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How to keep customers coming back for more

Date: 6 December 2016

By: Barclaycard

Why awards should be part of your marketing strategy

Date: 29 November 2016

By: Vilayte Essa

How to build trust with your customers and why it matters

Date: 29 November 2016

By: Paul Avins

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How to make a success of your start-up

Starting a business is not easy; nine in ten new firms fail. Danielle Haley explains how to make your start-up one of the successful ones.

Date: 21 November 2016   By: Danielle Haley

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Get ready for Small Business Saturday in ten easy steps

Small Business Saturday is now a fixture on the pre-Christmas calendar. Find out how you can get involved and make the most of this special day.

Date: 21 November 2016   By: Rachel Miller

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Five technology must-haves for a successful start-up

Rory Hope on the five technology must-haves for every start-up business, including accounting software, social media and digital filing.

Date: 3 November 2016   By: Rory Hope

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Crunch time: how small firms manage big change

Dealing with big changes such as shifting customer behaviour is not easy but small firms can have the edge over bigger rivals says Jean Gamester.

Date: 26 October 2016   By: Jean Gamester

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How to reclaim your weekend

Running your own business is hard work, particularly in the early stages. You've often invested a not insignificant amount of your own money, certainly a large chunk of your own time, and an unquantifiable amount of emotional investment into getting this dream off the ground.

Date: 10 October 2016   By: FSB

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How to find your ideal first employee

Hiring your first employee is a big step for any start-up; here's how to choose the right candidate that will grow with your business.

Date: 27 September 2016   By: Rapid Formations

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How to create a new business website

If your website's design isn't up to much, people might think your business isn't either. Can you really build a professional-looking site from home?

Date: 13 September 2016   By: The UK business domain

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What does your workspace say about your business?

What does your workspace say about your start-up business? Rory Hope reveals how to brand your premises to impress customers and please employees.

Date: 12 September 2016   By: Rory Hope