Are you suffering with writers block, and wondering how to brainstorm your business blog? Here is our guide of how to use keyword tools to brainstorm business blogs – with one caveat. Continue reading
To make the right financial decisions, you need the right financial advice. Who is best placed to give this, an accountant or chartered accountant? And do qualifications matter if your adviser has plenty of experience of your type of business?
Like many other small businesses, one of our biggest assets is our website. Recent headlines of a Global WordPress Brute Force Flood are a cause for concern. What is this? And can we protect ourselves this type of attack?
You Can Get It If You Really Want is a great book for business start-ups!
Starting up and growing a business is tough. It takes guts and determination. This book gives you the story behind the success of the Reggae Reggae Group, and while it can’t help you replicate this story, only you can do that, it does prove a point, that absolutely anyone can change their life if they are convinced about their idea and committed to it, and can surround themselves with people who can support them. Continue reading
Accounting software for small business can help you keep up to date in a cost efficient way. The more up to date you keep your management accounts, the clearer the picture you will have on the health of your business at any time. This is why we advocate using accounting software for small business if you want to meet your goals. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a start up business loan, it goes without saying that you will need to write a convincing business plan. This week I met with two delightful and very pro-active business bank managers, and one of the things we discussed was business planning. Not what a business plan is or how to write a business plan, but what is the key thing you need to put in a business plan if you are looking for a start up business loan. Continue reading
Google+ is rapidly becoming the place to be for business, but with so many social media sites available what’s so great about it?
Strictly speaking it’s not a social media platform, but a social tool that encompasses all the other Google products. Started in June 2011, Google+ cost a staggering $585 million and 500 Google employees to build, clearly worthwhile for the world’s largest search engine. But what’s in it for you? Here are 10 reasons to take a look: Continue reading
IMAGINE this could be YOU!
Checking your business finances on your FREE online accounting software. Just click HERE! With the peace of mind that there everything is secure in the cloud and there is nothing to pay until 1st June 2013.
Increasing numbers of women are setting up their own businesses. A recent survey of female entrepreneurs found the main reason is flexibility between work and family life.
Numbers of new businesses in the UK as a whole are on the increase. According to Government figures there were 261,000 new businesses in 2011. Startup Tracker showed that this number increased to over 424,000 in 2012 and so far in 2013, 101,773 new businesses have already started up (March 2013). Continue reading
A budget for an aspiration nation? On 20th March 2013 the Chancellor George Osborne found himself in a tight spot with little wiggle room. With the UK teetering on the edge of a triple dip recession, he started his speech saying “It’s a Budget for people who realise there are no easy answers to problems built up over many years.”