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Small business marketing articles .. Generate big ideas, Behaviour scoring

Small business marketing articles .. Generate big ideas, Behaviour scoring

by on January 9, 2019 in Business, Digital Marketing, Latest News, Lead Article, Marketing, News you can use, Nuggets, Small Business, Startups

Small business marketing articles .. Generate big ideas, Behaviour scoring.

[1]How To Reliably Generate Big Ideas for Your Business.

[2] Why Behavior Scoring is the Missing Ingredient in Your Marketing Approach

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A budget is a vital tool for small businesses – all businesses for that matter

A budget is a vital tool for small businesses – all businesses for that matter

by on November 21, 2018 in featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Small Business, Startups

Budgeting is not a particularly interesting subject that elicits wails of enthusiasm from small business owners.

We have all set budgets before and found it extremely difficult to stay within the confines of their financial limitations. Indeed, as time goes on, one starts to wonder why they even bothered dedicating the time and energy to creating a budget in the first place when it is so hard to stick to.

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Startups and small businesses – learn how you can rapidly grow your business

by on September 18, 2018 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Small Business, Startups

Digital marketing for small businesses and startups. Learn where it's best for you to focus to help you rapidly grow your business

Have you noticed how most advice and case studies of marketing in books and blogs, focuses on the Big Brands with their Big Budgets.

Yes, every business can learn from the heritage of these brands, but it’s a very different world from that for small businesses where budget is limited and every cent and penny of investment matter.

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6 tips for small businesses to retain a strong team

by on July 24, 2018 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Small Business, Startups

Small businesses struggle more than established corporations in building and retaining a strong team. Period!

Although the number of employees is significantly higher in the latter case, the retention rate is lower in the former.

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How a website can make or break a small business .. Exclusive

How a website can make or break a small business .. Exclusive

by on May 3, 2018 in Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets, Rock 'n Roll, Small Business, Startups

While the internet can seem like the territory of large companies and massive corporations, it can also be a thriving marketplace for smaller businesses.

In today's tech-savvy world, not having a website can be a mistake that destroys your business’s potential. Luckily, websites don’t have to be expensive or difficult to create and can come with a huge amount of benefits. Here are five reasons that websites are a must-have for any business.

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How to bootstrap your small business from the ground up

How to bootstrap your small business from the ground up

by on March 12, 2018 in Business, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Small Business, Startups

If you want to start a business with very little start-up capital or grow your business with minimal investment, then you are bootstrapping.

That's right. You are a bootstrapper when you aim to become a self-sustaining entrepreneur, starting and growing a business with little to no capital.

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GDPR affects small businesses too

by on February 22, 2018 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Research, Small Business, Startups

Click on the graphic on the right for more GDPR information >>>>

All organizations, from giant companies to small and midsize businesses, have sensitive data they need to protect: customer information, employee records, intellectual property, medical records and more.

Since data breaches around the world have become more and more common, protecting that confidential data has become a very difficult — and very important — challenge for businesses of all sizes.

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A woman killing it .. “The best small business ideas for women”

by on November 4, 2017 in Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Women for Women

Are you looking to earn some extra money on the side or to potentially start your own business?

Today I want to highlight some of the best small business ideas for women to motivate you to take that first step! The source is a US site but there are very useful ideas which can be used in the UK

That’s not to say that men can’t pursue these ideas as well, but for today we’re honouring all the female entrepreneurs. [more…]

Fire safety tips for small businesses

Fire safety tips for small businesses

by on January 9, 2017 in Latest News, Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets

Most small business owners understand the relevance of fire safety, but not all of them bother doing fire safety risk assessments every year, as they are supposed to. After all, how likely is it that: a) someone from the HSE will bother performing a random spot check, or b) there is a fire.

The risk is probably low on both counts, unless you manufacture fireworks for a living or work in a similar high-risk industry, but this doesn’t mean you should forget about fire safety. If something goes wrong and there is a serious fire, do you really want to be responsible for a death on the premises?

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472,000 small business owners forced to work every day over Christmas and New Year as cost of employing staff increases

472,000 small business owners forced to work every day over Christmas and New Year as cost of employing staff increases

by on December 7, 2016 in Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use

Pic is Sean Mallon, CEO of Bizdaq

472,000 small business owners will be working every day over the Christmas holidays without a single day off, according to a survey commissioned by business for sale marketplace, Bizdaq (www.mybizdaq.com).

  • No rest for small business owners over Christmas - 472,000 small business owners working every day over the holidays
  • Cost of employing staff a growing issue – 2.3 million small business owners not hiring additional staff due to rising costs of employment
  • Apprenticeships not considered an option - Only 14% of small businesses are planning to take on an apprentice in 2017
  • Holidays throughout year sacrificed – small business owners are taking 11 days less holiday per year compared to full time workers’ holiday entitlement
  • Small business owners in the North working more over Christmas – small business owners in the North will work an average of 1.4 days more over the ten day period

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