5 top tips for small businesses on a budget

Budget restraints affect businesses of every size, but for small businesses and start-ups in particular, smart budget management can mean the difference between long-term success and overnight failure. Knowing which areas to invest budgets most heavily in is a lesson learned with time and experience, but there are some steps you can take from the word go to ensure you get more value for your money, particularly when it comes to your website. Here are 5 tips to get you started: 1. Create your own website You don’t have to pay through the nose to get a professional looking, functional […]

Beginners SEO – A great place to start

If you missed our recent webinar ‘Beginners SEO – A guide to Google Optimisation’ you can watch it now and learn how to optimise your website. Our guest presenter, Vilayte Essa, is the Managing Director of SearchQuest Digital Marketing Agency, one of the UK’s first digital marketing agencies. With over 14 years’ experience in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), digital marketing and web design, Vilayte and his team help businesses to succeed online and increase their online presence. In the webinar, he takes us through the basics of getting started and explains the process of identifying the right keywords for your […]

How to set up your Ecommerce Shop – Top Tips

Online retail sales are continuing to go from strength to strength with approximately £7.2billion spent online in February, according to the UK’s industry association for e-retail, the Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG). With this in mind we wanted to show you how to build an Ecommerce shop quickly, so you too can start benefiting from the growing trend. If you missed our recent Ecommerce webinar, you missed out on expert, André Podeyn, taking you through the steps to set up an online shop. But don’t worry! It’s easier than most people think and here are André’s top tips: •   […]

How to sell on Facebook with Claire Jarrett

With over 1.15 billion active users on Facebook and 76% of those logging on once a day for an average of 20 minutes – now is the perfect time to start capitalising on Facebook and get selling! In her latest webinar ‘How to Sell on Facebook’, Claire covered all the basics, how to get set up and how it all works but if you missed the webinar, here are some of the secrets she shared… Firstly, some important tips to remember when creating your Facebook fan page: •    Use a branded Facebook cover. This helps to make your page memorable […]

Join the pilot Nominet Cyber Assist Security Service

If you are a small UK business looking for help with cyber security, the new Nominet Cyber Assist security service is designed specifically for you. As an independent, trusted source of cyber security information, Nominet Cyber Assist has been designed to provide small UK businesses with the knowledge and assistance to secure themselves and their businesses online. Join their Pilot Programme: As it’s the first service of its kind, Nominet are running the service as a pilot test to ensure that it delivers what UK small businesses need. Businesses who take part in the pilot will have access to the […]