Tag Archives: support for small businesses

How Good Are You With Money?

How to Keep Out of Your Overdraft Today marks 10 Years since the financial crisis brought upon us all as banks took excessive risks. I thought I would share something very simple, the best ideas are. Straight off the bat, … Continue reading

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Is The Fate of Small Business in the Hands of Suppliers?

How Can We Save Small Businesses? Did you know… in 2017, 5,855 High Street shops closed for business? (Source: The Guardian) The internet has changed our lives for good, bringing benefits and drawbacks to us all. One drawback is the loss … Continue reading

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Link Building Like a Pro

Top Tips For Sustainable Link Building Thankfully, gone are the days of creating spurious links from dubious directories in order to climb the Google charts. To reach page 1 of Google, you are competing in a field of millions. The take … Continue reading

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Your Business From a New Perspective

Reinvigorate Your Business We recently had a visit from a garden designer. From the moment I booked her I began to see my garden through a stranger’s eyes, it wasn’t a comfortable experience. In my defence, I am busy, but … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Pub Successful

How To Run A Successful Pub The Bad news Do you have a local? How is it doing? Chances are you may not know. As breweries squeeze tenants making it more difficult to survive, and lifestyles change, public houses are … Continue reading

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The Hardest Working Advert

Advertising – Reach New Heights I have always advised clients to steer clear of advertising in newspapers and magazines. At prohibitive costs, that advert only stands a chance of working for you for the seconds that particular page is open … Continue reading

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Productivity and the 80/20 Rule

Productivity According to Pareto According to the the Pareto Principle, 20% of your activity will account for 80% of your results. Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist, first described the principle in 1895: 20% of your products or services will produce … Continue reading

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GDPR Don’t Panic, Just Prepare

On Monday I shall be at the GDPR Summit in London, helping DBR Data to support SMBs and SMEs to get GDPR compliant with the help of GDPR Mentor software. They have until May 25th and whilst there is no … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Unite

Got Space to Spare? Use it! Many months ago I came home after using the village post office and wrote a post about it. The local postmaster works long hours and has neither the time nor the inclination to stock … Continue reading

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That Job You Hate? Delegate!

How’s Your ‘To-Do’ List? We all have jobs that we don’t like doing. That task that keeps getting filed under ‘later’. The one that just doesn’t go away. The job that is so huge you have no idea where to … Continue reading

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