Primary

graduate

Personal Branding Tips for Graduates

In this post, I will provide tips I have learned on personal branding which may be beneficial for graduates looking to “market” themselves into their dream job. Young people entering the workplace today have far better tools and communication channels at hand then previous generations could ever imagine. Social media and the Internet provide all […]

Continue Reading
website_hacked_help

IT Security Basics: My Website Was Hacked! What Do I Do Now?

Restoring a hacked website is not as easy as simply running antivirus on the website files and quarantining any infected files. I also doubt, as a small business owner, you have the skill to deal with the technical aspects of recovering from an attack. Therefore, in this post I will provide a step-by-step guide for […]

Continue Reading
website_security_basics_infosec

How My Business Website Was Hacked And What Happened Next

The advice provided in this article is based on real world experience of having an income producing website hacked – namely my website. In this post, I will reveal how the baddies got in, what actions I took to restore my website, the assumptions I had around responsibilities – that were wrong, how much the […]

Continue Reading
saving_money_in_business

How Much Money Will I Need For My First Year Of Business?

It’s quite difficult to determine how much money you’ll need in the first year of your business without knowing a little about the model you plan to use for your company. For example, you might be running an online company from home. Obviously, you’re going to need less money for this compared with a business […]

Continue Reading
pci_dss_compliance

How Do I Check My Businesses Compliance Requirements?

Keeping your business legal and up to code is crucial for the owner of any company. If your business is not compliant with different rules and regulations, you won’t be able to legally operate on the market. You can also run into issues with lawsuits that can cost your business thousands in damages. But how […]

Continue Reading
hire_staff_tips

What Do I Need To Prepare Before Hiring Staff?

Your employees will be one of two things for your business. Either, they will ensure that your company soars to new heights on the market. Or, they will bring your business model crashing down. The results of hiring the right or wrong way could be that dramatically different. It all depends on whether you prepare […]

Continue Reading