Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Head-to-Head SEO Tool Comparison

Small Business CEO

We’ll look at each SEO tool’s features, benefits, and pricing to give you enough details to make a good comparison of the two solutions.… … The post Ubersuggest vs. SEMrush: Head-to-Head SEO Tool Comparison appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2020 85

Moxie Tip 151: The VA/Employee Comparison Trap

Virtual Moxie

VAs make sense, not in the dollar-to-dollar comparison, but in the effective/efficient/convenient comparison w/ employees. Fees Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

2012 155
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Why the comparisons you make determine your success

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

We’ve been making comparisons for thousands of years. This constant social comparison is just a way of life. However, they’re just as susceptible to social comparison as their knuckle-dragging ancestors. Are they as afraid ” The questions might have evolved considerably, but the need for comparison remains the same. Our perception of our success is dictated by the comparisons we make with our peers. if you can transcend social comparison.

2011 61

Overcoming fear of failure (falling short) and what other people think.

Denise Aday

personal work comparison clients fear of failure letting go control Overcoming fear of failure (falling short) and what other people think. : Got this by email from a client today and it really hits the spot this week, which has been a bit of a dispiriting one where I’ve constantly felt like I was falling short, however imaginary the impression. Tip: this also happens when you internalize and take responsibility for things outside of your control.).

2013 40

How to Pick The Best Payroll and HR Software for Your Business

Small Business CEO

There are plenty of companies out there offering these services, so you need to do some research and comparison before you can find the best one for your company. Picking the right HR and Payroll Software for your business isn’t as simple as it may seem at first glance.

Some bad customer feedback can make your good customer feedback shine even brighter

The Small Business Blog

In a recent article from Econsultancy: Bad reviews improve conversion by 67%, which referred to a study undertaken by Reevoo (a provider of impartial product reviews, ratings and price comparison) called Bad Reviews are Good for Business, they found that “68% of consumers trust reviews more when they see both good and bad scores” and…

2012 168

Global Interest in Coworking Booming

Small Business Labs

In comparison to the same month in the previous year, this figure has climbed by 35% - and by around 60% compared to two years ago. When looking back at the last five years, the search volume for “coworking” has increased sixfold in comparison to other queries. The annual Global Coworking Unconference Conference  (GCUC) is this week in Berkeley, California. And it's good times for this industry.

2015 201

5 Minutes With… Daniel Abrahams

The Small Business Blog

Our latest interviewee is Daniel Abrahams, the Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships at award winning comparison sites… Read the full article here: 5 Minutes With… Daniel Abrahams on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Welcome to the latest in an ongoing series of entrepreneur interviews for The Small Business Blog. These short Q and A sessions are conducted by myself and feature some of the most exciting figures in the business world.

2013 153

Importance of Customer Service in the Post Pandemic Era

Small Business CEO

This is because there are a lot of components that go into acquiring a new customer and in comparison, much fewer resources and efforts are needed to provide a good customer service experience that is vital for customer retention. Customer service is an essential unit of any company.

Making Cents of Your Budget

AdminUniverse

With live events being drastically limited in comparison to previous years, what shift will your business see in your annual budget? Let’s talk about which types of vendors will likely be disappearing from your budget, and the vendors that will take their place.

My Biggest Mistake as an Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant Breakthrough

An Unfavorable Comparison. The unfavorable comparison to her really stung. My biggest mistake as an executive assistant came within my first year of joining a global pharmaceutical company. Here’s a story of a hard lesson I learned that ended up being a blessing.

2019 52

Leaders In Asia Are Having No Problem Bringing Workers Back Into The Office

Allwork

In comparison, commuting levels in London and Manhattan are still 35% and 45% below pre-pandemic levels, respectively. . As U.S. business leaders continue to play tug-of-war with their employees over workplace arrangements, managers in other areas of the world have already won this round. .

2022 77

Monthly Prices For Hot Desks In Coworking Spaces Grew 9% Worldwide

Allwork

In comparison, these spaces had an average hot desk price of $172 per month, which is over 16% less than the global average of $206 per month. . “By Coworking Insights’ latest report shows that monthly prices for hot desks grew during January 2021 and January 2022. .

2022 89

Meta’s Shares Fall 10% Following Snap’s Ominous Q2 Warning

Allwork

In comparison, Snap’s shares fell by over 40%, followed by Pinterest falling by 27%, Alphabet by 8%, and Twitter by 4%. Meta’s shares fell 10% this week, wiping out $53 billion in market value. .

