How To Optimize Your Marketing Operations


Marketing operations is a huge umbrella that encompasses things like technologies, procedures, and analytics that all work together to drive returns on investments and marketing results for organizations. The post How To Optimize Your Marketing Operations appeared first on Young Upstarts.

8 Tips To Streamline Back Office Operations


Pay close attention to your back office operations if you want your company to become highly efficient and productive. The post 8 Tips To Streamline Back Office Operations appeared first on Young Upstarts.


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8 Tips To Keep Your Business Operations Running 24/7


Running a business operation 24/7 requires your business to invest in tools that suit those specific business needs. The post 8 Tips To Keep Your Business Operations Running 24/7 appeared first on Young Upstarts. Others business advice business operations

Fundamental Tips To Operate A Successful Startup


The post Fundamental Tips To Operate A Successful Startup appeared first on Young Upstarts. Launching and running a startup is challenging. Here are some essential tips that can guide you through launching a successful startup.

Better Solutions for Better Operational Efficiency in Construction

The Startup Magazine

Operational efficiency mentioned in the text today focuses on the ability of the company to deliver the highest quality goods in a timely manner and in the most cost-effective way possible. All levels of the construction business need to be in touch in order to boost operational efficiency.

How to Become an Operations Manager

The Startup Magazine

An operations manager is one of the most important roles in any business regardless of what field it is in. US News states that the average salary of an operations manager is over $100,000 with an unemployment rate of just 1.8%.

Six Ways Marketing Operations Can Influence A Bigger Impact


Too often marketing operations is viewed as a button-pushing department. Dr. Debbie Qaqish shares six ways leaders can influence a bigger impact and give a better perception of marketing operations.

5 Ways to Streamline Your HVAC Business Operations

The Startup Magazine

Whether you are in the HVAC business to pursue your passion or you are simply trying to make profits, streamlining your HVAC business operations is essential. Here are a few tips to streamline your HVAC business operations.

How To Trim Startup Operating Expenses Fast


The United States is the 3rd most startup-friendly nation in the world, behind Germany and Japan, according to US News, but startup entrepreneurs in America still need to keep operating costs under tight control in order to build their companies and make them profitable.

Risk Identification: How Business Owners Can Build Operational Resilience

YFS Magazine

Grow Operations business operations recommended risk management risk management softwareThe practice of risk management is an essential part of running a long-term successful business.

Strategic vs. Operational Management

Board Effect

Strategic management and operational management are different and equally important aspects of the business. Leaders that make the mistake of putting too much attention into strategic planning or operations put the whole organization at risk because one process works harder than the other one.

The Concept of the Operating Philosophy


I’ve always been a big believer in the Operating Framework and the Operating System as two of the management underpinnings behind every well run company. The Operating Framework is the company’s Mission, Vision, Values, Strategic Objectives, and Key Metrics.

Opers Disability Benefits: Do You Qualify?

Our Own Start-up

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), provides a basic level of financial support for local and state government officials who become disabled. The post Opers Disability Benefits: Do You Qualify?

Talking about Scaled Operations

David Cohen

The post Talking about Scaled Operations appeared first on Hi, I'm David G. Here’s an interview I did with my friend Mark Peter Davis of Interplay Ventures. Mark was around when we first brought Techstars to NYC in 2011, and played a key role in helping us get off the ground there.

The Board Operating System

Feld Thoughts

In the comments to my post yesterday titled The Religion of Silicon Valley , Rosey commented that the choice of metaphor could be “ operating system ” instead of religion. “Brad, I expected your choice of metaphor would be ‘operating system’ more than ‘religion’, as the term ‘religion’ carries a lot of baggage and generally involves some supernatural truth claims. Entrepreneurship board change operating system

Announcing NextView Operator Guilds

View from Seed

We’re calling them NextView Operator Guilds. . The concept our Guilds is simple: We want to bring together small groups of Product and Go-to-Market experts to lend their time to support our portfolio company founders and key operators. Here is who will be joining the NextView Operator Guilds (for full bios, click the link in their name): Product Guild. The post Announcing NextView Operator Guilds appeared first on NextView Ventures.

