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Top 5 Tips for Small Businesses Going Mobile

Top 5 Tips for Small Businesses Going Mobile

The Who sang about “Going Mobile” back in 1971 but little did they know how important mobile technology would be to us over forty years later. Your business can benefit a lot from mobile technology but before you dive in with both feet there are some important things you should consider. Here are our Top…

Can your small business compete with giant online retailers?

Can your small business compete with giant online retailers?

The High Street in 2013 is in crisis. Big names are going out of business and there seems to be no end in sight as the shift towards online continues. Last week we reported on how online business in the UK is thriving. But if you are a high street business, how can you get…

UK unemployment rises for the first time in a year

UK unemployment rises for the first time in a year

New reports today suggest that unemployment in the UK has once again increased. More than one in five people aged 16-24 are now out of work, according to the Daily Mirror. Do you believe that last week’s Budget will finally turn things around for the UK or do you fear that things will only get…

The African way of doing business

As a general rule, I detest the over simplification of a continent with over a hundred nations, thousands of ethnic groups, and millions of cultures into a single guild with uniform precepts and perceptions as to how things operate. Yes, there are challenges faced by many states in Africa but they are better itemized as…

Economic conditions forcing business collaboration

Economic conditions forcing business collaboration

A report released yesterday entitled “Collaborate UK” contained some interesting information for anyone involved with the micro business sector. According to the research conducted by Professor Robert Blackburn at Kingston University, two-thirds of SMEs in the UK have been forced to change the way they work in response to the poor economy. A quarter of…

Be inspired by success

Be inspired by success

Let’s be honest, sometimes life as an entrepreneur can seem fairly bleak. You don’t always know where your next payment is going to come from or whether you will be able to pay your suppliers on time. That’s why from time to time it is important to read about successful entrepreneurs and their path to…

Students in the Cloud

Students in the Cloud

Learning the basics of entrepreneurship is a very important part of education. There is no point having great products and services if you are aren’t able to take them to market properly. The Business Cloud offers numerous benefits to anyone currently in education, such as preparing them for business by getting them used to using…

The Anatomy of Cloud Computing (Infographic)

The Anatomy of Cloud Computing (Infographic)

Are you considering a job in the Cloud Computing industry? Because the Cloud is expected to generate nearly 14 million new jobs by 2015 there will certainly be a lot of opportunities available – but are you the right type of person for the job? Here’s a fun little infographic from DeVry University with some…

Getting Gobby To Rock Government and Big Business

Getting Gobby To Rock Government and Big Business

It’s getting hot in the Enterprise Rockers kitchen Last Friday I had an article published in Business Zone online where I dared to criticise the House of Commons for showing itself up on Budget Day as being clueless about small businesses. It is the ‘Most Read’ and ‘Most Commented’ article on Business Zone and the…

Budget Day & Christmas Jumpers

Budget Day & Christmas Jumpers

Since co-founding Enterprise Rockers, an independent community interest company working to make life better and fairer in micro business, a small amount of press and media, not enough of them if I am honest, have been keen to voice the opinion of those that employ 0 to 9 people through comments that either Tony Robinson…

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