From knowing how to fill out a W-9 tax form correctly to supervising employment and on-the-job training of new team members – there is not a single aspect in the entire business ecosystem that does not require the owner’s control and partake. When working as an own boss, you will need to learn and master […]
About Shane AvronShane Avron is a freelance writer, specializing in business, general management, enterprise software, and digital technologies. In addition to Flevy, Shane's articles have appeared in Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine, among other business journals.
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When starting a business your responsibilities never really stop. One of the many aspects of running your own company is keeping your customers happy after they spend money on your product. Even then there is still time for them to regret their purchase. The thing is, any kind of chargeback can cost you time, money, […]
In addition to the obvious “in the now” importance of conflict resolution, good practices can also lead to other things that help the bottom line in the long run. As the old adage goes, “the people you work with make the job” and being able to solve personnel issues increases employee retention and lessens time […]
Even though a lot of changes have happened recently in the United States, one thing that has remained constant was the presence of the COVID-19 virus and its effect on all things economic. As we trudge into our 8th month of government-required remote work situations (and some companies began doing so before it was required), […]
Much like the businesses they serve, the managed services industry is a rapidly-changing series of gears that just keep churning — and changing. As new innovations introduce themselves to MSP workforces across the globe, the market is expected only to grow and grow, with MarketsandMarkets predicting it to be worth $329.1 billion by 2025. As one […]
RAD stands for Rapid Application Development. But what is RAD? It is a model where functions are developed in a parallel manner just as if each one of them was a subproject. These are then assembled or integrated into a working prototype in a time-boxed manner. This application development methodology makes it easier to develop […]
Marketing is one of the most important aspects of a business, due to how it can help boost your audience base and connect you with more customers. Good marketing is essential for business growth, and because of that, many businesses are putting in a lot of time, money and resources to ensure that they nail […]
Before the holiday rush begins, everyone likes to make plans and forecasts about what opportunities the upcoming year may bring, what to expect in terms of events, technologies, and new trends. So it is critical to understand how these trends can be integrated into your business model to meet unique customer needs, keep your old […]
The coronavirus has side-swept businesses in every industry in 2020 and challenged companies in more ways than one. There have been a number of difficult issues to arise due to the pandemic and it is those that have been able to adjust and adapt that will continue to succeed. So, what have the main challenges […]
Meeting all the sales goals can be tricky. Even if you provide your sales team with the best tools, it won’t always mean that everybody will achieve the outlined quota. However, there is a solution that can help a lot of salespeople get to the top: sales enablement. Tech companies are always on the lookout […]
Businesses have had to adapt very quickly in 2020 due to the pandemic and few departments have been affected as much as HR. HR always plays a key role in the smooth running of the business and the impact of COVID-19 has made this department even busier than normal with work made harder due to […]
The Software as a Service (SaaS) industry is a competitive one. Due to cloud-based applications’ agile nature, startups can quickly create a product and release it to customers. But companies who fail to plan the launch of their products properly are likely to fail. As many as 92% of software companies cease to exist within […]
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