5 essential business tools

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  1. Get a good logo

This is vital, your logo is the thing people most associate with your brand identity and will be visible on all your business properties. Freelance sites can do this cheaply and there are have providers available on a site such as Fiverr.com. You can order stationery via vista at the same time with your logo!

It is worth spending some decent money on a professional logo design that will make a lasting impression and stand the test of time as your business begins to grow. Trade Mark the logo can help in adding intellectual property to your business Email us we might be able to help

  1. Get your brand name in your domain name

Some people like to key keywords into the domain name at the expensive of the brand name, for SEO benefits, but you really shouldn’t do this for an e-commerce store You are trying to build trust with your audience for long lasting relationships so choose a domain that is either just your brand name or brand name plus keyword. Local providers can get you hosted and get those domains even a mobile friendly site try this

  1. Claim your social media accounts

At the very least get your business set up on Facebook Linkedin Twitter   Instagram and claim your business names before anyone else tries to. Try to make sure your social names are consistent across all platforms and make sure you add links back to your website.


Regular posting is the key to a successful business social media accounts, you can use automated posting tools such as Buffer to ensure you are posting consistently. This can be a valuable way to get your brand in front of an audience and get some initial traffic to your website. Check out this video:

  1. Use branded images

You can apply branding to the images on your website, this will stop people from stealing them and also it means your logo or branding will be visible on images if they are shared onto social media platforms. Changing your pictures to your own by adding a logo is easy using tools such as pablo which is provided with your buffer account.

Andrew Elphick

Half of Team Anywhere Business NZ

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