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Small Businesses: What Could You Do To Be More Sustainable In 2020?

The new year is almost upon us. And for business owners that means it’s time to start looking to the challenges that the new year will bring. It’s time to think about how you’ll hold your own as the market grows more competitive. It’s time to think about what will happen as the economy grows more uncertain with the looming issue of Brexit (whether you voted for it or not, there’s no denying that it will have long term economic repercussions including the possibility of a recession). But perhaps most importantly of all, it means doing your part to ensure that your business leads the charge for sustainability and ecological awareness. Given that our PM couldn’t be bothered to even turn up to a debate on climate change, it’s up to the UK’s businesses and entrepreneurs to show how much they care about a sustainable business future. Continue reading “Small Businesses: What Could You Do To Be More Sustainable In 2020?”

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Ways To Make Your Business More Professional

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A professional brand image is something that all businesses want to achieve today. Read on to discover some suggestions to help you with improving your business.

 

Invest in a professional business address – The first thing you need to do is invest in the services of a professional business address. This can be something especially beneficial for home-based companies. Check out PO box web alternatives to see some of the best options that are out there today. Contact options on a website play a big role when it comes to professionalism, and so you can take a big leap forward with this.  Continue reading “Ways To Make Your Business More Professional”

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Running A Business Event In Style

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There are a range of reasons as to why you might throw an internal business event. Perhaps you’re running your first award show to try and congratulate the excellent workers in your business. Perhaps you wish to have a great party to help everyone wind down at the end of the year. Maybe you wish to celebrate a business milestone, or maybe you wish to present your business at a trade show. Running an event or business presentation in style can be well worth it because it helps you pop out. More and more businesses are clamouring to show they have some form of corporate personality, be that through insightful or funny comments on Twitter, carefully ‘approachable’ marketing copy or a range of other carefully calculated considerations. Continue reading “Running A Business Event In Style”

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How to Prevent These 4 Things from Derailing Your Start-Up Business 

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Starting a new business puts you in a unique position that most other people will never experience. You will spend the next several years doing the business equivalent of walking against a strong headwind doing everything it can to blow you back. And along the way, there will be plenty of circumstances capable of derailing your start-up. Be prepared. Continue reading “How to Prevent These 4 Things from Derailing Your Start-Up Business “

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Why Do I blog?

Blogging wasn’t something that I intentionally started out to do. To be honest I didn’t even know what a blog was or how diverse the blogging world could be… something I am still learning even now. The main reason I started to blog was to help market and promote my book Your Teething Baby: from one parent to anotherContinue reading “Why Do I blog?”

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Surviving Working From Home During The School Holidays

If you are a parent that works from home you will know that once the school holidays begin your work/home life balance will take a nosedive. No matter how good your intentions are to be the ‘perfect’ all-rounder, in reality, something has to give because there is no way you can continue with the same workload whilst trying to entertain the little ones… or not so little ones!

This has been a new concept for me as I Continue reading “Surviving Working From Home During The School Holidays”