Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Boost Your Business With An App

Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Boost Your Business With An App

In 2016, the number of active mobile phones in the world surpassed the number of people in the world. This means that most people have a mobile device, and some people will have more than one. While phones were once used exclusively for making phone calls and, later, sending and receiving messages, most people will now use their phone for apps first. Phones are now more like little computers, and apps are the only way to make these computers functional, so it makes sense that more and more apps are being released every day.

For companies, this offers an irresistible opportunity to reach more customers and generate more income or enquiries. Get it right, and your app could go viral and users will discover your company through this relatively new marketing medium. Get it wrong, and you could end up investing a lot of money into a project that never gets off the ground. The type of app you build will depend on your industry, target audience and objectives. Understanding all three of these objectives will be essential to ensuring that your app is a success. However, if you’re struggling to convince key stakeholders that an app could be beneficial, it helps to be able to sell the benefits. Here are five ways developing an app for your business could help to boost sales, give you free marketing and ultimately grow your business.

Guest Blog: How To Maintain A Work-Life Balance When Starting A New Business

Guest Blog: How To Maintain A Work-Life Balance When Starting A New Business

Starting and establishing a new business is no easy task. From processing required documents, acquiring licenses, forging partnerships, product development and employee management, there are simply too many boxes to tick off before successfully launching a business.

Naturally, these tasks would take a large chunk out of your time. However, most of these are just done at the start of setting up the business.

5 Lessons You Need To Learn If You Own A Start Up

5 Lessons You Need To Learn If You Own A Start Up

Everyone knows that you can learn valuable lessons by making mistakes and failing at something, however, we avoid doing this the best we can. What we can do is learn from other entrepreneur’s mistakes and take on board their advice of how best to avoid them to help you have a better chance of success.

Delegate
You can’t do everything yourself, you can give it a go but the results won’t be as satisfactory as they would be if you delegated your tasks out to people who are a lot better at it than you. Know what you’re skilled at and excel in that, leaving the rest to better suited people.

Overcome Loneliness When Working From Home

Overcome Loneliness When Working From Home

In recent years, more and more people are ditching the 9 to 5 office life and working from home.

There are pros and cons to working from home, as there is with any job situation, however, one of the cons of working from home is the possibility of becoming lonely and isolated.

Feeling this loneliness can lead to some serious consequences on your mental and emotional health, as well as your productivity and overall performance.

In this blog we’ll look at the different ways you can combat loneliness when working from home.

Just Balance Conference 23rd June 2017

Just Balance Conference 23rd June 2017

Incredible early bird offer! Made possible by the incredible support from our sponsors, Croft Myl, NatWest and Entrepreneurial Spark.

The conference is open to all women in business, business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the UK. Everyone is welcome! Let Just Balance motivate and empower you whilst providing you with lots of useful nuggets of information which you can take away and start using in your own business come Monday morning.

Inspirational speakers, motivational talks, a marketplace and a day of networking with other entrepreneurial business women, all in a picturesque setting with panoramic Pennine views.
We have high profile, world-class speakers including our keynote speaker, Debra Searle MVO MBE, who beat incredible odds to row single-handedly across the Atlantic.
When you’re a woman, balancing just comes naturally. From organising the household, the children, the social life to running a business, women just do it and this is what inspired us to call our very first conference, Just Balance.

There will also be a marketplace where entrepreneurial business owners will be showcasing their products and services. Ladies, it is also a chance to shop!
Tickets are currently being sold at an amazing early bird discount and when they’re gone, they’re gone! They can be bought on the L4N UK website here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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