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Small Business Guide

Starting your own small business is no easy feat. Luckily, we’re here to help. From how to market your business and build a customer base to achieving a healthy work-life balance and upskilling employees, there’s a lot to know about entering the business world. 

In our Small Business Guide, you’ll find those topics covered and so much more as we share our knowledge, tips and tricks of launching and running your own business.

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How To Get Started On Social Media

Whether you’re looking to share your latest hobby, promote a business, or keep in touch with family, social media is a powerful tool. As of January 2022, 3.96 billion people...

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6 Benefits Of Upskilling Employees

With industries, technology and workplaces ever-evolving, as a business owner, it’s essential you stay up to date with the latest developments. There’s no avoiding change, and the recent national lockdown...

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How To Reply To Negative Reviews

While no one wants to hear that they or their company have been anything but superb, it’s simply not possible all the time. As a result, customer complaints and negative...

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What Makes The Perfect Customer?

Tradespeople meet new customers regularly, some they love, some they don’t. Not every customer can be ‘the perfect customer’ because what that means varies for everyone. However, though everyone has...

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10 Ways Tradespeople Can Attract Customers

Looking for ways to attract customers? Whatever industry you’re in, attracting new customers should be a priority, particularly if you’re a small business or work on a self-employed basis. Though you...

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Why Use Social Media For Business?

As a business owner, you’ve probably already considered using social media for promotional purposes. With Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn used by people and businesses alike, there are several ways...

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