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Outgrowing Your Home Office? Here’s How To Tell

Many small businesses start at home because of the convenience of working at home. A 20 step commute sounds great when compared to driving anywhere in the city and the costs are minimal compared to renting out space to work. But there comes a time when your business needs space of its own to be […]

By |January 17th, 2014|Home Business|Comments Off on Outgrowing Your Home Office? Here’s How To Tell

How to Save Money on Office Costs

As you plan your business budget and look for ways to cut expenditures, consider how much your office space costs and all the expenses that come along with managing your own office.
• Utilities (heat, hydro, water)
• Office equipment (printer/copier/fax)
• Receptionist
• Internet
• Kitchen
• Maintenance staff

If you can cut even a few of the costs above […]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Small Business|Comments Off on How to Save Money on Office Costs

Multi-tasking is Making You Less Productive

A Stanford study showed that people that are juggling several conversations though email and instant messaging can lose focus and control of their memory which can impact overall performance of the tasks at hand.

• Unproductive multi-tasking is more common than you think
• Prioritizing tasks can improve job satisfaction
• High level multi-taskers may have a harder […]

By |December 20th, 2013|News, Productivity|Comments Off on Multi-tasking is Making You Less Productive

The Virtual Office Advantage For Home Based Business

Business Point’s Virtual Office package is a low cost solution that offers:
• Business mailing address (not a post office box)
• Meeting room use
• Receptionist to greet clients

Whether you have a niche business with few competitors or have competing companies on every street corner, the way potential customers view your capability and professionalism will make or […]

By |December 17th, 2013|BusinessPoint, Office Packages, Small Business|Comments Off on The Virtual Office Advantage For Home Based Business

How Will What You Are Doing Impact Sales?

From time management to resource procurement, to employee and customer satisfaction, and everything in-between, you need to answer “How will this affect sales?” before making a decision.
• Recognize that every person within an organization has an impact on sales
• All decisions need to answer “How will this impact sales?”
• Understand that there are no […]

By |December 4th, 2013|Becoming Productive|Comments Off on How Will What You Are Doing Impact Sales?

Build Your Business Resume

Most business owners will agree that their business is an extension of themselves, their hopes, dreams and drive to succeed.

Your business does need to stand on its own, however.

No matter how involved you are in your business (and that’s usually 100% for small business owners), the name of your business needs to stand for […]

By |December 3rd, 2013|Small Business|Comments Off on Build Your Business Resume

Managing Office Costs for Your Small Business

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the next step and move your business into its own office space.

You’re going to find that clients appreciate the professionalism of meeting with you in your office and the people you network with are going to be impressed with your professional business address.

And prospective clients will have an […]

By |November 25th, 2013|Small Business|Comments Off on Managing Office Costs for Your Small Business