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My top ten favourite web applications and tools

The internet is now helping people reach their business goals quicker and easier than ever before, and this is one of IT’s true achievements over the past couple of years, with much credit due to resources already available on the market. My top ten favourite web applications and tools (in no p...

Date: 28 April 2011   By: Dale Broadhead

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The Big Issue with entrepreneurs

If you are considering starting a business, my first advice is to study some relevant and successful entrepreneurs. If you also have a burning desire to make the world a better place, you should definitely talk to some very particular people: vendors of The Big Issue.

Date: 26 April 2011   By: Mike Southon

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In praise of freelances

Thanks to the global economy and the internet, the world is a smaller place. And now, hiring staff is insanely easy thanks to the rise of the remote-working freelance.

Date: 21 April 2011   By: Ben Dyer

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How to organise a Tweetup

Recently I went to the #Lex2011tweetup – which was very well attended by nearly 60 Tweeting lawyers and Tweeters connected to the legal profession. As a result, finally I got to meet so many people I’d been Tweeting with for months.

Date: 21 April 2011   By: Heather Townsend

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Four IP mistakes you must avoid

Inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups often like taking risks and pushing the boundaries. That is what innovation is all about and surely our world would not have progressed as much if it were not for risk-takers. However, when it comes to the intellectual property (IP), making mistakes can have di...

Date: 20 April 2011   By: Maria Anassutzi

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Who moved my cheese?

The recession is grinding towards its inevitable end game, with announcements of public sector redundancies, rising consumer prices and likely increases in interest rates to combat inflation.

Date: 18 April 2011   By: Mike Southon

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Does your ‘About Us’ website page connect?

Why do you click on ‘About Us’ pages when browsing a website? Idle curiosity? A desperate attempt to find out ‘who’ the company is and what they do? A desire to find out more about the person or people behind the brand and connect further?...

Date: 14 April 2011   By: Fiona Humberstone

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What can start-ups learn from readymade cake mixes?

In the early 1900s, a company called Betty Crocker pioneered the concept of readymade cake mixes. The product was aimed at housewives and its key selling point was a tasty treat could be rustled up with minimal effort. The product had been carefully developed and when launched, market conditions wer...

Date: 13 April 2011   By: Ruben Kostucki