Tag Blogging


Busting a few blogging myths for small businesses

When I speak to business owners, whether to a group or one on one, about social media and, particularly, blogging, I often get a sense of unease in the room. A lot of that is to do with people’s fears about writing, being wrong, being creative, having enough time, criticism from others etc etc. This…

amazon.fail – Is that fair?

Lately much has been made of the downtime experienced by amazon’s hosting infrastructure. Amazon’s clients – some of the big names in the cloud computing industry using the platform experienced outages too, and so did their clients. These outages are frustrating, upsetting and most probably unsettling for customers – but they will happen again and…

Blogging For Business

For many small business owners, blogging is not merely a hobby. It can be one of the most effective ways of generating exposure for a business without spending a lot on advertising. Well-written blogs will attract visitors from all around the world and people using search engines will easily find your business. Blogging need not…

Is Your Business Blogging?

If your small business has a website (which it should!) then you should most definitely consider having a blog. Blogs are not just for rambling musings about peoples’ day-to-day lives and opinions, rather blogs are a fundamental way to improve traffic to your website and expand your business. Blogs can be a great way to…

Technorati – How relevant is it?

I just received another email from technorati in which they told me that my loyal readers and blogroll entries no longer have any meaning to my blogs technorati ranking. If you write for an audience like mine, where over 70% of my core readers don’t even have a website, it is very difficult to get…

Darling Brown: ” That’ll be £30,000.00 Please – Each!”

Here is the staggering truths, how our Darling-Brown dream team – nightmare team – paid out $2.4 trillion of our tax-money on the UK bail-out, or should I say the UK bank bail out. We all remember the Darling Brown spin: Darling-Brown: “We are best placed in this global crisis! We will do what needs…

Blogs Unusable Because Of Advertising

Blogs are a great source of information, especially for small business & home businesses. So many bloggers share their vast knowledge and experience with us all online and for free. Many of these blogs have become an invaluable source of information and insight. Lately however, I noticed a trend that makes it almost impossible to…

The Ultimate Small Business Twitter List by Anita Campbell

Anita Campbell over at the Small Business Trends, the Über-Blogger when it comes to SME blogging, has just released a list called ‘The Ultimate Small Business Twitter List‘. If you are interested in small business and home business issues this list will give you a lot to read about. I – @stefantopfer, have been honored…

Social Networking is the New Sales & Outsourcing for Small Business.

Using social networking sites for small business is as essential as being able to write an invoice in todays largely online based economy. It will help you to extent your business network and provide for two important business functions all at the same time: Outsourcing – by networking you will get to know peoples skills,…

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