How to be no. 1 on google

How to be no. 1 on google

Google are forever changing their algorithms when it comes to SEO, to stop people from artificially "buying" their ranking. So what can you do to make sure you have the best possible chance of showing up in google searches?

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Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

So you've got a great idea and want to start your own business, but have you got what it takes to be successful? Are you going to be able to ride the rollercoaster of business ownership, or will you fall at the first hurdle?

This is a great short article from the Small Business Development Corporation that highlights some of the basic skills that you will need.

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Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Most people reading this will know first-hand that running a small business isn’t easy. Cash-flow management is extremely crucial and marketing budgets are small, which gives many the idea that they can’t compete with larger businesses. There’s also a popular idea that regular and consistent marketing for a small business is not necessary and an unneeded expense.

So, what can a small business learn from their larger cousins to help them to grow and become more profitable?

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Tons of free and super cheap Marketing ideas

Tons of free and super cheap Marketing ideas

Money’s too tight to mention, as the song goes. So how do you get hero returns from your zero marketing budget? What are some of the cheap and cheery things you can do to get your small business noticed?

Here’s are two great blog articles that suggest marketing tips that require very little money but maybe a little of your time and ingenuity. Some of them you’re probably already doing, while others might be worth adding to your marketing plan.

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Networking doesn't have to be daunting

Networking doesn't have to be daunting

One of the most effective ways to grow your business is through networking. The majority of successful businesses that we speak to cite "work of mouth" as being where most of their new business comes from.

Maximise on any opportunity to spread the word about the fabulousness of your business.

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