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Can I Help You?

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I recently joined BNI, a business networking organisation that specialises in what is known as referral marketing. I’m in a group with a whole load of other business owners and professionals who meet each week with the aim of making each other more successful. So far, so dull. What does that mean for you? What […]

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Keeping going when business isn’t booming

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Are you running your own business? If so, why? It’s a serious question, especially if you’re just getting started or just about to. It’s a serious question because when, not if, but when you encounter difficulties with your business, your reasons for getting started in the first place will be part of what keeps you […]

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How to spot your stories

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Whoever you are and whatever you do, chances are there is an organisation you know which would benefit from some extra publicity. That could be a business you run, a group you are a part of – from the local Brownies troupe to the pub darts team – or a cafe or shop you like […]

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Social media for business: How to get started

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Do you have a love/hate relationship with Twitter and Facebook? If you’re a business owner, then at some point you have undoubtedly been told that you need to be on Twitter and Facebook and probably LinkedIn too. You may well be heartily sick of being told it and be stubbornly refusing to acknowledge that there […]

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Five things I’ve learned in business

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Seven months after leaving the Liverpool Echo, I started my own business in July 2015. I am a web designer and writer and I work for schools, charities, churches and businesses; what I write and what I design is largely up to them. I’m no business expert but I have learned several things in my […]

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Top tips for press releases

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Journalists get press releases every day. These rules will help get yours in the paper. 1. Get your facts right Number one because it is undoubtedly the most important. If you are sending some information to a journalist about an event which happens on Saturday March 12, make sure that is the date on the […]