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Month November 2013

Client Personality Calculator

Client Personality Calculator

Here is some interactive fun for the weekend. If you work as a freelancer or contractor, have you ever wondered how your personality is compatible with (or conflicts with) your clients? The folks at Hiscox have developed a cool app that allows you to answer some questions about your personality and the personality of your…

Christmas for Entrepreneurs

Christmas for Entrepreneurs

Depending on their line of work, the festive period can either be the quietest or the busiest time of year for an entrepreneur. If your business primarily serves as a supplier to other businesses that shut down during the holidays, you’ll not have much choice but to also close your business too. That’s not usually…

Infographic: Startup Myths

Infographic: Startup Myths

One of the reasons this blog began nearly eight years ago was to combat some of the misinformation and half-truths that continually pop up when people are talking about business ownership. Perhaps the most important of these is the misconception that you need to get a loan from the bank or elsewhere in order to…

More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

Try to take some time over the festive period to do a little bit of informal networking. You never know who you might meet and what you might learn! For those in the Hertfordshire area of the UK there are two upcoming Enterprise Rockers networking events at the WinWeb Hub in Letchworth. Entrance is free…

Infographic: Charitable Causes

Infographic: Charitable Causes

Many small businesses like to support charities if their budget allows it. But if you don’t already have a personal affiliation to a particular charity, how do you pick the right for you? There are approximately 1.4 million nonprofit organisations in the US and nearly a million of them are charities, so there are a…

Infographic: Generation Y

Infographic: Generation Y

Generation Y – also commonly known as Millennials – is the title given to the age group of people spanning from those born in the early 80s to the early 2000s. A lot of the people in this age bracket are now firmly in the workplace, with some of them having worked for well over…

Green and clean: why should your office recycle?

Green and clean: why should your office recycle?

For the average office worker, a lot of time is spent sat behind a desk in a familiar space. In fact, a report from last year revealed that the average British office worker now spend almost as much time of their day sat at their desk as they do asleep – totalling 5 hours 41…

Is the cloud subscription model unsustainable?

Is the cloud subscription model unsustainable?

The concept of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) rose to prominence at the same time that cloud computing was gaining in popularity and public perception a few years ago. Although SaaS means software-as-a-service, for many cloud providers the second “S” in SaaS might as well mean ‘subscription’. In the past few years the amount of software that is…

5 Classic Small Business Apps Still Worthy Of Your Attention

5 Classic Small Business Apps Still Worthy Of Your Attention

Mobile apps are savvy tools that help can help entrepreneurs and small businesses alike remain organized, connected and visible. There are endless smartphone apps available, and new tools are emerging on a daily basis. It can often be tricky to cut through the clutter and understand which ones are essential for you. We’re going back…

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Saturday

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday originated as an American holiday that comes between the Black Friday / Cyber Monday period after Thanksgiving. The idea has caught on here in the UK too and we now have our very own Small Business Saturday UK event, this year taking place one week later than the US on December 7th.…

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