Tips, tactics, and ideas for small businesses
Blog website for the small business
THE blog website dedicated to the smaller SMEs in Singapore. If you’re looking for ideas, tips, and tactics that work, this is where you should be.
The articles you’ll be reading here cover sales, cost reduction, HR, or management – subject matters business owners like you are most concerned with. The list of ideas in our articles are compiled after extensive research and written for the local audience. A new write-up would be posted to our blog monthly to provide you with suggestions on how areas of your establishment could be improved.
Further, whenever we come across IT articles related to small businesses online, we’d put the links up on our SME 101 Facebook page. If you wish to be kept informed of IT that’s relevant to your business, go there.
We understand form designing and letter writing can be challenging for many. So we’ve also made available on this small business ideas website 30+ form templates and 40+ sample letters that you can download and use – absolutely free!
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Negotiating allows two parties to come to a mutually agreeable result and is often necessary when making deals in business. Negotiation skills are needed because it’s often a lot easier said than done to bring a deal to fruition through discussion alone. A blend of both communication abilities and interpersonal skills are required to appropriately and successfully negotiate to a conclusion that both parties find acceptable…read more
In the face of business decisions, workloads, peer pressure, and striving to always reach that next goal, stress can easily become our go-to. Instead of letting stress get in the way, you can put measures in place to help instil positive thinking into your everyday routines…read more
As the population in Singapore ages rapidly, companies need to think of ways to accommodate older workers and maintain productivity. This saves costs down the line as workers can stay employed longer and continue to contribute their skills to the job at hand…read more
Cash flow covers the incoming of money into your business and the outgoing of money from your business. It can be easy to lose track if not constantly monitored, and once your outgoings rival your incoming cash your business will be on a steady slide to dissolution…read more
Many salespeople make fundamental mistakes due to never having received feedback or training to adequately help them progress and improve. There’s often a misunderstanding in the world of sales that a sale must be made at all costs, sometimes by unethical means…read more
Economic downturn is the constant concern of our time and one that should be guarded against by SMEs especially, through the use of contingency plans. It’s always easier to prepare for difficulties in the future than wait for disaster to strike, and then scrabble to sort out a survival plan…read more