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Facebook Business Page owners: 3 free things to help maintain interaction and visibility

Facebook’s organic reach for business pages has been changing for some time now. Then, earlier this month, Facebook announced that it will start to prioritise meaningful interactions between people. (The announcement received bucket loads of international media attention so unless you’ve been in hibernation to avoid this dreary January weather, you’re unlikely to have missed it – […]

Five easy ways to get business ready for 2018

Twixtmas… Chrimbo limbo… This time of year is often quiet for businesses so it is the ideal time to get your house in order. Here are a few ways you can make use of the quiet time over the festive period – pick a couple or more from the below list: 1. Evaluate, assess and plan […]

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The tech tools that all business professionals need

I know that you’re a busy professional like me. That’s why I want to share the best tech tools that I use every day as a business owner. Whether you want to create striking graphics or better manage your finances, there is a software solution out there that is going to save you bags of […]

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How to update your LinkedIn profile as a small business owner

A great LinkedIn profile should focus on how your business can help other members of LinkedIn. Your goal is to create a profile that attracts people to you. This article will walk you through, step by step, on how to update and optimise the different sections of your profile. It assumes that you have already […]

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Back to back networking: FSB and BNI events in the South West

I’m shattered. Last night I drove up the M5 to Stroud Brewery not only to sample their delicious beer and sourdough pizzas but to spend time networking with some lovely members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Fast forward to this morning (and following just 5 hours of zzzz), I’m networking again – this time […]

A morning of connection, fun and growth (with cake!)

A morning of connection, fun and growth (with cake!)

On Friday I tried something new – I was a guinea pig of sorts trialling a pilot idea for a Community Hub. Aimed at people running their own businesses, the event was held at Hawkwood College, an independent education centre overlooking the Stroud valleys. The Community Hub’s objective is to offer a place for individuals to build personal connection while […]