For every business, the main goal is to make a profit. Of course, providing your clients with the service they deserve is crucial, but, without steady cash flow, you won’t be able to do that for very long. Nonetheless, many entrepreneurs are unsure about how to manage customer transactions, and their business may suffer as a result. If you feel like you’re wasting too much time and effort playing Chief Financial Officer, perhaps there’s a solution you haven’t considered: online payments. This technology-powered solution is offered by numerous businesses around the world and has become so popular that about 46% of customers have used their smartphone to pay a bill within the last month. When it comes to handling a client’s transaction, online payment should be your weapon of choice; here are 4 reasons why!
When it comes to business, presentation is everything, especially the first one. We all know it’s a key aspect of any successful business. Even if you are an expert in your industry, if your social media and website are not up-to-date or user-friendly, you won’t be able to gain new clients with ease. Even if your future client has heard about you through a friend or colleague, 95% of people have the reflex to do an online search. Generally, most people choose a company with a polished website and all the information they are looking for. Here are a few tips to boost your clientele thanks to your website.
As entrepreneurs, you know that if you want your business to succeed, you need to wear a lot of different hats. But let’s not make the road ahead harder than it may already be. Today, let’s talk about how you can and need to use technology to boost and drive your business. More specifically, let’s talk about how you must create an online presence. We all know that the internet has taken over (don’t worry, it’s not Skynet yet!) and that most people from all generations are using it daily. Did you know that the number of internet users in North America is 95%, regardless of age?
Getting online is not only a good strategy but a necessity if you want to reach new clients. If a person needs any kind of information, the Internet is more than a solution, it’s a reflex. And with 90% of shares, Google is the ultimate reference!
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In an ever-changing technological world, where our attachment to all things electronic and need to be overly connected is often prioritized, new cyber threats are emerging every day, especially for small business owners. For instance, did you know that approximately 43% of cyberattacks are targeted towards small businesses. Now, we know what you may be thinking, “what is cybersecurity (did I pronounce it correctly?) and why, exactly, would it be seen as beneficial to my business?” In short, cybersecurity is the protection of your computer and its data. And even if it sounds scary, there is no need to fret! Here are a few tools and tips from our expert to help you secure your information and prevent unwanted access to your personal and professional data.
At the beginning of a new year, we all have our little rituals and traditions that help us start off the next 365 days on the right foot. We make good resolutions, we make a detailed game plan and we stick to it, well, we try our best. But sometimes we need a little help from the heavens to guide us. This year, we decided to ask the stars to help you prepare, anticipate, and predict the coming months. You never know where the best tips may come from 🌟
When it comes to business, presentation is everything, right? We all know it’s a key aspect to any successful business. Your team may look good, but if your social media or webpage isn’t up to date or modern, then it doesn’t really matter. First impressions are so important! You have to know that even if your client has heard about you through a friend, the first thing he or she is going to do is check you out online. Let’s be honest, most people choose the webpage that looks the best. Here are a few tips to help you stand out.
September is a great month, isn’t it? People are going back to school or back to work. Everyone is happy and in a good mood after spending time on a sunny beach. And it’s a great season for you because everyone wants to feel and look their best, so you know clients are going to be booking appointments left and right. Don’t you love back to school season now? But are you really ready for it?
As a successful business owner, beauty professional, or any awesome title you may go by, you have a lot of things on your plate. We know you are an accomplished multitasker, but we also know you rather do the things you love, like spending time with your family and taking care of the people coming in to use your services. So, here is a question you will eventually have to ask yourself: “Do I need to hire an administrative assistant…or do I need a management and online booking platform?” Here are the pros and cons.
Oh dear, is it that time of the year already? Yes, it’s prom time. Girls will giggle, buy that perfect dress and guys will have to rent the perfect matching tux, get a boutonniere and break the piggy bank to rent that extra-stretch limo. We know all the high schools around set up their prom at pretty much the same time, that means every girl needs to get her nails, makeup and hair done for this special day. What a lucrative month for beauty salons and hairdressers alike. But are you ready to deal with this appointment tsunami? Let’s see what you need to do to get ready!