Published By: Justworks
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
Business owners and entrepreneurs create their businesses for a number of reasons: to grow an idea, build and inspire a team, make a difference.
And all too quickly, those business owners can face the other side of running a business: paying employees, negotiating the best benefits for your teams, keeping up with myriad government regulations.
Workplaces are getting even more complicated - for good reasons. Teams have more flexibility to work remotely. And the gig economy is exploding; in fact, about a third of the U.S. workforce works on something other than a full-time basis.
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are major drivers of today’s economic growth, representing over 90% of the business population, 60%–70% of employment, and 55% of GDP in developed economies.* Their leaders are hard-working, passionate entrepreneurs who face unique challenges, which change and evolve as their businesses grow.
This report examines the obstacles SMBs encounter on the road to success, offering insights on the decision-making and actions of business leaders who run them.
Small businesses define our economy, accounting for over 50% of all private sector jobs in Australia. And to thrive, they need to turn on fast and sustainable business growth.
Download the exclusive eBook to see how they
-Grew revenue 44% in just 6 months
-Increased web traffic by 500%
- Reduced project time by 10%
And get insights and advice from three successful entrepreneurs:
-TripADeal: Norm Black, Founder
-Nu-Steel Homes: Ash Richardson, General Manager
-Platinum Direct Finance: Richard Kew, Director
Like it or not, dealing with risk is part and parcel of what it takes to grow a business. Many serial entrepreneurs who notch up multiple success stories will describe themselves as risk-takers. One of the UK’s most famous examples, Sir Richard Branson, published a book called “ Screw It, Let’s Do It,” reflecting his willingness to take a chance even if the odds were stacked against him.
Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Allen Reagan and Walt Powell, Flix Brewhouse is the world’s only first-run movie theatre and fully functioning microbrewery. The operation faced some challenges as the business grew including a lack of of structured training program and disengaged training sessions.
With the help of Clarifi Talent Development Flix Brewhouse was able to turn it all around. With a fully functioning training program, Flix Brewhouse now has 71 custom training courses with increased sales and improved service times. With 660 active users in their online training academy, they are able to maintain high-quality service for their customers. Learn how they do it!
Published By: AmVenture
Published Date: May 23, 2017
BNP Paribas Global released a report last year titled “The Emergence of the Millenipreneur.” It painted an interesting picture of who these millennial entrepreneurs are, from the average age they started their first business to their total net worth. But what exactly does it take to start a new business? We’re giving you the top 7 things that “milleniprenuers” need to keep in mind while starting a business of their own.
This eGuide contains guidelines for entrepreneurs looking to build a scalable infrastructure, including robust HR technology, to help save time and effort so that management can focus on company growth.
Le lieu de travail nouvelle génération repose sur la mobilité. À l’heure où le nombre d’appareils mobiles connectés à Internet dépasse la population mondiale, il est essentiel que les services informatiques soient en mesure d’offrir à chaque catégorie d’utilisateurs (employés, entrepreneurs, invités et clients) une connectivité fluide et adaptée à leurs besoins et types d’équipement. Outre les atouts évidents pour les utilisateurs et l’effet bénéfique sur la productivité, la migration vers la mobilité est source de nombreux avantages pour les services informatiques. Téléchargez ce livre blanc pour les découvrir…
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Aug 09, 2017
Progressive companies of all sizes today are taking advantage of new, web-based technologies to reduce IT complexity and increase their competitiveness.
Mobile apps and devices that provide anywhere, anytime connectivity and cloud infrastructure that enables seamless, scalable growth give them the speed and flexibility to grow quickly and expand into new markets.
In this whitepaper you will find three examples of forward-thinking franchise owners and entrepreneurs that are growing their businesses and positioning themselves for the future with unified communications solutions. These franchises are:
Download now to learn more!
Once considered experimental merchandising for adventurous retailers and cash-strapped entrepreneurs, pop-up stores have become an established national phenomenon and a legitimate means of testing product, generating buzz, building brand awareness, and driving sales for big-name retailers and ambitious upstarts alike. Growth in mobile broadband technology is expanding the possibilities for a diverse array of applications in mobile pop-up. Furthermore, the “fly-by-night” qualities that might have characterized early pop-ups have now been supplanted by dependable, secure infrastructure solutions that put temporary retail locations on par with their more permanent counterparts. Download the whitepaper to learn more!
Founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Allen Reagan and Walt Powell, Flix Brewhouse is the world’s only first-run movie theatre and fully functioning microbrewery. The operation faced some challenges as the business grew including a lack of a structured training program and disengaged training sessions. With the help of Clarifi Talent Development, Flix Brewhouse was able to achieve: - A fully functioning training program - 71 custom training courses with increased sales and improved service times - 660 active users in their online training academy - Maintain high-quality service for their customers Learn how they do it!
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Nov 18, 2014
Small businesses define our economy, creating 60% of US jobs. And to thrive, they need to turn on fast and sustainable business growth.
In this exclusive ebook, you'll see one-on-one interviews with three successful entrepreneurs: Buyer's Best Friend: Joyce Guan, Founder; Trunk Club: Brian Spaly, CEO; and Bespoke Collection: Paul Leary, President.
See how they turned sales up +27%, kept up with that growth, and turned around a stunning ROI.
Established in 1919, Junior Achievement USA is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating K–12 students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. The nonprofit organization reaches more than 4.6 million students per year in 201,444 classrooms and after-school locations. Nearly 220,000 volunteers, including businesspeople, parents, college students and retirees, support JA programs.
Feeling overwhelmed by starting a new business? Or stuck about what to do next to grow your existing business?
We know being a business owner is no easy feat, and it can be extremely helpful to get advice from other successful entrepreneurs who have been in your shoes.
So, we partnered with CNBC’s Carol Roth and reached out to hundreds of influential small business owners and organizations that serve small businesses to offer advice and insights on what they found to help prosper their business.
In this eBook, you’ll find 80 tips and strategies regarding:
• Managing your business
• Accelerating growth
• Connecting with people
• Leveraging technology
• Marketing and selling your products or services
Download the free eBook to find out how to take your business to the next level from these experts who know a thing or two about success.
Learn from five inspiring entrepreneurs as they share their experiences growing their companies. From selling coffee to coding to world travel, they blazed different paths. Now they offer real-world, everyday advice that can make a difference.
What you don't know can destroy your business. It's hard to imagine modern business without the internet but in the last few years it has become fraught with danger. Internet crooks are the dotcom entrepreneurs of crime, using the power of computers and the interconnections of the network against innocent businesses to make money. Learn more today!
No matter the size of the business, technology plays a critical role in its financial success. At the most basic level, companies have to deal with desktop and laptop computers for all their employees, e-mail, access to the Internet, Blackberries, and other kinds of on-site and remote devices. Add networking issues like viruses, spam and bandwidth utilization, and suddenly, this effort becomes a major challenge to anyone operating a small or mid-sized business (SMBs) with limited resources and a limited budget.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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