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Knowing Your Planning Method and How it Can Help You Succeed!

by Monique Basil-Wright from The Wright Stationery Did you know that everyone has a particular planning method and the right tools that complement this? We have a lot of similarities, but we are all different in the way that we process information and plan effectively to get the results that we want. When you try…

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Ditch the Crazy….. Sort the Facts…. – What You Must Include on Your Website

by Laura Macarthy from Now Accounting Services Did you know there was a business called Potato Parcel, that writes custom messages on potatoes and delivers them?  How about that there were such things as virtual dating assistants? Doing everything from doing your online profile to arranging dates? And there are coffee shops in Russia where…

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‘Sweat the Big Stuff, Right?’ – Tips for Starting Out in Business

by Laura Macarthy, Now Accounting Services That is usually the mantra that any new business owner has going on, when they are at the start of their new venture. You know, the big sparkly, endorphin-rush stuff that makes you feel gooooooood – the product or service offering, the sales channels, marketing, fancy packaging, pitch preparation…

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Style The Perfect First Impression

By Jennifer Jones from Jennifer Jones Styling Being visible to your audience on both your website and social media platforms has never been so important. And how you and your brand is perceived online is key to building relationships with potential clients and helping them get to know, like and trust you, so when the…

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How a Small Business can be More Eco-Friendly

by Emma Hannay at Stamped With Love At Stamped With Love, we have always been conscious of our impact on the environment on both a personal and a business level.   Changes At home We have used Cloth Nappies for both Mini SWL1 and 2 and the stash is still going strong almost 6 years on. We…

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Five quick wins to get more organised and nail your business goals

by Laura Parker of Shoreway Business Support Well, the past six months has been quite the ride hasn’t it? Is there any business owner out there who hasn’t been put in a tailspin from the Coronacoaster? If you have been pivoting, multitasking, thriving, panicking, peaking, reacting (or maybe a combination of all of the above,…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Have a Blog

by Debz from Get Virtual Assistance The way we use the internet is constantly changing and over recent years people have certainly become more aware of social media. Most businesses now recognise that a presence on social media is essential, and even if they all approach this differently – they do so in a way…

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We Are Approaching the Last Quarter of 2020 – Our Review of the Year So Far.

What a year 2020 has been so far. It’s probably been one of the most challenging years that most of us have experienced. We may have experienced challenging events at other times but 2020 has seen us face a prolonged challenge that may have affected or still be affecting us physical, emotionally, financially and for a lot of us it will have changed all or some part of how we do business.

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3 Real Life Examples of How Having a Decent Website Can Really Improve Your Business

Having a decent website really can make a big difference to your business. We have three examples of clients or Ready Steady Websites® members who we have worked with where they noticed an immediate impact of having a decent website.

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How Are You Improving Your Business?

We really think that businesses should always be doing something to improve. Sometimes this might be big obvious changes that everyone is aware of. Sometimes it will be small subtle changes behind the scenes. However it is done, it should be done.