Category Archives: Small Business Support

Sustainable Business with a Conscience

£9000 a Year Tuition Fees Does Not Guarantee Employment Let’s get it out there straight away, it is my own, amazingly talented daughter who is President of Enactus Nottingham.  While doing her BA she has worked tirelessly to make an … Continue reading

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GDPR – Find Out or Get Fined?

A busy day here at My Words Work For You, brushing up on Flow Cytometry for an upcoming project. All week I have wanted to produce a quick post about the impending General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). Earlier this week … Continue reading

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SEO Website Checklist for Dummies

Today alone I have had three separate emails offering SEO services for my website. Apparently, whilst my website ‘is great’, it has, ‘a lot of scope for getting optimised’ and ‘making me lots of money’. Each email was littered with … Continue reading

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Small Business Survival Tips – Repurpose Your Assets

Last night we decided to find a country pub and eat out. I had visions of a roaring fire, steak and ale pie and a small glass of red. We decided on a village nearby and set off. No Food … Continue reading

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Supporting Local Businesses

When you open the front door and it is clearly someone selling something, what’s your initial reaction? Yes, mine too. I was calculating my ‘exit strategy’ as this chap said something that caught my attention and stopped me. I decided to … Continue reading

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I’m Guilty Of It, Are You?

Are you guilty of walking into a shop, seeing something you really liked, maybe photographing it, then leaving to search for it online? I am embarrassed to say, this week I have done it, twice. I can’t imagine many of … Continue reading

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Does Marketing Work For You?

I had a 3pm call scheduled with a client yesterday, he is contemplating a ‘pivot’ in his business. Business is good; his aspirations have shifted. After discussing the potential mission statement and manifesto of his idea we moved on to … Continue reading

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No Direction? Set Goals

To ‘kick-off’ the weekend we joined a group of friends at a ‘pop-up’ restaurant that we love, The Little Piggy Supper Club. I love the concept, ‘foodies’ open their homes to food-lovers and offer an exquisite, home-cooked menu, we rock up … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride For Want of a Better Name

Today marks the 30th anniversary of The Princess Bride. WIlliam Goldman’s 1973 novel (a great read)  hit the big screen in 1987 with an impressive cast and some cracking cinematography. Cameos from Peter Cook, Mel Smith, Billy Crystal; the best … Continue reading

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A Marketing Opportunity? Don’t Miss It!

Recently I spent time in Chicago working with a client. The usual early start gave us a chance to wander up the Magnificent Mile and ‘hit the shops’.  One day, I kid you not, there had been a duck invasion. … Continue reading

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