Category Archives: Business Tools

Free Remote Work Tools Available To Manage Your Business And Teams From Home

Free Remote Work Tools Available To Manage Your Business And Teams From Home

Most of the world is now working from home, which is something here at Puzzle Media we’ve done on and off since 2010. Today, we’re sharing the remote work tools we use to manage our clients, projects and teams. Majority of these tools have free and paid versions, depending on how many features you require. Here Are Remote Work Tools That We Use Communication Slack Slack is an instant messaging platform, or a chat room, intended to replace email as your primary method of communication. You can organise conversations by using dedicated channels related to specific projects, topics or teams. You can also streamline work by connecting to other services such […]

Tools For Creating A Sales Funnel That Can Boost Your Sales

Tools For Creating A Sales Funnel That Can Boost Your Sales

A Sales Funnel is a step by step process that allows you to take a potential customer closer to your offer by guiding them through a set of marketing techniques. It involves a combination of marketing methods such as phone calls, email marketing campaigns and more.  There are many online tools for creating a sales funnel. Some tools look at what your potential customers are doing when they’re on your website, others capture their details to lead them to the sale. There are four stages in creating a digital sales funnel – ATTRACT, INTEREST, CONVERT and ACTION. Each step exists to fulfil tasks that can guide a potential customer to […]

Facebook Undergoes Changes

Facebook Undergoes Changes

Have you noticed anything new on Facebook over the last couple of weeks? If your answer is NO, then take a quick look and come right back…Did you see what we are talking about? Yes, Facebook undergoes changes. It has gone through a little facelift. Let’s be honest over the last 12-18 months Facebook hasn’t had a great rap. First was the Cambridge Analytica’s misappropriation of users’ data, then came Facebook’s role in spreading hate speech that evoked the genocide in Myanmar, and of course numerous stories of fake news and malicious hoaxes. Well, Facebook has put its foot down and said enough is enough. They are trying to convince […]

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Local Business

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Local Business

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Local Business With so many different platforms and ways of using Social Media for Local Business, it’s easy to get lost.  If you’re having a hard time using Social Media to attract traffic to your website and drive sales then take a read of this article. Social Media is a great way to reach more customers, build awareness of your local business and generate leads, all without making too big a dent in your advertising budget. All you need to do is harness the power of Social Media by learning how to use it for your local business. With so many options available, it can also […]

Video Marketing For Small Businesses – 10 Ways To Use It

Video Marketing For Small Businesses – 10 Ways To Use It

Video marketing for small businesses is not necessarily a new concept. However, with more sophisticated technology and more social media platforms that have sprouted in the last several years, the way we communicate to our audience has changed. With nearly 70% of internet users across the globe accessingsocial media sites regularly, video marketing indeed is the way forward when it comes to content and communication. Before the advancement in technology, the only way small businesses owners had of building a relationship with clients, was doing it in person. I’m a big advocate of relationship building, but there are more simple and convenient ways of doing it! Video marketing is an […]

Using Video Marketing To Grow Your Business

Using Video Marketing To Grow Your Business

Using Video Marketing To Grow Your Business There are now 96% of marketers and agencies likes ours, using video marketing to grow your business, we felt it was a good idea to share some points with you all about the best way to use Video Marketing in your business. An overview on Using Video Marketing To Grow Your Business Video has the potential to connect with your audience and share significant information quickly and easily. The beauty of video marketing is once your content is created, it’s easy to share and use multiples ways, to connect with your audience. Did you know video in social media marketing increases sharing by […]

Business Marketing Plan

Business Marketing Plan

Business Marketing Plan Today we’re talking about the importance of a Business Marketing Plan, and how it can change your business. According to Peter Drucker, Author and well known Management Consultant, “The purpose of marketing is to understand and know your customers so well that the service or product automatically fits on them, selling itself.” The purpose of a Marketing Plan is to accelerate the growth of your business by boosting sales and regular promotion. An effective marketing plan answers all your questions: ● How to reach the customers?● What makes you different from your competitors?● What is your strength in the market and what is your target market?● What are your […]

How Doing Business Globally is Becoming Easier

Nowadays, more and more companies are presenting their business to a global market. From small startups to medium enterprises and large well established businesses, the digital age has helped level the playing field when it comes to using technology to reach a customer and close a sale. Gone are the days when only companies with the deepest pockets can afford the latest and greatest high-end technological advances. Anyone anywhere can punch a few keywords into a search engine and find the product or service they want – anywhere in the world. Digital technology now means that you can communicate with the rest of the world at the touch of a […]

What to do when you’re not feeling motivated

What to do when you’re not feeling motivated

Today I want to talk about what to do when you wake up and you feel unmotivated and all you want to do is get back into bed and hide under the covers. These things happen, so the important thing is to try not to give yourself a hard time about it. First thing I would recommend is to get up and get ready. Have a shower, do your hair, put on some make up (men or women!), put on your favourite outfit. If you’re male and you don’t need to do your hair, have a shower, have a wash. If you’re female put on an iPod as you put […]