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Digital advice boosts South West business through funded support

We chat to Andrew Lavender, co-founder of Plymouth based business Pixalytics, specialising in satellite remote sensing, about how they started, and how free funded support via the Growth Support...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 09.01.19
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How intelligent automation software could help your business
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Companies throughout the world are always on the lookout to discover how they can do business in a more cost effective way, while deliver better customer service. As technology advances, more...
Andy Hawkins
Andy Hawkins
Posted on: 12.12.18
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6 important ways to promote your business online

Are you doing enough digital marketing and advertising? Some of you may think the answer is yes, some of you will know you could be doing more. It’s important to know all of the techniques to promote...
Daniel Trim
Daniel Trim
Posted on: 27.11.18
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Should I personalise my LinkedIn invitations?
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When I first joined LinkedIn in May 2006, the instruction was to only connect with people you would recommend. Most people had a network of 250 tops. Since then things have relaxed as people realised...
Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper
Posted on: 26.10.18
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Q&A with Ashok Vaswani - CEO of Barclays Bank UK
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UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barlcays Bank UK , before he gave his...
Lynn Barlow
Lynn Barlow
Posted on: 15.10.18
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Bristol set for city-wide roll-out of ultrafast broadband

In July, a group of Business West Initiative members including The Bristol Port Company, Bristol Sport, First Bus, Wessex Water, Watershed, Bristol University, Bristol City Council and others had the...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 10.08.18
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Why voice search is just the beginning

With cloud-connected conversational platforms now the norm in homes around the world, Craig Pugsley, Director and Creative Lead at StudioFlow, makes the case for voice search optimisation.
Craig Pugsley
Craig Pugsley
StudioFlow
Posted on: 13.06.18
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6 of the best digital marketing tools to reach new overseas customers

Fiona Parnell, Digital Marketing Specialist for DIT SW, discusses her 6 favourite digital marketing tools to reach new overseas customers.
Fiona Parnell
Fiona Parnell
Posted on: 03.05.18
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Business West launches ‘No More Not Spots’ campaign

Business West is joining a national campaign for ‘No More Not Spots’, with the aim of ending not spots for voice coverage where phone users live, work, travel and play. Working with the British...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 04.04.18
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