The advantages of innovation for small businesses

A lot of Italian enterprises complain about crises, bureaucracy, and difficulties in their work, but only a small number really want to change the way they work, and how they present themselves to their customers.   Salvatore Aranzulla (http://www.ilgiornale.it/news/politica/fatturo-1-milione-euro-offrendo-consigli-sul-web-1081679.html) is an entrepreneur who changed the working methods of his business substantally and successfully with the …

I vantaggi dell’innovazione per le piccole e microimprese

Una grande fetta di imprenditori italiani spesso si lamenta della crisi, della burocrazia, delle difficoltà operative del loro lavoro, ma pochissimi sono disponibili veramente a cambiare qualcosa nel loro modo di lavorare e di proporsi ai clienti. Anche senza arrivare ai livelli di Salvatore Aranzulla, che si è inventato un lavoro dal profilo considerevole, perchè non …

Focus on Customer Satisfaction: Blue Men case study

In this article, I will describe to you the history of a special businessman: a trader in Japanese denim sold to the best Italian fashion houses. Walter Manfroi, the owner of Blue Men Distribution, is focused on ensuring high product quality and maximizing customer satisfaction. He has a great insight into foreign cultures, without any …

The courage to reinvent a business

When I was an economics student, I was struck by the definition of “animal spirits” by John Maynard Keynes, which he described as a spontaneous urge to action rather than inaction In practice, this means a kind of human inclination to try to do more business in difficult conditions and also to try to make …

Valentine’s day: a chance to work with your family

Congratulations! 14th February is a celebration of love! It’s celebration of love of our partner and for every important person in our life, for our family too! Often, in small businesses, our relatives are our business partners too. Let’s celebrate this event with a little useful guide for us and our relatives who we work with! …

How to save on your accountant’s bills

Today, in a climate of close scrutiny of outgoings, it is important for every small business to try to save costs and maintain profits. Many costs can be reduced: one of these can be accountancy fees. In this article we will talk to you about how to obtain the quality services of a firm of …

My cloud-based calendar: how to organise your activities and be more efficient

Managing all your daily tasks is often difficult: you might have a lot of appointments with customers or clients, a long “to-do” list of activities to complete, or tight deadlines.  In our schedules, there are often a lot of these tasks and every day we add more. If we forget even one of them, we …

How to relaunch your business (despite the economic crisis)

Do you think that pubs, bars, restaurants are all alike? I strongly believe that businesses with a clear identity will become the most successful! In this article, I will explain to you how to manage a retail business in a new way, getting the most from your talents and strengths with the help of a …

Could 2015 be the year when your business really takes off?

Unfortunately, 2014 has not been a good year for many entrepreneurs. Some of them suffered losses , with unsatisfactory business income, even after investing a lot of time and energy in their work. If you want 2015 to be your turning point, I am sure you will agree with me that it’s necessary to radically …

Obtain services for transport and logistics businesses

Businesses which transport goods to and from Italy can obtain a number of significant financial benefits if they set up a registered office in Italy. These benefits include tax breaks related to fuel consumption and reductions in corporation (business income) tax. We can take care of all the steps required to secure these benefits Are you ready …