Customer loyalty is important in today’s business model. Companies are spending more money on customer loyalty than ever before. Loyal customers is the lifeblood of today’s businesses (particularly small businesses.) Not only loyal customers stick to your business and buy more of your products and services, they can also refer your business to peers and generate more leads. Read more
What is ‘content?’ Content is anything users consume and can take many forms. A decade ago, written articles or blog posts are the content of the internet. However, it has already changed. Nowadays, contents take the form of Facebook posts, Twitter tweets, Instagram photos or videos, YouTube videos etc. Don’t get me wrong, incredibly written articles and blog posts continue to be popular. But, I would rather watch a 10-minute smartphone review than reading a review about it. Read more
The E-commerce sector, including mobile shopping, has been growing rapidly in an unprecedented rate across the globe. Mobile shopping, or the purchase of goods or services using a mobile device, is very popular among online shoppers. Online consumer spending is amounted at a 2.3 TRILLION US DOLLARS in the year 2017 alone. Statistics also project that it will double to 4.8 trillion US dollars by 2021. Read more
In December 2018 HMRC published a policy paper, Brief 13, which explains their new approach to payments and the subsequent VAT, for unfulfilled supplies. This paper is aimed at any businesses that retain payments or takes deposits for goods or services, which customers may not take up, and outlines a new interpretation on a slightly murky area of VAT obligations.
Getting access to funding is a constant hurdle for small companies, so it is of the upmost importance that you and your business understand how you need to best present yourselves so as not to hinder your chances when the funding opportunity arises.
As a business owner, you must learn how to attract potential customers. Even if you already have customers, you must continue to attract more. Perhaps you might think that this is just an easy job. However, it takes more efforts. You need to sell your product or service by attracting customers. Unfortunately, this is difficult to achieve since consumers are exposed to numerous advertisements each day. Read more
The digital age we live in provides such a wealth of options for keeping your business connected, and there are many options for marketing your gym that utilise these digital opportunities.
When it comes it issuing customer invoices, Xero have done the hard work to make your life easier. From your Xero account, you can quickly and efficiently issue invoices, saving you valuable time and getting your paperwork digitalised and in meticulous order.
As predicted, January brought about a revised version of HMRC’s VAT Notice 700/22: Making Tax Digital for VAT. The purpose of the notice is to explain the digital records that businesses will need to keep, and to supply information on what counts as compatible software, and it is important that all businesses begin to familiarise themselves with what is going to be expected, when the MTD process begins in April 2019. This version corrects a number of errors in the original, alters the conditions for applying for the ASA, and further details the soft-landing period. Detailed below are some of the changes to note…
For many businesses, the new year brings new, enthusiastic goals and targets, with companies of every variety setting their new business aims for the year. The SMART goal framework is a good way to approach this. (Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.) However there is more that can be achieved, and better ways to keep on target, so here are a few ideas to help you on the way to a better process for managing and achieving this year.