5 Ways To Make Your Daily Operations Greener And More Sustainable


More and more companies worldwide are adopting greener and more sustainable business operations. The post 5 Ways To Make Your Daily Operations Greener And More Sustainable appeared first on Young Upstarts.

Oracle Cloud: The Quest for Operational Excellence

deal architect

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle pointed out during this week’s Cloud Summit that consumer tech spending has caught up to enterprise tech spending, and is accelerating. Enterprise tech spending, in contrast, is under all kinds of pressure. He did not. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

We’re Hiring a Platform and Operations Associate at NextView

View from Seed

With the recent announcement of our fourth fund , we are expanding the team at NexView with a new Platform and Operations Associate. We are looking to bring on board a versatile new team member to support the varied internal operations of the firm as well as collaborate with the partners on our external programs and communications with the broader entrepreneurial community. Executing on internal administrative tasks related to day-to-day firm operations.

4 Ways To Improve Your Business Operations


If you run a small business or large company, there are several ways that you can improve your operations. Here are some of the best ways to improve your business operations. Even though you need to work hard to keep your business operations going, you should be willing to step away and take some time off from the job. Your business can be more successful and stay operating longer if you’re willing to make the right chances. Others business advice business operations

Career or Side Hustle Opportunity: Online Sportsbook Operator

The Startup Magazine

Some sportsbook operators add casino platforms and a racebook platform. Online platforms have legitimatized becoming a sportsbook operator. A sportsbook operator wants someone who will find the answer if they don’t know it. Starting your own business is challenging.

Business Plan Vs Strategic Plan Vs Operational Plan—Differences Explained?

Up and Running

To get the whole picture and have a framework on which to build your business you also need a strategic plan and an operational plan. What is an operational plan? An operation plan zooms into the details of your business to explain how you are going to achieve your short-term goals.

A Startup Guide To Streamlining Your Operation

The Startup Magazine

Streamlining operations helps reduce stress while also allowing you to build a business that will have everything that it needs to succeed. There are all kinds of tools, tech, and software which can streamline tasks in the business operations. This post should help to reduce stress and streamline tasks in the operations early on so that you can get up and running and have the foundation required to go on and succeed.

Steps to Becoming a Semi-Truck Owner and Operator

Our Own Start-up

You might be interested in becoming a semi-truck owner and operator. The post Steps to Becoming a Semi-Truck Owner and Operator first appeared on Our Own Startup. These are some of the steps you'll need to follow.

Our Operating Philosophy – the Mostly Self Managed Organization (MSMO)


Last week, I wrote about the concept of the Operating Philosophy , and how it fits with a company’s Operating Framework and Operating System and defines the essence of who you are as a company…what form of company you are.

Building A Business Operating System

Feld Thoughts

Ben Huh, the founder/CEO who I adore and love working with, send out a powerful email about how he’s approaching Cheezburger’s next stage of growth, and how he’s thinking about building the business operating system. I’m kicking off the process of building the business Operating System for Cheezburger. Well-functioning systems and operational processes. The post Building A Business Operating System appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Top Goals For Operations Managers In 2014


Whether you’re an operations manager with an MBA in operations degree or merely looking forward to being one in the future, there are some goals that all operations managers will need to have in 2014. Operations managers are responsible for the overall productivity, efficiency and revenue of chains of companies, and they need to always be on the move and improving if they are to retain their competitive edge. Move your core operations to the cloud.

The Role Operations Plays In Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing

The Role Operations Plays In Marketing written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. 5:25] What role does operations really play in marketing? [7:29] Marketing Podcast with Sara Nay. In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast , I interview Sara Nay.

Understanding The Three Factors of Franchise Success: Circumstances, Operations, And Humanity


I realized I could separate all important factors into three different categories: Circumstances, Operations and Humanity. They’re the landscape where we operate. Operations are the systems, policies and procedures for running a business. Operations are all the things that keep you busy. If you own a franchise, operations are what you pay your franchisor to teach you. Whatever the cause, how can you prepare for that—operationally, financially, and beyond?

4 Ways small companies can affordably simplify accounting operations

Our Own Start-up

For better or worse, though, accounting operations are a crucial aspect of running a successful business. To help make it a little easier on yourself, it's important to simplify these operations as much as you can.

