Financial and Environmental Benefits of Portable Buildings for Small Business

Portable Building
Many start-up businesses, and growing ones, face the challenge of having a building space to work from. While you can opt to build or rent a permanent building it takes time to get it ready for business use. It also requires significant investment and high operating cost. There is another alternative in terms of portable building that can provide cost effective solution. Portable buildings are just what the name suggests. They are not built to stay in the ground permanently. Rather they can be erected quickly and provide the solution that is not only cost effective, but also environmentally friendly. Here are some additional details on the benefits and types of portable buildings.

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4 Tips to Create a Memorable Trade Show Experience

Tradeshow Booth
Trade shows are excellent venues to get business leads and make connections for small businesses. It allows you to showcase your business, products and capabilities within a short time and from a single location. The challenge with trade show is while you are trying to get the attention so are number of other businesses like you. The key is to make sure that your booth is memorable and effective. To be remarkable, you’ll need a unique booth and warm personality. You don’t have to spend a fortune to do that either. With the 4 tips shown below you can have a memorable booth that will keep the name of your business in front of the people for a long time.

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Business Solutions that Provide Strategic Advantage to Small Business

Small Business
Running a small business sometimes feels like navigating a ship in the middle of a storm in the ocean while you are still building the hull. There are hundreds of items on your mind at any given time and dozens of people vying for your attention. At the same time, you cannot afford to take your eye off the primary responsibility, which to manage and grow this business. Amidst this “chaos” your best bet is to look for solutions that make your life easier by offloading some of the tasks from your plate letting you focus on strategic aspects of the business. Here are some solutions that can do just that.

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7 Essential Teamwork Strategies for Small Business Success

“Teamwork is an individual skill.” – Avery, 2001

When team is effective, emotions of enjoyment overwhelm us leading to everyone in the team feeling satisfied. As productiveness increases, trust grows stronger and satisfaction enhances success and efficiency. The result is a productive team which easily reaches goals.

The question is how productive can teamwork be in a business setting? The answer can be quite simple: since we are egoistic beings and find content in success, if we commit ourselves to our team to that extent to be egoistic about it, our actions will be oriented toward the team succeeding.

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Want to Sell More Online? Have Quality Product Descriptions

Having a good product description is imperative to the success of you selling your products online. If you have a bad description of your product, you are likely to lose potential customers before they purchase anything simply because they cannot see the product for the potential uses it may have to them. You want a product description to help show the potential customer why he or she should purchase your product, and only a good product description can do that.

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The Fruitful Benefits of Healthy Eating at Workplace

There is a growing trend among businesses to promote healthy eating and exercise for their employees, and for the right reason. Unhealthy employees and sickness related to that costs businesses billions of dollars in health related expenses and lost productivity. Fruits and vegetables are proven to be the most healthy food choices.

Fruit boxes delivered to your work encourages healthy snacking and helps workers avoid vending machine temptations. Having fruit at work means that you are more likely to reach for an apple or a banana than something fattening and unhealthy from the vending machine. Fruit is nutritious, delicious and you can enjoy it anytime. The benefits of eating fruits are numerous, and doctors recommend eating five servings of fruit per day for optimal health.

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UK Politicians Aim to Cut Cost of Waste Crime

UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg appears to have seriously underestimated the true cost of waste crime. When launching the Liberal Democrat Party’s Zero Waste Bill earlier this month, Clegg announced that fly-tipping and landfill tax evasion costs the UK taxpayer an average of £500m a year in lost revenue.

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Improve Employee Productivity Significantly with Minor Office Improvements

Creative Office
What if someone told you that you can improve the productivity of your employees by up to 25% simply by making few changes in your work environment? I know, I wouldn’t believe them either. But it is supported by studies and facts that the office space and surroundings can have profound impact on how well employees collaborate and contribute to the success of the business they work for. No wonder, companies such as Google and Facebook spend enormous money on their offices to create the environment from which their employees simply do not want to go home. Now, you don’t have to spend the fortune to create a similar environment, but with few simple changes you can achieve the same result, or close to it.

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3 Items You Must Address Before Taking Self Employment Plunge

Going from being employed to working for yourself is a major transition. To many it looks like a dream – you get to set your own hours, take holidays when you like, work from home, and set your own wage. It offers unparalleled freedom to do your own thing and control your own destiny, and yet it also comes with an awful lot of responsibilities and complications.

These responsibilities and complications are overlooked by many, but they are just as important as the rewards in terms of how they’ll shape your lifestyle and the impact they should have on your decision making process. Here are 3 important items you need to consider before taking the plunge.

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4 Fundamental Strategies to Maintain Healthy Cash Flow for Subcontractors

As a subcontractor, you have a challenging job that requires great deal of patience, leadership, and planning for unexpected events that happen almost every day. Maintaining a healthy cash flow and keeping enough cash on hand to pay vendors and employees is one of the most important items subcontractors need to focus on. With some common sense, good strategies in place, and attention to details you can begin to improve your cash flow cycle and maintain better control of your budget. Let’s take a look at some points you need to consider before you take the next job for your contractor.

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