Author: michaeldeane

Michael Deane is one of the editors of Qeedle, a small business magazine. When not blogging (or working), he can usually be spotted on the track, doing his laps, or with his nose deep in the latest John Grisham.

Mastering Business Travel - What You Need to Know

Travelling for business is something that some people do all the time, and others look on with envy. Whether you’re years into a travelling career...

Making the Leap from Full-Time Freelancer to Full-Time Business Owner

Freelancing can be a pretty sweet gig – you set your own hours, choose which clients to take, and can work from absolutely anywhere. But...

Four Digital Marketing Trends to Try in Q3

The third quarter is a very peculiar time of the year. Starting with a bright summer and ending in beginnings of autumn, what really defines...

The Digital Skills Gap and the Future of Education

One LinkedIn survey revealed that on the list of top five emerging jobs, four require extensive digital and technological skills. AI and crypto-currency are here...

7 Ways to Reach More Customers in 2019

It’s 2019, and this is your year to make a big splash into your market. Today we’re going to talk about how your business can...

7 Ideas to Organise an Authentic Team-Building Experience That Your Team Will Actually Enjoy

It would be difficult to find a company nowadays that doesn’t organise some sort of team-building activities for their employees. But, just because it is...

Money Management Tips For First-Time Entrepreneurs

If you have been considering starting your first business, or have just started one, I want to commend you, as launching a business is not...

How to Prepare Your Tech for an Overseas Trip

If you’re like most people, then you probably can’t imagine traveling anywhere without all the modern gadgets and contraptions, and if you’re traveling for business,...

4 Smart Home Products to Know About

No matter how much time you actually get to spend at your home after you’re done with your work, this is still a space where...

4 Signs Your Growing Business Needs to Rethink Sales Tax

As businesses grow and expand to new markets and products, keeping up with sales tax laws becomes increasingly difficult. To help you keep your sales...

Networking Tips for Introverts

Being an introvert or a bit shy can feel like a huge obstacle when you’re about to be sent to a networking event, but there’s...

The Link Between Outsourcing and Business Development

As a team leader or manager, you probably notice from time to time that you have too much work on your plate. However, for some...

6 Things You Need to Know About Event Marketing

It seems that we constantly talk about marketing strategies and all the possible ways to drive more people to attend our events. And yet, there...

The Fundamentals of Running Your Own Restaurant

If you’re now living the dream and running your own restaurant, then it’s safe to say that you’re having an exciting time of late. There’s...

Themed Events and How They Can Help You Raise Funds

The greatest challenge of running charities and non-profit organizations is that they need to raise money in order to keep their organization alive and well....

5 Common Mistakes Made by Startups

Hitting the launch button on your startup is such an exciting time, and one that you should be proud of. It’s the sum total of...

How to Use AI to Elevate Your Luxury Marketing

Luxury brands are traditionally reluctant and slow when it comes to adopting the latest digital trends. For example, a stunning 40% of high-end brands still...