Further Thoughts on Startup Operations

Both Sides of the Table

“I need somebody to run operations.&# I never said you shouldn’t have a VP of Operations. I think people understand this title to mean more somebody who handles operational issues rather than somebody who is more like a “chief of staff&# as a COO often is. I know it’s much sexier to race around talking about buying up companies than it is tweaking your business operations to accelerate revenue, reduce churn and grow faster.

Startup Boards – Operation Pre-Order

Feld Thoughts

As a result, I’m activating Operation Pre-order today. The post Startup Boards – Operation Pre-Order appeared first on Feld Thoughts. My newest book, Startup Boards: Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Directors , will ship at the end of the month. Between now and Sunday, if you pre-order a copy of Startup Boards on Amazon , you will be entered into a random drawing. If you need immediate gratification, the Kindle version of Startup Boards is already shipping.

Operating Manual (vs. recipe for success)

Eric Friedman

Thinking about these resources as an operating manual is similar to the manual for a car or a bike. Business Leadership Operating ManualI realized recently that while many are searching for the startup playbook to execute on or the recipe for success, the harsh reality is they don’t exist. While you can glean great steps to repeat that have worked, and avoid pitfalls that plagued others – there is no perfect model for building a successful company.

Insight Into Operating A Successful Services Firm


In this article we take a look at the soft-skills required to create and manage a services firm that operates on a national and even global level. Operating a consulting firm has highlighted just how important industry insight really is. by Cameron Batt, founder of Crum Consult.

Are Logistics Risks Just Operational Risks?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

But some say that if logistics is a daily part of your business processes, then you should consider them an operational risk. For those that don’t know, operations are your everyday activities that support processes. Logistical Risks vs Operational Risks. Operational Risks.

How to Reduce Business Operating Costs

Women Entrepreneurs Can

To effectively minimize your operational expenses and not impact your customer service, you’ll need to develop a budget based on your typical monthly income (taking seasonal changes into consideration), the demands of your company model, and your consumers’ expectations.

Should you outsource your financial operations?

Version One Ventures

The post Should you outsource your financial operations? This week everyone has been talking about Zirtual – the on-demand virtual assistant company that collapsed on Sunday night, suddenly laying off more than 400 employees (the company now is going to be acquired by Zirtual CEO Maren Kate Donovan blamed the collapse partly on an outsourced CFO firm and numbers that failed to account for two additional pay periods.

How Great, Operationally-Focused CFO’s Can Transform Your Business

Both Sides of the Table

One area I’ve had much discussion with the companies in which I’ve invested in is bringing on board an operationally focused CFO. Having an amazing and operationally focused CFO has freed up the rest of the team to achieve even more while giving the board much more confidence in our strategic direction. We hired Steve Pease to run finance and then eventually all operations and it has transformed how we operate.

How Does an Office Move Affect Operations?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

First, understand why you need to move, whether it is to downsize the office or move into a more affordable space or a larger office as your operations expand. The post How Does an Office Move Affect Operations?

How IoT-Enabled Tracking Systems Improve Business Operations


Businesses that don’t evolve to adapt to new operational challenges will be left behind in today’s fast-paced world. With the increasing need to transport goods on a larger scale than ever before, transport and logistics companies require a management system that’s capable of handling such complex business operations. A growing number of business owners and fleet managers are transitioning to GPS-based vehicle tracking systems to help overcome their operational challenges.

Budget Strategies to Operate a Small Business from Home

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Not to mention, you can save a fortune on rent, utilities, commuting, and operational expenses. For example, you cannot expect to operate a retail store from home. For example, you will require space if you need to maintain inventory as a part of operations.

Wedding Business Operations: What to Outsource

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Taking note of the employment opportunities, it is rather convenient for a wedding business to outsource its operations. But, should a wedding business outsource all of its operational tasks? The post Wedding Business Operations: What to Outsource appeared first on WECAN

Run A Tight Startup Operation: 5 Business Security Solutions To Consider


Today, we are exploring various security options that can help you run a tight startup operation without worrying about external forces affecting your work. Some of their devices may be already infected or running on outdated operating systems.