6 Reasons to Start a Sustainable Business

If the idea of building a business is thrilling, but you want to do so without harming the environment, investing in ecopreneurship is a great way to achieve both goals. Ecopreneurship refers to an upstart that prioritizes sustainable business practices, and this type of endeavor can offer a wide breadth of benefits. Today, Oasis Consulting Group shares some tips and resources to help you get started.

1. It Could Bring Bigger Profits

Businesses that adopt sustainable business practices often find that it has financial benefits. Indeed, as consumer demand increases for green products and services, businesses that adhere to these principles find their revenue going up. As an entrepreneur, you know that profits are the determining factor in a business’s success, so sustainability is clearly a worthwhile investment.

2. The Environment Will Thank You

In addition to the potential windfall that sustainable business practices may bring, they will also have a major benefit on the environment. Simple improvements such as implementing a recycling system can massively cut down on waste and reduce a business’s carbon footprint. In a time when scientists warn about the dangers of pollution and climate change, this is more important than ever.

3. Minimizing Paper Waste Can Save Money

Sustainable business practices can help you minimize expenditures, too — especially when it comes to paper misuse. If your business is still using outdated paper invoices, you can join the 21st century — and reduce paper waste — by using electronic invoices instead. Simply customize a template with your company’s logo, add your desired text, and select the best colors.

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10 Facts About: Jonesez BBQ

At Oasis Consulting Group we think it is important to highlight companies that are successful and doing good things in their communities, so each Friday we will Feature one company on our Blog and Social Media Pages. 

Check out 10 Facts about Jonesez BBQ, and stop by their website,www.jonesezbbq.com, to check them out.

Address: 6900 Daniels Pkwy Ste. 29-311 Fort Myers, Fl 33912

Phone Number: Main: (239) 226-6262 or Office: (239) 931-6282

Instagram Account: @jonesez1

Website: http://www.jonesezbbq.com

Our warm and charming atmosphere will instantly relax you while our attentive staff spoils you. Weekly menu specials offer unique flavors and pairings.

JONESEZ BBQ does Parties, Catering, Luncheons, Backyard Barbecues, and Events. We’re currently in operation year round. We take pride in what we do and who we are. We are one of a kind and specialize in good food and homemade/HOMESTYLE cooking. Look for the brown trucks so that you can experience some good ole barbecue. Hire Jonesez for your next event and/or party.

Here are 10 Additional Facts about Jonesez BBQ:

Fact #1:

They cook fresh and from the heart and their sides are homemade and seasoned to perfection.

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17 Freelance Work-From Home Ideas

With the way the world is now, it’s always a good idea to think of other options you may have.  If you find yourself unhappy with what you are currently doing, maybe you should move on.  Below are 17 Freelance Work From Home Ideas that anybody should consider:

  1. Advertising Copywriter
  2. Article Writer
  3. Artist
  4. Blog Writer
  5. Book Designer
  6. Book Editor
  7. Bookkeeper
  8. Business Analyst
  9. Business Writer
  10. Comic Artist
  11. Commercial Writer
  12. Computer Programmer
  13. Concept Artist
  14. Content Writer
  15. Copyeditor
  16. Copywriter
  17. Creative Director

What did you think of our list? Do you have any ideas to add? Leave your answer in the comments section!

About Elizabeth-Jamey Rand

Elizabeth-Jamey Rand is the President/CEO of Oasis Consulting Group, a consulting agency based in Miami Beach, FL that specializes in Business Development, Social Media, Event Planning, Virtual Assistance, Advertising, Real Estate Agent Help, Start-ups, Marketing, and Copywriting. By using an innovative outside of the box thinking approach when it comes to working with their clients, they are able to provide their customers with comprehensive research and everything they may need in order to run their business successfully and smoothly.  To learn more, contact her at (786) 562-7601 or via email at oasisconsulting3@gmail.com.

Tips for Keeping Your Business and Home Under Control If You Live in Multiple States

As a business owner with homes in multiple states, you likely have a lot on your plate. While keeping your company up and running, you also need to ensure that your properties are protected and that you can afford to keep the lights on without breaking the bank. Don’t worry, there is hope. Here at Oasis Consulting Group, we love to see business owners succeed regardless of their circumstances, so we have some tips for how you manage your company and multiple homes.

Save Money By Researching All States

The key to success when you have multiple homes is that you should try to save money wherever you can. The good news is that different states have different rules and rates, so you may be able to find a cheaper price of which you can take advantage. For example, if you live in both Florida and California and you plan to purchase a car, then you should research to see which location has lower rates for the initial cost of a vehicle, the registration, and insurance, so you can get a better bargain.

