Nine out of ten new businesses fail. That’s not a secret, in fact a lot of people are aware of that and yet each year more businesses are being started. Ask the average person and he would tell you that he would like to start a business someday, even though they don’t have a clear cut idea of what it would be.

This desire to have one’s own business is driven by the fact that it is the only real way to gain financial independence. What most people don’t think about though is how they can turn around their business when it starts to fail. That can be a more daunting task than just starting a new one.

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To help you out if you find your business in troubled waters, here are some tips from The Social Media Guide that you can use in order to make a positive change in your business:

  1. Study your business thoroughly and look into every aspect of it. You have to identify the cause of the problem before you can come up with a solution for it.
  2. Create a plan based on what you have discovered about your business.
  3. You have to get everyone in your business involved. They have to understand what is at stake. Tell them that the success of the plan would mean them keeping their jobs. Everyone has to be aware of what their roles are.
  4. Monitoring and communication is vital in turning around your business. You have to look at the progress of the implementation and provide feedback to everyone as to how they are doing.
  5. The plan is an overall guideline of what you have to follow in order to successfully turn around your business. If you feel however that deviating from it would do some good then go ahead.
  6. Never be complacent just because you see some positive results. The business world is a dynamic one where there are constant changes. You need to make changes on your plans based on what is happening on the world. If you need to discard your plan then do so.
  7. Never be inflexible. Trying to stick to a plan on the face of everything that is happening on the market is not going to be a good strategy. Be ready to make some adjustments.


These are just seven tips that you can follow when it comes to turning around your business.


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Are you one of those who are still living in the dark ages when it comes to computers? If you are, then you are missing out on a great deal. The loss is even greater if you own a business and you are not using the benefits that the internet and computers can bring to your business.

The Rise of Mobile Apps

One development in the computer world which has a great deal of impact in it is the use of mobile apps. These are the applications that run on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Because the devices are highly portable, they can be brought anywhere and an application that runs on it has a great potential for any business now.

Why Does Your Business Need a Mobile App?

There are various reasons why your business should use a mobile app. Here are just some of those reasons:

  • It helps you to become more organized. Starting from the inventory down to the organization of individual tasks there are apps that can be bought and downloaded. The good news is that some of these apps are even available for free.
  • There are apps like the much vaunted Google Drive which allows you to store files and documents. It lets you share those documents with others and you can access it wherever you are with whatever mobile device that you have.
  • A few years ago business cards are still a big thing. In fact many professionals and businessmen use it. Things are changing now though with apps that allows to exchange virtual business cards. It can be a great way to expand your network.
  • If your business requires you to travel extensively then there are apps that you can use as an itinerary. You don’t have to be confused with all the connecting flights and car rentals that you have.
  • You can also use mobile apps in order to promote your business. You can use these apps in order to create online ads which can then be published on various social media platforms.

This list of uses of mobile apps for your business is by no means a comprehensive. There are several other uses that you can find for these apps. For example, Oneflare’s Scrapbooks uses their own app to get better user engagement even though their mobile site works very well for those purposes. In fact you might even have an app made specifically for your business. You can have an app developer create one suited for a need of your business.

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Mobile apps are relatively new in the computer world. These are the computer applications that run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile computing devices.

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These mobile apps became more common when the mobile devices became more and more popular. While smartphones have been around for quite some time, the apps that were used on them usually came along with the device. Things changed when companies started to offer apps on online stores where they can be bought and downloaded on to the device.

Another factor that made mobile apps more popular is the emergence of mobile devices. When the iPhone was released it made such a huge wave on the mobile device market. The Apple online store for apps also started a trend that continues until today. Another trendsetter that came from Apple is the tablet computer which has nothing that could compare to it in the market when it came out.

Today apps are being developed for the many mobile devices that are flooding the market. The most common of which are those that are made by Apple and those that are powered by the Google made Operating System, Android.  In most cases the apps are made with a version that would be compatible for each type of device to maximize the distribution.

Uses of Mobile Apps

If you are unfamiliar with the use of these apps, you might be wondering as to what they are for. The straight answer is that they can be used for almost anything. The most popular uses of these apps are for games. Most of these game apps are pretty simple and primitive when compared with the average video games that are available on the consoles that we have now, but these games are only played by those people who are trying to kill time. They just don’t want to be bored so they start fiddling with their mobile devices.

But apps have more uses than just for killing time. There are also some that have been developed for practical uses.  There are also some apps that are used for GPS tracking and location finding, some are utilized by manufacturers in order to make their lines more productive. There are also some apps that are used for retrieving email and for fathering of relevant information.

In short apps can be used for anything. You can even have apps custom made for your needs. Your business can benefit from the use mobile apps. You just have to explore the possibilities.


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