2022 84

81% Of Working Parents Consider Childcare Benefits A Top Priority

Allwork

In comparison, 81% working parents view childcare benefits as a top priority when considering a new job. Resignations have remained relatively high as workers’ grow to desire actual work-life balance. .

2022 79

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Remote Work Is The “Mother Of All Experiments”

Allwork

Apple has been one of many companies that has faced backlash from workers over its office-return policies, particularly in comparison to other tech giants.? . After much pushback, it appears that Apple is finally coming to terms with hybrid work being the future. .

2022 52

Starbucks Is Officially Exiting Russia After Suspending Business In March

Allwork

In comparison, McDonald’s reported a $127 million loss during the first quarter after suspending its Russian and Ukrainian operations, which accounted for 9% of its revenue last year. Starbucks has officially exited Russia after operating in the country for 15 years. .

2022 78

Freelancers and Financial Well-Being

Small Business Labs

This score provides a standard metric that allows comparisons of financial well-being across individuals or groups. One of the ongoing questions around independent/gig work is its impact on the financial well-being of independent workers (freelancers, gig workers, self-employed, etc.). 

2019 171

Unmasking Imposter Syndrome on the Let’s Get Social Show

Stephanie LH Calahan

Comparisonitis” social media, and who you follow. Imposter Syndrome afflicts over 70% of all people, and many don't know it is standing in the way of their dreams and goals. It is prevalent among people considered to be high-achievers.

2021 207

5 Time Saving Tips for Home Businesses

Tips From T. Marie

In comparison, when you have a certain time set aside for dealing with phone communication you can build it into your daily schedule and cut back on unexpected interruptions. As the owner of a work from home business, it’s important to use your time wisely.

2021 202

84% Of Millennials Want A Remote Working Option

Allwork

In comparison, 66% of Gen Z, 68% of Baby Boomers, and 75% of Gen X felt the same. . While it is Gen Z who are making their presence in the workplace known, it’s Millennials that are leading the push for updates in arrangements. .

2022 84

Analysts Decrease IWG Revenue Predictions As Inflation Takes Its Toll

Allwork

In comparison, WeWork recently reported an increase in revenues for the first quarter of this year, citing large companies seeking out more flexible lease options. . IWG has joined the ranks of companies that are warning about the impact inflation is having on their business. .

2022 74

Our Updated Small Business Closure Forecast is More Optimistic, But Still Grim

Small Business Labs

  As a point of comparison, in an average year about 8% of employer small businesses close.  In early April, we released a 2020 small business closure forecast.

2020 172

Episode 422: Loretta Breuning talks about Status Games

Productivityist

Loretta brings an interesting comparison of human and animal behaviour and how we can train our brains to boost these happy chemicals. It’s been nearly 6 years since I first had the pleasure of speaking with Loretta Breuning.

2022 83

Today’s Professionals Value Wellbeing Over Salary

Allwork

In comparison, JLL’s pre-pandemic barometer showed that salary was the number one priority in the workplace, while wellbeing came in fifth. . Employee preferences have evolved over and over again within a short span. .

Nearly 80% Of Today’s Job Skills Are New Or Have Been Reprioritized Since 2016

Allwork

In comparison, physical occupations saw much less changes during the time period analyzed. A new report from Boston Consulting Group, Emsi Burning Glass, and The Burning Glass Institute shows that desired job skills have greatly evolved since 2016. .

2022 77

Then or Than?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Than is used to make comparisons. Both than and comparison have a letter “A” in them. I have always had trouble knowing when to use the words 'then' or 'than'. Sometimes it is easy to figure out, but other times I struggle to figure it out. Well, today I came across a sentence where the person used 'then' and I was pretty sure it should have been 'than', but wasn't positive.

2016 138

Generation Z Is Helping Fill The Labor Gap

Allwork

In comparison, teenage unemployment clocked in at 15.8% Despite opposing sentiment from older generations, Gen Z is making huge waves in the workforce. . According to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate for teenagers aged 16 to 19 fell to 10.2%

2022 74

The Pandemic Sabotaged Our Decision-Making Abilities—Here’s How to Start Regaining That Self-Confidence

Success

And yes, unhealthy comparison will zap you of joy. But healthy competition isn’t the same as unhealthy comparison. My parents had booked a cruise to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. It was scheduled to depart in April 2020.

