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UK online spending increases

UK online spending increases

Latest OFCOM figures have shown that online spending for the UK in 2012 increased on average by 16% per person compared to 2011. This meant an increased average spend of £1,175 compared to £1,017 the previous year, more than double the average spend per head of other countries in the survey. This is, according to…

Infographic: Google Ranking Factors

Infographic: Google Ranking Factors

For the majority of business owners, the way in which Google calculates their algorithm to determine where their business website shows up in searches is a mystical science akin to sorcery. There are in fact approximately 200 signals that Google takes into account. Today’s infographic is an (unofficial) compendium of 200 of the factors that…

Infographic: Unwritten Rules

Infographic: Unwritten Rules

Some things in business can only be learned through experience, or by reading about someone else’s experience. Many people say that there are unwritten rules that govern your business, but often these “unwritten rules” are not written down for a reason – because they are wrong! Today’s infographic is based on an article by CEO…

Top 5 Tips for Following Up

Top 5 Tips for Following Up

By now you will be aware about whether or not your efforts to make Small Business Saturday into a successful event for your business were actually successful. But, assuming that you managed to draw people into buying from your online store or in person, how are you planning to capitalise on that momentum? Here are…

Branson’s Advice for Entrepreneurs

Branson’s Advice for Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson built his company from a small record shop into one of the biggest brands in the world, so whenever he shares some entrepreneurial tips it is well worth paying attention to him! In this short video interview from 2011 he has some personal advice for entrepreneurs, particularly in relation to their dealings with…

Corporate Responsibility – Quote of the Week

Corporate Responsibility – Quote of the Week

“Business has to be a force for social change. It is not enough to avoid hideous evil – it must, we must, actively do good. If business stays parochial, without moral energy or codex of behaviour, claiming there are no such thing as values, then God help us all. If you think morality is a…

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Bizarre Business

Bizarre Business

Think that your business idea is too “out there” to be successful? You might want to think again. History has shown us that it is possible to be a success even if people initially dismiss your idea as something that is wacky. Even great ideas like Twitter were by no means surefire successes. Who would…

Infographic: Pinterest

Infographic: Pinterest

Pinterest is one of the main social networks that small businesses are often advised to join. But why is it so useful for entrepreneurs? Well, if your business produces or crafts items then a virtual public pinboard like Pinterest is a superb way to highlight the things that you make. Beautiful things are most popular…

Infographic: Background Checks

Infographic: Background Checks

When you are business it is sometimes to necessary to be able to find out additional information about the people or companies you are dealing with. In the US, it is now common practice for employers to conduct background checks on the people they are thinking about hiring. An estimated 73% of them are now…

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