Improving Communication Between Full-time Staff and Freelancers

The very nature of freelancers means that they aren’t going to be at the office every single day. That is the beauty of outsourced work – you can reduce the size of your workspace and significantly shrink your overheads. This doesn’t mean, however, that freelance workers should be left out of the loop. Some freelancers…

Tips on Fine-Tuning Your Business Strategy

Your business strategy is the key to excellent business decision-making. It’s imperative for small businesses who can’t easily absorb the cost of an ill-conceived idea. Your business strategy should clearly identify priorities and where to focus and because of the small business size, it also needs to be flexible. If you’re struggling to come up…

The Ebb and Flow of Small Business Life

When you work for a large employer there’s often a sense of consistency. Shifts in workflow tend to be less noticeable unless there is an industry-wide downtime. Sheer size allows absorption of the ebb and flow that the calendar year brings. For small businesses, however, the realisation that business, even when you aren’t seasonal, ebbs…