Monthly Archives: May 2017

  • 10 Ways to Grow Your Small Business with Social Media

    If you're a small business owner then chances are you've already taken the plunge into the world of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You'll probably have a website, a blog and perhaps even your own YouTube channel all dedicated to promoting your business online. But just having these modern marketing tools isn't enough. As the saying goes, you have to use it or lose it and your social media following isn't going to grow all by itself. Here are some tips for improving your social media presence and building your brand in a positive light.

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  • Particle Boards and the British Furniture Industry

    Nowadays, you have to be pretty high up in a company to have a solid wooden desk. Your desk is more likely to be made of pressed wood made from lumber by-products. Particle board is a common type of pressed wood. Lumber mill leftovers provide the raw materials for particle board, and the process starts with truckloads of sawdust.

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  • Pros and Cons of the Open-Concept Office

     

    Driven to distraction or inspired to collaboration? What is it with the corporate love affair of open working spaces? And what can you do to avoid the level of distraction that makes one worker crazy and turns his neighbour into a team animal?

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  • How to Boost Productivity in Your Home Office

     

    Small business owners and work from homers know how hard it can be to stay focussed the whole day. There always seems to be a million and one things to do and sometimes it's a struggle to complete those tasks that should be top of our priority list. In this article, we'll be taking a look at how we can structure our day and manage our time so we are more productive in the office, and more efficient at our jobs, because ultimately, everyone has the same 24 hours in the day, but the game changer is how we use those hours. If we can get more done in the same amount of time we'll have more time for family, recreation, hobbies, side projects or really just about anything we want.

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  • Health & Safety for Small Businesses

    A lot of small business owners think that health and safety is a time-consuming, complicated and costly matter. This isn't necessarily true. With a little knowledge and some basic information, bosses can make sure his or her business complies with health and safety laws and that employees are kept as safe at work as can be reasonably expected.

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