The rapid growth of information produced around the world has left everyone astonished. According to a report, data is expected to reach the 44 trillion GBs by 2020. The sudden increase in data, including the content, has led many organizations to find ways of managing it in an effective way. This is where an Enterprise Content Management System comes into play. Let’s take a quick look at its definition: “Enterprise content management (ECM) is used to create, store, distribute, discover, archive and manage unstructured content (such as scanned documents, email, reports, medical images and office documents), and ultimately analyze usage to enable organizations to deliver relevant content to users where and when they need it.” (Source: Gartner) An ECM system helps an organization in the effectively mitigating exposure to litigation and risk by providing policy management that would include the location of content, the persons who would be provided an access to it, and the term of its lifecycle. Along with that, it tends to enhance productivity by improving the way every user work around unstructured content. Come on let’s take a deeper look at all of its major advantages: Bring down cost of operations It has been easier to cut down the costs to print, store and transporting the paper with the coming of an ECMS. Now gain access to all your digitally stored content anytime, anywhere around the world. Yes, that too with any device. Moreover, with the increased automated predictability along with tools of management for all related Continue reading Why an ECM for Your Business?
When you start a business, there are many aspects that are to be looked carefully. Right from the plan of your business to the certificate of incorporation, you have to formulate everything immaculately so that when you start operating you do not face any trouble and continue with your business smoothly. Confirming your business activities and facilities, setting up your unit in an area which provides immense and varied support to the companies formed must be taken into account. Your company must have a separate legal entity, and there are many rules related to it. It is not the same in all the states and countries and hence individuals and corporates are constantly on the lookout for politically and economically friendly places to set up new units. The First Step So, it is necessary for you to follow some fundamental steps before you start. Firstly, you must have a proper and specific business plan. It might not have all the answers to all the questions, but it must be regularly corrected and updated. It is best to have a business plan which is short and broken into many mini-plans for effective understanding. Plan your marketing of products too and not only the production methods. There must be a proper plan for pricing your goods also. Similarly having a separate plan for operations and control will also help you in acquiring a loan from a financial institution if required. Choose The Location The next important step is to know how to choose Continue reading Set Up Your Dream Company with Ease
There are many ways and many sites you can use to sell your home made products online. Sites such as Etsy and Zibbet have made it really easy for people to submit their hand made goods and set up their own online shop. This is often easier for people because they don’t have to have the added expense of creating a website or domain name and it also gives them a feel for how popular their products are and test the market. Amazon have recently also set up their own competitive online marketplace where people can sell their home made products. There are many products you can sell online and far too many to list but popular items are Jewellery, cakes and confectionery, clothes and home made household items and furniture. Another really popular product that has increased in its popularity is home made pottery, more of us are purchasing pottery wheels and creating and designing our own home ware. This proves really popular because the market for unusual and creative items has risen dramatically. A good pottery wheel can be purchased for a reasonable price, some brands and types are recommended and there are plenty of online review sites that will help you make your choice. Pottery classes have also become incredibly popular as people realize the value in pottery as a hobby but also as a small home business venture. There are lots of online sites that you can use to sell your products and it Continue reading How To Sell Your Home Made Produce Online
Are you looking for a way to stand out from your competitors? Consider writing a book! Imagine being a real estate agent, vying against hundreds of real estate agents in your local area. What if you were the one realtor with your own book – say, “Sell Your House in 48 Hours Flat.” Suddenly you would become the go-to agent, putting you miles ahead of your competition! Getting your book out of your head and onto paper The idea of writing a book for your business may sound intriguing, but how do you write one? Where do you find the time? What if you’re a terrible writer? What if I told you that in 30 to 60 days you could write a powerhouse book that positions you as a top authority in your field without writing a single word? You can – using these tips and resources, writing it will be easy: Scared to write? No problem –90minutebooks.com can write a book for you in just 90 minutes. They interview you, asking questions that draw out your knowledge and expertise, then they do the writing. They’ll even design your cover for you! You don’t have to write anything – you just need to know your stuff. Another option is to “talk” your book out by recording it on a conference line, then having it transcribed. This is a great choice if you’re more comfortable speaking than writing. Don’t have a publisher? Amazon’s CreateSpace makes it easy to self-publish your book. You can Continue reading Why Books Make Powerful Lead Magnets for Your Business