My #40before40 Bucket List – Three Years In The Making

Can you even call yourself a blogger if you don’t have a #40before40 bucket list? In October 2017 I turned 37. It came as a little bit of a shock as I still thought I was in my 20’s. I’m not even sure I feel like an appropriate adult the majority of the time but somehow I’ve found myself a parent of 3 children, a small business owner and navigating my way through life with David (who I’ve spent nearly half my life with now!).  This paragraph has me ageing by the second! Anyway, it got me thinking about doing… View Post

Why CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Is Important?

CRM – also known as Customer Relationship Management – generally refers to the art of tracking interactions with your customers and collecting relevant data that can be used to determine the best course of action going forward. CRM systems are increasingly popular and allow for a more automated and tech-driven approach to the age-old question of how best to manage interactions with customers, and professional relationships with both current and prospective customers, respectively. With a good CRM system and approach, you will likely follow up regularly with loyal customers and promising leads, will gather things like an app and website… View Post

Top Money Saving Tips as an International Small Business

Every potential small business owner dreams of making it big and earning pots of money. That being said, in order to be profitable the venture first has to be a money-saving one. This can turn out to be a tricky affair, especially if your business is in its early stages and cash reserves are low. Despite the tiny shoestring budgets and the paper-thin margins on which small businesses survive, there is still light for them at the end of the tunnel. Here are some tried and tested smart money-saving practices, which can not only help cut costs but improve the… View Post

5 Reasons To Invest In A Cleaning Franchise

In a world where our focus is firmly on good hygiene and sanitisation, the cleaning industry will inevitably experience a surge in demand. Cleaning franchises offer franchisees many benefits, including a stable, consistent and reliable income, more flexibility in their lives and the chance to open a low-risk new business that can be extremely successful and profitable. Here are five reasons to invest in cleaning franchises. 1. Work in a job you’re passionate about If you have worked as a cleaner or you simply have an interest in cleaning, then a cleaning franchise could be the ideal business opening for… View Post