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50 million-strong name file is a cross-country checkpoint / Mardevdm2

by on February 16, 2012

Mardevdm2, a global B2B marketing and data services partner, has announced the exclusive availability of its European business and consumer suppression file. 

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Make ‘So You Want To Be Captain?’ a ‘must read’ next month

by on February 16, 2012

A book for kids…..So You Want To Be Captain? and parents, grandparents, carers, guardians, godparents, coaches, sports clubs, schools and teachers too!

It’s been created by a friend of mine Declan Gane. declan@theganes.plus.com 07963 285212 [more…]

Top UK Local-Business Directories (AKA Citation Sources)

by on February 15, 2012

I came across this US site which after complaining that we in the UK 'may drive on the wrong side of the road and confuse beer with cocoa (only one of which should be served warm!)' merrily went on to list UK local-search citation sources. 

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Why is there no tech startup ecosystem in Manchester?

by on February 14, 2012

 Martin Bryant reports... The short version: There's a Manchester Startups Facebook group, and please let me know about startups to add to the list in this post, and ideas of next steps, in the comments. Now here's the long version... [more…]

People scan a QR code placed on a property sign board – goes to details

by on February 14, 2012

Venture are leading the way in the North East by providing their customers with an extra marketing tool with help and innovation from Inspirar Business Support Limited. 

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Dawn McGruer asks about social media marketing preparedness

by on February 13, 2012

Social computing is not a fad.

Nor is it something that will pass you or your company by.

http://goo.gl/HTZ61

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Bringing affordable mobile commerce to the masses / £475,000 investment

by on February 10, 2012

A digital company has been awarded a £475,000 investment of Finance from Business North East Technology Fund and a group of private angel investors.

MymCart [more…]

“A local currency increases the likelihood that money spent in Bristol stays in Bristol”

by on February 7, 2012

Here's a new idea...The Bristol Pound is a secure local currency designed to support Bristol’s independent businesses, strengthen the local economy, keep our high streets [more…]

Seven ways to get a ‘Cash Mob’ to shop at your small business

by on February 7, 2012

You've probably heard of flash mobs -- groups of people who use social media to plan to appear in person

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