Quickbooks vs. Xero – What about bank reconciliations?

In what is becoming an interesting race for superior accounting software, two companies are leading the way. Most have heard of QuickBooks, an industry standard that has been around in some type of iteration for several years. The newcomer, Xero, is relying on cloud technology and a savvy design to win over a new generation of small business owners.

There are countless facets of both pieces of software that can be debated. Each likely does one thing better than the other, but here we will talk about some key features, beginning with bank reconciliations.

[Read more…]

A Must Read Guide to Show-Stopping Store Displays

Store Display
Bergdorf Goodman has been a staple of New York shopping since well before it moved to its 5th Ave. location in 1928, but it was only about 14 years ago that, under the direction of design geniuses Linda Fargo and David Hoey, Bergdorf’s became a marketer’s mecca, as well.

Every season, the monumental department store dramatically reveals intricately planned window displays that impress and entice shoppers walking along 5th Avenue. The displays are loud and exciting, depicting fanciful scenes of paper cities and brass zoos constructed delicately by a team of devoted artists. The windows are often chaotic and seem scarcely related to Bergdorf’s main product of high fashion clothing — yet the displays manage to move more merchandise than most shops dream of selling in 10 years.

[Read more…]

How to Recruit the Best Candidates for Your Business

Job Candidate
With so many qualified job candidates on the market, it’s not always easy to find and recruit the best ones for your company. As the Baby Boomer generation retires and the market fills with even more educated and qualified young talent, it’s going to get still more difficult to sort through them all. Luckily, all hope is not lost.

[Read more…]

Importance of Large Glass Reactor in Chemical Industry

Chemical Plant
Most of us are not familiar with glass reactor. In article below, I will talk about large glass reactor which is a crucial device used in chemical industry.

This device has a number of features and always plays a very important role in chemical reaction. For example, it will be relatively stable in the mixing process inverter operation and not produce sparks torque. Moreover, it can maintain the precision seal in the working state. Especially, this device can be completely drained without effusion after completion of the reaction of cooling or heating the solution in a glass reactor interlayer. In addition to large one, there are many others types of reactors are available, such as jacketed glass reactor, double glass reactor, and so on.

[Read more…]

Infographic: How to Land your Dream Job by Creating an Effective Career Portfolio

Job Search
Do you have a career portfolio? Believe it or not, many people don’t. If this doesn’t alarm you, it should, because a well-organized career portfolio can make the difference between being hired for the job, or having your resume tossed in the trash bin. For this very reason, career portfolios are rising in popularity – and fast.

[Read more…]

Why do you Need to Obtain Premium Domain Name for your Online Business

Domain Name
What’s in a name? Well, if you are in online business there is a lot. The domain names that are easy to remember and catchy can generate lot of traffic and, in turn, sales. Some of the well known and generic domain names have been sold for millions of dollars. This is why many owners of new online businesses make an effort to find premium domain names. A business with a premium domain name can direct a lot of online shoppers to a website. Furthermore, the more visitors there are, the more likely it is that an online business will experience a growth in sales. Take a look at some other reasons why it’s beneficial for an online business to choose a premium domain name.

[Read more…]

How to Create Marketing Portfolio that Attracts Attention

As a business person, job seeker, or entrepreneur one of your biggest concerns is how to gain attention of potential clients. It is what determines your success. In this piece, we are going to look at ways you can produce portfolios/marketing materials that can show off your skills, products and services, and help you create an impression that lasts. The tips we have covered here can equally be used if you are looking for a job; interviewing to land a full-time creative role for example.

[Read more…]

Infographic: Measuring Online PR Effectiveness

Public Relations
Without standardization of measurement practices in the PR industry, Public Relations professionals won’t know how to quantify a campaign’s impact. As competition increases and budgets face greater scrutiny, the ability to accurately assess a campaign’s effects and communicate PR’s value in achieving the organization’s goals is paramount.

The topic of measurement is an ongoing debate within the industry and academia. While the guidelines outlined by recognized authorities provides a general structure for identifying WHAT to measure, the industry has yet to establish a clear standard for HOW we interpret and quantify these measurements to determine effect and ROI. One theme has become clear, however – measurement is getting more refined, and audience engagement and response carries the most weight. Look at the Infographic below to get more information on measurement of PR effectiveness.

[Read more…]

How can Small Businesses Achieve Success with Strategic Outsourcing

Outsourcing has become increasingly popular in the last two decades. People have realized that it can offer a vast array of benefits to businesses of all sizes. There are a wide range of tasks that can be outsourced, including general admin from responding to e-mails and arranging meetings, to web design, marketing and areas of finance.

[Read more…]

Characteristics of Patient Friendly Billing Statement from Doctor’s Office

Doctor Office
How many times have you received a billing statement from the doctor’s office and got totally confused by it? If you are like most people chances are you have spent considerable amount of time trying to understand the statement and relate it to the services you received when you visited the doctor. Understanding and reconciling the billing statement is the least favorable activity of the patient other than becoming sick in the first place. Visiting a doctor is painful enough, reading the bill does not have to be.

[Read more…]