The Hidden Cost of Social Distancing

Dumb Little Man

The post The Hidden Cost of Social Distancing appeared first on Dumb Little Man. I’ll admit it, when COVID-19 came to town this past March I was secretly excited that we were ordered to quarantine. Finally, I thought, a legitimate excuse to hunker down at home and stop the hustle!

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Where to Get Free and Low-Cost Ebooks

Simple Productivity Blog

That can lead to some hefty book bills, unless you know where to get free and low-cost ebooks. The post Where to Get Free and Low-Cost Ebooks appeared first on Laura Earnest. I am a reader. The term "voracious" has been applied, but to me, it is just the level I read at.

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Serious mistakes in Content Marketing that cost companies

Entrepreneur.com

Content marketing is a way of providing your potential customers with informative content to questions they seek, with the purpose of meeting a need. Content Marketing

2021 112

3 Ways to Reduce Customer Acquisition Costs

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever stopped to think how much it costs to get a person to buy one of your products? Customers come with a price tag called customer acquisition cost (CAC), and it’s one of the most important pieces of information for business owners who want to get more customers without breaking their marketing budget. What is customer acquisition cost? Your customer acquisition cost is defined as how much it costs your business to attract a new customer.

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What’s the Hidden Cost?

Simple Productivity Blog

When I did the spending freeze, I realized how much extra this was costing me in both time and energy. Everything has a cost. But are you aware of the hidden costs of time and energy of areas in your life? Today we will look at some places you may want to recognize and trim hidden costs. The post What’s the Hidden Cost? Last month I did a spending freeze. I spent no unnecessary money, and it really opened my eyes.

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The cost of bipartisanship

Vox Open Sourced

In addition to leading to an uncertain result — if a result is reached at all — and the dilution of certain policies, another cost of the focus on bipartisanship is simply time.

2022 52

3 Types of Tech That Can Reduce Business Costs

Small Business CEO

Keeping costs low is an important way to minimize waste and increase profitability. To find out how you can drastically reduce your outgoings, take a look at these three types of tech that can reduce business costs now: 1.

What is sunk cost? And how to calculate it

Entrepreneur.com

It is good to understand how sunk costs work to prepare for them as they are unavoidable. Entrepreneur Dictionary

2021 52

Opportunity Cost Versus Cognitive Overload

Brilliantly Better

The post Opportunity Cost Versus Cognitive Overload appeared first on Dragos Roua. 30 years ago, world’s population was 5,2 billion humans. Today is a little over 7.8 billion.

2021 52

To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

I learned (the hard way) those options come at a cost. The post To Have It All: What Is The Cost? I signed our first contract in the delivery room. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long! NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. Formally, however, clients started reaching out at the same time my epidural was going in. The emotions of having a baby have been thoroughly discussed, analyzed, and shared.

2019 197

3 tips to implement an omnichannel strategy reducing costs

Entrepreneur.com

Consumer habits have been changing very rapidly, especially in the last year. Now more than ever, customers tend to demand more, they are active consumers, they are much more informed than ever and they constantly share content on their social networks. omnicanalidad

2021 56

The Cost of Email Phishing

Dumb Little Man

Phishing Attacks Are Very Common — And Very Costly. There are several very common forms of phishing attacks: 41% are credentialing attacks in which hackers try to gain access to the target’s usernames and passwords, costing $400 per account to clean up. 8% of attacks are extortion attempts and when they are successful, they can cost an average of $5,000 per user. The cost of phishing comes in more than cleanup – it can also do serious reputational damage.

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A Winning Formula: Collaboration, Curricular Expansion And Lower Costs

Forbes Leadership

Colleges are working to increase opportunities for students while reducing their costs through collaboration. Personal Finance /personal-finance Money /money Personal Finance /personal-finance Leadership /leadership Education /education investing

Costly Office Supply Management Discussion

Office Dynamics

In the case of the office supply management that Sula details below, is signage the answer or can this admin team come up with some additional solutions to the costly office supplies issue? Question: “We’re having a real problem keeping office supply costs in check. Our admin team has been trying to come up with signs to place in the supply area and the kitchen reminding people that these costs add up.

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Flexible working cutting business costs

The Small Business Blog

Now 22 of the most… Read the full article here: Flexible working cutting business costs on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Small Business / SOHO cutting costs flexible working

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The Benefit-Cost Ratio Of Socializing

Brilliantly Better

Read more The Benefit-Cost Ratio Of Socializing. The post The Benefit-Cost Ratio Of Socializing appeared first on Dragos Roua. Going out, meeting people – the pinnacle of having fun, for the overwhelming majority of humans on this planet. Also called socializing, in some circles.