Since health insurance can often be costly, you should also use the same logic when choosing which policy to buy. Look at the rates in both states and then make an educated decision. Make sure that the policy will cover your specific needs.

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Top 5 Reasons Learning From Others Is Great

One great way to gain new clients, expand your knowledge, learn from others and to tell others about your company is to Network.

Networking is a very valuable and relatively easy way to ensure your business prospers.  Here are 5 reasons learning from others is a profitable option:

Reason #1: Networking is a great way to Generate Referrals

Referrals via networking are great because they are normally pre-qualified for you and more likely to lead to actual business.

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How You Can Improve Your Business With Data Analytics

Discovering what moves to make with your business doesn’t need to be a solitary effort. Compiled information on the successes and failures of others in your field is available to guide your decisions. Using data analytics, your growing company can make smart choices about how you operate, interact with customers and develop further. Experts agree that proper use of big data studies can help your business make decisions that are statistically more viable.

It Is Comprehensive

Data analytics is the use of widespread market research to determine the likely causes and effects of certain actions and trends in an industry. More specifically, analysts research massive amounts of comprehensive data in categories such as sales and profits, customer engagement, risk analysis, and investor habits to provide insight into what strategies will provide a company with its desired results. A business owner can learn from the triumphs and setbacks of their predecessors to make educated plays in the formation or growth of their business.

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10 Biggest Business Pet Peeves

With so many companies doing the same thing, it’s a good idea for you, as a business owner, to ensure your company is operating by the basic rules of business etiquette. Good Business Etiquette can be the deciding factor between you or your competitor. Below are 10 of the Biggest Business Pet Peeves that most business owners have run into.  Let us know what some of your business pet peeves are in the comments section.

Business Pet Peeve #1: Remember to Stand When Meeting Someone

It’s always a good idea to stand when meeting someone and/or shaking hands, if you remain seated, this can be seen as a sign of disrespect.

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5 Email Marketing Tools You Should Check Out

Email marketing is becoming more and more important, that is why we have created a list of the 5 Best Email Marketing Tools You Can Use for Your Business, let us know what some of your favorite tools are in the comments section.

Google URL Builder: This is the easiest way to keep track of clicks from email campaigns in Google Analytics. This tool makes it easy to set parameters, which can be tracked easily.

Google Drive: This is a free option for when you may need to share an attachment, an e-book download, a receipt, etc.

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10 Unique Marketing Ideas For Your Business

There are a ton of ways you can market your business, and all of that information can be very overwhelming.  So, the team at Oasis Consulting Group, decided to give you a little help to get your marketing strategy back on track.

Below are 10 Unique Marketing Ideas that you can try to boost your business.

Marketing Idea #1: Pin your own images (and other people’s images)

Post your best images(templates, infographics, etc.) on Pinterest and link them to your webpages.

Marketing Idea #2: Keep Track of What your Competitors Are Doing

Facebook business pages allow you to follow other accounts via the Pages to Watch feature. Follow your competitors and see what they post, and which of their posts get the most shares and likes. See what works and follow their lead.

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Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow These Steps for a Successful Business

Building a business as a young entrepreneur can be daunting, and while it comes with a fair amount of challenges, it can also be incredibly liberating to grow something of your own. The key to finding success is to be prepared, which means doing quite a bit of research and finding the right tools for each task. There are lots to choose from, thanks to advancements in technology, but you can take a look at what other business owners are doing and narrow down your options. You can also seek assistance from the right services, including Oasis Consulting Group, which offers everything from business analysis to graphic design.

It’s also helpful to work on your people skills, both on a customer and networking level. Surrounding yourself with the right individuals and learning how to communicate effectively, strike up beneficial partnerships, and market yourself will be essential as you move toward your goals.

Here are a few strategies you can work on as you begin building your ideas into a successful business:

Create a solid business plan

A strong business plan works on many levels. Not only does it help you lay out your ideas and get organized so you’ll have a guide for the coming months, it also provides potential investors, partners, or lenders with a solid idea of your goals so they can see that you’re serious about getting up and running. Your plan should include details such as the structure you want to use, where you’ll be running your business, what type of products or services you’re going to offer, how much funding you need, and your financial projections for the first year. Do some careful research on the details–including price points, marketing plans, and thorough competitor analysis–so your business plan will be as accurate as possible.

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