Tag

Business
Seasoned entrepreneurs and bloggers might find this advice to be the most obvious thing in the world, but to those who are new at the big, bad world of entrepreneurship, blogging, specifically what the blog should be about, can be intimidating and full of unknowns. Too many times, readers will come across business blogs that ramble,...
Many entrepreneurs seek to keep their business in the family. It’s a natural impulse. Your successor will be the steward of the business you built, and who better to care for your legacy than your own children? Plus, it appeals to the desire to provide for your family and help them succeed. Unfortunately, recent research...
money changing hands
The sales funnel is for real. A business that takes it seriously scores higher on the conversion scoreboard. When followed accurately, conversion optimization tips help avoid funnel mistakes. The best tips to optimize a site’s conversion rate are: CTA placement and prominence Call to action (CTA) buttons decide the fate of a business site. How...
money changing hands
The sales funnel is for real. A business that takes it seriously scores higher on the conversion scoreboard. When followed accurately, conversion optimization tips help avoid funnel mistakes. The best tips to optimize a site’s conversion rate are: CTA placement and prominence Call to action (CTA) buttons decide the fate of a business site. How...
failure in business, no promotion
Let’s say you or someone you know at a start-up wants a promotion. Entrepreneurs often stay motivated to grow in their careers, and promotions are part of growth in the workplace. There are differences between someone who simply wishes to be promoted and someone who is actively seeking a promotion. Many times, someone with more merit will...
The twenty-first century, with it’s manic economic highs and vicious lows, has been rough on the U.S. As of 2015, unemployment was actually somewhat high even though it looks low, huge corporations were hoarding money rather than raising wages, and banking scandals made headlines. From currency-rigging lawsuits against international players, to JP Morgan Chase’s illegal...
Happy worker working from a coffee shop workplace freedom
How flexible is your workplace? Think about it. What do you offer your employees? Do they get some say in their hours and where they are located to work? Does your company offer employees the option of choosing how often they work, or perhaps allow employees to take a temporary leave of absence when necessary?...
office worker fight, punch, office fight
How your coworkers perceive you can be vitally important to your career. Someone perceived as overly timid might get passed over for management positions, while a person who comes off as overly abrasive may find it difficult to acquire a cooperative team, or one that wants to work with them at all. Research from the Columbia...
office manager handshake
Very few people still believe that managing an employee through verbal abuse and ridicule is actually a valid strategy. New research has found that this kind of abuse is actually even more damaging than originally thought. The research appears to indicate that it doesn’t just hurt the employee on the receiving end of the abuse, it...
1 2 3

About Me


I am a tech writer and journalist for more than 20 years who contributes to several respected online publications including BusinessInsiderInc., and Entrepreneur. In addition to journalism, writing about social good companies…

more about me

Follow John Boitnott

Popular Post

Credit Scores: 5 Ways to Protect Your Business and Personal Scores During a Crisis
June 4, 2020
emergency fund, money, funding
How to Build a Small Business Emergency Fund
June 2, 2020
Do These 5 Things if You Have a Business Slowdown
May 28, 2020

Recent Post

Travel Tips, Entrepreneur travel, travel, ,
10 Travel Tips For the Tech-Savvy Entrepreneur
November 8, 2018
, , , , , , , , , ,
How a Silent Retreat Could Be the Getaway You Need to Recharge
December 6, 2016
, , , , , , , , , , , ,
Your Next Engineer May Work From One of These 4 Countries
November 4, 2016