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Free or Low-Cost ways to reward employees

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Free or Low-Cost ways to reward employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There is something of an assumption that using rewards to show employee appreciation costs money. There are … Continue reading Free or Low-Cost ways to reward employees → You just finished reading Free or Low-Cost ways to reward employees ! The post Free or Low-Cost ways to reward employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

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Why does it cost so much to build things in America?

Vox Open Sourced

As Congress argues over the size of the infrastructure bill and how to pay for it, very little attention is being devoted to one of the most perplexing problems: Why does it cost so much more to build transportation networks in the US than in the rest of the world?

2021 114

Simple Yet Profound Ways to Cut Costs Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Small Business CEO

This includes cutting costs and reorganizing expenses based on new developments. Cutting costs. The other lever is to cut costs. … The post Simple Yet Profound Ways to Cut Costs Amid COVID-19 Crisis appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2020 72

Procrastination Carries Big Costs

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Procrastination Carries Big Costs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on April 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. There are big costs to procrastination. In addition, procrastination has a high cost to others as well as oneself; it shifts the burden of responsibilities onto others, who become resentful. Count the cost – I focus on what procrastination is costing me.

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Sharing Economy = Variable Cost Economy

Small Business Labs

But there is surprisingly little coverage of how sharing turns fixed costs into variable costs and what this means for businesses, consumers and the economy. The technologies that have produced the sharing economy are the same as those turning fixed costs into variable costs. The use of variable cost business models and services reduces the need for capital, provides businesses the ability to scale up and down much more easily and cuts business risk.

2013 138

Why You Should Re-think That Low-Cost Virtual Assistant

Tips From T. Marie

And since you’re being billed only for time on task(s) it could end up costing you less than you imagine. Were you more concerned about competing with low-cost VA’s than what you’d need to run a profitable business? Business Tutoring Working with a Virtual Assistant business charge hours low cost lowest cost money rates reason reasons virtual assistance virtual assistant

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The Rise of Coworking and the Variable Cost Economy

Small Business Labs

Coworking turned a fixed cost (long term lease) into a variable cost (month to month membership).    We've long considered the shift to variable costs to be a key megatrend of the new economy. With the greater need for business flexibility and agility not only are variable cost business models more attractive, in many cases fixed cost models are a liability. The shift to variable costs continues to be a megatrend.

2017 152

Business Cost Cutting

The Small Business Blog

– which invariably brings us to think about reducing costs in our business. But there is more to reducing costs than meets the eye, it can have a negative effect on business growth and productivity. All to often we are confronted with cash-flow problems. Lack of new business, clients paying later and later, etc. Here…

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How Personnel Costs Impact Your Bottom Line

Small Business CEO

Whether you are a business operating in the private sector, or a municipality, personnel costs has a huge impact on your bottom line. … Finance Human Resources employee costs personnel costsRoughly 70% of most municipal budgets is used for personnel expenses, such as payroll and benefits. This is not far off from the expenses incurred in the private sector for personnel and their related expense.

2016 79

Understanding (And Countering) The Cost of Downtime

Dumb Little Man

While you can start investing in network and server monitoring, it’s also important to understand how we became so reliant on this technology and the cost of downtime. It usually costs over $10,000 for each hour of downtime. More specifically, power outages in the nationwide electric grid cost Americans $150 billion annually. Maintain your mechanical health and minimize your cost of downtime by running monitoring software and cyber security solutions.

2019 166

Podcast 137: The emotional cost of clutter, part two

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 137 and it’s a follow up to one of my earliest podcasts, the emotional cost of clutter. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! I’m revisiting this today as a teaser for my next episode, an interview with Elaine Birchall whose new book is called Conquer the Clutter.

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How to Prepare Your Business From Unpredictable IT Costs

Small Business CEO

However, for everyone, unpredictable costs turning their heads up amid the session become a considerable challenge, particularly the IT costs being the most expensive of all. … The post How to Prepare Your Business From Unpredictable IT Costs appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2020 52

Save on Energy Costs with These 4 Simple Tips

Small Business CEO

With gas and electricity costs on the rise, companies now need to find ways to reduce energy expenditure. However, there are ways you can reduce these costs by following these 4 simple tips. Economy & Environment cut costs save energy

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Tips For Keeping Office Printing Costs Down

Office Dynamics

That said, all of that printing is not only harmful to the environment, but the cost to print off so often can quickly mount up. So, here are some tips to help you keep your office printing costs down. Printing in colour is a lot more costly than printing in black and white. Another way to reduce the costs of printing is to request that employees print off less often. By purchasing an all in one, you’ll cut down the cost on buying separate machines.

