Busibricks Blog

  • What gets you up in the morning? - or...what really drives you?

    Friday March 3rd 2017

    How many times have you heard or seen the question in the title of this blog as an intro to a piece about inspiring you to make more money, be more ruthless than your competitors, succeed in every aspect of business life and find that it is usually followed by the phrase “for only £xxxx, we can....” ?

    Really? Is this what drives you ?

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  • What gets you up in the morning? - or...what really drives you?

    Friday March 3rd 2017

    How many times have you heard or seen the question in the title of this blog as an intro to a piece about inspiring you to make more money, be more ruthless than your competitors, succeed in every aspect of business life and find that it is usually followed by the phrase “for only £xxxx, we can....” ?

    Really? Is this what drives you ?

    Read more…
  • What gets you up in the morning? - or...what really drives you?

    Friday March 3rd 2017

    How many times have you heard or seen the question in the title of this blog as an intro to a piece about inspiring you to make more money, be more ruthless than your competitors, succeed in every aspect of business life and find that it is usually followed by the phrase “for only £xxxx, we can....” ?

    Really? Is this what drives you ?

    Read more…
  • What gets you up in the morning? - or...what really drives you?

    Friday March 3rd 2017

    How many times have you heard or seen the question in the title of this blog as an intro to a piece about inspiring you to make more money, be more ruthless than your competitors, succeed in every aspect of business life and find that it is usually followed by the phrase “for only £xxxx, we can....” ?

    Really? Is this what drives you ?

    Read more…
  • The Big Red Bus Scenario - business continuity in the face of disaster

    Tuesday February 28th 2017

    Having recently been incapacitated for a period of two weeks by a (not serious) illness, I started thinking about business continuity or what I like to call the “big red bus scenario”; how will your business cope if person “X” is rendered incapable for a period of time (if only he had looked both ways)...

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  • Who owns your franchisees' customer data?

    Wednesday February 15th 2017

    I recently asked this question on Linkedin because as developers of franchise management software, we have a vested interest in how franchises view data and how we handle data in our system. 

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  • Franchise Management Doesn't Have To Be Hard. Read These 5 Tips

    Thursday February 2nd 2017

    Franchise Management is not easy but making sure you have a system in place that can make the business of managing your business cost effective and productive is not as hard as it may seem.

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  • Play "spot the franchise"

    Wednesday January 18th 2017

    Fancy spending a fun weekend playing "Spot the franchise". It's easy - you can play indoors or out and involve the whole family!

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  • Top Tips for buying Management Software - thoughts on making the right decision...

    Monday January 9th 2017

    "Cheap as Chips" can cause indigestion

    Avoid the cheap solution "just to get you going". As the business grows, the need for the software and systems to grow with it also increases. Investing in a relevant business management system will pay off in the end. Too many businesses struggle with poor systems or cobbled-together spreadsheets. The tipping point comes where they have to invest in proper management software and they find the pain and cost of making the change is hugely increased because of the legacy systems.

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  • We've dotted the i's and crossed the t's...

    Monday January 2nd 2017

    Another release of the software has been completed. It feels good to be done (and looking towards the next one).

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  • Relationships - how to maintain the "romance" in business

    Sunday November 20th 2016

    Most business conflicts are not about “this or that” ; when you get to the bottom of it they are more likely to be about “you and me”...

    We work with customers in franchise industries and there are unique issues associated with this type of organisation but fundamentally they are like any other business. The most successful businesses are those that have a high level of engagement throughout the organisation. Basically, a happy ship is a successful ship.

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  • Busibricks goes international

    Thursday November 10th 2016

    Busibricks is delighted to welcome a new client from South Africa

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  • When is a franchise not a franchise?

    Thursday November 3rd 2016

    Trying to make better labels for Busibricks, we recently posted the following question on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter.  ‘If “franchisee” is the person; what do you call the business they operate?

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  • Does cloud computing offer your franchise business a silver lining?

    Tuesday May 3rd 2016

    By using the latest advances in web technology you can achieve “big company” network management on a “small company“ budget.

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