Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Bill Gates and Paul Allen. What do they all have in common? Yes, they did all design some of the first computers, but more importantly, they created some very successful companies based on strong partnerships. Not that every partnership will work out to create a thriving company, in fact, most don’t, but finding the right one and doing it the right way can make all the difference. If you’re looking to create a business partnership that will work and last, here’s some tips to get you started:
Fraud. For a merchant or business owner, it is probably one of the most frightening and unwelcome words in existence. Fraud generally means someone has scammed your business out of money, merchandise or customer data. While not all fraud can be prevented, it can be greatly reduced. Below are a few tips on how to be a more vigilant business owner, and protect you and your customers from unwelcome practices:
Most businesses have busy periods and down times throughout the year, but for seasonal businesses, those periods are even more pronounced. As an owner of a seasonal business, you know all too well how the quiet of winter can quickly ramp up to a flurry of activity as your busy season draws near. With the weather getting warmer and landscapers, ice cream shops, mini golf courses and similar businesses going back to work, the following tips from PayAnywhere will help make the transition from off season to ON, seamless and profitable:
There has recently been a lot of talk about cashless societies and whether the United States will eventually become one. Some countries in Europe, most notably Sweden, and South Korea have announced their intentions of becoming cashless within about five years, although Sweden has halted its plans, at least temporarily. One location in Sweden, however, that has never accepted cash is the Abba Museum, founded by former band member Bjorn Ulvaeus, who has been championing the no-cash movement in his native country since 2008, when burglars broke into his son’s apartment and stole some items, including cash.
So you’ve heard of Snapchat, but you don’t know what it is or how to use it for your business? Well, you’ve come to the right place and congratulations! You’re ahead of the curve on almost every other small business out there when it comes to creating a social media presence. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at what Snapchat is, if it’s right for your business and how to get started.