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3 Mistakes to Avoid if You’re Running an Online Store(s)

Stepping into the virtual world of ecommerce is going to be one of the most educative experiences of your life. The things you will learn by actually running your own online business can easily challenge anything you would find in a business course or MBA. However, you will make these common mistakes, but the best […]

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world security

Free VPN vs Paid VPN: Is there Really a Difference?

VPN (virtual private network) is a tool that masks your real IP address. It gives you a secure connection to another network. Websites use IP to find your location. A VPN assigns a temporary IP to simulate your presence in another country. There are a ton of paid and free VPNs available. All you have […]

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brexit and insurance

Is Brexit Still Affecting Business in the UK?

Since June 23, 2016, it’s been already two years. Mass hysteria has reached a peak, and those who were already working in the UK were already wondering: what if I have to leave now? Do I really have to go back to my home country now? Depending on the circumstances, you may or may not […]

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truck

Upskill with a Heavy Vehicle Drivers Licence

Choosing to upskill and add weight to your resume is always a sensible idea, and if you’d like to upgrade your CV with a heavy vehicle drivers licence it is important to attend a first-class training course. If you’re interested in trucking and you know what licence you are after, the next step is to […]

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it service provider

10 Reasons Why Your Business Should Outsource IT Support

Roughly 5 million data records are compromised each day across the world. Data breaches are so expensive that they have the potential to shut businesses down. Having a strong IT support will not only protect your company, but they can streamline many other aspects of your business. However, the cost of running a full department […]

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photographer

5 Tips for Taking the Perfect Headshot for a Resume Photo

Think a resume photo isn’t important? Think again. LinkedIn profiles with photos receive 21 times more views than those without. Today’s ultra-competitive job market requires you to do everything you can to get a leg up on the competition. Creating a great resume or LinkedIn profile is only half the battle. Adding a high-quality resume […]

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web forms

Tips To More Sales From Your Web Forms

Web forms aka HTML forms are online data capture pages most businesses use to collect information about their online visitors, customers, and prospects. The data is then used in marketing and sales campaigns. Targeted marketing and the sharing of information between businesses and customers has never been so customer centric and customised. The data capture […]

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Blockchain and marketing

How Blockchain Will Change Marketing

For those of you who know what blockchain is or have heard of it before, it’s likely that you know it primarily as part of the whole cryptocurrency ecosystem. It’s where the term was coined and popularized as a method of ensuring secure, legitimate payments. However, the blockchain is being used much more widely nowadays, […]

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security

8 Tips for Protecting Your Business’ Sensitive Data

Picture this scenario: you walk into your office one morning to see pandemonium. Your employees are in an agitated mess, you know something is very wrong. Your IT team informs you that your company’s data is compromised. At best, a data breach will damage your reputation. At worst, you could be at risk for massive […]

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people

3 Common Marketing Mistakes That Nobody Tells You About

Marketing can be tricky, especially with the abundance of tools and content we now have access to. Social media, email, GPS, apps, web display, events, blogs, influencers and so many other factors need to be taken into consideration. With so much to consider, it’s not uncommon that companies make some mistakes. In fact, according to […]

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marketing material

Tips to Boost Your Visual Marketing

In an age when people are more ruthless with their time than ever before, your business needs to grab the attention of potential customers in a very short space of time. And if you only rely on stock photography which you don’t personalise in some way, you are likely to end up struggling to make […]

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movingoffice

How To Cut Out Plastics When Moving Offices

There’s been a huge push to cut down on single-use plastics for a while now. The UK is proposing plastic straw and cotton bud bans, to go along with their microbead ban from a few years ago, while some US cities have already put plastic straw bans in place. While these decisions have been criticised […]

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downsizing the business

Hotdesking: Is This Really the Future Of Working

The perception of hot desking goes a little something like this: do away with rigid office seating structure and start reaping the benefits of interdepartmental communication, increased productivity, staff positivity – all at a reduced cost to the employer. The reality remains murkier and its uncertain who really benefits from hotdesking policies. Offices around the […]

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SEO

Top SEO Tips for Niche Businesses

Some products on the market are so unusual that the audience for them is only a fraction of the size of many other consumer industries. The businesses that offer these unique products dabble in niche markets. While there are a lot of benefits of catering to such an audience, it can be difficult to succeed […]

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sales incentives

How to Go About Creating a Functioning Sales Incentive Program

Salespeople are mostly motivated by personal incentives and at the forefront of their mind is the sales commission.  If that’s agreeable then the addition of other incentives, can get the best out of a salesperson. A sales incentive program will focus your sales team so they are motivated and highly productive. The benefits of incentive […]

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