Riding Your Motorcycle Home On A Business Tax Saving

You will be happy to know that the treatment of your motorbike, within your business affairs, for tax purposes is much more favourable than your motor counterparts and whilst owning a company car is an expensive business, owning a company motorcycle isnt. Javeed Baig of Gower Accountants in Leicester explains why.

Assuming you are VAT registered, you can claim upto 100% of the VAT paid on the purchase of your beloved bike. This is on the basis that you use the motorcycle only for business purposes. With a car, no matter how much you use it for business you cannot reclaim the VAT.

Social Media Marketing Talk With Customers, Not At Them

Are you looking to start a social media marketing venture? Not so fast! There’s a lot of things you need to keep in mind to make sure that your plan is a success. Read on for some tips and tricks for getting the most out of social media marketing.

Remember to speak to your potential customers as people. You may run a business or corporation; however, this does not mean you need to speak like one. Trust is built from personal relationships. If your potentials see you as a person who cares about their needs and how your product meets them, it will go a long way in establishing this trust.

Customer relationship management (CRM)

This article is about the benefits afforded by Social CRM systems, over traditional methods of communications and networking. It begins with an introduction to CRM itself, and then goes onto analyze the transformation to Social CRM. The many advantages of using Social CRM systems are then discussed, and a mention is also made of the projected used of these in the years ahead!

CRM is basically a contact list with information about the people you know how you know them, and how you have interacted with them. This list of contacts is categorized as friends, relatives, leads, prospects, or anything that helps you explain who that person is. In short, one can say that CRM is a relationship management tool, -a data of people you know’. CRM has been in use for over 20 years by both small and large companies to keep track of their customers. -CRM systems are designed to create a process around the interaction that your company has with its customers in hopes of more efficiently closing a sale or resolving some sort of an issue. Examples of popular CRM systems include Sales force, Zoho, Sugar CRM, and many others.’ (http://www.jmorganmarketing.com/what-is-social-crm-an-introduction/)

Sunglass Stores Industry Market Research Now Available From Ibisworld

The Sunglasses Stores Industry has already begun its recovery from the economic storm. According to IBISWorld, the nations largest publisher of industry research, improving consumer sentiment and favourable demographics have helped bolster sales, benefiting companies like Luxottica Group and National Vision Inc. Revenue in the industry is expected to grow over the next five years which will be supported by higher projected household incomes and an improved sense of financial stability. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Sunglasses Stores Industry to its growing Apparel & Accessories Stores report collection

Sales of sunglasses during the past five years have been particularly sensitive to drops in consumer confidence, as sunglasses are more of an optional purchase than prescription eye glasses. However, IBISWorld forecasts the sunglasses stores industry to rebound supported by higher projected household incomes and an improved sense of financial stability over the next five years.

Is It Better To Buy Or Lease Commercial Space For My Business

Your business location should be tailor-made to fit with your company budget, spacing requirements and ease of operation. For some business owners, leasing affords a sense of freedom and relieves the financial burden of a down payment, yet may be too restrictive for some kinds of operations. The decision to buy a piece of commercial property offers its own set of risks and rewards, and should be considered carefully before entering into a mortgage contract.

Leasing Commercial Space

Twelve Basic Predictive Analytics Techniques

Predictive analytics is a solution used by many businesses today to gain more value out of large amounts of raw data by applying techniques that are used to predict future behaviors within an organization, it’s customer base, it’s products and services. Predictive analytics encompasses a variety of techniques from data mining, stastics and game theory that analyze current and historical facts to make predictions about future events.

Predictive models examine patterns found in historical and transactional data to identify opportunities and risks. Predictive models capture relationships among many factors to allow assessment of risk or potential associated with a particular set of conditions, guiding decision making for candidate transactions.

The Benefits Of Having A Mobile Business

Some people like working nine to five, leaving the house at the same time every morning, and arriving home at the same time each evening. They enjoy this routine because it’s stable. However, it’s hard to take vacations with this type of job, as you have to schedule time off. It’s also hard to run errands or make appointments when their working hours are the same as yours. Basically, there’s not a lot of freedom in this type of job. If you had a mobile business on the other hand, you’d be able to go anywhere you want, do anything you want to do, and more.

All you need to run a mobile business is your laptop and an internet connection. As long as you have internet access, you can conduct business anywhere, anytime. You could go work down by the beach. You could take a vacation on the fly, and you could even move on the fly if you wanted to. With a mobile business, you’re never tied down, and can earn income wherever you choose to go.