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“And so this is Christmas… What have we done?”

It’s been a fabulous second year for the Donut. We’ve been steadily building things and now, each month, tens of thousands of UK businesses visit our websites for advice, free resources and offers. So what have been our other key achievements?...

Date: 23 December, 2010   By: Mark Williams

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Does your graphic designer give you what you need?

I was talking to a potential client today who is tearing her hair out because she’s had a new website designed which she knows isn’t quite hitting the mark, but she can’t quite put her finger on why.

Date: 23 December, 2010   By: Fiona Humberstone

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Six good reasons not to feed your Tweets to Facebook and LinkedIn

It’s come to my attention over the past few months that more and more people are merging their Tweets with their Facebook and LinkedIn status updates.

Date: 22 December, 2010   By: Alex Astell

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Protecting your printer warranty

Hardware warranties play a massive role in minimising early start-up expenditure. They provide not just after-sales value, but also security against future unexpected costs. A 2009 survey conducted by Lexmark (State of Printing) suggested that 78 per cent of customers expected to have to replace the...

Date: 21 December, 2010   By: Matt Bird

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The Apprentice: the final

Missed the final episode? Catch up here.

Date: 20 December, 2010   By: Rachel Miller

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Search engine optimisation – should I outsource?

Last Friday I was approached by a search engine optimization (SEO) specialist, guaranteeing me page one positioning for my chosen key phrase within six months. They carried out a free SEO audit, the result of which has set my mind in some level of turmoil and has actually made me realise how much wo...

Date: 20 December, 2010   By: www.inafishbowl.com

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The Apprentice: Just two survive the interviews

Missed the eleventh episode? Catch up here:...

Date: 16 December, 2010   By: Rachel Miller

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How to deal with negative comments on your blog

Many things hold people back from blogging: fear of writing; fear of weaknesses being exposed; fear of peoples’ reactions to your beliefs. At the top of the list is fear of being ridiculed. How many times have you hit the “publish” button terrified of what people will think or say?...

Date: 15 December, 2010   By: Fiona Humberstone