date Planning any event requires some discipline and the best way to force you and your team to get things moving is to set a date. Be realistic but set...

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Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in Events, Featured, Tips | 0 comments

Essentials to a Successful Business Event

Essentials to a Successful Business Event

Business events are hard to plan and especially when one is starting out. Getting the people’s attention is the least of your worries as you have to make a positive image of yourself that will motivate them to keep coming back. One of the most essential ways of making your event a success is by meticulous planning and attention to detail. Whether you have an year or just one week to plan the event, ensure that no detail is left out and always have back up plans. This is because in any circumstance, mishaps are bound to occur and these can ruin your event. Determining a theme for your event When organizing an event, there must be that one objective that you want to achieve. Whether it is to increase your productivity or it is merely to portray a positive image of your company, you can use this to churn out a good theme for your event. Emphasize it by writing it down and including it in all your...

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Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

10 Small Business Events You Should Attend in June 2013

10 Small Business Events You Should Attend in June 2013

Small business owners: You should hang out in events – they are big melting pot for people to network, share tips, pitch ideas and tap on everyone’s industry knowledge, as well as discovering the most recent trends in small business. As we are now entering June 2013, let’s focus on some of major small business events worth attending this month. Here are 10 small business events we recommend for you to attend this June 2013: Small Biz Week in Loudoun When: June 03-07, 2013 – location: Loudoun County, Virginia Small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to participate in Loudoun Small Business Week, which runs from June 3-7. For registration details about each event, contact the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development at 1-800-LOUDOUN, or www.LoudounSourceLink.org/SBW. Strategies for Raising Growth Capital in Volatile Markets When: June 04, 2013 – location: Online Please join The Company Corporation as we welcome our guest webinar speaker: attorney, author, professor and business growth expert, Andrew Sherman. Mr. Sherman will discuss strategies and techniques...

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