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7 best apps for your small business

7 best apps for your small business

by on March 11, 2019

Whether you’re on the verge of founding a startup in your one-bedroom apartment, or you’ve already established a profitable business, staying up to date with technology can keep you ahead of your competition.

There are apps to help with finances, accounting, organization, communication, publicity, and more. Which apps provide the most benefit for small business owners? Read on to find out.


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

by on September 18, 2018

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.


6 tips for small businesses to retain a strong team

by on July 24, 2018

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.


Panacea for small businesses?

Panacea for small businesses?

by on April 14, 2016

The SalesPulse Academy has launched what could be manna from heaven for many small businesses – a practical, gimmick free eLearning platform focused on helping business people learn to become more effective at selling. [more…]

Sales soar for small businesses given ‘15 Seconds of Fame’ … iZettle’s Big Things Start Small campaign

by on November 30, 2015

Sales have soared for seven small businesses that received free advertising space on prime time television in November. Each company won a week's worth of advertising on channels including Sky Sports, Sky News and Comedy Central after entering iZettle's 15 Seconds of Fame competition in October 2015.

Hundreds of small businesses throughout the UK submitted 15 seconds videos about their company to be in with a chance of winning.  Six of the businesses that won the competition were chosen by iZettle. The seventh was up to the public and thousands of people across the UK voted for their favourite submission to win.


Video captures reactions of traders from the 12 Hour Store / iZettle

by on November 25, 2014

During six days in October, iZettle helped six of Britain’s smallest businesses to open up their own flagship store on Britain’s greatest shopping street - for 12 hours each. This is what happened.To view the video, please click here 


iZettle opens up heart of London to six small businesses with 12 Hour Store campaign

by on October 21, 2014

Mobile payments company iZettle, is today launching a marketing campaign with Forsman & Bodenfors (F&B), one of the best advertising agencies in the world.

iZettle is the first mobile payments company in this space to do a big marketing push. Together with F&B it has created a campaign that centres on the notion that ‘big things start small’.

The campaign showcases that iZettle empowers small businesses to be the best they can be and highlights that SMEs can run their business and take card payments on a smartphone or tablet anywhere in the world using iZettle. These messages will be conveyed via TV, radio, print and digital adverts.


YouTube has acquired mobile video company Directr, which helps small businesses create video ads for a monthly rate

by on August 8, 2014

YouTube has acquired mobile video startup Directr | Enjoy - Really Fresh 'Social Business' News |

To make it easier and cheaper for small businesses to create video ads, YouTube has acquired mobile video startup Directr.


Having to fire an employee – here’s are some mistakes not to make

by on November 8, 2013


Even the best-laid plans can fail and you might find yourself in the position of having to fire an employee

- here's are some mistakes not to make.


Research : Marketing business owners working 75% longer than the average Brit / Penelope

by on August 12, 2013

Micro business owners in the marketing industry are working an average of 56 hours a week, according to new research revealed today. That’s nearly 75% longer than the average Brit’s working week.

The research, commissioned by Penelope, a call handling solution for small businesses, found that entrepreneurs in the construction industry were found to be working the longest week at 62 hours.

Penelope is part of Moneypenny, the UK's leading telephone answering service. For more information please see: