2021 and Beyond

I wanted to share my thoughts on what 2021 and beyond will hold once lockdown ends and normal life slowly comes back. 1. Demand Outstrips Supply Lockdown will ease gradually. So in cafes and restaurants, we will see social distancing maintained and the 1.5-2 meter rule in place inside the venue. What this will cause…

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My Top E-Commerce Tips

I’ve been running Coffee Hit for 12 years now. During that time our primary focus has been online, both B2B and B2C. As the world changes due to COVID-19 and consumer behaviour has rapidly moved to online I thought id share some tips to help you as you transition and focus to online sales. 1. Don’t…

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How to Help Your Business Survive

Hi, Things have moved pretty quickly since last week. Cafes and restaurants have been forced to close and we are all told to self-isolate. While this is a hammer blow for small businesses, we must fight to keep our business alive and keep serving our customers during this period of time, which we don’t know…

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Ideas for Your Business During Coronavirus

I know many of you, like me, are experiencing a real downturn in sales these past few weeks and things don’t look like they are going to improve soon. So I thought id write about some ideas and hope you might use to help your business through this uncertain period. Transparency: Being open and honest…

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Increase Your Profit, Now!

In this second follow up post ill discuss some tips and strategies to immediately make your business more profitable. I received a lot of emails regarding profitability and how to get it right. When you run a profit and loss statement, up the top is Sales, then purchases and this gives you your Gross profit.…

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Setting Up Multiple Bank Accounts to manage Cash

The feedback from the posts I did on running a business was amazing! Thank you for all the emails! As I suspected there a lot of people out there who feel very lonely running a business and it can sometimes seem like we’re lost in a forest of white noise. With some recent closures of…

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Setting Up a Bonus Program

In this post, I’ll show you how we set up our staff bonus program. My hope is it gives you some ideas you can implement in your business or you can take to your boss as a suggestion. Most of us have worked at jobs that pay a bonus. Most of the time it seems completely…

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