2022 77

More Freelancers Feeling Secure

Small Business Labs

Due to layoffs, company failures, changes in corporate directions and a broader lack of corporate loyalty to their employees, they feel traditional jobs aren't secure and by comparison independent work is more secure. MBO Partners released their 2019 State of Independence study this week. This is the 9th year of this ongoing study, which provides an in-depth look at American's independent workers (freelancers, independent contractors, self-employed, etc.).

2019 173

Ride Sharing Continues Rapid Grow

Small Business Labs

By comparison, just 15% of Americans said they had used these services in late 2015, and one-third had never heard of ride-hailing before." Pew Research recently did a study on the use of ride sharing services by Americans. Key quote on their findings: "The share of Americans who use ride-hailing services has increased dramatically. Today, 36% of U.S.

2019 142

Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

Tips From T. Marie

The comparison chart at the end of this post compares some of the more popular services. Bonus Freebie: EMail Marketing Service Comparison List. The following is a very simple comparison chart for just six of the email marketing services out there, Mailchimp , AWeber , Mad Mimi , Constant Contact , FlashIssue and sendinblue. The business experts agree, when it comes to marketing, the most effective avenue you can use is email.

2016 123

The Truth About Impostor Syndrome and How to Overcome It

Stephanie LH Calahan

Social media users have created a voyeuristic environment where we can easily get caught up in “comparisonitis.” Some familiar sources of comparison are Facebook, Instagram, and biographies of “successful” people.

2020 236

Part-Time Employment Keeps Growing

Small Business Labs

While the overall report was quite good (at least by comparison to those of the last few years), a big chunk of the increase was in part-time work. Last fall our article Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation covered the trends leading to the growing number of part-time workers in the U.S.   The recent New York Times article The Rise of Part-Time Work covers some of the same ground.  Key quote: "Compared with December 2007, when the recession officially began, there are 5.8

2013 160

How to Become a More Valuable Employee

Eat Your Career

Their decision to buy from you (and keep buying) is based on a cost-to-value comparison. These days, people talk a lot about adding value in the workplace. Specifically, everyone wants to know how to become a more valuable employee. After all, when you add more value at work, you should (in theory) receive more value as well. It’s only natural; contributing at greater levels should enable you to earn at greater levels too.

2019 197

An Interview with Nadine King, Founder of Black Admin Magic

Admin Awards

Below are a few responses to the question: Do you think there is a difference in the support you receive as a Black administrative professional in comparison to your White colleagues?

2021 83

The History of Signage Design

Small Business CEO

How it was first used in comparison to today and what were the signs originally made of? According to a well known online encyclo…pedia (wink wink), signage can be defined as any type of visual graphic that has been created to display information or convey a message to a particular audience. While that’s all very well and good for giving a broad description of signage today, we want to know where signage actually came from?

2019 48

LED Street Lights: The 21st Century Lighting Option

Eco-Office Gals

There is not a shade of doubt about the fact that they are long-lasting, environmentally-friendly and energy efficient in comparison to traditional sodium lamps. In comparison, LED lights have distinct advantages. LED street lighting is an innovation that is here to stay. From its limited use when it was introduced less than a century ago, it now finds use in an ever increasing range of applications.

2013 149

The Worst Predictions in History

Small Business Labs

" I really like the article's (and the book's) comparison of modern futures techniques to those used during the Roman Empire: "Futurologists now use complex computer models to make predictions but, as Chaline puts it, computers are often no better at discerning the future than "a sheep with a peculiarly shaped liver" Computer models may not be more accurate, but they're a lot less messy. 

2011 113

Ten tips for organising a business trip to… Houston

Practically Perfect PA

Hotel rooms in 4 or 5 star properties are cheap in comparison to other US cities. After many many years of booking business travel to Houston for my Executives I finally got to travel there myself in January 2014. I had certain expectations about Houston based on all of the itineraries I had created.

2014 141

In Sales, Stop Saying ‘We’

Success

They are doing a mental comparison between you and the others. Think about the way you sell and the way you present your product or service. How many times do you think you use the word we? Likely hundreds. How many times should you use the word we?

2022 85

How to Deal With Success Guilt

Success

Gauging your success against your siblings, friends or parents will only bring comparison and cause resentment or anger. Unpacking guilt can be complex and time-consuming. It makes sense that we’d feel guilty for actions in the past before we knew better or when we were different people.

2021 101

Here’s What Payscale’s Latest Report Reveal About The Gender Pay Gap

Allwork

The data around race and the gender pay gap reveals the challenge of making these comparisons. Although the gender pay gap is steadily closing, the uncontrolled pay gap remains stagnant – with women being paid $0.82 for every $1.00 paid to men. .

2022 105