2013 130

How Dynamic Cost Management Boosts The Bottom Line

Forbes Leadership

To maintain a healthy and sustainable business, you must address the challenge of cost-of-goods-sold (COGS) directly. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

2021 52

The True Cost of America’s Plastic Addiction

Eco-Office Gals

This was seen as a “free” service to the consumer, but as we know nothing in life is free – the cost of providing these bags is about $4 billion among all US retailers and this is, of course, passed along to the consumer in the cost of their groceries. Post from: Eco-Office Gals The True Cost of America’s Plastic Addiction. The post The True Cost of America’s Plastic Addiction appeared first on Eco-Office Gals. “Paper or plastic?”.

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Is the Declining Cost of Distance The Next Megatrend?

Small Business Labs

Bain's Spatial Economics: The Declining Cost of Distance  suggests that an array of new technologies "have pushed the cost of distance to the tipping point" - and will lead to major changes in business and society in the near future. Key quote on the technologies Bain believes are driving this shift: The catalyst for this historic shift is an array of new platform technologies that have pushed the cost of distance to the tipping point.

2016 141

Warning: 7 Home Inspection Pitfalls That Can Cost You A Fortune

Dumb Little Man

To avoid nasty surprises, here are 7 of the most common costly home inspection pitfalls you need to know- including ways to address them. Replacing pipes, in this case, won’t only be costly but time-consuming, too. Fixing damp attic spaces can cost you a minimum of $2,500, depending on how severe the associated damage is. This makes it especially dangerous and costly. Conducting a home inspection is essential if you’re planning to buy a property.

2016 219

8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Dumb Little Man

The post 8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Do you know the habits of wealthy people ? Have you ever looked at rich and successful individuals and wanted to be like them one day? There are eight habits most wealthy people share that have helped them enormously along the way. Find out what they are. They Wake Up Early. Most, if not all, wealthy people are early risers, and that is no coincidence.

2016 159

5 Ways to Cut Down on Your TV Costs

Dumb Little Man

The post 5 Ways to Cut Down on Your TV Costs appeared first on Dumb Little Man. I was looking at my cable bill this week and I can think of a million other things I would rather spend my money on. What happened that television is all of a sudden so expensive? Not to mention all the fluff channels you pay for but never watch. As I move towards a healthier, more frugal lifestyle, I mainly watch television for the news in the morning, and maybe one or two shows at night.

2017 143

Podcast 002: The Emotional Cost of Clutter

Clutter Coach

The post Podcast 002: The Emotional Cost of Clutter appeared first on Clutter Coach In this episode, I’ll talk about how clutter isn’t just a physical problem. It also weighs you down emotionally. Here are some highlights: But my clutter isn’t junk! Are you ashamed to invite friends over? Are you using clutter to protect yourself? This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

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5 Cash Flow Management Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Small Business CEO

… The post 5 Cash Flow Management Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Cash flow refers to the inflow and outflow of cash, which is needed for a business to run effectively. For any business, managing cash flow is extremely important.

6 Hidden Costs of Starting a New Business in 2021 + How to Reduce Them

Quick and Dirty Tips

But before you take that step, there are some hidden costs you may not have considered. It’s important to know your market and understand the costs you’re up against when starting your own business. Hidden costs for new businesses.

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14 Ways Cost-Conscious Solopreneurs Can Gain Brand Visibility

Forbes Leadership

If you’re looking for ways to make your brand more visible in the marketplace without shelling out all of your profits on marketing campaigns, you’re not alone. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership leadership

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3 Simple and Low Cost Marketing Ideas to Create Visibility

Office Organization Success

To help you get started, I have put together some information on 3 simple and low cost marketing strategies, which you can easily implement right away to create more visibility for your online business and build your list. When it comes to building your list, it is not a one-and-done activity. Marketing your business is one of the biggest challenges for any solopreneur – it’s a task we all find quite daunting, and are simply overwhelmed by all the information that’s available.

2016 146

How to Save on Business Printing Costs

Small Business CEO

One expenditure that businesses often can’t avoid is printing costs. What are the best devices to save on business printing costs? One of the big mistakes companies make when trying to save on business printing costs is clinging on to printers for too long. This means escalating maintenance costs once the printer reaches a few years old.… … Economy & Environment business printing printing costs save money

2016 69

The Hidden Costs of Developing A Mobile App You Should Be Aware of

Dumb Little Man

How much does it cost to create an app? Cost of publishing an application in app stores. The cost of registering the developer account to publish your iOS app is $99 annually. This means if your application, subscription or in-app purchase costs $10, you will get only $8.50 How much does it cost to create an app? The post The Hidden Costs of Developing A Mobile App You Should Be Aware of appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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