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The PDCA Process: How it Can Help You!

The PDCA Process: How it Can Help You! http://ift.tt/2kL4eLN What is the PDCA Process? The PDCA Process is a four step management method that businesses use to continuously improve their products or processes. If you’ve ever taken a business course, you may have also heard it called the Deming Wheel.  The four steps are: PLAN – Lay out the objective(s) necessary …

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3 Problems You Did Not Know Personalization Could Solve

3 Problems You Did Not Know Personalization Could Solve I have an entire tool chest full of different types of tools.  I have hammers, screwdrivers, drill bits, socket wrenches, and almost any tool you need.  But over the same time period it took me to acquire all these tools, I have also bought and lost two Leathermans.  Now, you would …

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Five things to include in your digital transformation playbook

Five things to include in your digital transformation playbook In 2011, Disney World was facing declining customer satisfaction, falling revenues, and the prospect of becoming a ‘quaint’ tourist destination. How did Disney pull itself out this and achieve record revenues in 2016? Digital transformation. To update Disney World to the digital age, CEO Bob Iger secured a $1bn budget from …

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Social Media’s Impact on SEO

Social Media’s Impact on SEO Social Media’s Impact on SEO Social media has seen an explosion over the last couple of years — and has come a very long way since its beginnings. We all remember the now seemingly archaic platforms that we had once used including AOL, MSN Messenger, Myspace, and Friendster. But social media has transformed from its …

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UK SMEs will face a growing cyber threat in 2017

UK SMEs will face a growing cyber threat in 2017 Despite most being aware of cyber-crime, only 16 per cent of businesses have considered taking out cover Only 9 per cent of UK SMEs have insurance in place to protect from a cyber threat despite the fact that more than one quarter (28 per cent) said they would go bust if faced with …

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The Most Affordable Communication Tools for Small Businesses

The Most Affordable Communication Tools for Small Businesses Small businesses and start-ups are taking over the world of modern business, with Forbes reporting over 28 million small businesses in the U.S alone, with many more overseas. Many of these companies are in the IT sector and can make millions of dollars each year. Even so, companies which are just starting …

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The ‘hands-on fintech’ approach for SME financing: GapCap

The ‘hands-on fintech’ approach for SME financing: GapCap Alex Fenton left his self-proclaimed “cushy job” to take the road less travelled; starting up a fintech invoice finance company at a time when industry heavyweights were beginning to carve up market share. But his start-up, GapCap, isn’t a traditional invoice finance platform. He talks to GrowthBusiness about selective invoicing and the need …

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What 3 Things Will Drive Your Company’s Success This Year?

What 3 Things Will Drive Your Company’s Success This Year? What will drive business success in 2017? In short, innovation will continue to reward the companies that know how to execute on it swiftly. And according to analysts at Gartner, we’ve only begun to feel the effects of innovation – soon the ripple effects of digital change will begin to …

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Starting A Company In 2017? Here Are 7 Tools To Make Your Job A Whole Lot Easier

Starting A Company In 2017? Here Are 7 Tools To Make Your Job A Whole Lot Easier Nowadays, it really doesn’t matter what field you’re in–you need to be digital. Big cabinets and stacks of paper are going out the door, and so are sloppy desktops with endless excel files. There are too many great programs out there with automated …

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8 Steps to Finding the Right Franchise

8 Steps to Finding the Right Franchise The following excerpt is from Rick Grossman’s book Franchise Bible. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble In order to find the franchise that will be a good fit for you, you should pursue a more established course of action often called the discovery process. Outlined below is the eight-step process used to find the …

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