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Ten top tips for SMS Marketing

Businesses in all sorts of industries have improved sales as a result of an SMS marketing campaign. However, there are definitely right and wrong ways to go about this unique method of communicating with customers. Here are ten tips to ensure your SMS marketing campaign stays on the right track. #1 Use SMS marketing software There is plenty of software available which allows businesses to send marketing messages to customers’ mobile phones in bulk. Finding software that is cheap and easy to Read more [...]

No Customers? Amazing Ways You Can Advertise to New Customers

If you find that your business lacks customers you may just need to do some advertising. Advertising your business can be one of the best ways in which you bring new customers through the door. Knowing where and how to advertise can be a little tricky however. Thankfully you'll be able to make things easier on yourself, by doing what the pros do.   Learn What Works   Before you begin an advertising campaign, it can be helpful to see first what is working for others. If you do Read more [...]

Why SEO Is Important For Your Organisation’s Website

We all know of the importance of good web design when it comes to setting up a website. After all, we want our website visitors to find our websites easy to navigate. We also want them to find the information they need, and to visit our websites on a regular basis.   But one aspect of website building that often gets overlooked is SEO. It offers many benefits to website owners and website visitors. If you have failed to optimise your website for SEO, you might be wondering why you should.   In Read more [...]

Thinking About Purchasing A UK Franchise And Be Your Own Boss?

Are you one of those people who dream to be their own boss? If so, then by now you have definitely considered starting a business on your own. After all, this is the sole option that can help you make your dream come true. Now, the next question that arises here is whether you have considered buying a UK franchise ever. This can fulfil your dream of being your own boss in its truest sense. Franchising has got a number of advantages associated with it. United Kingdom has always provided lots of Read more [...]

The benefits of doing an apprenticeship

The UK government have backed the idea of apprenticeships for years now, and for very good reason. Apprenticeships are available in a wide range of industries and increasingly employers are seeing the potential benefits of training young people from scratch. Not only are they great for businesses but are also ideal ways for people to gain unique skill sets in a hands on way. The benefits of apprenticeships to the apprentice: It is the ideal option for people in between school and work because Read more [...]

How To Drive Traffic To Your Website – The Easy Way!

Many people often wonder how some websites are more successful than others, in terms of popularity and traffic.   Whilst it would be easy to suggest that some folks simply hand over a large sum of money to an SEO professional for the desired results, the truth is those results are not instantaneous. The process of search engine optimisation is a long-term thing.   However, it is worth noting that there are certainly “easy” ways of optimising your website for search engines Read more [...]

5 Industries That Are Expected to Boom in 2014

While there is no denying that some industries have experienced a slump and sluggish performance in recent years, it is not all doom and gloom in the business world. There is certainly a loss of consumer confidence at the moment, but some fields are continuing to experience exponential growth and are expected to continue to post high yielding results well into the future. Below are five of those industries that are still very clearly on their way up. 1. Human Resources Hiring, payroll, Read more [...]

Company formations hit a new high; how to set up your own business

According to a newspaper report in May 2014 in The FT the number of company formations in the UK has hit a new high. In the 12 months to March 2014, there were 526,874 incorporations. This is the highest amount of new company formations since Companies House began recording the number in 1997.   The growth is spread across the UK, with Scotland totting up the most incorporations in a year with 27,602 in the period above.   This may suggest that confidence in the economy is returning Read more [...]

Costs You Need to Anticipate Before Starting a Construction Project

Construction projects have the potential to cost you a lot of money, and so it is very important that you're aware of the costs ahead of time. Should you choose to be aware of the costs involved, and what you're likely to face, you will be better prepared to budget the right way, and have a construction project that is going to run on time, and be successful.   Staff Costs   A cost that most construction projects face is the cost of having to hire staff. Unless your construction Read more [...]

5 Pieces of Advice to Help you Stay out of Debt

Debt is one of the most dreaded words, and one which is inevitable given money is essentially printed with debt already attached. With the financial system being negotiated by debt, it is difficult to live a full life without choosing to get a loan or run up debt on credit cards to help you afford a life of luxury. Well, using the simple tips in this article you can reduce your debt levels, but still live the life you wish to lead. If people realized they could live a life with all the luxuries Read more [...]