For most modern-day office employees, sending work emails is an integral part of the job. It doesn’t matter whether we work remotely or work outside of usual office hours, many of us probably send so many emails that we may… Continue Reading →

Website downtime – common causes and how to avoid them

Most businesses now have a website. But if you suffer website downtime or it’s slow to load, then it’s going to impact on your customers. Visitors expect sites to load in no more than a couple of seconds and if they don’t then they will quickly go elsewhere and you’ll lose sales.

How a business blog can improve your small business sales

If you’re new to selling online you might ask, what is blogging? A blog can be a standalone website or section of a website, where you can publish articles or short-form content that’s regularly updated. As a digital business, you… Continue Reading →

What is cyber security and why is it important?

If you stop someone in the street and ask them, “What is cyber security?” they’ll likely point to news on the latest data breach. When cyber security makes the news, it tends to be for all the wrong reasons. It’s… Continue Reading →

What is telephonophobia and is it improving communication?

Have you ever asked a colleague to screen your phone calls because you just don’t feel like talking to someone? Or experienced a feeling of dread when your phone rings or when making a call? Do you prefer to text… Continue Reading →

5 ways to connect with your customers online

When starting an online business, it’s vital to raise awareness of your website and the service and/or products you offer. In an ideal world, you will build an online community. Connecting with your customers when starting an online business Your… Continue Reading →

Why does a startup need an email address for business?

What do you need to consider when starting up your new business? One of the most important is how you present and brand it? You want your customers to be able to find you easily when they first search online…. Continue Reading →

Business email management – 6 tips to help you get a grip on your inbox

Most of us know the feeling of a full inbox, with emails constantly being sent and received. The time taken to read and respond to your inbox can be lengthy, causing other important activities to suffer. However, getting a grip… Continue Reading →

Going for a premium pricing strategy

Whether you are a sole trader, an SME or a corporate, your pricing strategy will contribute significantly to the ultimate fate of the enterprise. Implementing a premium pricing strategy could well be a very profitable move for you…

Successful online selling is all about finding the right niche products

Before you start to sell products online, there are various factors to consider. There is fierce competition in online sales, so before you set up your store and even before you decide on a name for your business, you need to select the products you intend to sell. I

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