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Month: February 2015

A getting-started guide to Twitter for small and medium business

business advice in Hertfordshire, twitterAs a small business owner, you probably hear the words ‘digital marketing’ and ‘social media marketing’ thrown about. The importance of getting your brand out there on the internet is key to any business growth, but really all you need to know is how using Twitter can get you more referrals, leads and, in the end, how can it get you more customers?

We’re going to explain why using Twitter is so integral to your marketing strategy but also offer XXX tips on how to make Twitter work especially well for your small or medium business.

Looking back to move forward

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Top Tips for 2015 from Business Leaders

This is the perfect time of year to begin to shape your business exactly how you want it. Set goals, take some tips on board and learn what the best in business are saying. We’ve rounded up top tips to get your business in shape for 2015, inspired by business leaders.

Be charitable

Did you know that customers are likely to buy a product that benefits a great cause. Aside from the obvious fact that being involved with a charity does something good, it can also establish positive attention for your organisation. It need not be something large scale. If you are a micro business, why not choose a local charity to team up with? Run an event, get your staff involved. Increasing awareness and sales is a win-win situation.

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How Businesses Benefit From Mentors

Starting and running a business can be one of the most exciting and stressful times in the life of an entrepreneur. There are all sorts of things to consider from niche, to finance, staffing and even where the business will be based. Staying on top of things isn’t easy. This is where the role of a mentor comes in handy.

What do mentors do for businesses?

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7 things that make a startup thrive

Ever find that when you finally figure out a simple solution to a big problem, you think: “why didn’t anyone tell me that in the first place?

It’s the same way when you’re setting out on the journey of your startup. So we wondered what tips our business consultants in Hertfordshire would have liked to have been given when we started out.

Use these tips to stand out from the crowd and allow your business to thrive!

  1. Under-promise and over-deliver
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7 ways to promote your small business that you haven’t tried yet

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Index, the world hit 52% of its entrepreneurial capacity in 2014. This is the delicate ecosystem of small businesses that continues to grow and thrive every single year.

What does this mean for your small business?

In terms of getting noticed, standing out from the crowd may become an increasingly difficult challenge. But, this doesn’t mean that it’s impossible.

As an entrepreneur, you are creative. Therefore, we’ve given you some ideas of how to promote your small business in Hertfordshire that you probably haven’t tried yet.

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