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Corporate Holiday Gifting Ideas

With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably tossing up what gifts to get your clients. As a startup, you want to make your budget for presents stretch as far possible, which means splurging on splashy gifts for your clients just isn’t reasonable. But a gift doesn’t need to be expensive to be appreciated – after all, it’s the thought that counts, right? If you’re unsure of where to start when coming up with ideas, here are a few to get you in the Santa frame of mind:   Subscription boxes If you have a healthy budget and/or a small client list, gifting a subscription box of goodies to be sent to their office monthly is a fun and welcome change from the usual office knick-knacks or hampers people receive. With a wealth of subscription services out there, you can pick something ...

Revamping Your Corporate Handbook

A corporate handbook contains a company’s operating procedures. It should be delivered to a worker on their first day in a new job. This is a leadership opportunity for SME owners to use a corporate handbook to establish important policies, communicate what is expected in the workplace and to show that you care about protecting the rights of employees. Take this opportunity to get your new staff off to a flying start.   Follow the rules Different companies have different cultures. Some have no culture others have strict rules. Your company handbook gives you the opportunity to create and influence your company culture. Revamping your corporate handbook gives you the opportunity to change your corporate culture. Here are some aspects to consider in formulating or revamping your company hand...

How to Create Company Handbooks that Aren’t Boring

Every company needs a handbook – yes, even a startup. Company handbooks provide employees with the necessary guidelines, rules and regulations they need to follow, provide important information about the business, and are a handy reference tool for staff members to turn to when they’re unsure of a corporate policy. As such, creating company handbook is an absolute must – but that doesn’t mean your handbook has to be boring. Here are a few ways to make the lifeless-sounding document as progressive and fun as your business:   Give it a personality Just because it’s a corporate tool does not mean that it has to be dull. Instead of using business jargon, write the copy using your brand voice or in a conversational manner. Make the content match your vision for the culture of your office – if t...

Corporate Gifting Ideas

Everyone likes to receive a gift. Whether it’s your birthday, Christmas or other special occasion. Thoughtfulness goes a long way. People remember and value it. People tell their friends about it. The joy of receiving can be matched by the joy of giving, or exceeded by it. Giving your client a special gift shows them who you really are as a person and the level and values of your company. <a href="http://blog.abssasia.com/building-sme-brand-without-spending-lots-money/?utm_source=Skale.Today

Determining if Crowdfunding Is Right for You

When it comes time to raise capital to turn your grand idea into a viable business, crowdfunding may seem like an easy and appealing way to go about it. After all, it takes the pressure off of having to wow venture capitalists, can be done from your living room and can connect you directly with your audience and potential customers. But crowdfunding isn’t a magic money machine – to have a successful campaign, you need to prepare the same way you would when going into a high-stakes meeting. Ready to get started? Have a Solid Business Plan, Product Before you make the decision to submit your product to a crowdfunding platform, make sure that you have all your ducks in a row. Just because you’re courting the general public instead of walking into a meeting room doesn’t mean that you don’t hav...

Reimagine Invoice Payments

Everyone likes to get paid. The faster the better. SMEs owners face a multitude of basic administration tasks that can eat up your time and energy. As the whole world becomes increasingly more digitized, your SME must follow suit. Ranging from <a href="https://www.abssasia.com/abss-payroll?utm_source=skale.today

Keep your accounting software up to date – it’s important!

We all know the world is changing faster and faster so it’s vital that you stay up to date in all aspects of your business, including your accounting software. New technology is coming to us all the time and there is more coming soon, but how much of it are you aware of and how much of it do you know how to use effectively? Keeping up to speed with technological developments that could have huge benefits to your business can be challenging, often you don’t know where to look for accurate information and good support. ABSS offers guidance and support for staying up to date with accounting software so why don’t you sign up for a free trial today? Upgrading is not a fashion Upgrading accounting software can easily lead to increased productivity and lower costs. Like many business expenses, pu...

5 Sebab Perniagaan Kecantikan Malaysia Perlu Tahu Pesaing Anda

Untuk perniagaan anda berkembang, pembelajaran dan penyesuaian yang berterusan diperlukan. Apakah antara perkara yang paling penting yang harus anda pelajari untuk perniagaan anda untuk kekal berdaya saing? Jawapannya adalah pesaing anda. Mengetahui siapa mereka akan membantu anda membezakan perniagaan anda dari mereka dan untuk berkomunikasi dengan sasaran pasaran anda. Apakah yang perlu anda ketahui tentang pesaing anda dan mengapakah ia penting? Berikut adalah 5 alasan mengapa anda perlu tahu tentang pesaing anda: 1. Membantu Anda Mengenal Pasti Jenis Pesaing Anda Memiliki Pesaing anda akan menjadi perniagaan yang menghalang pelanggan berpotensi daripada memilih anda. Mereka sering mengambil dua bentuk utama, mereka boleh menjadi pesaing langsung atau pesaing tidak langsung. Peserta lan...

5 Steps to Good Recruitment for SMEs in Asia

Your first step in recruitment, these days, may be to hire a robot. With AI buzzing around Asia like a bitcoin, hiring a robot to action basic tasks in your SME maybe be a good alternative to hiring a young graduate. Finding talent is tough in Asia. Attracting and retaining talent are further management issues that most SMEs face. Following international best practices in recruitment is one option to build talent in your SME but a portfolio of strategies may be more effective.   AI is now part of SME recruitment strategies in Asia Since efficient AI solutions often require large volumes of data some SMEs may be reluctant to integrate AI into their workforce but it might be easier than you think. With an AI-enabled CRM system, for example, SMEs can automatically get more insights from their...