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For helpful business advice on topics from how to get your business up and running, to how to use social media to find more customers, these useful articles will help you get ahead of your competition.

Facebook Shops Just Launched – Is it Right for Your Business?

Facebook has brought forward the introduction of Facebook Shops, its own shopping platform within Facebook and Instagram – a direct result of COVID-19. Businesses can now sell their products within the environments their customers are used to. Potentially, this is huge for small businesses. What is Facebook Shops? Facebook Shops provides ecommerce within the social […]


How Advanced Messaging is Taking Over

We all know we should have a nice web chat service available for our customers, but while we were acknowledging that, messaging took several huge steps forward. WeChat and Line are two ‘super apps’ in Asia that started out as messaging services and quickly evolved into ecosystems. They offer in-app money transfers, flight bookings and […]


Digital Marketing Trends in 2020

Shake up your digital marketing strategy this year with these top twenty in 2020 digital marketing trends. Voice Search and Conversational AI – is code which can offer personalised and instant responses to web queries which give the user answers and information as required adds up to a better UX. Personalisation – includes using targeted […]


Advice for Amazon and eBay Sellers During Coronavirus

Now I’m working from home like so many people, I’m spending hours a day sat next to my husband, who runs the Amazon and eBay accounts for a small business. For Amazon and eBay sellers during coronavirus, the world has changed overnight. So, Husband is having to think on his feet and put 10 years […]


How to Manage a Team of Remote Workers: 11 #WFH Tips

Even under normal circumstances, being a manager can be challenging. However, the sudden transition to working from home – during a pandemic no less – is proving difficult for those up and down the chain of command. When you’ve got a whole team of workers to worry about – along with their quality of work, […]


The Importance of An Internal Brand in Times of Crisis

This isn’t one I thought I’d be writing. Internal brand is always important but I’m only now seeing just how important when it’s put to the test. Usually, internal brand is about keeping everyone in a business connected to shared values. It helps us all create documents or communications that look right, talk to customers […]


3 Ways to Take a Manual Trade or Training Business Online

Staying safe is understandably of utmost importance during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, and social distancing is an important civic duty to keep ourselves and others safe. This means that many of us (both business owners and salaried employees) are resigned to working remotely from home, often with needy kids and pets in tow. However, the […]


8 Productive Things to do When Business Hits a Quiet Spell

Every now and again, businesses will go through a quiet spell. This can be for all kinds of reasons. Plans fall through. Markets change. The economy changes. Change will always happen. And as we are now experiencing, an unforeseen pandemic could hit. Of course, quiet periods can decimate cash flow, and the Office of National […]


App UX Basics: Understanding User Experience

App user experience (UX) is all about delivering the easiest and most pleasant experience. This combines psychology with design, development and testing. Because there’s no way that anyone has yet invented to get a user experience perfect the first time around. Some app UX fundamentals: The fewest taps wins The fewer elements there are, the […]


Third-Party Cookies Phased Out in Google Chrome by 2022

Before I go in on third-party cookies, let’s step back and revise what a cookie is. Cookies allow websites to personalise the content you see, track your behaviour onsite and remember things like products in your basket even if you close your browser. They have a bad rep but they’re extremely useful. Third-party cookies have […]


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